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ZIP Code 79102

Primary City:Amarillo, TX (View All Cities)
County: Potter County
Timezone: Central (2:55am)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.20, -101.85
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79102

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79102. 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 79102. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79102, 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:
Amarillo, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79102 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79102 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 79102 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 small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79102 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,963
Population Density 3,743 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,462
Median Home Value $93,500
Land Area 2.66 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,002
Median Household Income $40,216

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
Male454424370345395428368294304283318282211140121826044
Female4083953493274324493433122923113392782091861341147884
Total862819719672827877711606596594657560420326255196138128

Gender

 Male 4,923 49%
 Female 5,040 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,492 75.2%
 Black Or African American 534 5.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 75 0.8%
 Asian 549 5.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 1,046 10.5%
 Two Or More Races 262 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5126934243243530620181
Renter3115713423191831004118
Total36284068475161840624299

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,512 38%
 Single Guardian 902 23%
 Singles 1,306 33%
 Singles With Roommate 282 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,581 64%
 Households with Kids 1,421 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10684828891928786689680765365697473636677
Female9989696771857386808662617466606161667977
Total205173151155162177160172148182142137127131129135134129145154

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79102 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79102 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1940s. Looking at 79102 real estate data, the median home value of $93,500 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 79102. Rentals in 79102 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79102 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,887 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 76 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,269 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 848 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,885 42%
 Households Vacant 460 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 161 35.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.7%
 For Sale Only 69 15.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 2.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 204 44.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 76 4%
 1 Bedroom 583 31%
 2 Bedroom 801 43%
 3+ Bedroom 409 22%
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 $40,216 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79102 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. The commute in 79102 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 3,797 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,624 22%
 No Earnings 1,870 26%
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 3,797 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,624 22%
 No Earnings 1,870 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,576 93.3%
 Public transportation 56 1.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 114 2.3%
 Worked at Home 154 3.1%
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 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 703 24.8%
 High School Graduate 1,353 47.7%
 Associate's degree 155 5.5%
 Bachelor's degree 426 15.0%
 Master's degree 92 3.2%
 Professional school degree 87 3.1%
 Doctorate degree 20 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,709 88.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 114 5.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 100 5.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79102

ZIP Code 79102 is in the Amarillo Independent School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79102.

Bivins Elementary
1500 South Fannin
Amarillo, TX 79102
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Sanborn Elementary
700 South Roberts
Amarillo, TX 79102
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Tascosa High School
3921 Westlawn
Amarillo, TX 79102
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
St Marys Cathedral School
1200 S Washington St
Amarillo, TX 79102
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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