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79855 Zip Code (Van Horn, TX) Detailed Profile



City: Van Horn, TX (0.15%)
Counties: Culberson County, TX (74.30%), Hudspeth County, TX (16.48%), Jeff Davis County, TX (9.23%)
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 2,281
Zip code population in 2010: 2,336
Zip code population in 2000: 2,847

Houses and condos: 1,002
Renter-occupied apartments: 209
% of renters here:

27%
State:

39%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 79855: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: -829.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: -2.751 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 79855
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

1.7% ($1,029)
Texas:

1.8% ($2,755)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,399 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $728 (1.4%)

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Males: 1,109  (48.6%)
Females: 1,172  (51.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 79855:

  • High school or higher: 61.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79855:

  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

Zip code 79855 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 79855

  • Zip code 79855 races chart
    • 475White population
    • 8Black population
    • 13American Indian population
    • 22Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 22Two or more races population
    • 1,796Hispanic or Latino population

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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $60,700
79855:

$60,700
Texas:

$152,000



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in 79855 zip code as of March 24, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 79855 to the number of sex offenders is 630 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

38.1 years
Texas median age:

34.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.9 people
Texas:

2.9 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79855, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $22,000 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$22,000
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $21,095 (reported on 90.4% of returns)
Here:

$21,095
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 147.7% for AGIs below $10k, 94.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 90.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 89.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 84.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 30.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $909 (reported on 16.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$909
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,750 (reported on 4.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,750
State:

$4,261

Net capital gain/loss: +$3,756 (reported on 4.1% of returns)
Here:

+$3,756
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.3% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Profit/loss from business: +$324 (reported on 20.1% of returns)
Here:

+$324
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.1% for AGIs below $10k, -0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, -1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $15,632 (27% of AGI, reported on 6.3% of returns)
Here:

$15,632
State:

$19,631

Here:

27.3% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $2,868 (5% of AGI, reported on 4.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,868
State:

$4,753

Here:

5.1% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI

Total tax: $2,955 (reported on 51.1% of returns)
79855:

$2,955
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $10k, 2.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 21.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,267 (reported on 45.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,267
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 80.2%
Here:

80%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 75.9% for AGIs below $10k, 84.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 92.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$34,330
Texas:

$55,653
Van Horn, TX (79855) map Nearest zip codes: 79854, 79851, 79785, 79734, 79847, 79718.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

45.0%
Texas:

54.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

3.9%
Texas:

5.7%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 189
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 584


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 25 (4 now married, 21 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 521 (220 now married, 301 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79855 with a mortgage: 171
Houses without a mortgage: 393

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $934
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $337

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

29.9%
Whole state:

15.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

21.0%
Whole state:

9.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.1
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 79855: Carrizo Spring Windmill (A), Center Windmill (B), Corn Ranch (C), Crow Windmill (D), Dagger Windmill (E), Dallas Windmill (F), Deep Well Windmill (G), Digger Windmill (H), Durrill Camp (I), Eagle Mountain Ranch (J), Espy Ranch (K), Farmer Ranch (L), Farrell Windmill (M), Figure Two Ranch (N), Foster Ranch (O), Foster Windmill (P), Gardner Camp (Q), Garren Ranch (R), Gentry Ranch (S), Harper Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Church in zip code 79855: First Presbyterian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Goat Shed Waterhole (A), Tank Number One (B), Tank Number Three (C), Powder Bluff Tank (D), Sink Hole Tank (E), Threemile Tank (F), Point Tank (G), Tidwell Tank (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creeks: Sacaton Creek (A), Sulphur Creek (B), Hackberry Creek (C), Carrizo Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 79855 include: Sierra Diablo Wildlife Management Area (1), Rivas Park (2), Toolen Field (3), Eagle Field (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 0Built 2010 to 2013
  • 73Built 2000 to 2009
  • 48Built 1990 to 1999
  • 161Built 1980 to 1989
  • 177Built 1970 to 1979
  • 281Built 1960 to 1969
  • 134Built 1950 to 1959
  • 80Built 1940 to 1949
  • 48Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 79855 population

Zip code 79855 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Van Horn, TX (79855)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 111 bedroom
  • 1122 bedrooms
  • 3143 bedrooms
  • 1054 bedrooms
  • 225+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79855 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Van Horn, TX (79855)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 341 bedroom
  • 752 bedrooms
  • 943 bedrooms
  • 64 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79855 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Van Horn, TX (79855) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 13no vehicle
  • 2061 vehicle
  • 2132 vehicles
  • 773 vehicles
  • 514 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79855 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Van Horn, TX (79855) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 34no vehicle
  • 1051 vehicle
  • 642 vehicles
  • 63 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79855 population

  • Zip code 79855 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 79855 household income distribution in 2015
  • 95Less than $10,000
  • 92$10,000 to $14,999
  • 94$15,000 to $19,999
  • 49$20,000 to $24,999
  • 23$25,000 to $29,999
  • 41$30,000 to $34,999
  • 56$35,000 to $39,999
  • 27$40,000 to $44,999
  • 57$45,000 to $49,999
  • 54$50,000 to $59,999
  • 62$60,000 to $74,999
  • 59$75,000 to $99,999
  • 27$100,000 to $124,999
  • 9$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5$150,000 to $199,999
  • 23$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 79855

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 79855
  • 31Less than $10,000
  • 36$10,000 to $14,999
  • 27$15,000 to $19,999
  • 23$20,000 to $24,999
  • 28$25,000 to $29,999
  • 8$30,000 to $34,999
  • 18$35,000 to $39,999
  • 70$40,000 to $49,999
  • 36$50,000 to $59,999
  • 71$60,000 to $69,999
  • 47$70,000 to $79,999
  • 79$80,000 to $89,999
  • 15$90,000 to $99,999
  • 21$100,000 to $124,999
  • 8$125,000 to $149,999
  • 26$150,000 to $174,999
  • 7$175,000 to $199,999
  • 13$200,000 to $249,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 79855

