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ZIP Code 79040

Primary City:Gruver, TX (View All Cities)
County: Hansford County
Timezone: Central (3:38am)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.3, -101.5
ZIP (~19 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79040

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79040. 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 79040. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79040, 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:
Gruver, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79040 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79040 is located in north Texas and covers an extremely 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 79040 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 large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79040 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,839
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 771
Median Home Value $92,500
Land Area 541.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 648
Median Household Income $57,604

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male73777773504851566971745643382621913
Female648285853852426765636251413035231910
Total1371591621588810093123134134136107846861442823

Gender

 Male 925 50%
 Female 914 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,497 81.4%
 Black Or African American 11 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.4%
 Asian 6 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 295 16.0%
 Two Or More Races 23 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3509210885764719
Renter2235393521691
Total2585131143106825620

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 442 68%
 Single Guardian 63 10%
 Singles 131 20%
 Singles With Roommate 12 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 378 58%
 Households with Kids 270 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1215142015141417171314921201991918811
Female13181292014151419142016161927181817510
Total2533262935282931362734253739462737351321

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79040 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79040 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 79040 real estate data, the median home value of $92,500 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 79040. Rentals in 79040 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79040 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,839 100%
 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 203 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 277 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 168 22%
 Households Vacant 123 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 11%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 81 66%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 6 5%
 2 Bedroom 61 49%
 3+ Bedroom 57 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 $57,604 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79040 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 79040 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 532 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 239 21%
 No Earnings 380 33%
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 532 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 239 21%
 No Earnings 380 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 622 88%
 Public transportation 7 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 33 5%
 Worked at Home 47 7%
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 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 151 31%
 High School Graduate 197 40%
 Associate's degree 9 2%
 Bachelor's degree 107 22%
 Master's degree 5 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 21 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 296 73%
 Enrolled in Private School 27 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 83 20%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79040

ZIP Code 79040 is in the Gruver Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79040.

Gruver Elementary
400 Garrett Ave
Gruver, TX 79040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gruver Independent School District
Gruver J H
405 Garrett Ave
Gruver, TX 79040
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Gruver Independent School District
Gruver High School
601 Garrett Ave
Gruver, TX 79040
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Gruver Independent School District

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