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ZIP Code 79553

Primary City:Stamford, TX (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (12:36pm)
Coordinates:32.9, -99.9
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79553

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79553. 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 79553. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79553, 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:
Stamford, TX
Unacceptable:
Tuxedo

Stats and Demographics for the 79553 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79553 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 79553 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79553 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,469
Population Density 21 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,794
Median Home Value $44,600
Land Area 166.24 sq mi
Water Area 0.43 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,399
Median Household Income $35,904

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male12911311711871867281951291341271069167534337
Female109118102104799064859314113511910410897758295
Total238231219222150176136166188270269246210199164128125132

Gender

 Male 1,669 48%
 Female 1,800 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,720 78.4%
 Black Or African American 271 7.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.8%
 Asian 10 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 330 9.5%
 Two Or More Races 110 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner137312221521018612861
Renter3367658057403415
Total4614018729526722616276

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 652 47%
 Single Guardian 258 18%
 Singles 425 30%
 Singles With Roommate 64 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 978 70%
 Households with Kids 421 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2928272920262024232113272828312023271710
Female2018202627243015221623152424202827171217
Total4946475547505039453736425252514850442927

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79553 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 79553 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 79553 real estate data, the median home value of $44,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79553 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79553 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79553 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,340 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 68 2%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 61 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 335 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 673 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 391 22%
 Households Vacant 395 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 61 15.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.8%
 For Sale Only 24 6.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 1.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 5.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 279 70.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 84 19%
 2 Bedroom 193 43%
 3+ Bedroom 170 38%
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 $35,904 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79553 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, 79553 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 79553 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,079 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 523 20%
 No Earnings 1,076 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 1,079 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 523 20%
 No Earnings 1,076 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,267 94.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 12 0.9%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 51 3.8%
 Worked at Home 8 0.6%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 297 30%
 High School Graduate 518 52%
 Associate's degree 28 3%
 Bachelor's degree 125 13%
 Master's degree 9 1%
 Professional school degree 10 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 534 69.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 22 2.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 216 28.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79553

ZIP Code 79553 is in the Stamford Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79553.

Oliver Elementary
400 East Oliver
Stamford, TX 79553
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Stamford Independent School District
Stamford Middle School
800 East Reynolds
Stamford, TX 79553
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Stamford Independent School District
Stamford High School
700 East Reynolds
Stamford, TX 79553
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Stamford Independent School District

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