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ZIP Code 79406

Primary City:Lubbock, TX (View All Cities)
County: Lubbock County
Timezone: Central (8:22pm)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.7, -101.9
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79406

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79406. 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 79406. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79406, 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 79406 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79406 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 79406 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 79406 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,025
Population Density 6,162 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3
Land Area 0.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 20Female Median Age: 19

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


 Male 3,179 53%
 Female 2,846 47%


 White 5,198 86.3%
 Black Or African American 422 7.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 41 0.7%
 Asian 145 2.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.2%
 Other Race 95 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 111 1.8%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 0 0%
 Single Guardian 0 0%
 Singles 2 100%
 Singles With Roommate 0 0%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 1
 Households without Kids 2 100%
 Households with Kids 0 0%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79406 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 79406 were primarily built in the 1980s. Rentals in 79406 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally < $200/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79406 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2 0.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 6,023 100.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 0 0%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 0 0%
 Renter Occupied Households 2 67%
 Households Vacant 1 33%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1 100%
Vacancy Reasons

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 32 100%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 79406 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 79406 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 63 1%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,636 79%
 No Earnings 1,455 20%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 63 1%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,636 79%
 No Earnings 1,455 20%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 862 55%
 Public transportation 23 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 546 35%
 Worked at Home 134 9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 79406 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 51 77%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 15 23%
 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 78 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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