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ZIP Code 79424

Primary City:Lubbock, TX (View All Cities)
County: Lubbock County
Timezone: Central (9:45am)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.47, -101.94
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79424

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79424. 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 79424. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79424, 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 79424 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79424 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 79424 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 a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79424 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 39,023
Population Density 935 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,483
Median Home Value $168,800
Land Area 41.74 sq mi
Water Area 0.31 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,732
Median Household Income $75,921

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3461,3581,3251,1831,1361,4621,2871,2551,2191,3851,3831,2931,006742545410269191
Female1,3081,3851,3071,1831,3351,5001,3241,3441,3101,4761,5081,3831,087857620499401401
Total2,6542,7432,6322,3662,4712,9622,6112,5992,5292,8612,8912,6762,0931,5991,165909670592

Gender

 Male 18,795 48%
 Female 20,228 52%
Gender

Race

 White 34,708 88.9%
 Black Or African American 730 1.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 223 0.6%
 Asian 1,297 3.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.0%
 Other Race 1,406 3.6%
 Two Or More Races 646 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1701,6562,1372,7322,4331,512849206
Renter8901,262598493287158171178
Total1,0602,9182,7353,2252,7201,6701,020384

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,434 60%
 Single Guardian 1,616 10%
 Singles 3,928 25%
 Singles With Roommate 754 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,492 67%
 Households with Kids 5,240 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male279282249258245296270264283280263289252241255252258224194225
Female252292274245267295253288282262258274271242257247224234221251
Total531574523503512591523552565542521563523483512499482458415476

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79424 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79424 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 79424 real estate data, the median home value of $168,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 79424. Rentals in 79424 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79424 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,787 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 194 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 42 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,744 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,951 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,037 24%
 Households Vacant 751 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 314 41.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.7%
 For Sale Only 238 31.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 52 6.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 53 7.1%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 87 11.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 192 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,344 32%
 2 Bedroom 1,315 31%
 3+ Bedroom 1,387 33%
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 $75,921 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79424 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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 79424 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 16,424 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,730 24%
 No Earnings 7,739 24%
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 16,424 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,730 24%
 No Earnings 7,739 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 20,363 94.4%
 Public transportation 26 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 300 1.4%
 Worked at Home 883 4.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 746 6%
 High School Graduate 5,696 42%
 Associate's degree 826 6%
 Bachelor's degree 3,944 29%
 Master's degree 1,232 9%
 Professional school degree 525 4%
 Doctorate degree 573 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,239 79.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 957 12.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 610 7.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79424

ZIP Code 79424 is in the Lubbock-Cooper Independent School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79424.

Lubbock-Cooper West Elementary
10101 Fulton Ave
Lubbock, TX 79424
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lubbock-Cooper Independent School District
Crestview Elementary
6020 81st St
Lubbock, TX 79424
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frenship Independent School District
Oak Ridge Elementary
6514 68th St
Lubbock, TX 79424
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frenship Independent School District
Heritage Middle School
6110 73rd St
Lubbock, TX 79424
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Frenship Independent School District
Irons Middle School
5214 79th St
Lubbock, TX 79424
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lubbock Independent School District
Smith Elementary
8707 Dover
Lubbock, TX 79424
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lubbock Independent School District
Whiteside Elementary
7508 Albany
Lubbock, TX 79424
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lubbock Independent School District
Calvary Baptist Weekday Ministries
5301 82nd St
Lubbock, TX 79424
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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