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ZIP Code 79849

Primary City:San Elizario, TX (View All Cities)
County: El Paso County
Timezone: Mountain (6:51pm)
Area code: 915 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.5, -106.2
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79849

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79849. 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 79849. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79849, 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:
San Elizario, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79849 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79849 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 79849 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of single adults and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79849 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,208
Population Density 942 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,574
Median Home Value $58,700
Land Area 14.02 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,351
Median Household Income $25,426

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 25Male Median Age: 24Female Median Age: 26

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male64369769777556842535736440338936923620113286664135
Female626643711693537470395455466458378288187141105736335
Total1,2691,3401,4081,4681,10589575281986984774752438827319113910470

Gender

 Male 6,484 49%
 Female 6,724 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,672 88.4%
 Black Or African American 15 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 72 0.5%
 Asian 14 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1,337 10.1%
 Two Or More Races 98 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner9835564074441323411231
Renter991961721207443137
Total19755181286448727712538

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,140 64%
 Single Guardian 879 26%
 Singles 288 9%
 Singles With Roommate 44 1%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 1,132 34%
 Households with Kids 2,219 66%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male134120164139114147147128161131125151138152161162155173124126
Female132136121119126138133124122132143139155142145127160137124122
Total266256285258240285280252283263268290293294306289315310248248

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79849 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 79849 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 79849 real estate data, the median home value of $58,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79849 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79849 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79849 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,152 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 56 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 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 1,105 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,522 43%
 Renter Occupied Households 724 20%
 Households Vacant 223 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 39 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 4%
 For Sale Only 24 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 7%
 For Migrant Workers 2 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 128 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 37 4%
 1 Bedroom 131 14%
 2 Bedroom 362 38%
 3+ Bedroom 423 44%
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 $25,426 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79849 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. In 79849 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,506 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,237 24%
 No Earnings 4,389 48%
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 2,506 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,237 24%
 No Earnings 4,389 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,489 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 305 8%
 Worked at Home 111 3%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,501 50.4%
 High School Graduate 1,238 41.5%
 Associate's degree 133 4.5%
 Bachelor's degree 93 3.1%
 Master's degree 8 0.3%
 Professional school degree 7 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,233 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 9 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 476 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79849

ZIP Code 79849 is in the San Elizario Independent School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79849.

San Elizario Jjaep
1050 Chicken Ranch Rd
San Elizario, TX 79849
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: San Elizario Independent School District
L G Alarcon Elementary
12501 Socorro Rd
San Elizario, TX 79849
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Elizario Independent School District
Lorenzo Loya Pri
13705 Socorro Rd
San Elizario, TX 79849
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Elizario Independent School District
Josefa L Sambrano Elementary
200 Herring Rd
San Elizario, TX 79849
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Elizario Independent School District
Alfonso Borrego Sr Elementary
13300 Chicken Ranch Rd
San Elizario, TX 79849
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Elizario Independent School District
San Elizario High School
13981 Socorro Rd
San Elizario, TX 79849
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: San Elizario Independent School District
Ann M Garcia-Enriquez Middle School
12270 Socorro Rd
San Elizario, TX 79849
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: San Elizario Independent School District

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