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ZIP Code 79731

Primary City:Crane, TX (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (5:59am)
Coordinates:31.4, -102.5
ZIP (~23 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79731

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79731. 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 79731. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79731, 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:
Crane, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79731 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79731 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 79731 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 79731 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,193
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,563
Median Home Value $66,800
Land Area 329.38 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,404
Median Household Income $49,848

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male152167172183120119119118145164162121966956302824
Female1701671741921151371061311481721451141027962523349
Total322334346375235256225249293336307235198148118826173

Gender

 Male 2,045 49%
 Female 2,148 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,082 73.5%
 Black Or African American 125 3.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 1.0%
 Asian 15 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 828 19.7%
 Two Or More Races 99 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner311232003172201407424
Renter386664442520108
Total691892643612451608432

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 866 62%
 Single Guardian 226 16%
 Singles 269 19%
 Singles With Roommate 43 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 774 55%
 Households with Kids 630 45%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3632253137313433324235313034344037432922
Female3130293133482427354328333733424939402221
Total6762546270795860678563646767768976835143

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79731 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79731 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 79731 real estate data, the median home value of $66,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 79731. Rentals in 79731 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79731 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,107 97.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 20 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 66 1.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 446 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 683 44%
 Renter Occupied Households 275 18%
 Households Vacant 159 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 39 24.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Sale Only 19 11.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 7.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 85 53.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 16 4%
 1 Bedroom 17 5%
 2 Bedroom 159 43%
 3+ Bedroom 178 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 $49,848 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79731 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 79731 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 79731 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,268 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 671 21%
 No Earnings 1,279 40%
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 1,268 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 671 21%
 No Earnings 1,279 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,579 95.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 71 4.3%
 Worked at Home 10 0.6%
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 430 32.8%
 High School Graduate 632 48.2%
 Associate's degree 81 6.2%
 Bachelor's degree 96 7.3%
 Master's degree 65 5.0%
 Professional school degree 6 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 870 88.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 111 11.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79731

ZIP Code 79731 is in the Crane Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79731.

Crane Elementary
300 West 7th St
Crane, TX 79731
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Crane Independent School District
Crane Middle School
302 West 10th St
Crane, TX 79731
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Crane Independent School District
Crane High School
509 West 8th St
Crane, TX 79731
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Crane Independent School District

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