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ZIP Code 79852

Primary City:Terlingua, TX (View All Cities)
County: Brewster County
Timezone: Central (9:31am)
Area code: 432 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.4, -103.6
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79852

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79852. 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 79852. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79852, 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:
Terlingua, TX
Acceptable:
Lajitas

Stats and Demographics for the 79852 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79852 is located in southwest 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 79852 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79852 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 799
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 690
Median Home Value $77,800
Land Area 531.93 sq mi
Water Area 0.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 398
Median Household Income $26,613

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1320292417162124263140414727271262
Female1724312014141826212845313221151072
Total30446044313039504759857279484222134

Gender

 Male 423 53%
 Female 376 47%
Gender

Race

 White 650 81.4%
 Black Or African American 4 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 1.9%
 Asian 5 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.3%
 Other Race 105 13.1%
 Two Or More Races 18 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11228727256163
Renter14252331281340
Total15375110310069203

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 141 35%
 Single Guardian 31 8%
 Singles 187 47%
 Singles With Roommate 39 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 321 81%
 Households with Kids 77 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male30330745467664327933
Female414481537511654584212
Total7177889811111812118810111145

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79852 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 79852 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 79852 real estate data, the median home value of $77,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 79852. Rentals in 79852 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79852 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 799 100%
 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 38 6%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 222 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 138 20%
 Households Vacant 292 42%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 31 10.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1.7%
 For Sale Only 2 0.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 210 71.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 42 14.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 19 13%
 1 Bedroom 72 51%
 2 Bedroom 30 21%
 3+ Bedroom 21 15%
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 $26,613 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79852 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 79852 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 79852 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 79852 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 240 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 203 28%
 No Earnings 287 39%
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 240 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 203 28%
 No Earnings 287 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 273 73%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 9 2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 45 12%
 Worked at Home 46 12%
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 area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 43 12%
 High School Graduate 175 49%
 Associate's degree 23 6%
 Bachelor's degree 50 14%
 Master's degree 56 16%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 12 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 129 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 9 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79852

ZIP Code 79852 is in the Terlingua Csd School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79852.

Terlingua Elementary
550 Rdrunner Circle
Terlingua, TX 79852
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Terlingua Csd School District
Big Bend High School
550 Rdrunner Circle
Terlingua, TX 79852
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Terlingua Csd School District

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