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ZIP Code 79540

Primary City:Old Glory, TX (View All Cities)
County: Stonewall County
Timezone: Central (5:17am)
Area code: 940 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.2, -100.1
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79540

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79540. 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 79540. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79540, 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:
Old Glory, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79540 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79540 is located in north 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 79540 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 an extremely small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79540 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 89
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 67
Median Home Value $66,000
Land Area 54.56 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 42
Median Household Income $116,563

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 44

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


 Male 44 49%
 Female 45 51%


 White 85 96%
 Black Or African American 2 2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 2 2%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 22 52%
 Single Guardian 2 5%
 Singles 15 36%
 Singles With Roommate 3 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 32 76%
 Households with Kids 10 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79540 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79540 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 79540 real estate data, the median home value of $66,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 79540. Rentals in 79540 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79540 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 89 100%
 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 8 12%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 20 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 14 21%
 Households Vacant 25 37%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 36%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 16 64%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 31%
 2 Bedroom 9 69%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $116,563 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79540 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. 79540 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 79540 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 79540. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 37 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9 11%
 No Earnings 36 44%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 37 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9 11%
 No Earnings 36 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 28 67%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 21%
 Worked at Home 5 12%
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 5 10%
 High School Graduate 22 45%
 Associate's degree 3 6%
 Bachelor's degree 15 31%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 4 8%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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