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ZIP Code 79789

Primary City:Wink, TX (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Winkler County
Timezone: Central (10:01pm)
Area code: 432 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.7, -103.2
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79789

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79789. 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 79789. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79789, 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:
Wink, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79789 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79789 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 79789 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely 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 79789 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 974
Population Density 24 people per sq mi
Housing Units 419
Median Home Value $52,300
Land Area 39.80 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 366
Median Household Income $55,536

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male482634493023233126493929251610433
Female503447333714224046383731291910982
Total98608182673745717287766054352013115

Gender

 Male 468 48%
 Female 506 52%
Gender

Race

 White 823 84.5%
 Black Or African American 9 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.6%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 96 9.9%
 Two Or More Races 40 4.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner73452915637144
Renter131215175531
Total2046671086142175

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 208 57%
 Single Guardian 67 18%
 Singles 86 23%
 Singles With Roommate 5 1%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 213 58%
 Households with Kids 153 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9167945548487691181114510
Female13961088837941311108119144
Total22251319121313715131220171919192015914

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79789 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79789 were primarily built in the 1960s. Looking at 79789 real estate data, the median home value of $52,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 79789 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79789 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 974 100%
 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 111 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 184 44%
 Renter Occupied Households 71 17%
 Households Vacant 53 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 13%
 For Sale Only 3 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 15%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 58 52%
 3+ Bedroom 53 48%
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 $55,536 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 79789 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 428 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 259 29%
 No Earnings 203 23%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 428 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 259 29%
 No Earnings 203 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 540 93.4%
 Public transportation 3 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 18 3.1%
 Worked at Home 17 2.9%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 38 12%
 High School Graduate 206 65%
 Associate's degree 25 8%
 Bachelor's degree 39 12%
 Master's degree 7 2%
 Professional school degree 4 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 211 78.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 0.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 55 20.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79789

ZIP Code 79789 is in the Wink-Loving Independent School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79789.

Wink Elementary
200 Rosey Dodd
Wink, TX 79789
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wink-Loving Independent School District
Wink High School
200 Rosey Dodd
Wink, TX 79789
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wink-Loving Independent School District

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