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ZIP Code 79407

Primary City:Lubbock, TX (View All Cities)
County: Lubbock County
Timezone: Central (11:47am)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.6, -102.1
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79407

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79407. 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 79407. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79407, 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 79407 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79407 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 79407 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79407 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,068
Population Density 269 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,480
Median Home Value $93,600
Land Area 70.77 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,667
Median Household Income $40,221

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7116886537181,241874594531507600552469391282234156107102
Female6546356517781,219840586543523607559516403311279205161188
Total1,3651,3231,3041,4962,4601,7141,1801,0741,0301,2071,111985794593513361268290

Gender

 Male 9,410 49%
 Female 9,658 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,103 79.2%
 Black Or African American 1,001 5.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 148 0.8%
 Asian 338 1.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 24 0.1%
 Other Race 1,895 9.9%
 Two Or More Races 559 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner181495633871731585332107
Renter9971,038510511337131108100
Total1,1781,5331,1431,3821,068716440207

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,161 41%
 Single Guardian 1,350 18%
 Singles 2,527 33%
 Singles With Roommate 629 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,210 68%
 Households with Kids 2,457 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male146150135150138129129157135145127138120123110132115154207275
Female14213112311414012512412711913915012412811013587131166259245
Total288281258264278254253284254284277262248233245219246320466520

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79407 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79407 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 79407 real estate data, the median home value of $93,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79407 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79407 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79407 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,482 96.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 111 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 437 2.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 38 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,431 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,504 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,732 44%
 Households Vacant 813 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 511 62.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 2.1%
 For Sale Only 74 9.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 36 4.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 3.9%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 140 17.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 188 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,479 39%
 2 Bedroom 1,324 35%
 3+ Bedroom 828 22%
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 $40,221 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79407 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 79407 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 79407 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 6,414 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,143 31%
 No Earnings 2,920 22%
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 6,414 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,143 31%
 No Earnings 2,920 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,596 93%
 Public transportation 126 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 80 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 282 3%
 Worked at Home 152 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 552 12%
 High School Graduate 2,330 51%
 Associate's degree 240 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,003 22%
 Master's degree 206 4%
 Professional school degree 153 3%
 Doctorate degree 97 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,009 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 438 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 206 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79407

ZIP Code 79407 is in the Premier High School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79407.

Premier High School of Lubbock
2002 West Loop 289
Lubbock, TX 79407
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Premier High School District
Westwind Elementary
6401 43rd St
Lubbock, TX 79407
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frenship Independent School District
Bowie Elementary
2902 Chicago
Lubbock, TX 79407
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lubbock Independent School District

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