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ZIP Code 79401

Primary City:Lubbock, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Downtown|North|West
County: Lubbock County
Timezone: Central (10:13pm)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.59, -101.85
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79401

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79401. 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 79401. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79401, 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:
Lubbock, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79401 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79401 is located in north Texas and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 79401 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79401 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,408
Population Density 3,055 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,974
Median Home Value $76,100
Land Area 2.75 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,394
Median Household Income $13,450

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 23Male Median Age: 24Female Median Age: 22

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male12096863741,919536286216227226182163964236281714
Female9074734651,80528413512011714711789635030342823
Total2101701598393,7248204213363443732992521599266624537

Gender

 Male 4,664 55%
 Female 3,744 45%
Gender

Race

 White 6,417 76.3%
 Black Or African American 803 9.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 62 0.7%
 Asian 421 5.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 536 6.4%
 Two Or More Races 163 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5242538681494620
Renter1,80051622122113152168
Total1,8525582743072121016228

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 355 10%
 Single Guardian 370 11%
 Singles 1,415 42%
 Singles With Roommate 1,254 37%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,044 90%
 Households with Kids 350 10%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male22402118282015112220232491025183061240540
Female251813121710161615151117171316232639361649
Total47583430453031273735344126234141561006011,189

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79401 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 rented. Homes in ZIP code 79401 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 79401 real estate data, the median home value of $76,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 79401. Rentals in 79401 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79401 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,295 86.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 728 8.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 43 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 336 4.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 233 6%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 196 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,965 75%
 Households Vacant 580 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 410 70.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 2.1%
 For Sale Only 24 4.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 4.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 106 18.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 254 9%
 1 Bedroom 1,174 43%
 2 Bedroom 435 16%
 3+ Bedroom 880 32%
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 $13,450 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79401 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. 79401 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 79401 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. The commute in 79401 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 1,134 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,510 53%
 No Earnings 1,962 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 1,134 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,510 53%
 No Earnings 1,962 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,409 78%
 Public transportation 50 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 583 19%
 Worked at Home 52 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. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 385 26%
 High School Graduate 675 46%
 Associate's degree 12 1%
 Bachelor's degree 161 11%
 Master's degree 146 10%
 Professional school degree 15 1%
 Doctorate degree 59 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 442 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 76 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 61 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79401

ZIP Code 79401 is in the Lubbock Independent School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79401.

Homebound
1628 19th St
Lubbock, TX 79401
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lubbock Independent School District
Guadalupe Elementary
101 North Ave P
Lubbock, TX 79401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lubbock Independent School District
Ramirez Charter School
702 Ave T
Lubbock, TX 79401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lubbock Independent School District
Lubbock High School
2004 19th St
Lubbock, TX 79401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lubbock Independent School District
New Life Academy
2306 13th St
Lubbock, TX 79401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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