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ZIP Code 79078

Primary City:Sanford, TX (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Hutchinson County
Timezone: Central (6:08pm)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.71, -101.52
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79078

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79078. 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 79078. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79078, 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:
Sanford, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79078 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79078 is located in north Texas and covers a slightly less 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 79078 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is slightly higher than average. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79078 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 377
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 225
Median Home Value $28,600
Land Area 22.73 sq mi
Water Area 3.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 161
Median Household Income $50,341

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 48

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


 Male 205 54%
 Female 172 46%


 White 347 92.0%
 Black Or African American 1 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 3.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 2.4%
 Two Or More Races 8 2.1%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 97 60%
 Single Guardian 19 12%
 Singles 43 27%
 Singles With Roommate 2 1%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 122 76%
 Households with Kids 39 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79078 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79078 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 79078 real estate data, the median home value of $28,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 79078 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79078 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 377 100%
 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 43 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 101 45%
 Renter Occupied Households 17 8%
 Households Vacant 64 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 22%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 40 63%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 25%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 9 75%
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 $50,341 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 79078 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. However, that is not the case in 79078. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 149 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 31 11%
 No Earnings 91 34%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 149 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 31 11%
 No Earnings 91 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 169 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 3 2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 44 25%
 High School Graduate 88 51%
 Associate's degree 19 11%
 Bachelor's degree 22 13%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 38 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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