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ZIP Code 79237

Primary City:Hedley, TX (View All Cities)
County: Donley County
Timezone: Central (10:22am)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.9, -100.7
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79237

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79237. 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 79237. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79237, 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:
Hedley, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79237 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79237 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 79237 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79237 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 513
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 299
Median Home Value $53,900
Land Area 193.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.53 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 220
Median Household Income $65,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1518182417171313721182419891182
Female1812151913166815192220211297127
Total33303343303319212240404440201818209

Gender

 Male 262 51%
 Female 251 49%
Gender

Race

 White 477 93.0%
 Black Or African American 2 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 25 4.9%
 Two Or More Races 9 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner31616333823236
Renter91361015441
Total122922435327277

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 112 51%
 Single Guardian 36 16%
 Singles 65 30%
 Singles With Roommate 7 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 153 70%
 Households with Kids 67 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male34610443714283577146
Female81300422424234415543
Total115910865113841179812689

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79237 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79237 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 79237 real estate data, the median home value of $53,900 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 79237. Rentals in 79237 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally < $200/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79237 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 513 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 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 55 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 103 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 62 21%
 Households Vacant 79 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 8 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 30 38%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 35 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 14%
 2 Bedroom 12 41%
 3+ Bedroom 13 45%
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 $65,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79237 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 79237 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 149 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 69 18%
 No Earnings 164 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 149 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 69 18%
 No Earnings 164 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 191 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 14 7%
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 21 13%
 High School Graduate 76 47%
 Associate's degree 29 18%
 Bachelor's degree 22 14%
 Master's degree 13 8%
 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 52 46%
 Enrolled in Private School 47 42%
 Not Enrolled in School 14 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79237

ZIP Code 79237 is in the Hedley Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79237.

Hedley School
301 Jones
Hedley, TX 79237
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hedley Independent School District

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