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ZIP Code 79108

Primary City:Amarillo, TX (View All Cities)
County: Potter County
Timezone: Central (4:22pm)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.4, -101.9
ZIP (~19 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79108

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79108. 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 79108. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79108, 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 79108 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79108 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 79108 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79108 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,726
Population Density 107 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,064
Median Home Value $95,100
Land Area 165.43 sq mi
Water Area 2.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,665
Median Household Income $51,746

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4424334744676411,0171,1601,1121,1651,2701,1167845103542171478544
Female42445343746134837234439236848451548136428523814611858
Total8668869119289891,3891,5041,5041,5331,7541,6311,265874639455293203102

Gender

 Male 11,438 65%
 Female 6,288 35%
Gender

Race

 White 13,954 78.7%
 Black Or African American 2,371 13.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 134 0.8%
 Asian 110 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 20 0.1%
 Other Race 824 4.6%
 Two Or More Races 313 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5634951289680655928863
Renter10628722923014781497
Total1626367411,12695364033770

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,608 56%
 Single Guardian 879 19%
 Singles 980 21%
 Singles With Roommate 198 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,955 63%
 Households with Kids 1,710 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male72968196937491967981968910410494941038492108
Female859189861017610273101839191957710097113856674
Total157187170182194150193169180164187180199181194191216169158182

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79108 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79108 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1960s. Looking at 79108 real estate data, the median home value of $95,100 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 79108. Rentals in 79108 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79108 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,428 70%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 5,298 30%
 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 2,077 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,452 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,136 22%
 Households Vacant 399 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 158 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Sale Only 49 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 143 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 39 4%
 1 Bedroom 111 11%
 2 Bedroom 390 38%
 3+ Bedroom 498 48%
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 $51,746 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79108 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. More commuters in 79108 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 4,853 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,247 16%
 No Earnings 6,648 48%
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 4,853 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,247 16%
 No Earnings 6,648 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,849 93.0%
 Public transportation 14 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 56 0.9%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 244 3.9%
 Worked at Home 129 2.1%
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. 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 1,775 22.9%
 High School Graduate 4,846 62.4%
 Associate's degree 493 6.3%
 Bachelor's degree 497 6.4%
 Master's degree 50 0.6%
 Professional school degree 71 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 33 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,690 86.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 197 6.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 238 7.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79108

ZIP Code 79108 is in the River Road Independent School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79108.

North Heights Alternative
9500 U South 287 North
Amarillo, TX 79108
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: River Road Independent School District
Pleasant Valley Elementary
4413 River Dr
Amarillo, TX 79108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Highland Park Elementary
15300 Amarillo Blvd East
Amarillo, TX 79108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highland Park Independent School District
Highland Park Middle School
15300 Amarillo Blvd East
Amarillo, TX 79108
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Highland Park Independent School District
Rolling Hills Elementary
2800 West Cherry Ave
Amarillo, TX 79108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: River Road Independent School District
Willow Vista Int
7600 Pavillard
Amarillo, TX 79108
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: River Road Independent School District
Highland Park High School
15300 Amarillo Blvd East
Amarillo, TX 79108
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Highland Park Independent School District
River Road High School
101 West Mobley
Amarillo, TX 79108
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: River Road Independent School District
River Road Middle School
9500 Us 287 North
Amarillo, TX 79108
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: River Road Independent School District

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