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ZIP Code 79854

Primary City:Valentine, TX (View All Cities)
County: Jeff Davis County
Timezone: Central (3:57am)
Area code: 432 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.8, -104.6
ZIP (~29 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79854

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79854. 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 79854. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79854, 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:
Valentine, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79854 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79854 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 79854 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 families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79854 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 213
Population Density 0 people per sq mi
Housing Units 142
Median Home Value $61,700
Land Area 708.65 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 87
Median Household Income $75,417

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 50

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


 Male 108 51%
 Female 105 49%


 White 184 86%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 2%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 22 10%
 Two Or More Races 3 1%

Head of Household by Age

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

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 53 61%
 Single Guardian 11 13%
 Singles 18 21%
 Singles With Roommate 5 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 68 78%
 Households with Kids 19 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79854 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79854 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 79854 real estate data, the median home value of $61,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79854 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79854 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79854 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 213 100%
 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 18 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 49 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 20 14%
 Households Vacant 55 39%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 37 67%
 For Migrant Workers 2 4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 8 44%
 3+ Bedroom 10 56%
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 $75,417 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79854 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. 79854 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. A higher percentage of people in 79854 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 79854 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 70 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 22 16%
 No Earnings 42 31%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 70 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 22 16%
 No Earnings 42 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 37 49%
 Public transportation 2 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 15 20%
 Worked at Home 21 28%
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 8 13%
 High School Graduate 21 35%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 18 30%
 Master's degree 13 22%
 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 19 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79854

ZIP Code 79854 is in the Valentine Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79854.

Valentine School
4th and Kentucky St
Valentine, TX 79854
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Valentine Independent School District

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