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ZIP Code 79229

Primary City:Dickens, TX (View All Cities)
County: Dickens County
Timezone: Central (4:18am)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.6, -100.8
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79229

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79229. 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 79229. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79229, 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:
Dickens, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79229 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79229 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 79229 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79229 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 424
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 264
Median Home Value $46,800
Land Area 216.43 sq mi
Water Area 0.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 188
Median Household Income $38,068

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male12191281691211815182291789113
Female15103128713761516181617171177
Total272915202416251814303440253425201810

Gender

 Male 219 52%
 Female 205 48%
Gender

Race

 White 364 86%
 Black Or African American 11 3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 1%
 Asian 14 3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 22 5%
 Two Or More Races 9 2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner178243231256
Renter6115118733
Total71813354038289

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 98 52%
 Single Guardian 27 14%
 Singles 56 30%
 Singles With Roommate 7 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 143 76%
 Households with Kids 45 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male221152111023421132112
Female14332131321000122430
Total364473421344421254542

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79229 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79229 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 79229 real estate data, the median home value of $46,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79229 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79229 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79229 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 419 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 5 1%
 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 40 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 94 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 54 20%
 Households Vacant 76 29%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 43 57%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 1 2%
 2 Bedroom 16 36%
 3+ Bedroom 28 62%
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 $38,068 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79229 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 79229 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 79229 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 108 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 70 23%
 No Earnings 133 43%
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 108 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 70 23%
 No Earnings 133 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 117 77%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 26 17%
 Worked at Home 8 5%
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. 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 30 23%
 High School Graduate 71 53%
 Associate's degree 15 11%
 Bachelor's degree 17 13%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 33 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 18%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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