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ZIP Code 79788

Primary City:Wickett, TX (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Ward County
Timezone: Central (3:56am)
Area code: 432 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.57, -103.01
ZIP (~1600 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79788

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79788. 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 79788. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79788, 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:
Wickett, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79788 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79788 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 79788 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79788 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 506
Population Density 109 people per sq mi
Housing Units 230
Median Home Value $24,400
Land Area 4.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 199
Median Household Income $28,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

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


 Male 260 51%
 Female 246 49%


 White 400 79.1%
 Black Or African American 12 2.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.6%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 58 11.5%
 Two Or More Races 32 6.3%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 103 52%
 Single Guardian 33 17%
 Singles 52 26%
 Singles With Roommate 11 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 131 66%
 Households with Kids 68 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79788 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79788 were primarily built in the 1940s or the 1970s. Looking at 79788 real estate data, the median home value of $24,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 79788 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79788 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 506 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 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 41 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 124 54%
 Renter Occupied Households 34 15%
 Households Vacant 31 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 74%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 5 25%
 2 Bedroom 1 5%
 3+ Bedroom 14 70%
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 $28,750 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 79788 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 79788 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 93 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 44 17%
 No Earnings 125 48%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 93 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 44 17%
 No Earnings 125 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 85 82%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 11 11%
 Worked at Home 8 8%
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 24 18%
 High School Graduate 86 66%
 Associate's degree 8 6%
 Bachelor's degree 12 9%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 51 63%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 26 32%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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