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ZIP Code 79331

Primary City:Lamesa, TX (View All Cities)
County: Dawson County
Timezone: Central (10:38am)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.7, -101.9
ZIP (~20 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79331

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79331. 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 79331. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79331, 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:
Lamesa, TX
Acceptable:
La Mesa

Stats and Demographics for the 79331 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79331 is located in central 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 79331 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 79331 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,258
Population Density 18 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,966
Median Home Value $56,600
Land Area 747.56 sq mi
Water Area 1.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,177
Median Household Income $39,847

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male52746846945374992168054041050239636528022318017411681
Female479410375383299371328299312373374339315283251212151170
Total1,0068788448361,0481,2921,008839722875770704595506431386267251

Gender

 Male 7,534 57%
 Female 5,724 43%
Gender

Race

 White 10,153 76.6%
 Black Or African American 898 6.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 95 0.7%
 Asian 49 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.1%
 Other Race 1,748 13.2%
 Two Or More Races 308 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner64321407610583506375152
Renter125286188211147898033
Total189607595821730595455185

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,170 52%
 Single Guardian 778 19%
 Singles 1,104 26%
 Singles With Roommate 125 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,677 64%
 Households with Kids 1,500 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1041071061008999939592107948389969686829594106
Female9897989484698676957382617188847488805763
Total202204204194173168179171187180176144160184180160170175151169

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79331 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 79331 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 79331 real estate data, the median home value of $56,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79331 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79331 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79331 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,112 83.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2,060 15.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 46 0.3%
 Other Institutional 16 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 20 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,127 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,891 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,159 23%
 Households Vacant 789 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 145 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 21 3%
 For Sale Only 63 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 108 14%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 47 6%
 For Migrant Workers 12 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 393 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 0.5%
 1 Bedroom 186 16.9%
 2 Bedroom 500 45.4%
 3+ Bedroom 410 37.2%
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 $39,847 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79331 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. More commuters in 79331 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 3,471 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,469 14%
 No Earnings 5,515 53%
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 3,471 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,469 14%
 No Earnings 5,515 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,098 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 39 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 137 3%
 Worked at Home 129 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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,674 34.1%
 High School Graduate 2,599 53.0%
 Associate's degree 194 4.0%
 Bachelor's degree 312 6.4%
 Master's degree 123 2.5%
 Professional school degree 6 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,139 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 52 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 318 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79331

ZIP Code 79331 is in the Borden County Independent School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79331.

Lamesa Daep
1408 North Ave F
Lamesa, TX 79331
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Borden County Independent School District
Klondike Isd
2911 County Rd H
Lamesa, TX 79331
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Klondike Independent School District
Lamesa Middle School
S 1st and Bryan
Lamesa, TX 79331
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lamesa Independent School District
North Elementary
601 North 14th
Lamesa, TX 79331
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lamesa Independent School District
South Elementary
2000 South 8th
Lamesa, TX 79331
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lamesa Independent School District
Lamesa High School
600 North 14th
Lamesa, TX 79331
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lamesa Independent School District
Lamesa Success Academy
102 Bryan Ave
Lamesa, TX 79331
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lamesa Independent School District

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