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ZIP Code 79526

Primary City:Hermleigh, TX (View All Cities)
County: Scurry County
Timezone: Central (2:07am)
Area code: 325 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.7, -100.8
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79526

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79526. 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 79526. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79526, 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:
Hermleigh, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79526 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79526 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 79526 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79526 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 979
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 509
Median Home Value $88,900
Land Area 219.26 sq mi
Water Area 0.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 394
Median Household Income $71,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male38403630142136172232483742292618910
Female19363117173132212334474039262514139
Total577667473152683845669577815551322219

Gender

 Male 505 52%
 Female 474 48%
Gender

Race

 White 892 91.1%
 Black Or African American 12 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.6%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 49 5.0%
 Two Or More Races 17 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner341267378663110
Renter3191278863
Total660388086743713

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 249 63%
 Single Guardian 46 12%
 Singles 87 22%
 Singles With Roommate 12 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 272 69%
 Households with Kids 122 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male401677961174510134848554
Female152310855894675355222
Total55181017171116151391620911913776

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79526 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79526 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 79526 real estate data, the median home value of $88,900 is slightly less 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 79526. Rentals in 79526 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79526 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 979 100%
 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 128 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 200 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 66 13%
 Households Vacant 115 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 5 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 81 70%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 18%
 2 Bedroom 4 24%
 3+ Bedroom 10 59%
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 $71,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79526 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. More commuters in 79526 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 353 57%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 74 12%
 No Earnings 190 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 353 57%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 74 12%
 No Earnings 190 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 347 89.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 0.8%
 Worked at Home 35 9.0%
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 30 10%
 High School Graduate 163 57%
 Associate's degree 21 7%
 Bachelor's degree 39 14%
 Master's degree 25 9%
 Professional school degree 9 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 143 90.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 4.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 8 5.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79526

ZIP Code 79526 is in the Hermleigh Independent School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79526.

Hermleigh School
8010 Business 84h
Hermleigh, TX 79526
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hermleigh Independent School District
Snyder Academy
8010 Business 84h
Hermleigh, TX 79526
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Hermleigh Independent School District

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