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ZIP Code 79046

Primary City:Higgins, TX (View All Cities)
County: Lipscomb County
Timezone: Central (4:13pm)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.2, -100.1
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79046

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79046. 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 79046. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79046, 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:
Higgins, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79046 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79046 is located in north 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 79046 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79046 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 489
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 276
Median Home Value $54,300
Land Area 160.18 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 227
Median Household Income $40,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male13967132511791718291315111077
Female22142114321128102117252116710128
Total352327211646231519383554343118201915

Gender

 Male 227 46%
 Female 262 54%
Gender

Race

 White 460 94%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 1%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 11 2%
 Two Or More Races 12 2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner220112940292711
Renter8147911432
Total1034183851333013

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 112 49%
 Single Guardian 24 11%
 Singles 82 36%
 Singles With Roommate 9 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 172 76%
 Households with Kids 55 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12250105301212212025
Female26653235142483326120
Total3881033310443695538145

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79046 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79046 were primarily built in the 1940s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 79046 real estate data, the median home value of $54,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79046 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79046 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79046 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 489 100%
 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 42 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 127 46%
 Renter Occupied Households 58 21%
 Households Vacant 49 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 1 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 28 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 10 21%
 3+ Bedroom 38 79%
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 $40,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79046 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 79046 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 79046 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 136 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 97 30%
 No Earnings 93 29%
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 136 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 97 30%
 No Earnings 93 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 197 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 3%
 Worked at Home 2 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. 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 31 21%
 High School Graduate 88 59%
 Associate's degree 3 2%
 Bachelor's degree 21 14%
 Master's degree 6 4%
 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 100 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 10 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79046

ZIP Code 79046 is in the Higgins Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79046.

Higgins School
406 North Main St
Higgins, TX 79046
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Higgins Independent School District

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