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ZIP Code 79529

Primary City:Knox City, TX (View All Cities)
County: Knox County
Timezone: Central (3:55am)
Area code: 940 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.6, -99.8
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79529

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79529. 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 79529. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79529, 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:
Knox City, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79529 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79529 is located in north 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 79529 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79529 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,383
Population Density 16 people per sq mi
Housing Units 714
Median Home Value $37,100
Land Area 89.18 sq mi
Water Area 0.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 556
Median Household Income $36,979

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male555039392638562836446050432930292311
Female514553432548353526455137393847371923
Total10695928251869163628911187826777664234

Gender

 Male 686 50%
 Female 697 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,032 74.6%
 Black Or African American 90 6.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.5%
 Asian 6 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 208 15.0%
 Two Or More Races 40 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner543387685746224
Renter10422830181164
Total158566106103856828

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 294 53%
 Single Guardian 74 13%
 Singles 169 30%
 Singles With Roommate 19 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 385 69%
 Households with Kids 171 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male13111310911119108122896614944
Female6101579614115131698711589105
Total192128171817252015212811161617112218149

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79529 has a slightly higher than average 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 79529 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 79529 real estate data, the median home value of $37,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79529 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79529 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79529 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,339 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 44 3%
 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 127 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 280 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 149 21%
 Households Vacant 158 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 41 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 14 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 87 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 2%
 1 Bedroom 35 17%
 2 Bedroom 56 27%
 3+ Bedroom 113 54%
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 $36,979 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79529 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, 79529 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 79529 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 380 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 216 22%
 No Earnings 390 40%
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 380 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 216 22%
 No Earnings 390 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 461 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 16 3%
 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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 72 18%
 High School Graduate 296 73%
 Associate's degree 11 3%
 Bachelor's degree 13 3%
 Master's degree 8 2%
 Professional school degree 5 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 330 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 40 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79529

ZIP Code 79529 is in the Knox City-O'Brien Cisd School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79529.

Knox City Elementary
300 North 4th
Knox City, TX 79529
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knox City-O'Brien Cisd School District
Knox City High School
400 North 4th St
Knox City, TX 79529
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Knox City-O'Brien Cisd School District

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