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ZIP Code 79103

Primary City:Amarillo, TX (View All Cities)
County: Potter County
Timezone: Central (8:06pm)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.17, -101.81
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79103

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79103. 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 79103. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79103, 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 79103 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79103 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 79103 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79103 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,594
Population Density 2,060 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,823
Median Home Value $83,000
Land Area 5.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,603
Median Household Income $47,308

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male503472409404365355368313291327332260214138123987750
Female4904624634293884093553423253233472822412051581347369
Total993934872833753764723655616650679542455343281232150119

Gender

 Male 5,099 48%
 Female 5,495 52%
Gender

Race

 White 7,459 70.4%
 Black Or African American 335 3.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 92 0.9%
 Asian 72 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 2,167 20.5%
 Two Or More Races 467 4.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner6338646161052434224775
Renter1432961891386340215
Total20668265074858738226880

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,885 52%
 Single Guardian 907 25%
 Singles 678 19%
 Singles With Roommate 133 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,978 55%
 Households with Kids 1,625 45%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9810810496991028699867497796990728581858162
Female10096929788104848410292839910584909785916667
Total198204196193187206170183188166180178174174162182166176147129

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79103 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79103 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 79103 real estate data, the median home value of $83,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79103 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79103 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79103 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,594 100%
 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 1,646 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,062 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 895 23%
 Households Vacant 220 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 76 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 32 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 93 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 85 8%
 2 Bedroom 421 42%
 3+ Bedroom 507 50%
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 $47,308 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79103 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 79103 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. More commuters in 79103 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 3,842 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,873 23%
 No Earnings 2,495 30%
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 3,842 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,873 23%
 No Earnings 2,495 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,914 96.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 15 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 69 1.4%
 Worked at Home 81 1.6%
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 968 29.9%
 High School Graduate 1,809 55.8%
 Associate's degree 226 7.0%
 Bachelor's degree 192 5.9%
 Master's degree 39 1.2%
 Professional school degree 7 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,611 83.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 115 3.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 394 12.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79103

ZIP Code 79103 is in the Amarillo Independent School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79103.

Caprock High School
3001 East 34th
Amarillo, TX 79103
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Glenwood Elementary
2407 South Houston
Amarillo, TX 79103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Lawndale Elementary
2215 South Bivins
Amarillo, TX 79103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Oak Dale Elementary
2711 South Hill
Amarillo, TX 79103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District

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