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ZIP Code 79257

Primary City:Silverton, TX (View All Cities)
County: Briscoe County
Timezone: Central (10:07pm)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.5, -101.3
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79257

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79257. 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 79257. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79257, 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:
Silverton, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79257 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79257 is located in north Texas and covers a 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 79257 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79257 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,067
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 593
Median Home Value $53,700
Land Area 405.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.47 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 452
Median Household Income $39,792

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male36353332212431342147324332342633148
Female362335252218382419434132472732241827
Total725868574342695840907375796158573235

Gender

 Male 536 50%
 Female 531 50%
Gender

Race

 White 960 90.0%
 Black Or African American 18 1.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 73 6.8%
 Two Or More Races 14 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner632336674676029
Renter91822914742
Total1550557588746431

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 280 62%
 Single Guardian 41 9%
 Singles 124 27%
 Singles With Roommate 7 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 326 72%
 Households with Kids 126 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male48885391354134573115585
Female5610655256139256874334
Total9141814108111811172261013111898119

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79257 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79257 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 79257 real estate data, the median home value of $53,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79257 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79257 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79257 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,067 100%
 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 85 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 282 48%
 Renter Occupied Households 85 14%
 Households Vacant 141 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 5.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 10 7.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 6.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 44 31.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 70 49.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 7 11%
 2 Bedroom 13 21%
 3+ Bedroom 42 68%
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 $39,792 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79257 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 79257 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 79257 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 355 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 163 19%
 No Earnings 342 40%
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 355 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 163 19%
 No Earnings 342 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 395 84%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 20 4%
 Worked at Home 53 11%
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 107 27%
 High School Graduate 213 54%
 Associate's degree 14 4%
 Bachelor's degree 46 12%
 Master's degree 8 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 9 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 177 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 20 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79257

ZIP Code 79257 is in the Silverton Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79257.

Silverton School
700 Loretta St
Silverton, TX 79257
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Silverton Independent School District

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