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ZIP Code 77879

Primary City:Somerville, TX (View All Cities)
County: Burleson County
Timezone: Central (7:33am)
Area code: 979 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.4, -96.5
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77879

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77879. 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 77879. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77879, 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:
Somerville, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 77879 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77879 is located in east Texas and covers a slightly higher 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 77879 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77879 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,670
Population Density 25 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,912
Median Home Value $77,700
Land Area 187.49 sq mi
Water Area 11.72 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,007
Median Household Income $41,368

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male13911014013711813795112132197211173184163117726940
Female116109129145114105103100147172198213192141108946969
Total255219269282232242198212279369409386376304225166138109

Gender

 Male 2,346 50%
 Female 2,324 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,638 77.9%
 Black Or African American 704 15.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 0.6%
 Asian 10 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 192 4.1%
 Two Or More Races 95 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2912817535538031419875
Renter215472845342189
Total5018224743943335621684

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 980 49%
 Single Guardian 345 17%
 Singles 585 29%
 Singles With Roommate 97 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,504 75%
 Households with Kids 503 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2830312018391622153033282623253728232424
Female1824302522281814272526253122352234292520
Total4654614540673436425559535745605962524944

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77879 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 77879 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 77879 real estate data, the median home value of $77,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 77879 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 77879 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77879 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,670 100%
 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 698 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 956 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 353 12%
 Households Vacant 905 31%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 2.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 40 4.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 501 55.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 329 36.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 86 25%
 2 Bedroom 157 45%
 3+ Bedroom 108 31%
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 $41,368 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 77879 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 77879 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,567 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 683 18%
 No Earnings 1,609 42%
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 1,567 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 683 18%
 No Earnings 1,609 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,749 92.3%
 Public transportation 8 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 47 2.5%
 Worked at Home 77 4.1%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 289 18.1%
 High School Graduate 1,078 67.5%
 Associate's degree 19 1.2%
 Bachelor's degree 176 11.0%
 Master's degree 6 0.4%
 Professional school degree 28 1.8%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 698 84.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 45 5.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 87 10.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77879

ZIP Code 77879 is in the Somerville Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77879.

Somerville Elementary
371 2nd St
Somerville, TX 77879
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Somerville Independent School District
Somerville High School
570 8th St
Somerville, TX 77879
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Somerville Independent School District
Somerville Isd Discipline Alternative Education
715 Ave H
Somerville, TX 77879
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Somerville Independent School District

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