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ZIP Code 79316

Primary City:Brownfield, TX (View All Cities)
County: Terry County
Timezone: Central (2:04am)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.1, -102.3
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79316

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79316. 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 79316. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79316, 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:
Brownfield, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79316 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79316 is located in northwest 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 79316 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79316 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,451
Population Density 25 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,319
Median Home Value $65,000
Land Area 467.27 sq mi
Water Area 0.82 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,767
Median Household Income $36,667

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male48339442637256954742036835047038533726825516813710462
Female448411365376362316267256302346352323271262216197137129
Total931805791748931863687624652816737660539517384334241191

Gender

 Male 6,115 53%
 Female 5,336 47%
Gender

Race

 White 9,280 81.0%
 Black Or African American 597 5.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 73 0.6%
 Asian 30 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1,163 10.2%
 Two Or More Races 308 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner61278301567514444317109
Renter1592731892021461127223
Total220551490769660556389132

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,003 53%
 Single Guardian 726 19%
 Singles 915 24%
 Singles With Roommate 123 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,361 63%
 Households with Kids 1,406 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1008198105907971767895868283806372817086105
Female98106946969989468828679707060677371887780
Total198187192174159177165144160181165152153140130145152158163185

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79316 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79316 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 79316 real estate data, the median home value of $65,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 79316. Rentals in 79316 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $200-$299/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79316 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,285 90%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,031 9%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 135 1%
 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 1,066 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,525 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,176 27%
 Households Vacant 552 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 121 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 59 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 4%
 For Migrant Workers 12 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 307 56%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 305 31%
 2 Bedroom 296 30%
 3+ Bedroom 392 39%
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 $36,667 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79316 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. 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 79316 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 3,013 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,080 24%
 No Earnings 3,435 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 3,013 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,080 24%
 No Earnings 3,435 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,826 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 99 2%
 Worked at Home 87 2%
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 1,414 35%
 High School Graduate 1,680 42%
 Associate's degree 387 10%
 Bachelor's degree 401 10%
 Master's degree 87 2%
 Professional school degree 57 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,061 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 16 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 341 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79316

ZIP Code 79316 is in the Brownfield Independent School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79316.

Brownfield Middle School
1001 East Broadway St
Brownfield, TX 79316
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Brownfield Independent School District
Colonial Heights Elementary
1100 East Reppto St
Brownfield, TX 79316
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brownfield Independent School District
Oak Grove Elementary
1000 Cactus Ln
Brownfield, TX 79316
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brownfield Independent School District
Bright Beginnings Academic Center
1202 Seagraves Rd
Brownfield, TX 79316
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brownfield Independent School District
Brownfield High School
701 Cub Dr
Brownfield, TX 79316
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Brownfield Independent School District
Brownfield Education Center
601 Tahoka Rd
Brownfield, TX 79316
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Brownfield Independent School District

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