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ZIP Code 76234

Primary City:Decatur, TX (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (3:41am)
Coordinates:33.3, -97.5
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 76234

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 76234. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 76234. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 76234, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Decatur, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 76234 ZIP Code

ZIP code 76234 is located in northeast Texas and covers a large land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 76234 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 76234 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,587
Population Density 50 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,162
Median Home Value $145,200
Land Area 310.75 sq mi
Water Area 0.88 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,606
Median Household Income $58,848

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male55456458760947849346044351161457848342133522618810364
Female494541586545426452439485559680531483436344264224177210
Total1,0481,1051,1731,1549049458999281,0701,2941,109966857679490412280274

Gender

 Male 7,711 49%
 Female 7,876 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,847 88.8%
 Black Or African American 151 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 97 0.6%
 Asian 71 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 1,165 7.5%
 Two Or More Races 252 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner684427171,03488258836297
Renter1533392712741561066849
Total2217819881,3081,038694430146

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,474 62%
 Single Guardian 793 14%
 Singles 1,131 20%
 Singles With Roommate 208 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,440 61%
 Households with Kids 2,166 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male991181041261081041001181341041441051201141311341351129799
Female109114919089112105112123130931211331091231151071059591
Total208232195216197216205230257234237226253223254249242217192190

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 76234 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 76234 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 76234 real estate data, the median home value of $145,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 76234. Rentals in 76234 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 76234 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,381 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 206 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,561 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,629 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,416 23%
 Households Vacant 556 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 174 31.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1.3%
 For Sale Only 83 14.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 5.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 83 14.9%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 175 31.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 16 1%
 1 Bedroom 154 12%
 2 Bedroom 538 43%
 3+ Bedroom 539 43%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $58,848 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 76234 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 76234 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,145 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,291 20%
 No Earnings 4,181 36%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,145 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,291 20%
 No Earnings 4,181 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,210 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 103 2%
 Worked at Home 394 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 735 14.7%
 High School Graduate 2,785 55.6%
 Associate's degree 206 4.1%
 Bachelor's degree 1,054 21.0%
 Master's degree 138 2.8%
 Professional school degree 62 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 32 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,102 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 177 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 266 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 76234

ZIP Code 76234 is in the Decatur Independent School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 76234.

Mccarroll Middle School
1201 West Thompson St
Decatur, TX 76234
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Decatur Independent School District
Rann Elementary
1300 Deer Park Rd
Decatur, TX 76234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Decatur Independent School District
Carson Elementary
2100 Business 81 287 South
Decatur, TX 76234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Decatur Independent School District
Young Elementary
379 Buchanan Rd
Decatur, TX 76234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Decatur Independent School District
Decatur High School
750 East Eagle Summit Dr
Decatur, TX 76234
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Decatur Independent School District

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