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ZIP Code 79377

Primary City:Welch, TX (View All Cities)
County: Dawson County
Timezone: Central (10:19am)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.90, -102.16
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79377

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79377. 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 79377. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79377, 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:
Welch, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79377 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79377 is located in central Texas and covers a slightly less 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 79377 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79377 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 277
Population Density 10 people per sq mi
Housing Units 131
Median Home Value $22,500
Land Area 26.81 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 102
Median Household Income $42,292

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male12111214675588129844617
Female101010141075791078188743
Total2221222816141012171819179121213510

Gender

 Male 139 50%
 Female 138 50%
Gender

Race

 White 228 82.3%
 Black Or African American 6 2.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 41 14.8%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner361114141268
Renter25564231
Total5111620181499

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 67 66%
 Single Guardian 17 17%
 Singles 18 18%
 Singles With Roommate 0 0%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 61 60%
 Households with Kids 41 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male23321414111235144322
Female20421331230223262224
Total437427453414583106546

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79377 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79377 were primarily built in the 1960s. Looking at 79377 real estate data, the median home value of $22,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79377 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79377 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79377 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 277 100%
 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 26 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 48 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 28 21%
 Households Vacant 29 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 21%
 For Migrant Workers 2 7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 14 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 6 27%
 3+ Bedroom 16 73%
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 $42,292 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79377 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. 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. However, that is not the case in 79377. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 76 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 34 17%
 No Earnings 85 44%
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 76 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 34 17%
 No Earnings 85 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 84 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 2 2%
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 32 32%
 High School Graduate 54 53%
 Associate's degree 1 1%
 Bachelor's degree 14 14%
 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 41 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 3 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79377

ZIP Code 79377 is in the Dawson Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79377.

Dawson School
600 Brownfield Hwy 137
Welch, TX 79377
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Dawson Independent School District

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