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ZIP Code 79355

Primary City:Plains, TX (View All Cities)
County: Yoakum County
Timezone: Central (5:51am)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.2, -102.8
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79355

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79355. 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 79355. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79355, 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:
Plains, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79355 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79355 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 79355 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 extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79355 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,942
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 801
Median Home Value $60,600
Land Area 433.07 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 668
Median Household Income $45,640

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male767977855664465453788460423730191510
Female859485735554445365756855443533301613
Total16117316215811111890107118153152115867263493123

Gender

 Male 965 50%
 Female 977 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,515 78.0%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.5%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 365 18.8%
 Two Or More Races 52 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11558013088705219
Renter17403735181240
Total2895117165106825619

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 445 67%
 Single Guardian 81 12%
 Singles 124 19%
 Singles With Roommate 18 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 383 57%
 Households with Kids 285 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12171417211715151124237617182026101112
Female17201918162618171716122120161415221488
Total2937333537433332284035282633323548241920

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79355 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79355 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 79355 real estate data, the median home value of $60,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79355 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79355 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79355 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,942 100%
 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 200 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 305 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 163 20%
 Households Vacant 133 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 19 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 9 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 7%
 For Migrant Workers 22 17%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 72 54%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 21 13%
 2 Bedroom 46 28%
 3+ Bedroom 96 59%
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 $45,640 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79355 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 79355 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 630 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 384 25%
 No Earnings 522 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 630 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 384 25%
 No Earnings 522 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 842 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 33 4%
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 203 29.6%
 High School Graduate 340 49.6%
 Associate's degree 37 5.4%
 Bachelor's degree 32 4.7%
 Master's degree 69 10.1%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 461 71%
 Enrolled in Private School 70 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 116 18%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79355

ZIP Code 79355 is in the Plains Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79355.

Plains Middle School
811 Cowboy Way
Plains, TX 79355
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Plains Independent School District
Plains Elementary
811 Cowboy Way
Plains, TX 79355
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plains Independent School District
Plains High School
811 Cowboy Way
Plains, TX 79355
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Plains Independent School District

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