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ZIP Code 79021

Primary City:Cotton Center, TX (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Hale County
Timezone: Central (8:02pm)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.0, -102.0
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79021

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79021. 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 79021. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79021, 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:
Cotton Center, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79021 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79021 is located in north 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 79021 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 small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79021 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 138
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 58
Median Home Value $212,500
Land Area 17.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 50
Median Household Income $56,250

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


 Male 79 57%
 Female 59 43%


 White 117 85%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 1%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 19 14%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 30 60%
 Single Guardian 5 10%
 Singles 13 26%
 Singles With Roommate 2 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 33 66%
 Households with Kids 17 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79021 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 79021 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 79021 real estate data, the median home value of $212,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 79021 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79021 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 138 100%
 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 8 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 12 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 30 52%
 Households Vacant 8 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 6 75%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 12%
 2 Bedroom 4 16%
 3+ Bedroom 18 72%
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 $56,250 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 79021 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 79021 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 47 77%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5 8%
 No Earnings 9 15%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 47 77%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5 8%
 No Earnings 9 15%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 36 72%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 20%
 Worked at Home 4 8%
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 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 3 13%
 High School Graduate 15 65%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 2 9%
 Master's degree 1 4%
 Professional school degree 2 9%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 36 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 4 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79021

ZIP Code 79021 is in the Cotton Center Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79021.

Cotton Center School
Fm 179 and Fm 37
Cotton Center, TX 79021
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Cotton Center Independent School District

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