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ZIP Code 79745

Primary City:Kermit, TX (View All Cities)
County: Winkler County
Timezone: Central (4:19am)
Area code: 432 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.9, -103.1
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79745

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79745. 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 79745. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79745, 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:
Kermit, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79745 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79745 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 79745 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 slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79745 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,125
Population Density 16 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,601
Median Home Value $44,500
Land Area 391.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,206
Median Household Income $48,488

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2742652462461812071861621622482261911549084695035
Female261230227221157216196181181225202175155125102847041
Total53549547346733842338234334347342836630921518615312076

Gender

 Male 3,076 50%
 Female 3,049 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,407 72.0%
 Black Or African American 147 2.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 65 1.1%
 Asian 17 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1,311 21.4%
 Two Or More Races 178 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5426427739935222117353
Renter4210175775334229
Total9636535247640525519562

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,208 55%
 Single Guardian 417 19%
 Singles 510 23%
 Singles With Roommate 71 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,286 58%
 Households with Kids 920 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6352584747625734653749495754456842434832
Female5054455838395551474038575042434961363243
Total113106103105851011128511277871061079688117103798075

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79745 has a slightly less than average 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 79745 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 79745 real estate data, the median home value of $44,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79745 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79745 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79745 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,028 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 97 2%
 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 609 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,184 46%
 Renter Occupied Households 413 16%
 Households Vacant 395 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 43 10.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1.8%
 For Sale Only 26 6.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 39 9.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 7.8%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 247 62.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 88 21%
 2 Bedroom 213 51%
 3+ Bedroom 118 28%
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 $48,488 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79745 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. 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 79745 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 1,799 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,010 23%
 No Earnings 1,653 37%
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 1,799 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,010 23%
 No Earnings 1,653 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,374 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 77 3%
 Worked at Home 53 2%
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 672 36.0%
 High School Graduate 988 52.9%
 Associate's degree 83 4.4%
 Bachelor's degree 86 4.6%
 Master's degree 30 1.6%
 Professional school degree 10 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 1,337 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 15 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 188 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79745

ZIP Code 79745 is in the Kermit Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79745.

Kermit J H
1001 School St
Kermit, TX 79745
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kermit Independent School District
Kermit Elementary
201 North East Ave
Kermit, TX 79745
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kermit Independent School District
Kermit High School
1000 East Tommy Thompson St
Kermit, TX 79745
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Kermit Independent School District

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