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ZIP Code 79373

Primary City:Tahoka, TX (View All Cities)
County: Lynn County
Timezone: Central (3:41am)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.2, -101.8
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79373

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79373. 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 79373. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79373, 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:
Tahoka, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79373 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79373 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 79373 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 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 79373 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,307
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,502
Median Home Value $70,100
Land Area 433.75 sq mi
Water Area 1.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,281
Median Household Income $46,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male120128124123771059278116118137103915756423925
Female1371391199480998378103123128107828377495342
Total257267243217157204175156219241265210173140133919267

Gender

 Male 1,631 49%
 Female 1,676 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,653 80.2%
 Black Or African American 106 3.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 41 1.2%
 Asian 5 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 431 13.0%
 Two Or More Races 71 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner169612519716616110438
Renter3968697756212523
Total5516419427422218212961

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 658 51%
 Single Guardian 241 19%
 Singles 345 27%
 Singles With Roommate 37 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 837 65%
 Households with Kids 444 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2732232126332619243127232518202537241713
Female182844203324282331132132292415232621917
Total4560674159575442554448555442354863452630

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79373 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79373 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 79373 real estate data, the median home value of $70,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79373 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79373 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79373 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,265 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 42 1%
 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 360 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 543 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 378 25%
 Households Vacant 221 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 39 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 19 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 3%
 For Migrant Workers 4 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 143 65%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 2%
 1 Bedroom 46 12%
 2 Bedroom 175 45%
 3+ Bedroom 162 42%
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 $46,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79373 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 79373 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,202 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 567 22%
 No Earnings 799 31%
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 1,202 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 567 22%
 No Earnings 799 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,363 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 64 4%
 Worked at Home 81 5%
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 230 21.5%
 High School Graduate 562 52.5%
 Associate's degree 23 2.1%
 Bachelor's degree 178 16.6%
 Master's degree 75 7.0%
 Professional school degree 2 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 609 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 80 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 103 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79373

ZIP Code 79373 is in the Tahoka Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79373.

Tahoka Elementary
1925 Ave O
Tahoka, TX 79373
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tahoka Independent School District
Tahoka Middle School
1925 Ave P
Tahoka, TX 79373
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tahoka Independent School District
Tahoka High School
1925 Ave P
Tahoka, TX 79373
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tahoka Independent School District

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