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ZIP Code 79701

Primary City:Midland, TX (View All Cities)
County: Midland County
Timezone: Central (3:20pm)
Area code: 432 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.99, -102.08
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79701

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79701. 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 79701. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79701, 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:
Midland, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79701 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79701 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 79701 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79701 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,728
Population Density 2,332 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,310
Median Home Value $81,300
Land Area 11.89 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,364
Median Household Income $45,030

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3021,2451,0971,1601,0051,054928748798925958765482344261210172109
Female1,2341,1871,0741,1731,0281,066870825835955985767531455355333269223
Total2,5362,4322,1712,3332,0332,1201,7981,5731,6331,8801,9431,5321,013799616543441332

Gender

 Male 13,563 49%
 Female 14,165 51%
Gender

Race

 White 17,698 63.8%
 Black Or African American 2,981 10.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 267 1.0%
 Asian 79 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 5,821 21.0%
 Two Or More Races 877 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1779411,0451,4861,189695559210
Renter36276657957535822314851
Total5391,7071,6242,0611,547918707261

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,336 46%
 Single Guardian 2,410 26%
 Singles 2,238 24%
 Singles With Roommate 380 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,254 56%
 Households with Kids 4,110 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male271282274237238260245249253242212212213218210232237247234197
Female243256255247239234248229237228213229213191228228254243220201
Total514538529484477494493478490470425441426409438460491490454398

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79701 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79701 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 79701 real estate data, the median home value of $81,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79701 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79701 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79701 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,202 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 364 1.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 11 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 151 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,187 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,115 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,062 30%
 Households Vacant 946 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 327 34.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 38 4.0%
 For Sale Only 166 17.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 3.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 34 3.6%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 347 36.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 98 3%
 1 Bedroom 655 19%
 2 Bedroom 1,495 44%
 3+ Bedroom 1,156 34%
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 $45,030 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79701 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 79701 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 9,357 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,953 24%
 No Earnings 6,421 31%
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 9,357 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,953 24%
 No Earnings 6,421 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,502 93.8%
 Public transportation 41 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 377 3.1%
 Worked at Home 341 2.8%
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 3,044 36.7%
 High School Graduate 3,745 45.2%
 Associate's degree 341 4.1%
 Bachelor's degree 864 10.4%
 Master's degree 205 2.5%
 Professional school degree 63 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 31 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,084 82.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 505 6.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 815 11.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79701

ZIP Code 79701 is in the Midland Independent School District. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79701.

Viola M Coleman High School
1600 East Golf Course Rd
Midland, TX 79701
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Midland Independent School District
Midland Academy Charter School
500 North Baird
Midland, TX 79701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Midland Academy Charter School
Crockett Elementary
401 East Parker Ave
Midland, TX 79701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Midland Independent School District
De Zavala Elementary
705 North Lee St
Midland, TX 79701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Midland Independent School District
Houston Elementary
2000 West Louisiana Ave
Midland, TX 79701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Midland Independent School District
Lamar Elementary
3200 Kessler Ave
Midland, TX 79701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Midland Independent School District
South Elementary
200 West Dakota Ave
Midland, TX 79701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Midland Independent School District
Travis Elementary
900 East Gist Ave
Midland, TX 79701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Midland Independent School District
Carver Center
1300 East Wall St
Midland, TX 79701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Midland Independent School District
Washington Math/Science Institute
1800 East Wall St
Midland, TX 79701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Midland Independent School District
James Bowie Fine Arts Academy
805 Elk
Midland, TX 79701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Midland Independent School District
Midland Freshman High School
100 East Gist Ave
Midland, TX 79701
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Midland Independent School District
Midland High School
906 West Illinois Ave
Midland, TX 79701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Midland Independent School District
San Jacinto J H
1400 North N St
Midland, TX 79701
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Midland Independent School District
Midland Alternative Program
300 North Carrizo
Midland, TX 79701
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Midland Independent School District
St Ann S School
2000 W Texas Ave
Midland, TX 79701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Grace Lutheran Early Child Program
3000 W Golf Course Rd
Midland, TX 79701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
First Baptist Child Development Center
2104 W Louisiana Ave
Midland, TX 79701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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