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ZIP Code 79766

Primary City:Odessa, TX (View All Cities)
County: Ector County
Timezone: Central (12:04am)
Area code: 432 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.7, -102.4
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79766

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79766. 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 79766. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79766, 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 79766 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79766 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 79766 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 an extremely small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79766 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,115
Population Density 26 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,801
Median Home Value $68,300
Land Area 237.94 sq mi
Water Area 1.46 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,676
Median Household Income $55,102

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2522602302613052872132052492642121551088758442313
Female2482572582771862132031922032121701521036556473413
Total500517488538491500416397452476382307211152114915726

Gender

 Male 3,226 53%
 Female 2,889 47%
Gender

Race

 White 4,115 67.3%
 Black Or African American 148 2.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 36 0.6%
 Asian 12 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1,647 26.9%
 Two Or More Races 157 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner60246307356244138876
Renter176139403422136
Total7730734639627816010012

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,077 64%
 Single Guardian 320 19%
 Singles 244 15%
 Singles With Roommate 35 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 825 49%
 Households with Kids 851 51%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4448505547455055634460414738435254625068
Female4956534954546447385052634647614471515044
Total931041031041019911410210194112104938510496125113100112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79766 has a small 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 79766 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 79766 real estate data, the median home value of $68,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79766 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79766 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79766 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,582 91%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 533 9%
 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 513 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 931 52%
 Renter Occupied Households 232 13%
 Households Vacant 125 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 5%
 For Sale Only 6 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 14%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 69 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 30 7%
 2 Bedroom 264 64%
 3+ Bedroom 116 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 $55,102 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79766 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. Most commuters in 79766 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 2,282 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,535 26%
 No Earnings 2,049 35%
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 2,282 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,535 26%
 No Earnings 2,049 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,039 96.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 0.3%
 Worked at Home 106 3.4%
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 1,195 50.6%
 High School Graduate 893 37.8%
 Associate's degree 122 5.2%
 Bachelor's degree 119 5.0%
 Master's degree 25 1.1%
 Professional school degree 9 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,572 85.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 106 5.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 163 8.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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