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ZIP Code 79311

Primary City:Abernathy, TX (View All Cities)
County: Hale County
Timezone: Central (7:35am)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.9, -101.9
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79311

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79311. 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 79311. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79311, 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:
Abernathy, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79311 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79311 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 79311 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79311 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,445
Population Density 20 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,421
Median Home Value $79,200
Land Area 173.46 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,250
Median Household Income $50,690

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male12915415715068818994106112111108637564514224
Female123152142937511096101116120123103808583584859
Total2523062992431431911851952222322342111431601471099083

Gender

 Male 1,678 49%
 Female 1,767 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,793 81.1%
 Black Or African American 83 2.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.8%
 Asian 5 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 447 13.0%
 Two Or More Races 89 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner78615519715515311539
Renter2581525541342728
Total3216720725219618714267

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 738 59%
 Single Guardian 200 16%
 Singles 285 23%
 Singles With Roommate 27 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 762 61%
 Households with Kids 488 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2430272230263737243024274234324124351814
Female1522343029363030273326322229211826171114
Total3952615259626767516350596463535950522928

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79311 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79311 were primarily built in the 1960s. Looking at 79311 real estate data, the median home value of $79,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79311 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79311 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79311 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,440 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 478 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 429 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 343 24%
 Households Vacant 171 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 36 21.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1.8%
 For Sale Only 28 16.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 2.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 0.6%
 For Migrant Workers 2 1.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 96 56.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 2%
 1 Bedroom 46 12%
 2 Bedroom 93 25%
 3+ Bedroom 230 61%
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 $50,690 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79311 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. 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 79311 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,314 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 668 23%
 No Earnings 877 31%
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 1,314 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 668 23%
 No Earnings 877 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,638 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 87 5%
 Worked at Home 51 3%
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 214 19%
 High School Graduate 670 60%
 Associate's degree 19 2%
 Bachelor's degree 167 15%
 Master's degree 42 4%
 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 819 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 30 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 124 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79311

ZIP Code 79311 is in the Abernathy Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79311.

Abernathy Elementary
505 7th St
Abernathy, TX 79311
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Abernathy Independent School District
Abernathy J H
505 7th St
Abernathy, TX 79311
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Abernathy Independent School District
Abernathy High School
505 7th St
Abernathy, TX 79311
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Abernathy Independent School District

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