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ZIP Code 79248

Primary City:Paducah, TX (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (2:12pm)
Coordinates:33.8, -100.3
ZIP (~36 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79248

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79248. 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 79248. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79248, 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:
Paducah, TX
Acceptable:
Dumont
Unacceptable:
Chalk

Stats and Demographics for the 79248 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79248 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 79248 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged 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 79248 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,493
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 941
Median Home Value $41,300
Land Area 597.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.96 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 665
Median Household Income $34,361

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male416156522531262337575050504937321316
Female395643433033403543604463525847432929
Total80117999555646658801179411310210784754245

Gender

 Male 706 47%
 Female 787 53%
Gender

Race

 White 1,196 80.1%
 Black Or African American 133 8.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 123 8.2%
 Two Or More Races 35 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner10264880931027432
Renter174128432820149
Total2767761231211228841

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 329 49%
 Single Guardian 100 15%
 Singles 220 33%
 Singles With Roommate 16 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 489 74%
 Households with Kids 176 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male117886915151615108131089161366
Female8381181215714810810711810866
Total1910161914213022302320162317191726211212

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79248 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79248 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1940s. Looking at 79248 real estate data, the median home value of $41,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79248 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79248 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79248 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,493 100%
 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 131 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 334 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 200 21%
 Households Vacant 276 29%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 36 13.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 22 8.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 79 28.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 134 48.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 21 11%
 2 Bedroom 94 51%
 3+ Bedroom 68 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 $34,361 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79248 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 79248 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 79248 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 79248 can expect to fall in that range. 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 477 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 300 24%
 No Earnings 495 39%
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 477 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 300 24%
 No Earnings 495 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 588 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 67 10%
 Worked at Home 8 1%
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 79 16.6%
 High School Graduate 300 63.2%
 Associate's degree 17 3.6%
 Bachelor's degree 62 13.1%
 Master's degree 10 2.1%
 Professional school degree 4 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 188 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 6 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 17 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79248

ZIP Code 79248 is in the Paducah Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79248.

Paducah School
810 Goodwin
Paducah, TX 79248
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Paducah Independent School District

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