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ZIP Code 79098

Primary City:Wildorado, TX (View All Cities)
County: Oldham County
Timezone: Central (8:25pm)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.1, -102.2
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79098

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79098. 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 79098. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79098, 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:
Wildorado, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79098 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79098 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 79098 are primarily white. The number of seniors is 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 79098 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 517
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 211
Median Home Value $103,800
Land Area 212.08 sq mi
Water Area 0.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 186
Median Household Income $54,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male222521211211141514152416161510844
Female142319912131314161716211218121155
Total3648403024242729303240372833221999

Gender

 Male 267 52%
 Female 250 48%
Gender

Race

 White 470 90.9%
 Black Or African American 8 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.4%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 28 5.4%
 Two Or More Races 9 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner31019243023173
Renter7812127821
Total101831363731194

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 126 68%
 Single Guardian 23 12%
 Singles 32 17%
 Singles With Roommate 5 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 119 64%
 Households with Kids 67 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male44766544626535644342
Female53335355532455131314
Total971091189911589810775656

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79098 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79098 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 79098 real estate data, the median home value of $103,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79098 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79098 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79098 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 517 100%
 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 62 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 67 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 57 27%
 Households Vacant 25 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 22 88%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 12 22%
 2 Bedroom 15 27%
 3+ Bedroom 28 51%
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 $54,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79098 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 79098 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 164 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 71 17%
 No Earnings 182 44%
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 164 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 71 17%
 No Earnings 182 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 198 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 18 8%
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 28 17.5%
 High School Graduate 99 61.9%
 Associate's degree 2 1.3%
 Bachelor's degree 24 15.0%
 Master's degree 6 3.8%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 1 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 61 94%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 1 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79098

ZIP Code 79098 is in the Wildorado Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79098.

Wildorado Elementary
307 North Locust
Wildorado, TX 79098
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wildorado Independent School District

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