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ZIP Code 77853

Primary City:Dime Box, TX (View All Cities)
County: Lee County
Timezone: Central (1:00am)
Area code: 979 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.4, -96.8
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77853

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77853. 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 77853. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77853, 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:
Dime Box, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 77853 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77853 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 77853 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77853 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 953
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 539
Median Home Value $88,700
Land Area 50.56 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 406
Median Household Income $53,911

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male28233428252424253035304136232219108
Female233425272925252132284029393131162211
Total515759555449494662637070755453353219

Gender

 Male 465 49%
 Female 488 51%
Gender

Race

 White 607 63.7%
 Black Or African American 248 26.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 64 6.7%
 Two Or More Races 31 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner830476281564114
Renter516111112840
Total1346587393644514

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 215 53%
 Single Guardian 60 15%
 Singles 117 29%
 Singles With Roommate 14 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 292 72%
 Households with Kids 114 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male67364722887568677628
Female74736510764536710735212
Total131110910121291412128121516141011420

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77853 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 77853 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 77853 real estate data, the median home value of $88,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 77853 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 77853 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77853 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 953 100%
 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 138 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 201 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 67 12%
 Households Vacant 133 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 2.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 9 6.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 65 48.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 55 41.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 19 20%
 2 Bedroom 17 18%
 3+ Bedroom 57 61%
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 $53,911 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 77853 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 77853 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 77853 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. However, that is not the case in 77853. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 381 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 161 18%
 No Earnings 344 39%
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 381 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 161 18%
 No Earnings 344 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 426 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 53 11%
 Worked at Home 8 2%
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 64 16%
 High School Graduate 212 54%
 Associate's degree 54 14%
 Bachelor's degree 13 3%
 Master's degree 29 7%
 Professional school degree 8 2%
 Doctorate degree 13 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 183 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 16 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 12 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77853

ZIP Code 77853 is in the Dime Box Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77853.

Dime Box School
1079 South F Austin Blvd
Dime Box, TX 77853
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Dime Box Independent School District

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