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ZIP Code 79782

Primary City:Stanton, TX (View All Cities)
County: Martin County
Timezone: Central (3:51pm)
Area code: 432 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.2, -101.9
ZIP (~21 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79782

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79782. 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 79782. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79782, 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:
Stanton, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79782 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79782 is located in central Texas and covers an extremely 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 79782 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 79782 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,976
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,540
Median Home Value $69,900
Land Area 461.34 sq mi
Water Area 0.35 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,381
Median Household Income $39,495

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male174164166163122118111115128146129121946953492827
Female1551451621641301181021281241371521131099061384031
Total329309328327252236213243252283281234203159114876858

Gender

 Male 1,977 50%
 Female 1,999 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,339 84.0%
 Black Or African American 69 1.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.7%
 Asian 12 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.1%
 Other Race 452 11.4%
 Two Or More Races 73 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2811317024920513410425
Renter338375685024137
Total6119624531725515811732

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 787 57%
 Single Guardian 257 19%
 Singles 305 22%
 Singles With Roommate 32 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 794 57%
 Households with Kids 587 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3429443639373327283032293540303643332129
Female2731273127283227313735253629363043342124
Total6160716766656554596767547169666686674253

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79782 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79782 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 79782 real estate data, the median home value of $69,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79782 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79782 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79782 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,928 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 7 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 41 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 449 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 579 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 353 23%
 Households Vacant 159 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 70 44%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 4 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 9%
 For Migrant Workers 3 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 50 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 3%
 1 Bedroom 50 16%
 2 Bedroom 70 22%
 3+ Bedroom 184 59%
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 $39,495 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79782 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 79782 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 1,240 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 624 21%
 No Earnings 1,147 38%
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 1,240 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 624 21%
 No Earnings 1,147 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,463 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 42 3%
 Worked at Home 73 5%
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 420 34%
 High School Graduate 652 52%
 Associate's degree 43 3%
 Bachelor's degree 96 8%
 Master's degree 13 1%
 Professional school degree 23 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 875 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 10 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 156 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79782

ZIP Code 79782 is in the Stanton Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79782.

Stanton Elementary
911 Broadway St
Stanton, TX 79782
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Stanton Independent School District
Stanton Middle School
200 Gray St
Stanton, TX 79782
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Stanton Independent School District
Stanton High School
705 Koonce St
Stanton, TX 79782
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Stanton Independent School District

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