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ZIP Code 79342

Primary City:Loop, TX (View All Cities)
County: Gaines County
Timezone: Central (12:25pm)
Coordinates:32.9, -102.3
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79342

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79342. 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 79342. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79342, 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:
Loop, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79342 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79342 is located in west 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 79342 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79342 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 352
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 154
Median Home Value $70,500
Land Area 95.66 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 124
Median Household Income $61,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male914172061412998191012510245
Female1116101268911101016125135643
Total203027321222212019183522171815888

Gender

 Male 185 53%
 Female 167 47%
Gender

Race

 White 302 85.8%
 Black Or African American 15 4.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 1.1%
 Asian 1 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 24 6.8%
 Two Or More Races 6 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0108191516104
Renter191097321
Total11918282219125

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 90 73%
 Single Guardian 9 7%
 Singles 25 20%
 Singles With Roommate 0 0%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 78 63%
 Households with Kids 46 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male33015052223912547221
Female31232223720125413041
Total6424727594310379510262

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79342 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79342 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 79342 real estate data, the median home value of $70,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 79342. Rentals in 79342 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally < $200/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79342 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 350 99.4%
 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 2 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 27 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 55 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 42 27%
 Households Vacant 30 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Sale Only 2 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 2 7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 22 73%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 11%
 2 Bedroom 3 8%
 3+ Bedroom 31 82%
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 $61,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79342 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 79342 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 174 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 89 22%
 No Earnings 136 34%
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 174 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 89 22%
 No Earnings 136 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 206 84%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 20 8%
 Worked at Home 18 7%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 54 30%
 High School Graduate 96 53%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 7 4%
 Master's degree 14 8%
 Professional school degree 9 5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 166 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 11 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 1 1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79342

ZIP Code 79342 is in the Loop Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79342.

Loop School
1441 Hwy 303
Loop, TX 79342
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Loop Independent School District

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