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ZIP Code 79109

Primary City:Amarillo, TX (View All Cities)
County: Potter County
Timezone: Central (2:06am)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.16, -101.88
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79109

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79109. 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 79109. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79109, 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 79109 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79109 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 79109 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 large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79109 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 43,516
Population Density 4,166 people per sq mi
Housing Units 20,968
Median Home Value $140,900
Land Area 10.45 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 19,172
Median Household Income $53,945

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4551,4361,4611,3451,4701,6541,4181,3221,2631,4041,4291,3781,154854620569374253
Female1,3881,2821,3541,4821,6141,5881,4071,3321,3191,5111,7231,5671,319974911749614523
Total2,8432,7182,8152,8273,0843,2422,8252,6542,5822,9153,1522,9452,4731,8281,5311,318988776

Gender

 Male 20,859 48%
 Female 22,657 52%
Gender

Race

 White 38,615 88.7%
 Black Or African American 1,300 3.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 284 0.7%
 Asian 413 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.0%
 Other Race 1,754 4.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,132 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1411,3531,8072,4062,5331,7391,342400
Renter1,4461,9471,2201,170796407299166
Total1,5873,3003,0273,5763,3292,1461,641566

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,888 46%
 Single Guardian 2,910 15%
 Singles 6,282 33%
 Singles With Roommate 1,092 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 13,559 71%
 Households with Kids 5,613 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male318271300268313298275280270278290280317296281233284279268292
Female281277270270265252267254244267290259294244282285286310319349
Total599548570538578550542534514545580539611540563518570589587641

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79109 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79109 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 79109 real estate data, the median home value of $140,900 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 79109. Rentals in 79109 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79109 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 43,355 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 29 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 110 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 22 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,609 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 4,112 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,451 36%
 Households Vacant 1,796 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,016 57%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 1%
 For Sale Only 269 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 82 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 384 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 316 4%
 1 Bedroom 3,052 40%
 2 Bedroom 2,469 33%
 3+ Bedroom 1,755 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 $53,945 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79109 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 79109 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 16,727 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,052 23%
 No Earnings 9,690 28%
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 16,727 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,052 23%
 No Earnings 9,690 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 20,927 94.6%
 Public transportation 108 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 31 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 607 2.7%
 Worked at Home 456 2.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 1,116 8%
 High School Graduate 7,138 51%
 Associate's degree 1,137 8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,901 21%
 Master's degree 1,101 8%
 Professional school degree 421 3%
 Doctorate degree 251 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,367 80.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 756 9.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 806 10.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79109

ZIP Code 79109 is in the Texas College Preparatory Academies School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79109.

Vista Academy of Amarillo
3242 Hobbs
Amarillo, TX 79109
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Texas College Preparatory Academies School District
Bonham Middle School
5600 South West 49th
Amarillo, TX 79109
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Austin Middle School
1808 Wimberly Rd
Amarillo, TX 79109
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Coronado Elementary
3210 Wimberly Rd
Amarillo, TX 79109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Paramount Terrace Elementary
3906 West 40th
Amarillo, TX 79109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Puckett Elementary
6700 Oakhurst
Amarillo, TX 79109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Ridgecrest Elementary
5306 West 37th
Amarillo, TX 79109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Western Plateau Elementary
4927 Shawnee
Amarillo, TX 79109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Wolflin Elementary
2026 South Hughes
Amarillo, TX 79109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Windsor Elementary
6700 Hyde Parkway
Amarillo, TX 79109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Arden Road Elementary
6801 Learning Tree Ave
Amarillo, TX 79109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Canyon Independent School District
Richard Milburn Academy (amarillo)
4106 SW 51st Ave
Amarillo, TX 79109
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Richard Milburn Academy (Amarillo)
Amarillo High School
4225 Danbury
Amarillo, TX 79109
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Westover Park Jr High School
7200 Pinnacle
Amarillo, TX 79109
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Canyon Independent School District

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