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ZIP Code 79527

Primary City:Ira, TX (View All Cities)
County: Scurry County
Timezone: Central (4:20am)
Area code: 325 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.6, -101.1
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79527

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79527. 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 79527. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79527, 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:
Ira, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79527 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79527 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 79527 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79527 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 251
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 178
Median Home Value $58,000
Land Area 94.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.89 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 97
Median Household Income $50,688

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male104813163101312710778443
Female69713345117799379903
Total16131526410821201916191014171346

Gender

 Male 130 52%
 Female 121 48%
Gender

Race

 White 225 89.6%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 20 8.0%
 Two Or More Races 5 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner021415131794
Renter05754200
Total072120171994

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 64 66%
 Single Guardian 9 9%
 Singles 22 23%
 Singles With Roommate 2 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 65 67%
 Households with Kids 32 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male04220111131220314140
Female20225102120302323322
Total24445213251522637462

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79527 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 79527 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 79527 real estate data, the median home value of $58,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79527 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79527 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79527 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 251 100%
 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 25 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 49 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 23 13%
 Households Vacant 81 46%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 60 74%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 16 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 11 73%
 3+ Bedroom 4 27%
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 $50,688 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79527 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, 79527 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. More commuters in 79527 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 64 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 41 26%
 No Earnings 55 34%
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 64 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 41 26%
 No Earnings 55 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 76 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 7%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 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 16 22%
 High School Graduate 33 46%
 Associate's degree 12 17%
 Bachelor's degree 7 10%
 Master's degree 4 6%
 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 84 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79527

ZIP Code 79527 is in the Ira Independent School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79527.

Ira School
6123 West Fm 1606
Ira, TX 79527
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Ira Independent School District
Hobbs Alternative Ed County-Op
6123 West Fm 1606
Ira, TX 79527
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Ira Independent School District

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