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ZIP Code 79906

Primary City:El Paso, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Chelmont
County: El Paso County
Timezone: Mountain (11:01pm)
Area code: 915 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.81, -106.40
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79906

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79906. 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 79906. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79906, 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 79906 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79906 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 79906 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of single adults and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79906 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,374
Population Density 1,040 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,212
Land Area 4.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,039
Median Household Income $46,180

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 21Male Median Age: 21Female Median Age: 21

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male42726114019360231616811389402518221010
Female4082481629931228019911275392410212300
Total835509302292914596367225164794928433310

Gender

 Male 2,398 55%
 Female 1,976 45%
Gender

Race

 White 3,157 72.2%
 Black Or African American 537 12.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 54 1.2%
 Asian 110 2.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.2%
 Other Race 219 5.0%
 Two Or More Races 287 6.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner43100010
Renter277479215545000
Total281482216545010

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 697 67.1%
 Single Guardian 271 26.1%
 Singles 68 6.5%
 Singles With Roommate 3 0.3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 206 20%
 Households with Kids 833 80%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male81879474655759413923422123312524262494125
Female8784726963595138373944292723151614203446
Total1681711661431281161107976628650505440404044128171

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79906 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more military bases nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 79906 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 2000s. Rentals in 79906 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79906 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,611 83%
 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 763 17%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2 0.2%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 7 0.6%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,030 85.0%
 Households Vacant 173 14.3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 149 86%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 5%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 7 4%
Vacancy Reasons

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 161 16%
 3+ Bedroom 821 84%
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 $46,180 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79906 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 79906 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 79906 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 1,500 59%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 321 13%
 No Earnings 707 28%
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 1,500 59%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 321 13%
 No Earnings 707 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,343 77.7%
 Public transportation 42 2.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.8%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 293 17.0%
 Worked at Home 37 2.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 79906 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 12 1%
 High School Graduate 498 60%
 Associate's degree 47 6%
 Bachelor's degree 112 14%
 Master's degree 146 18%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 9 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,092 77.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 82 5.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 242 17.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79906

ZIP Code 79906 is in the El Paso Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79906.

Bliss Elementary
4401 Sheridan Rd
El Paso, TX 79906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Paso Independent School District

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