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ZIP Code 79508

Primary City:Buffalo Gap, TX (View All Cities)
County: Taylor County
Timezone: Central (4:05pm)
Area code: 325 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.28, -99.81
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79508

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79508. 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 79508. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79508, 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:
Buffalo Gap, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79508 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79508 is located in central 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 79508 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79508 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,242
Population Density 104 people per sq mi
Housing Units 564
Median Home Value $128,300
Land Area 11.90 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 498
Median Household Income $65,526

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2845484123292242435541424838331994
Female2837493229342443506052554644271543
Total568297735263468593115939794826034137

Gender

 Male 610 49%
 Female 632 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,175 94.6%
 Black Or African American 8 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.9%
 Asian 5 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 30 2.4%
 Two Or More Races 13 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner327729210382346
Renter615201513631
Total9429210711688377

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 282 57%
 Single Guardian 66 13%
 Singles 127 26%
 Singles With Roommate 23 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 350 70%
 Households with Kids 148 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male84943911715514991110712841
Female8646368146109910117117527
Total1610131061519212115231819221718191368

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79508 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79508 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 79508 real estate data, the median home value of $128,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 79508 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79508 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,215 97.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 3 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 24 1.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 224 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 195 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 79 14%
 Households Vacant 66 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 7 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 26%
 For Migrant Workers 1 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 35 53%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 33 70%
 3+ Bedroom 14 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 $65,526 is compared to the rest of the country.

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. More commuters in 79508 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 488 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 290 27%
 No Earnings 278 26%
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 488 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 290 27%
 No Earnings 278 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 616 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 1%
 Worked at Home 15 2%
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 27 5%
 High School Graduate 254 51%
 Associate's degree 31 6%
 Bachelor's degree 124 25%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 58 12%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 185 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 34 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79508

ZIP Code 79508 is in the Jim Ned Cisd School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79508.

Buffalo Gap Elementary
665 Vine St
Buffalo Gap, TX 79508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jim Ned Cisd School District

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