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ZIP Code 79404

Primary City:Lubbock, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: East|South
County: Lubbock County
Timezone: Central (12:43pm)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.52, -101.77
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79404

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79404. 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 79404. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79404, 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
Acceptable:
Buffalo Spgs, Buffalo Springs

Stats and Demographics for the 79404 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79404 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 79404 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 an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79404 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,289
Population Density 392 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,018
Median Home Value $52,600
Land Area 28.80 sq mi
Water Area 0.75 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,554
Median Household Income $27,434

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male500514425438437485388363389499480362261161112946636
Female5394314073954043973203013403423423212101471241147768
Total1,039945832833841882708664729841822683471308236208143104

Gender

 Male 6,010 53%
 Female 5,279 47%
Gender

Race

 White 5,778 51.2%
 Black Or African American 2,680 23.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 119 1.1%
 Asian 22 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 22 0.2%
 Other Race 2,306 20.4%
 Two Or More Races 362 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4522832648045725220560
Renter185382314294194734415
Total23061064077465132524975

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,290 36%
 Single Guardian 1,200 34%
 Singles 839 24%
 Singles With Roommate 225 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,036 57%
 Households with Kids 1,518 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11210111586121116102977889727888987010293878683
Female10511011211484859981828071887692788778846874
Total217211227200205201201178160169143166164190148189171171154157

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79404 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 79404 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 79404 real estate data, the median home value of $52,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79404 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79404 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79404 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,355 91.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 919 8.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 7 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,005 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,048 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,501 37%
 Households Vacant 464 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 162 34.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.6%
 For Sale Only 35 7.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 1.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 80 17.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 175 37.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 104 10%
 2 Bedroom 438 44%
 3+ Bedroom 454 46%
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 $27,434 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79404 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. The commute in 79404 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 3,054 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,905 24%
 No Earnings 3,108 39%
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 3,054 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,905 24%
 No Earnings 3,108 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,925 91.8%
 Public transportation 104 2.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 104 2.4%
 Worked at Home 128 3.0%
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 1,326 37.0%
 High School Graduate 1,987 55.5%
 Associate's degree 46 1.3%
 Bachelor's degree 141 3.9%
 Master's degree 45 1.3%
 Professional school degree 28 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,146 85.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 41 1.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 338 13.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79404

ZIP Code 79404 is in the Lubbock Independent School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79404.

Project Intercept School
1323 East 24th St
Lubbock, TX 79404
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lubbock Independent School District
Lubbock County J J a E P
1323 East 24th St
Lubbock, TX 79404
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lubbock Independent School District
Ervin Elementary
1802 East 28th St
Lubbock, TX 79404
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lubbock Independent School District
Lubbock County J J a E P
1323 East 24th St
Lubbock, TX 79404
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: New Deal Independent School District
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy
2010 East 26th St
Lubbock, TX 79404
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lubbock Independent School District
Harwell Elementary
4101 Ave D
Lubbock, TX 79404
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lubbock Independent School District
Iles Elementary
2401 Date Ave
Lubbock, TX 79404
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lubbock Independent School District
Wheatley Elementary
1802 East 28th St
Lubbock, TX 79404
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lubbock Independent School District
Lubbock County J J a E P
1323 East 24 St
Lubbock, TX 79404
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Frenship Independent School District
Lubbock County J J a E P
1323 East 24th St
Lubbock, TX 79404
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Idalou Independent School District

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