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ZIP Code 79742

Primary City:Grandfalls, TX (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Ward County
Timezone: Central (2:15pm)
Area code: 432 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.341, -102.854
ZIP (~1200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79742

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79742. 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 79742. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79742, 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:
Grandfalls, TX
Unacceptable:
Royalty

Stats and Demographics for the 79742 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79742 is located in west Texas and covers a slightly less than average 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 79742 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 slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79742 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 490
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 232
Median Home Value $29,300
Land Area 58.47 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 189
Median Household Income $35,833

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2121171915161215202024127146724
Female141912171410111114352011121361153
Total3540293629262326345544231927121877

Gender

 Male 252 51%
 Female 238 49%
Gender

Race

 White 395 80.6%
 Black Or African American 10 2.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.6%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 65 13.3%
 Two Or More Races 16 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner21017422421114
Renter51010143790
Total72027562728204

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 94 50%
 Single Guardian 35 19%
 Singles 53 28%
 Singles With Roommate 7 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 123 65%
 Households with Kids 66 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male48444582223129455235
Female42322832413341603532
Total8107661311463646101058767

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79742 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79742 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 79742 real estate data, the median home value of $29,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79742 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79742 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79742 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 490 100%
 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 26 11%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 105 45%
 Renter Occupied Households 58 25%
 Households Vacant 43 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 1 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 25 58%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 2 3%
 2 Bedroom 25 42%
 3+ Bedroom 33 55%
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 $35,833 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79742 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, 79742 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 79742 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 92 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 65 21%
 No Earnings 155 50%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 92 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 65 21%
 No Earnings 155 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 135 93.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 2.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5 3.5%
 Worked at Home 1 0.7%
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 37 28%
 High School Graduate 71 54%
 Associate's degree 3 2%
 Bachelor's degree 9 7%
 Master's degree 11 8%
 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 128 90.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 1 0.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 13 9.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79742

ZIP Code 79742 is in the Grandfalls-Royalty Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79742.

Grandfalls-Royalty School
108 Ave C
Grandfalls, TX 79742
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Grandfalls-Royalty Independent School District

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