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ZIP Code 79902

Primary City:El Paso, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Kern Place|Chelmont
County: El Paso County
Timezone: Mountain (12:43pm)
Area code: 915 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.78, -106.50
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79902

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79902. 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 79902. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79902, 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:
El Paso, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79902 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79902 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 79902 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79902 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,236
Population Density 3,238 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,315
Median Home Value $158,300
Land Area 6.56 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,515
Median Household Income $30,315

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6536026018341,062925662595628614677620521375308265182182
Female6075806177981,029800594607614675717665589475407391361404
Total1,2601,1821,2181,6322,0911,7251,2561,2021,2421,2891,3941,2851,110850715656543586

Gender

 Male 10,306 49%
 Female 10,930 51%
Gender

Race

 White 17,137 80.7%
 Black Or African American 469 2.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 142 0.7%
 Asian 364 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 24 0.1%
 Other Race 2,620 12.3%
 Two Or More Races 480 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner42227458659699559417216
Renter6391,228861890753449296122
Total6811,4551,3191,5491,4521,008713338

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,775 33%
 Single Guardian 1,955 23%
 Singles 3,035 36%
 Singles With Roommate 750 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,091 72%
 Households with Kids 2,424 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male137122148113105132132110123126123124123105159137154155229186
Female12612811210411314011510710513611998130134136134142179207216
Total263250260217218272247217228262242222253239295271296334436402

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79902 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 79902 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 79902 real estate data, the median home value of $158,300 is slightly less than average 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 79902. Rentals in 79902 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79902 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,315 95.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 44 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 358 1.7%
 Other Institutional 22 0.1%
 College Student Housing 428 2.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 69 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,830 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,447 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,238 56%
 Households Vacant 800 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 271 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 2%
 For Sale Only 123 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 46 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 78 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 263 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 490 10%
 1 Bedroom 2,437 48%
 2 Bedroom 1,546 30%
 3+ Bedroom 624 12%
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 $30,315 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79902 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. Residents in ZIP code 79902 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 79902 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 79902 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 5,810 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,844 28%
 No Earnings 6,807 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 5,810 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,844 28%
 No Earnings 6,807 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,219 76.8%
 Public transportation 527 5.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,201 12.8%
 Worked at Home 439 4.7%
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. 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 1,167 18%
 High School Graduate 2,449 38%
 Associate's degree 351 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,269 20%
 Master's degree 628 10%
 Professional school degree 400 6%
 Doctorate degree 196 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,678 75.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 523 14.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 346 9.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79902

ZIP Code 79902 is in the El Paso Independent School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79902.

Lamar Elementary
1440 East Cliff Dr
El Paso, TX 79902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Paso Independent School District
Mesita Elementary
3307 North Stanton
El Paso, TX 79902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Paso Independent School District
Vilas Elementary
220 Lawton St
El Paso, TX 79902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Paso Independent School District
Wiggs Middle School
1300 Circledr
El Paso, TX 79902
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: El Paso Independent School District
About Face Program Elementary
220 Lawton Dr
El Paso, TX 79902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Paso Independent School District
About Face Jjaep
220 Lawton Dr
El Paso, TX 79902
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: El Paso Independent School District
Paso Del Norte Academy-Mesa Charter High School
711 North Mesa
El Paso, TX 79902
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Paso Del Norte Academy Charter District
El Paso High School
800 East Schuster Ave
El Paso, TX 79902
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: El Paso Independent School District
St Patrick Cathedral School
1111 N Stanton St
El Paso, TX 79902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cathedral High School
1309 N Stanton St
El Paso, TX 79902
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Academic Opportunities Academy
817 E Missouri Ave Ste B
El Paso, TX 79902
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
First Presbyterian Preschool
1340 Murchison Dr
El Paso, TX 79902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
El Paso Bridges Academy
901 Arizona Ave
El Paso, TX 79902
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St Clement'S Parish School
600 Montana Ave
El Paso, TX 79902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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