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ZIP Code 79415

Primary City:Lubbock, TX (View All Cities)
County: Lubbock County
Timezone: Central (4:10pm)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.7, -101.9
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79415

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79415. 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 79415. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79415, 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 79415 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79415 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 79415 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79415 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,689
Population Density 267 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,143
Median Home Value $59,200
Land Area 66.23 sq mi
Water Area 0.31 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,425
Median Household Income $27,270

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 26Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 28

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7176235386961,7669205614453964614923933092061731648444
Female6656135816921,349744532403417518506427354247208214118113
Total1,3821,2361,1191,3883,1151,6641,093848813979998820663453381378202157

Gender

 Male 8,988 51%
 Female 8,701 49%
Gender

Race

 White 11,805 66.7%
 Black Or African American 1,011 5.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 191 1.1%
 Asian 926 5.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.1%
 Other Race 3,149 17.8%
 Two Or More Races 598 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner6329841563063940830568
Renter1,355993408390250979016
Total1,4181,2918231,02088950539584

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,094 33%
 Single Guardian 1,531 24%
 Singles 1,805 28%
 Singles With Roommate 995 15%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,333 67%
 Households with Kids 2,092 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male14915114111714313410911312411611111298101106130109136215405
Female135131145131145143991041221431291219989109104142129208310
Total284282286248288277208217246259240233197190215234251265423715

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79415 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 79415 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1950s. Looking at 79415 real estate data, the median home value of $59,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79415 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79415 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 79415 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,178 97.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 14 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 79 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 100 0.6%
 Other Institutional 30 0.2%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 288 1.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,438 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,388 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,599 50%
 Households Vacant 718 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 420 58.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 1.9%
 For Sale Only 39 5.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 2.9%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 209 29.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 36 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,147 37%
 2 Bedroom 1,010 32%
 3+ Bedroom 929 30%
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 $27,270 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79415 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, 79415 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 79415 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 4,549 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,075 36%
 No Earnings 4,341 31%
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 4,549 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,075 36%
 No Earnings 4,341 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,908 89%
 Public transportation 349 5%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 359 5%
 Worked at Home 112 1%
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 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 1,599 33.2%
 High School Graduate 2,064 42.8%
 Associate's degree 305 6.3%
 Bachelor's degree 574 11.9%
 Master's degree 225 4.7%
 Professional school degree 10 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 42 0.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,793 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 192 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 221 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79415

ZIP Code 79415 is in the Orenda Charter School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79415.

Canyon Lakes
2402 Canyon Lakes Dr
Lubbock, TX 79415
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Orenda Charter School District
Lubbock County Juvenile Justice Center
2025 North Akron Ave
Lubbock, TX 79415
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lubbock Independent School District
Lubbock County J J a E P
1909 North Akron Ave
Lubbock, TX 79415
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Slaton Independent School District
Cavazos Middle School
210 North University
Lubbock, TX 79415
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lubbock Independent School District
Jackson Elementary
201 Vernon
Lubbock, TX 79415
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lubbock Independent School District
Mcwhorter Elementary
2711 First
Lubbock, TX 79415
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lubbock Independent School District
Wolffarth Elementary
3202 Erskine
Lubbock, TX 79415
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lubbock Independent School District
L C Y C
2025 North Akron Ave
Lubbock, TX 79415
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Lubbock-Cooper Independent School District
Matthews Lrn Center/New Directions
417 North Akron
Lubbock, TX 79415
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lubbock Independent School District

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