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ZIP Code 79734

Primary City:Fort Davis, TX (View All Cities)
County: Jeff Davis County
Timezone: Central (6:24pm)
Area code: 432 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.8, -103.9
ZIP (~29 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79734

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79734. 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 79734. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79734, 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:
Fort Davis, TX
Acceptable:
Mcdonald Obs, Mcdonald Observatory

Stats and Demographics for the 79734 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79734 is located in west 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 79734 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79734 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,137
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,480
Median Home Value $108,300
Land Area 1,293.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 950
Median Household Income $49,146

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3951501043233422952808211712010365432317
Female43456074224030465279901241039159423124
Total829611017854737275104159172241223194124855441

Gender

 Male 1,082 51%
 Female 1,055 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,939 90.7%
 Black Or African American 23 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.6%
 Asian 7 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 110 5.1%
 Two Or More Races 45 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner636551242111848825
Renter8313652572692
Total1467911762682109727

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 542 57%
 Single Guardian 80 8%
 Singles 295 31%
 Singles With Roommate 33 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 759 80%
 Households with Kids 191 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9671011910111011789151626401847
Female129106511814710151110141318271242
Total21151716162018251721221919292944673089

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79734 has an extremely large 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 79734 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 79734 real estate data, the median home value of $108,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 79734. Rentals in 79734 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79734 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,049 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 88 4%
 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 279 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 450 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 221 15%
 Households Vacant 530 36%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 20 3.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1.3%
 For Sale Only 42 7.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 342 64.5%
 For Migrant Workers 16 3.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 99 18.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 26 12%
 2 Bedroom 61 27%
 3+ Bedroom 139 62%
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 $49,146 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79734 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 79734 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 79734 can expect to fall in that range. 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 628 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 399 22%
 No Earnings 798 44%
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 628 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 399 22%
 No Earnings 798 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 746 82%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 11 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 24 3%
 Worked at Home 124 14%
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 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 135 17%
 High School Graduate 350 43%
 Associate's degree 22 3%
 Bachelor's degree 209 26%
 Master's degree 57 7%
 Professional school degree 31 4%
 Doctorate degree 9 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 301 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 39 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79734

ZIP Code 79734 is in the Ft Davis Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79734.

Dirks-Anderson School
Hwy 17
Fort Davis, TX 79734
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ft Davis Independent School District
Ft Davis High School
400 Buckeye St
Fort Davis, TX 79734
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ft Davis Independent School District
Fort Davis Aec
Hwy 118
Fort Davis, TX 79734
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ft Davis Independent School District

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