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ZIP Code 79029

Primary City:Dumas, TX (View All Cities)
County: Moore County
Timezone: Central (11:26am)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.8, -102.0
ZIP (~19 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79029

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79029. 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 79029. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79029, 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:
Dumas, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79029 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79029 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 79029 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young 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 79029 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,177
Population Density 54 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,926
Median Home Value $94,000
Land Area 300.86 sq mi
Water Area 0.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,496
Median Household Income $51,971

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male76174173163556861555751251651951446931524118015910681
Female730668604627496605517486489496518443337255195204164123
Total1,4911,4091,3351,2621,0641,2201,0749981,0051,0151,032912652496375363270204

Gender

 Male 8,220 51%
 Female 7,957 49%
Gender

Race

 White 12,244 75.7%
 Black Or African American 300 1.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 153 0.9%
 Asian 699 4.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 2,484 15.4%
 Two Or More Races 291 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner91472663822715430360119
Renter256550392285176895323
Total3471,0221,0551,107891519413142

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,160 57%
 Single Guardian 973 18%
 Singles 1,132 21%
 Singles With Roommate 231 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,123 57%
 Households with Kids 2,373 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male146136167155154143141151152134154148147148139117143117119110
Female139154136158151133125126133125120113135111133124132119119120
Total285290303313305276266277285259274261282259272241275236238230

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79029 has a small 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 79029 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 79029 real estate data, the median home value of $94,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 79029. Rentals in 79029 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79029 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,023 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 39 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 101 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 14 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,077 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,595 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,824 31%
 Households Vacant 430 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 141 32.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1.2%
 For Sale Only 71 16.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 4.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 5.6%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 166 38.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 62 5%
 1 Bedroom 174 13%
 2 Bedroom 503 39%
 3+ Bedroom 560 43%
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 $51,971 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79029 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, 79029 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 79029 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 5,553 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,013 26%
 No Earnings 2,990 26%
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 5,553 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,013 26%
 No Earnings 2,990 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,232 95.6%
 Public transportation 45 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 33 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 157 2.1%
 Worked at Home 100 1.3%
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 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 1,601 32.6%
 High School Graduate 2,307 47.0%
 Associate's degree 224 4.6%
 Bachelor's degree 582 11.9%
 Master's degree 112 2.3%
 Professional school degree 16 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 63 1.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,937 88.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 75 1.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 462 10.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79029

ZIP Code 79029 is in the Dumas Independent School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79029.

Green Acres Elementary
300 Oak Ave
Dumas, TX 79029
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dumas Independent School District
Hillcrest Elementary
514 Pear Ave
Dumas, TX 79029
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dumas Independent School District
Morningside Elementary
623 Powell Ave
Dumas, TX 79029
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dumas Independent School District
Sunset Elementary
401 West 14th St
Dumas, TX 79029
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dumas Independent School District
Dumas Int
400 Texas Ave
Dumas, TX 79029
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Dumas Independent School District
Dumas High School
300 South Klein Ave
Dumas, TX 79029
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dumas Independent School District
Dumas J H
700 East 5th Sreet
Dumas, TX 79029
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Dumas Independent School District
North Plains Opportunity Center
1015 North Maddox Ave
Dumas, TX 79029
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dumas Independent School District

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