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ZIP Code 79356

Primary City:Post, TX (View All Cities)
County: Garza County
Timezone: Central (11:46am)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.2, -101.3
ZIP (~19 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79356

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79356. 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 79356. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79356, 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:
Post, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79356 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79356 is located in north 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 79356 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 79356 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,363
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,945
Median Home Value $68,200
Land Area 743.21 sq mi
Water Area 1.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,628
Median Household Income $47,627

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1911501763224985613542092293872522871219277703831
Female181167148163153146127148149148150128129104101794255
Total3723173244856517074813573785354024152501961781498086

Gender

 Male 4,045 64%
 Female 2,318 36%
Gender

Race

 White 5,233 82.2%
 Black Or African American 414 6.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 42 0.7%
 Asian 8 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 584 9.2%
 Two Or More Races 79 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2410614726121418813940
Renter661021048460483213
Total9020825134527423617153

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 871 54%
 Single Guardian 298 18%
 Singles 413 25%
 Singles With Roommate 46 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,041 64%
 Households with Kids 587 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5832432226393621283338353535505445987574
Female4029383338263931332032343032243737412429
Total986181556465755261537069656774918213999103

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79356 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 79356 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 79356 real estate data, the median home value of $68,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79356 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79356 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79356 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,254 66.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,995 31.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 61 1.0%
 Nursing Facilities 40 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 437 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 682 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 509 26%
 Households Vacant 317 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 37 11.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.6%
 For Sale Only 15 4.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 47 14.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 70 22.1%
 For Migrant Workers 7 2.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 139 43.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 3%
 1 Bedroom 43 11%
 2 Bedroom 60 16%
 3+ Bedroom 266 70%
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 $47,627 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79356 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. More commuters in 79356 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,347 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 538 10%
 No Earnings 3,254 63%
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 1,347 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 538 10%
 No Earnings 3,254 63%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,441 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 78 5%
 Worked at Home 93 6%
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 1,437 46.3%
 High School Graduate 1,272 41.0%
 Associate's degree 119 3.8%
 Bachelor's degree 158 5.1%
 Master's degree 24 0.8%
 Professional school degree 94 3.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 726 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 69 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 116 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79356

ZIP Code 79356 is in the Post Independent School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79356.

Post Elementary
309 West 8th
Post, TX 79356
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Post Independent School District
Post Middle School
405 West 8th
Post, TX 79356
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Post Independent School District
Garza County
800 North Ave F
Post, TX 79356
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: John H Wood Jr Public Charter School District
Post High School
200 West 6th
Post, TX 79356
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Post Independent School District

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