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 79855
  • 24$150 to $199
  • 25$200 to $249
  • 26$250 to $299
  • 13$300 to $349
  • 16$350 to $399
  • 9$400 to $449
  • 15$450 to $499
  • 13$600 to $649
  • 12$650 to $699
  • 10$800 to $899
  • 11$1,000 to $1,249
  • 35No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $540.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $94,722
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $22,617
  • Asian householders: $164,315
  • Some other race householders: $55,287
  • Two or more races householders: $72,492
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $52,967

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $60,700
79855:

$60,700
Texas:

$152,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $29,300 - $83,500

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $63,829
Here:

$63,829
State:

$217,477

Mobile homes: $49,114
Here:

$49,114
State:

$76,318

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 756
  • One, attached: 12
  • Two: 34
  • 10 to 19: 11
  • Mobile homes: 189

Unemployment: 6.6%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79855

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79855
  • 74.2%740Drove a car alone
  • 19.0%189Carpooled
  • 0.2%2Bus or trolley bus
  • 1.4%14Walked
  • 3.0%30Other means
  • 2.2%22Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79855

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79855
  • 369Less than 5 minutes
  • 3035 to 9 minutes
  • 7310 to 14 minutes
  • 11915 to 19 minutes
  • 820 to 24 minutes
  • 225 to 29 minutes
  • 2330 to 34 minutes
  • 1140 to 44 minutes
  • 1545 to 59 minutes
  • 4260 to 89 minutes
  • 1090 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 82.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,242
  • In family households: 1,992 (187 male householders, 353 female householders)
    381 spouses, 824 children (780 natural, 8 adopted, 38 stepchildren), 146 grandchildren, 18 brothers or sisters, 28 parents, 14 other relatives, 36 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 250 (117 male householders (117 living alone)), 116 female householders (103 living alone)), 17 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 39 (9 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 244 2-persons, 101 3-persons, 132 4-persons, 29 5-persons, 27 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 220 1-person, 13 2-persons

323 married couples with children.
146 single-parent households (11 men, 135 women).

31.7% of residents of 79855 zip code speak English at home.
67.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% very well, 17% well, 7% not well, 8% not at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 296 (13.0%)
(53.7% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

13.0%
Whole state:

17.0%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 2%El Salvador
  • 1%Fiji

Most common first ancestries reported in 79855 (%)

  • 14%American
  • 1%Irish
  • 0%German
  • 0%Scottish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 22010 or later
  • 172000 to 2009
  • 581990 to 1999
  • 275Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 79855 population

Zip code 79855 marital status for males
Zip code 79855 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 11.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 64%Utility gas
  • 24%Electricity
  • 11%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Wood
  • 1%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 3,090. Population change in the 1990s: -243 (-7.9%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,583
  • Northeast: 22
  • Midwest: 53
  • South: 162
  • West: 109

68% of the 79855 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

91% of the 79855 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school):
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

7.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6
Here:

18.2%
Texas:

15.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 60,365Production occupations
  • 47,750Education, training, and library occupations
  • 40,500Business and financial operations occupations
  • 38,929Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 34,615Management occupations
  • 31,250Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
Note: State values scaled to 79855 population

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • D J COLLINS INC (1700 WEST BROADWAY in VAN HORN, TX; small business)
    $12,108 with Army for Fueling and Other Petroleum Services - Excluding Storage. Signed on 2002-04-18. Completion date: 2002-04-16.
  • VAN HORN, CITY OF (1801 WEST BROADWAY STE 102 in VAN HORN, TX) : $2,931 in 3 contracts in 2002
    $1,994 with Army for Water Services. Signed on 2002-07-30. Completion date: 2002-04-30.
    $875, same as above. Signed on 2002-05-09. Completion date: 2002-04-30.
    $62, same as above. Signed on 2002-09-30. Completion date: 2002-04-30.
  • WEST TEXAS AVIATION (CULBERSON COUNTY AIRPORT in VAN HORN, TX; small business) : $0 in 3 contracts in 2004
    $223,811 with Defense Logistics Agency for Liquid Propellants and Fuels, Petroleum Base. Signed on 2004-03-25. Completion date: 2007-03-31.
    $0, same as above. Signed on 2004-11-30. Completion date: 2004-11-30.
    -$223,811, same as above. Signed on 2004-11-30. Completion date: 2004-11-30.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (10-19 employees: 6 establishments, 5-9 employees: 2 establishments, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (20-49: 1)
  • Mining: All Other Nonmetallic Mineral Mining (10-19: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (10-19: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (10-19: 1)
  • Mining: Support Activities for Oil and Gas Operations (10-19: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 10 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 22
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 79855 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Jose1281.7 years
John1177.3 years
William1075.8 years
Robert968.2 years
Jesus868.7 years
Manuel878.6 years
George673.4 years
Jack668.7 years
Maria672.1 years
James668.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 79855 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Tarango1175.9 years
Sanchez1066.4 years
Gomez969.6 years
Carrillo776.7 years
Valdez781.0 years
Carrasco774.7 years
Baeza664.0 years
Smith675.3 years
Mendez660.9 years
Williams685.5 years
Businesses in zip code 79855
NameCountNameCount
Days Inn1Ramada1
Econo Lodge1Super 81
FedEx2True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Knights Inn1Wendy's1
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