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ZIP Code 79027

Primary City:Dimmitt, TX (View All Cities)
County: Castro County
Timezone: Central (7:54am)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.5, -102.3
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79027

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79027. 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 79027. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79027, 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:
Dimmitt, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79027 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79027 is located in north 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 79027 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 adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79027 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,223
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,021
Median Home Value $74,700
Land Area 301.46 sq mi
Water Area 2.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,770
Median Household Income $29,805

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2612322282011601651561571361571521841099774724122
Female2162232351961571671511391411751581561329881835556
Total4774554633973173323072962773323103402411951551559678

Gender

 Male 2,604 50%
 Female 2,619 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,415 65.4%
 Black Or African American 124 2.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 53 1.0%
 Asian 28 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1,513 29.0%
 Two Or More Races 90 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1110215723826218314034
Renter651821321088242275
Total7628428934634422516739

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,029 58%
 Single Guardian 315 18%
 Singles 381 22%
 Singles With Roommate 45 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,010 57%
 Households with Kids 760 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5840515544554946384439574939445035432926
Female4446493343533645464845485143414550382232
Total102861008887108859184928410510082859585815158

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79027 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79027 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 79027 real estate data, the median home value of $74,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79027 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79027 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79027 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,159 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 14 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 50 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 433 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 694 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 643 32%
 Households Vacant 251 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 60 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 3%
 For Sale Only 21 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 6%
 For Migrant Workers 3 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 139 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 24 4%
 1 Bedroom 55 10%
 2 Bedroom 212 39%
 3+ Bedroom 249 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 $29,805 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79027 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. More commuters in 79027 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 1,413 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 854 24%
 No Earnings 1,278 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 1,413 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 854 24%
 No Earnings 1,278 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,755 91.1%
 Public transportation 47 2.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 72 3.7%
 Worked at Home 45 2.3%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 495 36%
 High School Graduate 704 51%
 Associate's degree 12 1%
 Bachelor's degree 155 11%
 Master's degree 26 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,238 87.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 46 3.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 137 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79027

ZIP Code 79027 is in the Dimmitt Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79027.

Dimmitt Middle School
1505 Western Circledr
Dimmitt, TX 79027
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Dimmitt Independent School District
Richardson Elementary
708 West Stinson St
Dimmitt, TX 79027
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dimmitt Independent School District
Dimmitt High School
1405 Western Circledr
Dimmitt, TX 79027
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dimmitt Independent School District

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