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ZIP Code 79735

Primary City:Fort Stockton, TX (View All Cities)
County: Pecos County
Timezone: Central (2:42am)
Area code: 432 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.6, -102.7
ZIP (~59 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79735

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79735. 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 79735. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79735, 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 Stockton, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79735 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79735 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 79735 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 large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79735 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,315
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,574
Median Home Value $67,100
Land Area 1,732.81 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,082
Median Household Income $45,291

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male51844241142452061765164361162059144633924023014111455
Female46845339144237138631736933636338034428825718616110090
Total9868958028668911,0039681,012947983971790627497416302214145

Gender

 Male 7,613 57%
 Female 5,702 43%
Gender

Race

 White 10,519 79.0%
 Black Or African American 523 3.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 104 0.8%
 Asian 76 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 1,813 13.6%
 Two Or More Races 277 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner8637647161658847629380
Renter122265207193147945315
Total20864167880973557034695

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,188 54%
 Single Guardian 829 20%
 Singles 934 23%
 Singles With Roommate 131 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,461 60%
 Households with Kids 1,621 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1009611810010210072868271968179847486908787106
Female10610077871029779908590876483671069484916763
Total206196195187204197151176167161183145162151180180174178154169

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79735 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 79735 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 79735 real estate data, the median home value of $67,100 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 79735. Rentals in 79735 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 79735 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,290 84.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,956 14.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 68 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,299 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,687 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,096 24%
 Households Vacant 492 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 87 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 2%
 For Sale Only 40 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 69 14%
 For Migrant Workers 5 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 272 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 43 3%
 1 Bedroom 298 22%
 2 Bedroom 466 35%
 3+ Bedroom 527 40%
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 $45,291 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79735 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, 79735 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 79735 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 3,838 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,067 20%
 No Earnings 4,675 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 3,838 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,067 20%
 No Earnings 4,675 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,996 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 139 3%
 Worked at Home 70 1%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,868 34.8%
 High School Graduate 2,845 53.0%
 Associate's degree 196 3.7%
 Bachelor's degree 316 5.9%
 Master's degree 76 1.4%
 Professional school degree 13 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 52 1.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,110 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 21 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 447 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79735

ZIP Code 79735 is in the Fort Stockton Independent School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79735.

Intermediate School
1100 West 2nd
Fort Stockton, TX 79735
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fort Stockton Independent School District
Apache Elementary
208 West 18th
Fort Stockton, TX 79735
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Stockton Independent School District
Fort Stockton Middle School
2400 West 5th
Fort Stockton, TX 79735
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fort Stockton Independent School District
Alamo Elementary
804 South Hwy 385
Fort Stockton, TX 79735
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Stockton Independent School District
Fort Stockton High School
1200 West 17th
Fort Stockton, TX 79735
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fort Stockton Independent School District

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