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ZIP Code 79506

Primary City:Blackwell, TX (View All Cities)
County: Nolan County
Timezone: Central (8:02pm)
Area code: 325 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.1, -100.4
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79506

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79506. 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 79506. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79506, 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:
Blackwell, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79506 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79506 is located in central Texas and covers a slightly higher 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 79506 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79506 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 730
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 774
Median Home Value $53,200
Land Area 182.95 sq mi
Water Area 3.70 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 348
Median Household Income $39,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male14152726101915102039263032252528125
Female231217168118191243253724312218197
Total372744421830232932825167565647463112

Gender

 Male 378 52%
 Female 352 48%
Gender

Race

 White 663 90.8%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 1.1%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 42 5.8%
 Two Or More Races 16 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner118255764575210
Renter3101015101060
Total428357274675810

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 187 54%
 Single Guardian 31 9%
 Singles 119 34%
 Singles With Roommate 11 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 270 78%
 Households with Kids 78 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male14242426152569728813
Female67432143236143842201
Total71167456938861012156101014

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79506 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 79506 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 79506 real estate data, the median home value of $53,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79506 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79506 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79506 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 730 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 70 9%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 214 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 64 8%
 Households Vacant 426 55%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 2.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 7 1.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 362 85.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 42 9.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 43 55%
 3+ Bedroom 35 45%
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 $39,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79506 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. A higher percentage of people in 79506 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 79506. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 220 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 107 17%
 No Earnings 286 47%
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 220 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 107 17%
 No Earnings 286 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 220 81%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 4%
 Worked at Home 42 15%
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 36 13%
 High School Graduate 161 56%
 Associate's degree 9 3%
 Bachelor's degree 59 20%
 Master's degree 23 8%
 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 156 96%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79506

ZIP Code 79506 is in the Blackwell Cisd School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79506.

Blackwell School
610 North Alamo
Blackwell, TX 79506
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Blackwell Cisd School District

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