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ZIP Code 79244

Primary City:Matador, TX (View All Cities)
County: Motley County
Timezone: Central (9:43am)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.1, -100.8
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79244

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79244. 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 79244. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79244, 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:
Matador, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79244 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79244 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 79244 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79244 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 720
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 449
Median Home Value $58,900
Land Area 200.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 324
Median Household Income $35,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1926301919171721925202821312416146
Female23252216161021161523142527402314199
Total425152353527383724483453487147303315

Gender

 Male 362 50%
 Female 358 50%
Gender

Race

 White 649 90.1%
 Black Or African American 20 2.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 39 5.4%
 Two Or More Races 10 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner620224048604612
Renter1211119111231
Total1831334959724913

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 170 52%
 Single Guardian 44 14%
 Singles 105 32%
 Singles With Roommate 5 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 241 74%
 Households with Kids 83 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male14737375454696374322
Female47745196455543053352
Total51114712416118109111393127674

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79244 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79244 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 79244 real estate data, the median home value of $58,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79244 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79244 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79244 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 720 100%
 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 73 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 181 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 70 16%
 Households Vacant 125 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 26 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 17 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 33 26%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 43 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1 2%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 24 44%
 3+ Bedroom 29 54%
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 $35,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79244 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 79244 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 79244 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 136 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 112 28%
 No Earnings 151 38%
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 136 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 112 28%
 No Earnings 151 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 183 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 4%
 Worked at Home 20 9%
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 12 6%
 High School Graduate 115 62%
 Associate's degree 21 11%
 Bachelor's degree 31 17%
 Master's degree 6 3%
 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 111 97%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 4 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79244

ZIP Code 79244 is in the Motley County Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79244.

Motley County School
1600 Bundy
Matador, TX 79244
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Motley County Independent School District

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