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ZIP Code 79738

Primary City:Gail, TX (View All Cities)
County: Borden County
Timezone: Central (8:12pm)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.9, -101.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79738

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79738. 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 79738. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79738, 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:
Gail, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79738 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79738 is located in central 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 79738 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79738 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 275
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 135
Median Home Value $83,800
Land Area 321.69 sq mi
Water Area 0.90 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 107
Median Household Income $72,656

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male96141427513111010121182241
Female59121164481113148963605
Total141526258119212223242020145846

Gender

 Male 141 51%
 Female 134 49%
Gender

Race

 White 251 91.3%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.7%
 Asian 1 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 18 6.5%
 Two Or More Races 3 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0281514873
Renter2816147111
Total210242921984

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 65 61%
 Single Guardian 14 13%
 Singles 22 21%
 Singles With Roommate 6 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 74 69%
 Households with Kids 33 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male31312111112245404421
Female10012320222305225111
Total413244313345410629532

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79738 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79738 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 79738 real estate data, the median home value of $83,800 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 79738. Rentals in 79738 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79738 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 275 100%
 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 22 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 35 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 50 37%
 Households Vacant 28 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 39%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 14 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 7 17%
 3+ Bedroom 35 83%
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 $72,656 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79738 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 79738 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 108 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 37 18%
 No Earnings 60 29%
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 108 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 37 18%
 No Earnings 60 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 121 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 5 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 9 11%
 High School Graduate 47 56%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 13 15%
 Master's degree 15 18%
 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 95 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79738

ZIP Code 79738 is in the Borden County Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79738.

Borden County School
240 West Kincaid St
Gail, TX 79738
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Borden County Independent School District

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