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ZIP Code 79072

Primary City:Plainview, TX (View All Cities)
County: Hale County
Timezone: Central (8:04am)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.1, -101.8
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79072

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79072. 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 79072. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79072, 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:
Plainview, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79072 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79072 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 79072 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 large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79072 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,849
Population Density 75 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,407
Median Home Value $74,000
Land Area 382.65 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,193
Median Household Income $40,832

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
Male1,2331,1571,1771,1741,4571,2431,023948977991927765584460298283222152
Female1,2051,1541,0681,1201,064865801839804834879675609494378393282314
Total2,4382,3112,2452,2942,5212,1081,8241,7871,7811,8251,8061,4401,193954676676504466

Gender

 Male 15,071 52%
 Female 13,778 48%
Gender

Race

 White 20,046 69.5%
 Black Or African American 1,721 6.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 278 1.0%
 Asian 133 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 20 0.1%
 Other Race 5,739 19.9%
 Two Or More Races 912 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1256411,0151,2401,117787640211
Renter537820670580365192149104
Total6621,4611,6851,8201,482979789315

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,834 53%
 Single Guardian 1,943 21%
 Singles 2,056 22%
 Singles With Roommate 360 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,270 57%
 Households with Kids 3,923 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male268245247247242241235228211280221234210232198226200268282280
Female236252244218233245195255226219214199205231188215236231250230
Total504497491465475486430483437499435433415463386441436499532510

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79072 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79072 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 79072 real estate data, the median home value of $74,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79072 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79072 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79072 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,115 90.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2,097 7.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 10 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 195 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 412 1.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 20 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,976 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,800 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,417 33%
 Households Vacant 1,214 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 459 37.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 34 2.8%
 For Sale Only 104 8.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 52 4.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 54 4.4%
 For Migrant Workers 8 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 503 41.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 117 3%
 1 Bedroom 799 23%
 2 Bedroom 1,301 38%
 3+ Bedroom 1,208 35%
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 $40,832 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79072 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. The commute in 79072 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 8,268 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,067 24%
 No Earnings 7,558 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 8,268 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,067 24%
 No Earnings 7,558 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,188 93.8%
 Public transportation 17 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 74 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 205 1.9%
 Worked at Home 374 3.4%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,762 32%
 High School Graduate 4,595 53%
 Associate's degree 266 3%
 Bachelor's degree 698 8%
 Master's degree 265 3%
 Professional school degree 84 1%
 Doctorate degree 82 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,251 79.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 355 5.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 963 14.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79072

ZIP Code 79072 is in the Anton Independent School District. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79072.

Daep
1200 Houston St
Plainview, TX 79072
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Anton Independent School District
Petersburg Daep
1200 Houston St
Plainview, TX 79072
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Petersburg Independent School District
Hale County Jjaep
1200 Houston St
Plainview, TX 79072
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Petersburg Independent School District
Hale County Jjaep
122 East 6th St
Plainview, TX 79072
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Wilson Independent School District
Ash 6th Grade Learning Center
908 Ash St
Plainview, TX 79072
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Plainview Independent School District
College Hill Elementary
707 Canyon St
Plainview, TX 79072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plainview Independent School District
Edgemere Elementary
2600 West 20th St
Plainview, TX 79072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plainview Independent School District
Highland Elementary
1707 West 11th St
Plainview, TX 79072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plainview Independent School District
Hillcrest Elementary
315 West Alpine Dr
Plainview, TX 79072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plainview Independent School District
Lakeside 5th Grade Learning Center
1800 Joliet St
Plainview, TX 79072
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Plainview Independent School District
Thunderbird Elementary
1200 West 32nd St
Plainview, TX 79072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plainview Independent School District
Abernathy Daep
1200 Houston
Plainview, TX 79072
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Abernathy Independent School District
Lockney Daep
908 Houston St
Plainview, TX 79072
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Lockney Independent School District
Coronado J H
2501 Joliet St
Plainview, TX 79072
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Plainview Independent School District
Estacado J H
2500 West 20th St
Plainview, TX 79072
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Plainview Independent School District
Houston School
2417 Yonkers St
Plainview, TX 79072
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Plainview Independent School District
Hale County Jjaep
1200 Houston St
Plainview, TX 79072
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Plainview Independent School District
Plainview High School
1501 Quincy St
Plainview, TX 79072
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Plainview Independent School District

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