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ZIP Code 79903

Primary City:El Paso, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Chelmont
County: El Paso County
Timezone: Mountain (11:16am)
Area code: 915 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.79, -106.45
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79903

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79903. 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 79903. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79903, 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 79903 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79903 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 79903 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79903 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,451
Population Density 6,064 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,176
Median Home Value $85,600
Land Area 3.04 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,671
Median Household Income $27,420

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male602653613653631596467482543589619490449353281272220180
Female601594617681621543501521541648647595572490431430370355
Total1,2031,2471,2301,3341,2521,1399681,0031,0841,2371,2661,0851,021843712702590535

Gender

 Male 8,693 47%
 Female 9,758 53%
Gender

Race

 White 15,292 82.9%
 Black Or African American 223 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 119 0.6%
 Asian 45 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.1%
 Other Race 2,291 12.4%
 Two Or More Races 463 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner30207424727729679620280
Renter19053855656947430227076
Total2207459801,2961,203981890356

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,594 39%
 Single Guardian 1,919 29%
 Singles 1,886 28%
 Singles With Roommate 272 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,362 65%
 Households with Kids 2,309 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male128115100130124120141133135100127108134144120141150123119117
Female123104118112108119138110119126130112119130117143136147138125
Total251219218242232239279243254226257220253274237284286270257242

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79903 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79903 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 79903 real estate data, the median home value of $85,600 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 79903. Rentals in 79903 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79903 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,332 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 86 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 21 0.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 12 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,842 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,854 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,975 41%
 Households Vacant 505 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 150 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 43 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 30 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 253 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 543 19%
 1 Bedroom 784 28%
 2 Bedroom 899 32%
 3+ Bedroom 584 21%
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 $27,420 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79903 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 79903 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 4,769 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,166 23%
 No Earnings 6,132 44%
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 4,769 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,166 23%
 No Earnings 6,132 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,037 87.2%
 Public transportation 276 4.0%
 Taxicab 11 0.2%
 Motorcycle 25 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 370 5.3%
 Worked at Home 208 3.0%
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 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 1,750 33.4%
 High School Graduate 2,490 47.6%
 Associate's degree 188 3.6%
 Bachelor's degree 472 9.0%
 Master's degree 251 4.8%
 Professional school degree 58 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 26 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,120 89.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 23 0.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 335 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79903

ZIP Code 79903 is in the El Paso Independent School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79903.

Alta Vista Elementary
1000 North Grama St
El Paso, TX 79903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Paso Independent School District
Coldwell Elementary
4101 Altura Ave
El Paso, TX 79903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Paso Independent School District
Hillside Elementary
4500 Clifton Ave
El Paso, TX 79903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Paso Independent School District
St Joseph'S School
1300 Lamar St
El Paso, TX 79903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Radford School
2001 Radford St
El Paso, TX 79903
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Loretto Academy
1300 Hardaway St
El Paso, TX 79903
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Zion Lutheran Day School
2800 Pershing Dr
El Paso, TX 79903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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