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ZIP Code 79847

Primary City:Salt Flat, TX (View All Cities)
Coordinates:31.3, -104.7
ZIP (~54 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79847

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79847. 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 79847. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79847, 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:
Salt Flat, TX
Acceptable:
Dell City

Stats and Demographics for the 79847 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79847 is located in west 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 79847 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79847 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 167
Population Density 0 people per sq mi
Housing Units 122
Median Home Value $60,700
Land Area 832.81 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 82
Median Household Income $37,734

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 53Male Median Age: 55Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male31712130571312786315
Female4852324365144734701
Total791235373111227161411101016

Gender

 Male 85 51%
 Female 82 49%
Gender

Race

 White 155 92.8%
 Black Or African American 1 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 4.8%
 Two Or More Races 3 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner01214131064
Renter04877231
Total051021201295

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 40 49%
 Single Guardian 10 12%
 Singles 30 37%
 Singles With Roommate 2 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 69 84%
 Households with Kids 13 16%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10110000121130010000
Female01021113202102200003
Total11131113323232210003

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79847 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79847 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 79847 real estate data, the median home value of $60,700 is low 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 79847. Rentals in 79847 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79847 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 167 100%
 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 20 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 30 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 32 26%
 Households Vacant 40 33%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 48%
 For Migrant Workers 2 5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 11 69%
 3+ Bedroom 5 31%
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 $37,734 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79847 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 79847 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 79847 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 12 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11 25%
 No Earnings 21 48%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 12 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11 25%
 No Earnings 21 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17 74%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 6 26%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 79847 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 20 80%
 Associate's degree 5 20%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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