79905 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2013: 25,034
Zip code population in 2010: 26,036
Zip code population in 2000: 28,680

Houses and condos: 9,039
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,923
% of renters here:

49%
State:

38%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 79905: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 6.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 3,862 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.5% ($1,161)
Texas:

1.9% ($2,510)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,601 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $971 (1.3%)

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Males: 11,679  (46.7%)
Females: 13,355  (53.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 79905:

For population 15 years and over in 79905:

Zip code 79905 compared to state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 79905

  • Zip code 79905 races chart
    • 532White population
    • 98Black population
    • 30American Indian population
    • 13Asian population
    • 2Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 8Some other race population
    • 34Two or more races population
    • 25,319Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $78,700
79905:

$78,700
Texas:

$132,000



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 49 registered sex offenders living in 79905 zip code as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 79905 to the number of sex offenders is 531 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

37.1 years
Texas median age:

34.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.0 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 79905, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $22,063 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$22,063
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $20,981 (reported on 84.1% of returns)
Here:

$20,981
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 76.7% for AGIs below $25k, 87.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 85.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 58.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $674 (reported on 8.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$674
Texas:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $6,126 (reported on 1.9% of returns)
Here:

$6,126
State:

$9,721
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$2,100 (reported on 1.0% of returns)
Here:

+$2,100
State:

+$35,319
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,886 (reported on 17.9% of returns)
Here:

+$8,886
State:

+$13,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $7,067 (reported on 2.1% of returns)
79905:

$7,067
Texas:

$19,511
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $15,953 (33% of AGI, reported on 4.9% of returns)
Here:

$15,953
State:

$24,724

Here:

32.7% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 4.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $2,025 (reported on 3.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,025
State:

$6,808
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $3,128 (reported on 4.7% of returns)
79905:

$3,128
State:

$6,921
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,997 (reported on 51.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,997
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.5% for AGIs below $25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79905, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $17,748 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$17,748
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $17,502 (reported on 86.4% of returns)
Here:

$17,502
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 78.0% for AGIs below $10k, 85.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 88.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 86.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $526 (reported on 13.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$526
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $574 (reported on 2.0% of returns)
Here:

$574
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,675 (reported on 1.2% of returns)
Here:

+$1,675
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,016 (reported on 15.0% of returns)
Here:

+$6,016
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.2% for AGIs below $10k, 6.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,045 (reported on 0.7% of returns)
79905:

$2,045
Texas:

$3,120

Total itemized deductions: $14,607 (35% of AGI, reported on 4.1% of returns)
Here:

$14,607
State:

$19,631

Here:

35.5% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,592 (4% of AGI, reported on 3.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,592
State:

$4,753

Here:

3.6% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $1,785 (reported on 46.8% of returns)
79905:

$1,785
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,346 (reported on 55.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,346
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 69.9%
Here:

70%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 68.6% for AGIs below $10k, 73.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 64.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 69.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$19,455
Texas:

$51,704
El Paso, TX (79905) map Nearest zip codes: 79903, 79916, 79906, 79901, 79915, 79920.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

45.7%
Texas:

55.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

2.5%
Texas:

5.5%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,229
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,838


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 450 (177 now married, 273 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 5,310 (2,035 now married, 3,275 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79905 with a mortgage: 1,442 (45 second mortgage, 30 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,702

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $844
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S270

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

43.4%
Whole state:

17.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

26.0%
Whole state:

10.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.2
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 79905: El Paso Fire Department Station 5 (A), El Paso Fire Department Station 14 (B), Chamizal National Memorial (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 79905 include: Divino Salvador Presbyterian Church (A), First Apostolic Church (B), Santo Nino de Atocha Church (C), San Juan Bautista Catholic Church (D), Shiloh Baptist Church (E), Saint Pius X Church (F), Our Lady of the Light Church (G), Guardian Angel Church (H), Iglesia del Nazareno Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Ascarate Lake (A), Mountain Park Reservoir (B), Pershing Reservoir (C), Sunrise Reservoir (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 79905 include: San Juan Park (1), Modesto Gomez Park (2), Chamizal National Memorial (3), Ascarate Park (4), Dudley Field (5), Washington Park (6), Dudley Field (7), El Paso County Coliseum (8), De Vargas Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 172010 or later
  • 2552000 to 2009
  • 3071990 to 1999
  • 4941980 to 1989
  • 8141970 to 1979
  • 1,4501960 to 1969
  • 3,0051950 to 1959
  • 1,0751940 to 1949
  • 1,6221939 or earlier

Zip code 79905 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in El Paso, TX (79905)

  • 52no bedroom
  • 1651 bedroom
  • 9752 bedrooms
  • 2,0653 bedrooms
  • 7174 bedrooms
  • 1705+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in El Paso, TX (79905)

  • 313no bedroom
  • 8631 bedroom
  • 1,5392 bedrooms
  • 9163 bedrooms
  • 1864 bedrooms
  • 1065+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in El Paso, TX (79905) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 532no vehicle
  • 1,4791 vehicle
  • 1,3792 vehicles
  • 4843 vehicles
  • 1914 vehicles
  • 795+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in El Paso, TX (79905) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,062no vehicle
  • 1,7101 vehicle
  • 9362 vehicles
  • 1933 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $443.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $78,700
79905:

