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ZIP Code 79261

Primary City:Turkey, TX (View All Cities)
County: Hall County
Timezone: Central (10:01am)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.5, -100.8
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79261

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79261. 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 79261. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79261, 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:
Turkey, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79261 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79261 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 79261 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79261 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 527
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 360
Median Home Value $60,700
Land Area 226.44 sq mi
Water Area 2.57 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 225
Median Household Income $37,969

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male11192215913612171819191721189109
Female1417191451113147171715192617121412
Total253641291424192624353634364735212421

Gender

 Male 264 50%
 Female 263 50%
Gender

Race

 White 423 80%
 Black Or African American 20 4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 75 14%
 Two Or More Races 9 2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner211243237433012
Renter110734612
Total321313541493114

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 125 56%
 Single Guardian 21 9%
 Singles 71 32%
 Singles With Roommate 8 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 167 74%
 Households with Kids 58 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male22232243815367242520
Female52052253513465145310
Total74284496132871212387830

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79261 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79261 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 79261 real estate data, the median home value of $60,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79261 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79261 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79261 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 527 100%
 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 39 11%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 152 42%
 Renter Occupied Households 34 9%
 Households Vacant 135 38%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 3.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 5 3.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 48 35.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 75 55.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 7 11%
 2 Bedroom 13 20%
 3+ Bedroom 46 70%
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 $37,969 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79261 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 79261 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. More commuters in 79261 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 140 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 100 23%
 No Earnings 194 45%
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 140 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 100 23%
 No Earnings 194 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 165 93%
 Public transportation 2 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 11 6%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 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 49 25%
 High School Graduate 86 45%
 Associate's degree 18 9%
 Bachelor's degree 40 21%
 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 137 95%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79261

ZIP Code 79261 is in the Turkey-Quitaque Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79261.

Valley School
11826 Hwy 86
Turkey, TX 79261
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Turkey-Quitaque Independent School District

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