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ZIP Code 79606

Primary City:Abilene, TX (View All Cities)
County: Taylor County
Timezone: Central (8:36am)
Area code: 325 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.36, -99.83
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79606

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79606. 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 79606. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79606, 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:
Abilene, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79606 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79606 is located in central 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 79606 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young 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 79606 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,885
Population Density 366 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,241
Median Home Value $145,700
Land Area 62.47 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,687
Median Household Income $56,844

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7917437507241,097988762683667781688673530379305282182165
Female7806706967751,031912700658749811757692592468356353320375
Total1,5711,4131,4461,4992,1281,9001,4621,3411,4161,5921,4451,3651,122847661635502540

Gender

 Male 11,190 49%
 Female 11,695 51%
Gender

Race

 White 18,896 82.6%
 Black Or African American 1,444 6.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 138 0.6%
 Asian 694 3.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 36 0.2%
 Other Race 911 4.0%
 Two Or More Races 766 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner706989111,2141,184747574148
Renter1,0081,204630497274151166211
Total1,0781,9021,5411,7111,458898740359

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,123 53%
 Single Guardian 1,170 12%
 Singles 2,825 29%
 Singles With Roommate 569 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,652 69%
 Households with Kids 3,035 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male155153169153150138146150159154133163143157156140146141141189
Female169143146147124142142119143124135149133155127143158169178200
Total324296315300274280288269302278268312276312283283304310319389

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79606 has a small 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 79606 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 79606 real estate data, the median home value of $145,700 is slightly less than average 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 79606. Rentals in 79606 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79606 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,645 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 197 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 43 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,807 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,739 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,141 40%
 Households Vacant 554 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 293 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 3%
 For Sale Only 98 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 33 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 29 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 82 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 40 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,363 33%
 2 Bedroom 1,793 43%
 3+ Bedroom 942 23%
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 $56,844 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79606 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, 79606 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. The commute in 79606 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 9,166 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,026 22%
 No Earnings 5,153 28%
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 9,166 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,026 22%
 No Earnings 5,153 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,249 93.5%
 Public transportation 93 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 494 4.1%
 Worked at Home 194 1.6%
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 521 7%
 High School Graduate 3,245 45%
 Associate's degree 719 10%
 Bachelor's degree 1,679 23%
 Master's degree 688 9%
 Professional school degree 295 4%
 Doctorate degree 104 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,532 80.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 451 10.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 397 9.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79606

ZIP Code 79606 is in the Wylie Independent School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79606.

Wylie J H
4010 Beltway South
Abilene, TX 79606
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Wylie Independent School District
Ward Elementary
3750 Paint Brush
Abilene, TX 79606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Abilene Independent School District
Bassetti Elementary
5749 Hwy 277 South
Abilene, TX 79606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Abilene Independent School District
Wylie Elementary
7650 Hardwick Rd
Abilene, TX 79606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wylie Independent School District
Wylie Int
3158 Beltway South
Abilene, TX 79606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wylie Independent School District
Early Childhood Center
6249 Buffalo Gap Rd
Abilene, TX 79606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wylie Independent School District
Wylie High School
4502 Antilley Rd
Abilene, TX 79606
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wylie Independent School District
A Habitat for Learning
3242 Beltway S
Abilene, TX 79606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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