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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 2011: 2,420
Zip code population in 2010: 2,336
Zip code population in 2000: 2,847




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Houses and condos: 1,153
Renter-occupied apartments: 229
% of renters here:

27%
State:

37%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 79855: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: -829.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: -2.919 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

1.9% ($832)
Texas:

1.9% ($2,455)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,069 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $532 (1.9%)

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Males: 1,180  (48.8%)
Females: 1,240  (51.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 79855:

  • High school or higher: 60.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 15.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 0.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79855:

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 16.2%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

Zip code 79855 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $43,900
79855:

$43,900
Texas:

$127,700



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in 79855 zip code as of July 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 79855 to the number of sex offenders is 420 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

40.9 years
Texas median age:

33.7 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.9 people
Texas:

2.8 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 2011:
This zip code:

$38,000
Texas:

$49,392

Van Horn, TX (79855) map

Nearest zip codes: 79854, 79851, 79785, 79734, 79847, 79718.

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

47.1%
Texas:

56.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

3.3%
Texas:

5.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 156
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 684


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 4 (0 now married, 4 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 608 (298 now married, 310 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79855 with a mortgage: 262 (6 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 349

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $900
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $272

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

32.9%
Whole state:

18.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

20.0%
Whole state:

10.8%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1


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

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

  • 2005 or later: 10
  • 2000 to 2004: 62
  • 1990 to 1999: 94
  • 1980 to 1989: 53
  • 1970 to 1979: 278
  • 1960 to 1969: 333
  • 1950 to 1959: 182
  • 1940 to 1949: 95
  • 1939 or earlier: 46


Zip code 79855 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 79855
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 7
  • 2 bedrooms: 200
  • 3 bedrooms: 321
  • 4 bedrooms: 83
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 63
  • 2 bedrooms: 85
  • 3 bedrooms: 64
  • 4 bedrooms: 17
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in 79855 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 69
  • 1 vehicle: 183
  • 2 vehicles: 217
  • 3 vehicles: 85
  • 4 vehicles: 48
  • 5+ vehicles: 9
  • no vehicle: 76
  • 1 vehicle: 103
  • 2 vehicles: 50
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 79855 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 79855 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 79855:

  • Less than $10,000: 17
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 79
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 58
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 16
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 74
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 27
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 88
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 17
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 19
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 82
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 54
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 14
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 14
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 23
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 10
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 15
  • $1,000,000 or more: 4

 



79855 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 79855:

  • Less than $100: 17
  • $100 to $149: 18
  • $150 to $199: 29
  • $200 to $249: 11
  • $250 to $299: 47
  • $600 to $649: 13
  • $650 to $699: 38
  • $700 to $749: 17
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 20
  • No cash rent: 19
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $515.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $68,506
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $16,357
  • Asian householders: $118,837
  • Some other race householders: $39,985
  • Two or more races householders: $52,428
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $38,307

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $43,900
79855:

$43,900
Texas:

$127,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $19,900 - $77,700

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 653
  • One, attached: 30
  • Two: 18
  • 3 or 4: 18
  • 10 to 19: 86
  • Mobile homes: 348

Unemployment: 15.0%
79855 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 837 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 66 (6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9 (1%)
  • Walked: 48 (5%)
  • Other means: 25 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 38 (4%)
 

79855 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 346
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 363
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 150
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 40
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 16
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 0
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 18
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 8
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 32
  • 90 or more minutes: 12
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 90.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,391
  • In family households: 2,083 (142 male householders, 399 female householders)
    389 spouses, 896 children (848 natural, 8 adopted, 41 stepchildren), 42 grandchildren, 32 brothers or sisters, 61 parents, 84 other relatives, 38 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 308 (113 male householders (113 living alone)), 186 female householders (176 living alone)), 9 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 29 (9 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 252 2-persons, 98 3-persons, 148 4-persons, 28 5-persons, 15 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 289 1-person, 10 2-persons

437 married couples with children.
85 single-parent households (12 men, 73 women).

33.4% of residents of 79855 zip code speak English at home.
65.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% very well, 7% well, 11% not well, 5% not at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 392 (16.2%)
(46.7% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

16.2%
Whole state:

16.4%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (100%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 39
  • 1990 to 1999: 75
  • 1980 to 1989: 54
  • Before 1980: 224

Races in zip code 79855:

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

Most common first ancestries reported in 79855 (%):



  • Other groups (75%)
  • American (15%)
  • German (2%)
  • English (2%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 79855:

  • Knights Inn , 1309 W Broadway, Van Horn, TX 79855 , Phone: (432) 283-2030, Fax: (432) 283-2779
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1905 S W Frontage Rd, Van Horn, TX 79855 , Phone: (432) 283-7444
  • Ramada Limited , 200 Golf Course Dr, Van Horn, TX 79855 , Phone: (432) 283-2780, Fax: (432) 283-2780
  • Days Inn Van Horn , 600 E Broadway, Van Horn, TX 79855 , Phone: (432) 283-1007, Fax: (432) 283-1189
  • Super 8 Motel , 1807 E Service Rd, Van Horn, TX 79855 , Phone: (432) 293-2282, Fax: (432) 283-2292
  • Motel 6 , 1805 W Broadway, Van Horn, TX 79855 , Phone: (432) 283-2992, Fax: (432) 283-2111
  • Hampton Inn Van Horn , 1921 SW Frontage Rd, Van Horn, TX 79855 , Phone: (432) 283-0088, Fax: (432) 283-7210
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 79855

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


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 7.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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

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

  • This state: 1,730
  • Northeast: 41
  • Midwest: 88
  • South: 88
  • West: 81

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.

98% of the 79855 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 76% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% 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:

6.1%

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

0.0%
Texas:

5.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

15.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


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

  • Production occupations: 57,692
  • Legal occupations: 49,271
  • Education, training, and library occupations: 46,964
  • Management occupations: 32,656
  • Construction and extraction occupations: 28,000
  • Office and administrative support occupations: 25,486

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 (Noninst.)




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

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • 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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