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ZIP Code 79761

Primary City:Odessa, TX (View All Cities)
County: Ector County
Timezone: Central (2:14pm)
Area code: 432 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.85, -102.35
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79761

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79761. 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 79761. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79761, 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:
Odessa, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79761 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79761 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 79761 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79761 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,488
Population Density 2,992 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,357
Median Home Value $94,700
Land Area 10.19 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,175
Median Household Income $44,174

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3841,2981,1791,1151,1971,2011,007837884985971864684426373259207142
Female1,2901,1681,0351,1791,2041,1779799428859801,027893681554448403362268
Total2,6742,4662,2142,2942,4012,3781,9861,7791,7691,9651,9981,7571,365980821662569410

Gender

 Male 15,013 49%
 Female 15,475 51%
Gender

Race

 White 21,716 71.2%
 Black Or African American 2,711 8.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 364 1.2%
 Asian 176 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 59 0.2%
 Other Race 4,725 15.5%
 Two Or More Races 737 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1608911,0331,4701,414937735236
Renter6251,13979673051024516886
Total7852,0301,8292,2001,9241,182903322

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,879 44%
 Single Guardian 2,747 25%
 Singles 3,074 28%
 Singles With Roommate 475 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,810 61%
 Households with Kids 4,365 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male272285278257257279258251253236247246236214190208220254243252
Female254270264242247248252208213208221220196190186222261246264249
Total526555542499504527510459466444468466432404376430481500507501

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79761 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79761 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 79761 real estate data, the median home value of $94,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 79761. Rentals in 79761 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79761 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,855 97.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 273 0.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 3 0.0%
 Other Institutional 1 0.0%
 College Student Housing 193 0.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 163 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,234 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,642 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,299 35%
 Households Vacant 1,182 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 541 45.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 21 1.8%
 For Sale Only 127 10.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 120 10.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 43 3.6%
 For Migrant Workers 7 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 323 27.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 166 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,566 37%
 2 Bedroom 1,676 40%
 3+ Bedroom 810 19%
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 $44,174 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79761 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 79761 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 10,405 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,705 25%
 No Earnings 7,082 31%
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 10,405 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,705 25%
 No Earnings 7,082 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,223 94%
 Public transportation 145 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 273 2%
 Worked at Home 381 3%
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 2,665 28.9%
 High School Graduate 5,081 55.2%
 Associate's degree 387 4.2%
 Bachelor's degree 782 8.5%
 Master's degree 124 1.3%
 Professional school degree 57 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 117 1.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,272 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 387 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,067 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79761

ZIP Code 79761 is in the Compass Academy Charter School. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79761.

Compass Academy Charter School
1111 Pagewood
Odessa, TX 79761
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Compass Academy Charter School
Carver Early Ee-Kg
600 College Ave
Odessa, TX 79761
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ector County Independent School District
Austin Montessori Magnet
901 North Lee Ave
Odessa, TX 79761
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ector County Independent School District
Dowling Elementary
1510 East 17th
Odessa, TX 79761
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ector County Independent School District
Gonzales Elementary
2700 Disney St
Odessa, TX 79761
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ector County Independent School District
El Magnet at Hays
1101 East Monahans St
Odessa, TX 79761
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ector County Independent School District
Lamar Early Ee-Kg
501 Lettie Lee
Odessa, TX 79761
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ector County Independent School District
El Magnet at Milam Elementary
815 South Dixie Blvd
Odessa, TX 79761
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ector County Independent School District
El Magnet at Reagan Elementary
2321 East 21st St
Odessa, TX 79761
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ector County Independent School District
El Magnet at Travis
1400 South Lee
Odessa, TX 79761
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ector County Independent School District
El Magnet at Blackshear
501 South Dixie Blvd
Odessa, TX 79761
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ector County Independent School District
Richard Milburn Academy - Ector County
2525 North Grandview
Odessa, TX 79761
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Richard Milburn Academy (Ector County)
Bonham J H
2201 East 21st St
Odessa, TX 79761
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Ector County Independent School District
Bowie J H
500 West 21st St
Odessa, TX 79761
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Ector County Independent School District
New Tech Odessa
300 East 29th St
Odessa, TX 79761
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Ector County Independent School District
St Marys Central Catholic School
1703 Adams Ave
Odessa, TX 79761
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Odessa Christian School
2000 Doran Dr
Odessa, TX 79761
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kiddie Kollege Kindergarten
1919 N Lee Ave
Odessa, TX 79761
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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