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ZIP Code 79718

Primary City:Balmorhea, TX (View All Cities)
County: Reeves County
Timezone: Central (4:54am)
Area code: 432 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.0, -103.7
ZIP (~28 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79718

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79718. 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 79718. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79718, 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:
Balmorhea, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79718 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79718 is located in west Texas and covers a 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 79718 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 79718 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 721
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 428
Median Home Value $47,700
Land Area 305.87 sq mi
Water Area 0.93 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 273
Median Household Income $38,636

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2625312215171818252925302022171395
Female2617362619211720242322131832161293
Total52426748343835384952474338543325188

Gender

 Male 367 51%
 Female 354 49%
Gender

Race

 White 619 85.9%
 Black Or African American 10 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 1.2%
 Asian 5 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 61 8.5%
 Two Or More Races 17 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner51926383356256
Renter417101311451
Total93636514460307

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 146 53%
 Single Guardian 50 18%
 Singles 64 23%
 Singles With Roommate 13 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 173 63%
 Households with Kids 100 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male852734106284559368411
Female55451634368967665544
Total131061241013105141214111691213955

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79718 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79718 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 79718 real estate data, the median home value of $47,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79718 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79718 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79718 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 721 100%
 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 61 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 147 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 65 15%
 Households Vacant 155 36%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 1.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Sale Only 1 0.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 69 44.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 81 52.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 25 24%
 2 Bedroom 20 19%
 3+ Bedroom 60 57%
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 $38,636 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79718 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 79718 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 79718 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 346 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 147 20%
 No Earnings 258 34%
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 346 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 147 20%
 No Earnings 258 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 371 81%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 36 8%
 Worked at Home 52 11%
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 79 27%
 High School Graduate 161 55%
 Associate's degree 8 3%
 Bachelor's degree 44 15%
 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 325 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 23 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79718

ZIP Code 79718 is in the Balmorhea Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79718.

Balmorhea School
1st and El Paso
Balmorhea, TX 79718
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Balmorhea Independent School District

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