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ZIP Code 79359

Primary City:Seagraves, TX (View All Cities)
County: Gaines County
Timezone: Central (6:20pm)
Coordinates:32.8, -102.5
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79359

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79359. 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 79359. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79359, 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:
Seagraves, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79359 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79359 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 79359 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 a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79359 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,899
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,150
Median Home Value $55,100
Land Area 211.51 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,009
Median Household Income $48,042

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male127117119123908610363821151017360555732227
Female13413011512495977473939010471636062412120
Total261247234247185183177136175205205144123115119734327

Gender

 Male 1,432 49%
 Female 1,467 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,201 75.9%
 Black Or African American 145 5.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.6%
 Asian 1 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 462 15.9%
 Two Or More Races 72 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2174911711311247218
Renter447654513427174
Total651501452221651518922

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 559 55%
 Single Guardian 191 19%
 Singles 228 23%
 Singles With Roommate 31 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 587 58%
 Households with Kids 422 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2730172024201925291728302321221931232821
Female2335222427272921262626162720302029271817
Total5065394451474846554354465041523960504638

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79359 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79359 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 79359 real estate data, the median home value of $55,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79359 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79359 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79359 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,899 100%
 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 210 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 492 43%
 Renter Occupied Households 307 27%
 Households Vacant 141 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 33 23.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 8 5.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 2.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 8.5%
 For Migrant Workers 2 1.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 81 57.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 17 4%
 1 Bedroom 79 21%
 2 Bedroom 151 40%
 3+ Bedroom 134 35%
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 $48,042 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79359 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 79359 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 79359 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 876 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 461 24%
 No Earnings 586 30%
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 876 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 461 24%
 No Earnings 586 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,038 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 84 7%
 Worked at Home 16 1%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 307 40%
 High School Graduate 407 53%
 Associate's degree 38 5%
 Bachelor's degree 9 1%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 820 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 68 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79359

ZIP Code 79359 is in the Seagraves Independent School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79359.

Seagraves Elementary
1300 Ave J
Seagraves, TX 79359
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seagraves Independent School District
Seagraves J H
1605 Ave K
Seagraves, TX 79359
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Seagraves Independent School District
Seagraves High School
1801 Ave K
Seagraves, TX 79359
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Seagraves Independent School District
Choices Alternative
1605 Ave K
Seagraves, TX 79359
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Smyer Independent School District

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