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ZIP Code 79104

Primary City:Amarillo, TX (View All Cities)
County: Potter County
Timezone: Central (5:14pm)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.20, -101.79
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79104

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79104. 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 79104. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79104, 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 79104 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79104 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 79104 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79104 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,869
Population Density 2,053 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,773
Median Home Value $61,500
Land Area 3.83 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,538
Median Household Income $27,490

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male42638735935531131525424925420723315513811688453717
Female375383338319272281286257222237200166158137100826347
Total80177069767458359654050647644443332129625318812710064

Gender

 Male 3,946 50%
 Female 3,923 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,895 75%
 Black Or African American 206 3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 99 1%
 Asian 75 1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 1,383 18%
 Two Or More Races 211 3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5123430334129121711729
Renter12425620113573786820
Total17549050447636429518549

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,150 45%
 Single Guardian 721 28%
 Singles 551 22%
 Singles With Roommate 116 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,315 52%
 Households with Kids 1,223 48%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8593877480806983756081718166656673787354
Female8469708978746398707164597272675067676842
Total16916215716315815413218114513114513015313813211614014514196

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79104 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79104 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 79104 real estate data, the median home value of $61,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79104 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79104 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79104 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,869 100%
 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 866 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 717 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 955 34%
 Households Vacant 235 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 100 43%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Sale Only 16 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 91 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 1%
 1 Bedroom 289 27%
 2 Bedroom 441 41%
 3+ Bedroom 324 30%
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 $27,490 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79104 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. More commuters in 79104 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 2,046 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,427 28%
 No Earnings 1,592 31%
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 2,046 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,427 28%
 No Earnings 1,592 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,792 90%
 Public transportation 112 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 26 1%
 Worked at Home 185 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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,090 48.9%
 High School Graduate 986 44.2%
 Associate's degree 92 4.1%
 Bachelor's degree 48 2.2%
 Master's degree 11 0.5%
 Professional school degree 3 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,912 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 46 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 102 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79104

ZIP Code 79104 is in the Amarillo Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79104.

Bowie Middle School
3001 East 12th
Amarillo, TX 79104
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Humphrey'S Highland Elementary
3900 East 13th
Amarillo, TX 79104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Sunrise Elementary
5123 East 14th
Amarillo, TX 79104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District

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