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79916 Zip Code (Fort Bliss, TX) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2019: 3,011

March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 79916: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 1.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 1,855 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

5.1% ($10,719)
Texas:

1.7% ($3,390)
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Males: 2,588  (86.0%)
Females: 422  (14.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 79916:

  • High school or higher: 100.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79916:

  • Never married: 80.7%
  • Now married: 12.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

Zip code 79916 compared to state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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100% urban population.

Median resident age:
This zip code:

22.8 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

6.1 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79916, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $17,121 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$17,121
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $17,416 (reported on 98.6% of returns)
Here:

$17,416
State:

$41,947

Taxable interest for individuals: $286 (reported on 2.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$286
Texas:

$2,255

Total itemized deductions: $9,333 (43% of AGI, reported on 4.7% of returns)
Here:

$9,333
State:

$19,631

Here:

42.9% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $1,105 (5% of AGI, reported on 4.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,105
State:

$4,753

Here:

5.1% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI

Total tax: $1,115 (reported on 78.3% of returns)
79916:

$1,115
State:

$9,058

Earned income credit: $1,919 (reported on 9.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,919
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 74.1%
Here:

74%
State:

57%

Nearest zip codes: 79906, 79920, 79903, 79904, 79905, 79908.
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Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 22 (0 now married, 21 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 397 (89 now married, 310 unmarried)


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  • Notable locations in zip code 79916: 3rd Calvary Museum (A), Fort Bliss Museum (B), United States Army Air Defense Artillery Museum (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 79916: Jester Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79916

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79916
  • 51.8%1,513Drove a car alone
  • 14.3%418Carpooled
  • 17.3%507Walked
  • 6.9%203Other means
  • 10.5%306Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79916

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79916
  • 841Less than 5 minutes
  • 8485 to 9 minutes
  • 45910 to 14 minutes
  • 31215 to 19 minutes
  • 9620 to 24 minutes
  • 4225 to 29 minutes
  • 830 to 34 minutes
  • 2045 to 59 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 99.2%

Household type by relationship:

75.2% of residents of 79916 zip code speak English at home.
17.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (11% very well, 89% well).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% well).
2.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% well, 44% not well).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (18% very well, 82% well).

Foreign born population: 192 (6.4%)
(85.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

6.4%
Whole state:

17.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 40%Honduras
  • 19%Ethiopia
  • 15%Japan
  • 12%Ecuador
  • 3%Azores Islands
  • 3%Hong Kong
Most common first ancestries reported in 79916
  • 5%Irish
  • 5%French
  • 3%German
  • 3%American
  • 3%Italian
  • 2%English
  • 2%Scottish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 922010 or later
  • 1172000 to 2009
  • 751990 to 1999
  • 31Before 1990
There are 13 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 79916.

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR CENTER (BLDG 820 in FORT BLISS, TX)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR SHOPS

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

  • This state: 499
  • Northeast: 188
  • Midwest: 537
  • South: 809
  • West: 672

42% of the 79916 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 4% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 86% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from abroad.

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 40
Here:

17.9%
Texas:

14.3%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • FORT BLISS LODGING (DICKMAN RD, BLDG 5016 in EL PASO, TX) : $1,986,715 in 44 contracts from 2001 to 2006
    Contracts for Operation of Government-Owned Facilities -- Troop Housing Facilities, Lodging - Hotel/Motel by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $134,872; 2002: $288,753; 2003: $63,053; 2004: $89,686; 2005: $606,847; 2006: $803,504.

    Biggest contracts:
    $407,515 with Army for Operation of Government-Owned Facilities -- Troop Housing Facilities. Signed on 2006-04-14. Completion date: 2006-02-28.
    $244,000, same as above. Signed on 2006-02-01. Completion date: 2006-02-28.
    $151,989, same as above. Signed on 2006-03-06. Completion date: 2006-02-28.
    $148,500, same as above. Signed on 2005-11-08. Completion date: 2006-02-28.

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

  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Other Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance (250-499 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Vocational Rehabilitation Services (50-99: 1)
  • Educational Services: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (50-99: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Communication Equipment Repair and Maintenance (20-49: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Human Resources and Executive Search Consulting Services (5-9: 2, 1-4: 4)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Engineering Services (10-19: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (10-19: 1)

Businesses in zip code 79916
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Arby's1H&R Block2
Burger King3Subway1
FedEx1
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