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ZIP Code 79201

Primary City:Childress, TX (View All Cities)
County: Childress County
Timezone: Central (11:20am)
Area code: 940 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.5, -100.4
ZIP (~27 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79201

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79201. 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 79201. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79201, 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:
Childress, TX
Acceptable:
Northfield
Unacceptable:
Carey, Kirkland

Stats and Demographics for the 79201 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79201 is located in north Texas and covers an extremely large 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 79201 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 a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79201 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,040
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,909
Median Home Value $63,100
Land Area 860.42 sq mi
Water Area 17.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,333
Median Household Income $41,607

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2192022232505046023872752132242072071551511011015543
Female20419319918811216618515315319120419915816413011510899
Total423395422438616768572428366415411406313315231216163142

Gender

 Male 4,119 59%
 Female 2,921 41%
Gender

Race

 White 5,776 82.0%
 Black Or African American 698 9.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 40 0.6%
 Asian 50 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 375 5.3%
 Two Or More Races 99 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3315622632534028922669
Renter761409711093694935
Total109296323435433358275104

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,183 51%
 Single Guardian 352 15%
 Singles 719 31%
 Singles With Roommate 79 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,576 68%
 Households with Kids 757 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4845414539344346405946414928533457545261
Female3844483844343647323833454340442548472420
Total868989838368799372977986926897591051017681

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79201 has a slightly higher than average 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 79201 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 79201 real estate data, the median home value of $63,100 is low 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 79201. Rentals in 79201 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79201 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,622 80%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,360 19%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 58 1%
 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 740 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 924 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 669 23%
 Households Vacant 576 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 75 13.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1.0%
 For Sale Only 86 14.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 57 9.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 133 23.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 218 37.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 137 21%
 2 Bedroom 277 42%
 3+ Bedroom 244 37%
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 $41,607 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79201 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. The commute in 79201 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 2,264 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 876 15%
 No Earnings 2,634 46%
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 2,264 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 876 15%
 No Earnings 2,634 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,604 94.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 46 1.7%
 Worked at Home 106 3.8%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 409 15%
 High School Graduate 1,872 66%
 Associate's degree 138 5%
 Bachelor's degree 256 9%
 Master's degree 120 4%
 Professional school degree 25 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,096 81.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 178 13.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 64 4.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79201

ZIP Code 79201 is in the Childress Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79201.

Childress J H
700 Commerce St
Childress, TX 79201
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Childress Independent School District
Childress Elementary
300 3rd St South East
Childress, TX 79201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Childress Independent School District
Childress High School
800 Ave J North West
Childress, TX 79201
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Childress Independent School District

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