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ZIP Code 79106

Primary City:Amarillo, TX (View All Cities)
County: Potter County
Timezone: Central (7:11pm)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.21, -101.89
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79106

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79106. 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 79106. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79106, 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 79106 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79106 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 79106 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79106 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,967
Population Density 2,987 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,871
Median Home Value $103,000
Land Area 9.36 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,830
Median Household Income $38,685

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1801,0128788049971,143992739728825905804631430327332312265
Female1,1149607838581,1511,2239347567869411,019844662525524522447614
Total2,2941,9721,6611,6622,1482,3661,9261,4951,5141,7661,9241,6481,293955851854759879

Gender

 Male 13,304 48%
 Female 14,663 52%
Gender

Race

 White 22,606 80.8%
 Black Or African American 1,821 6.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 244 0.9%
 Asian 371 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 2,095 7.5%
 Two Or More Races 828 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1318658771,2801,263878804315
Renter9351,440831888592294273164
Total1,0662,3051,7082,1681,8551,1721,077479

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,582 39%
 Single Guardian 2,329 20%
 Singles 4,042 34%
 Singles With Roommate 877 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,244 70%
 Households with Kids 3,586 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male229234245237235223182198174173164186169186163171158140172179
Female207215247219213208196165178174161136158154157135176171219203
Total436449492456448431378363352347325322327340320306334311391382

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79106 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79106 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 79106 real estate data, the median home value of $103,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79106 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79106 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79106 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,386 97.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 577 2.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,971 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,442 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,417 42%
 Households Vacant 1,041 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 525 50.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.4%
 For Sale Only 137 13.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 2.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 44 4.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 300 28.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 114 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,978 36%
 2 Bedroom 2,139 39%
 3+ Bedroom 1,247 23%
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 $38,685 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79106 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 79106 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 9,905 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,121 23%
 No Earnings 7,297 33%
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 9,905 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,121 23%
 No Earnings 7,297 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,789 94.7%
 Public transportation 146 1.1%
 Taxicab 39 0.3%
 Motorcycle 49 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 195 1.4%
 Worked at Home 281 2.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,165 13.1%
 High School Graduate 5,175 58.0%
 Associate's degree 562 6.3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,323 14.8%
 Master's degree 444 5.0%
 Professional school degree 195 2.2%
 Doctorate degree 57 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,329 76.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 599 10.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 762 13.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79106

ZIP Code 79106 is in the Amarillo Independent School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79106.

Homebound
7200 I 40 West
Amarillo, TX 79106
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Avondale Elementary
1500 Avondale
Amarillo, TX 79106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Belmar Elementary
6324 Adirondack
Amarillo, TX 79106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Crockett Middle School
4720 Floyd St
Amarillo, TX 79106
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Houston Middle School
815 Independence
Amarillo, TX 79106
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Olsen Park Elementary
2409 Anna
Amarillo, TX 79106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
San Jacinto Elementary
3400 West 4th
Amarillo, TX 79106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Wills Elementary
3500 West 11th
Amarillo, TX 79106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Woodlands Elementary
2501 North Coulter
Amarillo, TX 79106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Amarillo Area Center for Advanced Lrn
1100 North Forest
Amarillo, TX 79106
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Trinity Lutheran School
5005 W Interstate 40
Amarillo, TX 79106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
San Jacinto Christian Academy
501 S Carolina
Amarillo, TX 79106
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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