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ZIP Code 79705

Primary City:Midland, TX (View All Cities)
County: Midland County
Timezone: Central (7:13pm)
Area code: 432 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.0, -102.0
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79705

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79705. 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 79705. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79705, 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 79705 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79705 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 79705 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79705 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 33,536
Population Density 943 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,678
Median Home Value $179,100
Land Area 35.57 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,946
Median Household Income $68,649

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2651,1531,1731,2751,1121,2981,0369479279641,1941,024823574465410329221
Female1,2281,1381,0471,2621,1951,2691,0069759471,1341,3121,210880666616593493375
Total2,4932,2912,2202,5372,3072,5672,0421,9221,8742,0982,5062,2341,7031,2401,0811,003822596

Gender

 Male 16,190 48%
 Female 17,346 52%
Gender

Race

 White 26,348 78.6%
 Black Or African American 3,328 9.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 231 0.7%
 Asian 354 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 24 0.1%
 Other Race 2,533 7.6%
 Two Or More Races 718 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1441,0611,3201,9411,9081,1741,002250
Renter6661,192710617402232203124
Total8102,2532,0302,5582,3101,4061,205374

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,803 53%
 Single Guardian 2,108 16%
 Singles 3,439 27%
 Singles With Roommate 596 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,502 66%
 Households with Kids 4,444 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male255231246266240238225229221211245247235235235242235277286228
Female225257242227220226227211254231206210190210234237250255286245
Total480488488493460464452440475442451457425445469479485532572473

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79705 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79705 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 79705 real estate data, the median home value of $179,100 is slightly higher 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 79705. Rentals in 79705 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79705 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,806 97.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 276 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 280 0.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 174 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,132 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,668 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,146 30%
 Households Vacant 732 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 299 40.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 2.7%
 For Sale Only 143 19.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 4.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 89 12.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 151 20.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 91 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,225 33%
 2 Bedroom 1,790 48%
 3+ Bedroom 647 17%
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 $68,649 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79705 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, 79705 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. More commuters in 79705 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 11,977 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,320 25%
 No Earnings 7,339 29%
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 11,977 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,320 25%
 No Earnings 7,339 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,495 95.7%
 Public transportation 84 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 118 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 230 1.4%
 Worked at Home 260 1.6%
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. 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 1,193 11.8%
 High School Graduate 4,646 46.1%
 Associate's degree 616 6.1%
 Bachelor's degree 2,489 24.7%
 Master's degree 899 8.9%
 Professional school degree 159 1.6%
 Doctorate degree 75 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,605 69.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,320 19.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 706 10.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79705

ZIP Code 79705 is in the Midland Independent School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79705.

Emerson Elementary
2800 Moss Ave
Midland, TX 79705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Midland Independent School District
Fannin Elementary
2400 Fannin Ave
Midland, TX 79705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Midland Independent School District
Milam Elementary
301 East Dormard Ave
Midland, TX 79705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Midland Independent School District
Santa Rita Elementary
5306 Whitman St
Midland, TX 79705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Midland Independent School District
Pease Communications/Technology Academy
1700 East Magnolia Ave
Midland, TX 79705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Midland Independent School District
Lee Freshman High School
1400 East Oak Ave
Midland, TX 79705
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Midland Independent School District
Goddard Junior High School
2500 Haynes Ave
Midland, TX 79705
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Midland Independent School District
Early College High School at Midland College
3600 North Garfield
Midland, TX 79705
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Midland Independent School District
The Hillander School
1600 W Wadley Ave
Midland, TX 79705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hillcrest School
3510 N a St Bldg C
Midland, TX 79705
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Bynum School
8404 W Cr 60
Midland, TX 79705
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Midland Christian School
2001 Culver Dr
Midland, TX 79705
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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