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ZIP Code 79762

Primary City:Odessa, TX (View All Cities)
County: Ector County
Timezone: Central (10:29pm)
Area code: 432 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.90, -102.34
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79762

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79762. 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 79762. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79762, 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 79762 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79762 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 79762 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 slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79762 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 39,056
Population Density 1,233 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,265
Median Home Value $118,000
Land Area 31.67 sq mi
Water Area 0.23 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,209
Median Household Income $56,235

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6321,5031,4091,4401,7151,6681,2881,1991,0511,1941,2611,086799562457372253156
Female1,5811,4181,2551,4611,8091,6261,3141,1921,0991,3441,3851,121916620586548410326
Total3,2132,9212,6642,9013,5243,2942,6022,3912,1502,5382,6462,2071,7151,1821,043920663482

Gender

 Male 19,045 49%
 Female 20,011 51%
Gender

Race

 White 31,653 81.0%
 Black Or African American 1,694 4.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 334 0.9%
 Asian 536 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 22 0.1%
 Other Race 3,868 9.9%
 Two Or More Races 949 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2191,2551,5052,0921,8171,168953280
Renter1,1681,7971,03394953024813560
Total1,3873,0522,5383,0412,3471,4161,088340

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,093 47%
 Single Guardian 2,978 20%
 Singles 4,236 28%
 Singles With Roommate 902 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,708 64%
 Households with Kids 5,501 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male338344316297308330289293283308295279281246248274285318315316
Female313342321265283283302281269254235248258260257229292334349363
Total651686637562591613591574552562530527539506505503577652664679

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79762 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79762 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1980s. Looking at 79762 real estate data, the median home value of $118,000 is slightly less than average 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 79762. Rentals in 79762 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79762 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,458 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 99 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 495 1.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,544 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,745 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,920 36%
 Households Vacant 1,056 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 508 48.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 2.3%
 For Sale Only 157 14.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 102 9.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 71 6.7%
 For Migrant Workers 5 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 189 17.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 106 2%
 1 Bedroom 2,276 36%
 2 Bedroom 2,341 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,673 26%
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 $56,235 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79762 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, 79762 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 79762 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 15,672 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,332 24%
 No Earnings 7,414 24%
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 15,672 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,332 24%
 No Earnings 7,414 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 19,846 95.8%
 Public transportation 59 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 41 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 465 2.2%
 Worked at Home 308 1.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,733 14.6%
 High School Graduate 6,754 56.9%
 Associate's degree 738 6.2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,813 15.3%
 Master's degree 525 4.4%
 Professional school degree 241 2.0%
 Doctorate degree 76 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,078 79.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 764 8.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,094 12.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79762

ZIP Code 79762 is in the Harmony Science Acad (Lubbock) School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79762.

Harmony Science Academy - Odessa
2755 North Grandview Ave
Odessa, TX 79762
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Harmony Science Acad (Lubbock) School District
Burnet Elementary
3700 Permian Dr
Odessa, TX 79762
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ector County Independent School District
Goliad Elementary
501 East 52nd St
Odessa, TX 79762
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ector County Independent School District
Ireland Elementary
4301 Dawn Ave
Odessa, TX 79762
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ector County Independent School District
Ross Elementary
4600 North Everglade Ave
Odessa, TX 79762
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ector County Independent School District
Sam Houston Elementary
300 East 37th St
Odessa, TX 79762
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ector County Independent School District
Blanton Elementary
4101 Lynbrook Ave
Odessa, TX 79762
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ector County Independent School District
L B Johnson Elementary
6401 Amber Dr
Odessa, TX 79762
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ector County Independent School District
John B Hood
601 East 38th St
Odessa, TX 79762
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Ector County Independent School District
Nimitz J H
4900 Maple Ave
Odessa, TX 79762
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Ector County Independent School District
Permian High School
1800 East 42nd St
Odessa, TX 79762
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ector County Independent School District
Alternative Ed Center
1299 a Yukon
Odessa, TX 79762
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ector County Independent School District
Ector County Youth Center
1401 Yukon Rd
Odessa, TX 79762
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Ector County Independent School District
Sherwood Christian Academy
5611 Ector
Odessa, TX 79762
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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