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ZIP Code 79068

Primary City:Panhandle, TX (View All Cities)
County: Carson County
Timezone: Central (3:53pm)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.4, -101.4
ZIP (~19 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79068

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79068. 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 79068. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79068, 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:
Panhandle, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79068 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79068 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 79068 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely 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 79068 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,197
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,346
Median Home Value $95,900
Land Area 393.84 sq mi
Water Area 2.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,207
Median Household Income $65,050

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1081321391076781829387120119125845860413028
Female98128130110628583105109129120100857066425955
Total206260269217129166165198196249239225169128126838983

Gender

 Male 1,561 49%
 Female 1,636 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,978 93.1%
 Black Or African American 23 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 33 1.0%
 Asian 11 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 109 3.4%
 Two Or More Races 43 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1311015722921013410146
Renter21465542221074
Total3415621227123214410850

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 759 63%
 Single Guardian 151 13%
 Singles 268 22%
 Singles With Roommate 29 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 753 62%
 Households with Kids 454 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2523271827332323262527203631222830161113
Female2218212028222422322428292326203129191114
Total4741483855554745584955495957425959352227

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79068 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79068 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1960s. Looking at 79068 real estate data, the median home value of $95,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 79068. Rentals in 79068 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79068 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,126 97.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 6 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 47 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 18 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 552 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 448 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 207 15%
 Households Vacant 139 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 28 20.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 10 7.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 7.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 4.3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 82 59.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 13 10%
 2 Bedroom 48 37%
 3+ Bedroom 69 53%
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 $65,050 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79068 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. Most commuters in 79068 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,163 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 357 16%
 No Earnings 678 31%
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 1,163 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 357 16%
 No Earnings 678 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,322 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 20 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 19 1%
 Worked at Home 44 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 80 8.5%
 High School Graduate 570 60.5%
 Associate's degree 37 3.9%
 Bachelor's degree 129 13.7%
 Master's degree 110 11.7%
 Professional school degree 5 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 11 1.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 639 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 15 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 82 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79068

ZIP Code 79068 is in the Panhandle Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79068.

Panhandle Elementary
106 West 9th St
Panhandle, TX 79068
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Panhandle Independent School District
Panhandle J H
1001 Elsie Ave
Panhandle, TX 79068
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Panhandle Independent School District
Panhandle High School
106 West 11th St
Panhandle, TX 79068
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Panhandle Independent School District

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