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ZIP Code 76579

Primary City:Troy, TX (View All Cities)
County: Bell County
Timezone: Central (12:26pm)
Area code: 254 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.2, -97.2
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 76579

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 76579. 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 76579. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 76579, 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:
Troy, TX
Unacceptable:
Belfalls

Stats and Demographics for the 76579 ZIP Code

ZIP code 76579 is located in east Texas and covers a slightly less than average 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 76579 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 76579 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,258
Population Density 74 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,662
Median Home Value $103,200
Land Area 57.24 sq mi
Water Area 0.51 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,549
Median Household Income $63,942

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1471741901761071231201401211811351261438568512314
Female133141165143811291621531371751631541348577373926
Total280315355319188252282293258356298280277170145886240

Gender

 Male 2,124 50%
 Female 2,134 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,807 89.4%
 Black Or African American 89 2.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.4%
 Asian 27 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 228 5.4%
 Two Or More Races 86 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner131482202912671609023
Renter297977654425117
Total4222729735631118510130

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 934 60%
 Single Guardian 257 17%
 Singles 301 19%
 Singles With Roommate 57 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 943 61%
 Households with Kids 606 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2330303436322939384629334339423045312822
Female1934252930253620302938294029324525132813
Total4264556366576559687567628368747570445635

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 76579 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 76579 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 76579 real estate data, the median home value of $103,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 76579. Rentals in 76579 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 76579 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,258 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 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 816 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 396 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 337 20%
 Households Vacant 113 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 30 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Sale Only 18 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 58 51%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 42 12%
 2 Bedroom 146 42%
 3+ Bedroom 162 46%
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 $63,942 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 76579 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 76579 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 76579 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,882 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 664 18%
 No Earnings 1,059 29%
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 1,882 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 664 18%
 No Earnings 1,059 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,195 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 49 2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 37 2%
 Worked at Home 39 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 327 21.0%
 High School Graduate 874 56.0%
 Associate's degree 148 9.5%
 Bachelor's degree 113 7.2%
 Master's degree 74 4.7%
 Professional school degree 16 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 842 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 26 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 123 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 76579

ZIP Code 76579 is in the Troy Independent School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 76579.

Troy Elementary
808 East Austin Ave
Troy, TX 76579
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Troy Independent School District
Raymond Mays Middle School
915 West Main
Troy, TX 76579
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Troy Independent School District
Edna Bigham Mays Elementary
725 West Main St
Troy, TX 76579
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Troy Independent School District
Troy High School
205 North Waco Rd
Troy, TX 76579
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Troy Independent School District

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