$78,700
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $60,400 - $94,500

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $146,926
Here:

$146,926
State:

$188,898

Townhouses or other attached units: $193,654
Here:

$193,654
State:

$180,420

In 2-unit structures: $135,023
Here:

$135,023
State:

$130,111

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $98,903
Here:

$98,903
State:

$130,946

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $118,250
Here:

$118,250
State:

$183,324

Mobile homes: $63,459
Here:

$63,459
State:

$60,009

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $12,909
Here:

$12,909
State:

$67,181

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 13.9%

Neighborhoods in zip code 79905:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 96.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,622

Size of family households: 1,862 2-persons, 1,557 3-persons, 885 4-persons, 613 5-persons, 387 6-persons, 337 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,312 1-person, 49 2-persons, 28 3-persons, 29 4-persons, 8 5-persons

2,588 married couples with children.
2,050 single-parent households (259 men, 1,791 women).

9.0% of residents of 79905 zip code speak English at home.
90.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% very well, 15% well, 16% not well, 17% not at all).

Foreign born population: 9,020 (36.0%)
(35.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

36.0%
Whole state:

16.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 97%Mexico
  • 1%El Salvador
  • 0%Costa Rica
  • 0%Guatemala
  • 0%Honduras
  • 0%Cuba
  • 0%Netherlands

Most common first ancestries reported in 79905 (%)

  • 92%Other groups
  • 1%American
  • 1%German
  • 0%English
  • 0%French (except Basque)
  • 0%Italian
  • 0%Polish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 5102010 or later
  • 1,9242000 to 2009
  • 2,0261990 to 1999
  • 4,954Before 1990

Public high schools in zip code 79905 not listed on the city page:

  • BOWIE H S (Students: 1,210; Location: 801 S SAN MARCIAL ST, EL PASO, TX; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • JEFFERSON H S (Students: 1,137; Location: 4700 ALAMEDA AVE, EL PASO, TX; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SILVA HEALTH MAGNET (Students: 650; Location: 121 VAL VERDE ST, EL PASO, TX; Grades: 09 - 12)

Zip code 79905 topographic map

Public primary/middle schools in zip code 79905 not listed on the city page:

  • CLARDY EL (Students: 704; Location: 5508 DELTA DR, EL PASO, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • COOLEY EL (Students: 626; Location: 107 N COLLINGSWORTH ST, EL PASO, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BEALL EL (Students: 486; Location: 320 S PIEDRAS ST, EL PASO, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ZAVALA EL (Students: 391; Location: 51 N HAMMETT ST, EL PASO, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HAWKINS EL (Students: 354; Location: 5816 STEPHENSON AVE, EL PASO, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • DOUGLASS EL (Students: 351; Location: 101 S EUCALYPTUS ST, EL PASO, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BURLESON EL (Students: 306; Location: 4400 BLANCO AVE, EL PASO, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
There are 108 Internal Medicine Specialists 359 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 79905.

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 79905:

All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 79905

Zip code 79905 marital status for males
Zip code 79905 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 86%Utility gas
  • 11%Electricity
  • 1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 32,865. Population change in the 1990s: -4,185 (-12.7%).

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


66% of the 79905 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 86% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

91% of the 79905 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 74% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 11% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 11% 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): 39
Here:

1.5%
Texas:

6.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 12
Here:

0.5%
Texas:

6.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 59
Here:

3.5%
Texas:

14.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 57,857Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 55,592Business and financial operations occupations
  • 50,795Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 39,444Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 38,333Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 31,944Management occupations

Companies with biggest federal contracts located in this zip code (EL PASO, TX):

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


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:

  • 138 people in state prisons
  • 94 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 58 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 52 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 13 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 165 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 162 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 54 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 39 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 29 people in religious group quarters
  • 16 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 16 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 12 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED26$89,44318$57,20863$59,24025$20,3482$86,64521$44,687
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$53,9375$50,16817$68,7598$23,4680$01$89,610
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$79,00311$54,01785$56,82568$18,5554$213,08318$53,530
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$04$87,74846$65,36612$44,4790$08$61,364
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$38,9052$45,33511$67,0700$00$04$40,393
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$74,7270$02$64,010
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$81,0001$69,3400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$90,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$72,7070$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 79905 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria43176.4 years
Jose27871.6 years
Jesus12973.3 years
Manuel12772.1 years
Guadalupe11679.4 years
Juan11271.7 years
Francisco9674.0 years
Pedro7676.5 years
Antonio7171.8 years
Luis6670.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 79905 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hernandez17175.8 years
Martinez15073.1 years
Garcia14074.6 years
Rodriguez13673.5 years
Gonzalez10972.6 years
Ramirez10174.5 years
Lopez9373.4 years
Sanchez6671.7 years
Perez6474.9 years
Chavez6073.4 years
Businesses in zip code 79905
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven5Hilton1
Ace Hardware1Hyatt1
Arby's1IHOP1
AutoZone1La Quinta1
Burger King1McDonald's1
Church's Chicken1Payless1
Circle K2Popeyes1
Cricket Wireless2Subway2
Dennys1Super 81
FedEx4UPS3

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