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ZIP Code 79561

Primary City:Trent, TX (View All Cities)
County: Taylor County
Timezone: Central (3:55pm)
Area code: 325 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.5, -100.2
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79561

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79561. 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 79561. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79561, 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:
Trent, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79561 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79561 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 79561 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79561 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 662
Population Density 5 people per sq mi
Housing Units 336
Median Home Value $69,100
Land Area 125.32 sq mi
Water Area 0.36 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 266
Median Household Income $46,154

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male31221226132118211726202418191612105
Female15182122181817161822242721151717169
Total464033483139353735484451393433292614

Gender

 Male 331 50%
 Female 331 50%
Gender

Race

 White 598 90.3%
 Black Or African American 7 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 31 4.7%
 Two Or More Races 24 3.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner318244138393710
Renter61781010212
Total935325148413812

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 157 59%
 Single Guardian 35 13%
 Singles 65 24%
 Singles With Roommate 9 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 185 70%
 Households with Kids 81 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male63753437502262585623
Female44313445292523465435
Total10710668712794785914101058

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79561 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79561 were primarily built in the 1980s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 79561 real estate data, the median home value of $69,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 79561. Rentals in 79561 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79561 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 662 100%
 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 85 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 125 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 56 17%
 Households Vacant 70 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 23%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 29 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 11 17%
 2 Bedroom 38 58%
 3+ Bedroom 17 26%
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 $46,154 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79561 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 79561 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. Most commuters in 79561 can expect to fall in that range. 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 216 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 119 24%
 No Earnings 156 32%
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 216 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 119 24%
 No Earnings 156 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 263 95.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 3.6%
 Worked at Home 2 0.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 29 13%
 High School Graduate 154 71%
 Associate's degree 17 8%
 Bachelor's degree 16 7%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 126 98.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 1.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79561

ZIP Code 79561 is in the Trent Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79561.

Trent Independent School District
12821 East Interstate 20
Trent, TX 79561
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Trent Independent School District

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