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ZIP Code 79706

Primary City:Midland, TX (View All Cities)
County: Midland County
Timezone: Central (8:11am)
Area code: 432 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.9, -102.0
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79706

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79706. 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 79706. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79706, 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 79706 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79706 is located in central Texas and covers an extremely large 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 79706 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 small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79706 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,571
Population Density 26 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,135
Median Home Value $96,400
Land Area 743.93 sq mi
Water Area 1.39 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,649
Median Household Income $58,737

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8578268637725776566366316227228066434423082191559857
Female73580177077660267263167561573579257740931122016011486
Total1,5921,6271,6331,5481,1791,3281,2671,3061,2371,4571,5981,220851619439315212143

Gender

 Male 9,890 51%
 Female 9,681 49%
Gender

Race

 White 15,898 81.2%
 Black Or African American 299 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 135 0.7%
 Asian 40 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.1%
 Other Race 2,832 14.5%
 Two Or More Races 357 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1787951,0281,4331,07560131580
Renter125336225226128613013
Total3031,1311,2531,6591,20366234593

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,095 62%
 Single Guardian 1,101 17%
 Singles 1,217 18%
 Singles With Roommate 236 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,779 57%
 Households with Kids 2,870 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male19116717517017516116117015918818315416916915816315916812494
Female150147152159181148149150173177141143148161158172174144128117
Total341314327329356309310320332365324297317330316335333312252211

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79706 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79706 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 79706 real estate data, the median home value of $96,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79706 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79706 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79706 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,536 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 35 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,778 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,727 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,144 16%
 Households Vacant 486 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 90 18.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 2.7%
 For Sale Only 45 9.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 55 11.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 56 11.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 226 46.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 1%
 1 Bedroom 176 14%
 2 Bedroom 467 37%
 3+ Bedroom 606 48%
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 $58,737 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79706 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 79706 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 7,592 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,402 23%
 No Earnings 4,126 27%
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 7,592 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,402 23%
 No Earnings 4,126 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,694 87.5%
 Public transportation 26 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 43 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 370 3.7%
 Worked at Home 799 8.0%
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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,357 21.2%
 High School Graduate 3,368 52.7%
 Associate's degree 481 7.5%
 Bachelor's degree 817 12.8%
 Master's degree 305 4.8%
 Professional school degree 57 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 10 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,113 78.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 404 7.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 693 13.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79706

ZIP Code 79706 is in the Greenwood Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79706.

Greenwood Elementary
10800 Hwy 307
Midland, TX 79706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Greenwood Independent School District
Greenwood High School
2700 Fm 1379
Midland, TX 79706
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Greenwood Independent School District
James R Brooks Middle School
2700 Fm 1379
Midland, TX 79706
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Greenwood Independent School District

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