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ZIP Code 79905

Primary City:El Paso, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Chelmont
County: El Paso County
Timezone: Mountain (7:13am)
Area code: 915 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.76, -106.43
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79905

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79905. 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 79905. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79905, 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 79905 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79905 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 79905 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 79905 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,036
Population Density 4,017 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,909
Median Home Value $78,700
Land Area 6.48 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,363
Median Household Income $19,455

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0161,1011,1251,159841662568603656735773659539445380361319242
Female1,0311,0241,0651,150883771675795719824900753647592577532519395
Total2,0472,1252,1902,3091,7241,4331,2431,3981,3751,5591,6731,4121,1861,037957893838637

Gender

 Male 12,184 47%
 Female 13,852 53%
Gender

Race

 White 22,086 84.8%
 Black Or African American 179 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 155 0.6%
 Asian 31 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 2,981 11.4%
 Two Or More Races 602 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner24187357730741777921369
Renter264749878847692424301102
Total2889361,2351,5771,4331,2011,222471

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,207 38%
 Single Guardian 3,066 37%
 Singles 1,892 23%
 Singles With Roommate 198 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,855 58%
 Households with Kids 3,508 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male204194208194203229229204236227219216208255241260263205190183
Female217209224199219220201199185201225204198237229235226233227184
Total421403432393422449430403421428444420406492470495489438417367

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79905 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 79905 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 79905 real estate data, the median home value of $78,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79905 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79905 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79905 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,667 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 147 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 52 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 13 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 157 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,559 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,547 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,257 48%
 Households Vacant 546 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 159 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 3%
 For Sale Only 36 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 30 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 295 54%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 313 8%
 1 Bedroom 863 22%
 2 Bedroom 1,539 39%
 3+ Bedroom 1,208 31%
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 $19,455 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79905 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 79905 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 79905 can expect to fall in that range. 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 5,236 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,918 20%
 No Earnings 10,309 53%
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 5,236 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,918 20%
 No Earnings 10,309 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,591 83.5%
 Public transportation 468 5.9%
 Taxicab 19 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 419 5.3%
 Worked at Home 394 5.0%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,839 41.6%
 High School Graduate 3,327 48.7%
 Associate's degree 284 4.2%
 Bachelor's degree 242 3.5%
 Master's degree 102 1.5%
 Professional school degree 21 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 12 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,099 90.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 52 0.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 463 8.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79905

ZIP Code 79905 is in the El Paso Independent School District. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79905.

Beall Elementary
320 South Piedras St
El Paso, TX 79905
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Paso Independent School District
Burleson Elementary
4400 Blanco Ave
El Paso, TX 79905
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Paso Independent School District
Clardy Elementary
5508 Delta Dr
El Paso, TX 79905
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Paso Independent School District
Cooley Elementary
107 North Collingsworth St
El Paso, TX 79905
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Paso Independent School District
Douglass Elementary
101 South Eucalyptus St
El Paso, TX 79905
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Paso Independent School District
Hawkins Elementary
5816 Stephenson Ave
El Paso, TX 79905
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Paso Independent School District
Henderson Middle School
5505 Robert Alva Ave
El Paso, TX 79905
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: El Paso Independent School District
Zavala Elementary
51 North Hammett St
El Paso, TX 79905
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Paso Independent School District
Bowie High School
801 South San Marcial St
El Paso, TX 79905
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: El Paso Independent School District
Jefferson High School
4700 Alameda Ave
El Paso, TX 79905
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: El Paso Independent School District
Silva Health Magnet
121 Val Verde St
El Paso, TX 79905
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: El Paso Independent School District
Delta Academy
6400 Delta
El Paso, TX 79905
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: El Paso Independent School District
St Pius X School
1007 Geronimo Dr
El Paso, TX 79905
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Father Yermo Elementary School
237 Tobin Pl
El Paso, TX 79905
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Solid Rock Christian Academy
4310 Alameda Ave
El Paso, TX 79905
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Father Yermo High School
250 Washington St
El Paso, TX 79905
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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