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ZIP Code 79908

Primary City:El Paso, TX (View All Cities)
County: El Paso County
Timezone: Mountain (1:07am)
Area code: 915 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.83, -106.37
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79908

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79908. 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 79908. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79908, 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
Acceptable:
Biggs Field

Stats and Demographics for the 79908 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79908 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 79908 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of single adults and an extremely large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79908 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,673
Population Density 188 people per sq mi
Housing Units 546
Land Area 19.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 531
Median Household Income $70,640

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 23Male Median Age: 23Female Median Age: 26

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male10212311934382128115721421010221271010301
Female861201571148463103167137671981002100
Total18824327645790534426038134716940352012401

Gender

 Male 2,535 69%
 Female 1,138 31%
Gender

Race

 White 2,400 65.3%
 Black Or African American 760 20.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 1.2%
 Asian 80 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 27 0.7%
 Other Race 175 4.8%
 Two Or More Races 187 5.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner02550000
Renter2623421067000
Total2643471117000

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 411 77.4%
 Single Guardian 96 18.1%
 Singles 22 4.1%
 Singles With Roommate 2 0.4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 102 19%
 Households with Kids 429 81%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male171627261721331933342320261630172577194194
Female1318172122282318292646283324292122152719
Total303444473949563762606948594059384792221213

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79908 has a small 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 79908 were primarily built in the 2000s. Rentals in 79908 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79908 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,901 52%
 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 1,772 48%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 11 2.0%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1 0.2%
 Renter Occupied Households 519 95.1%
 Households Vacant 15 2.7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 67%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 13%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 1%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 43 8%
 3+ Bedroom 487 91%
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 $70,640 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79908 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. 79908 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 79908 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 1,491 69%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 209 10%
 No Earnings 447 21%
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 1,491 69%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 209 10%
 No Earnings 447 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 987 62%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 49 3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 472 30%
 Worked at Home 73 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 79908 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 406 52%
 Associate's degree 79 10%
 Bachelor's degree 148 19%
 Master's degree 116 15%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 30 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 661 96%
 Enrolled in Private School 14 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 17 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79908

ZIP Code 79908 is in the El Paso Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79908.

Milam Elementary
5000 Luke St
El Paso, TX 79908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Paso Independent School District

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