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ZIP Code 79915

Primary City:El Paso, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Lower Valley
County: El Paso County
Timezone: Mountain (9:44pm)
Area code: 915 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.75, -106.38
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79915

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79915. 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 79915. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79915, 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 79915 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79915 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 79915 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 79915 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 40,057
Population Density 4,495 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,629
Median Home Value $84,300
Land Area 8.91 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,104
Median Household Income $27,134

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6311,5251,5631,7251,3801,1079071,0331,0121,2031,136947766723740620463288
Female1,5251,3951,4911,6281,4611,2881,0661,1751,1281,2981,3151,1891,0521,0711,088953698467
Total3,1562,9203,0543,3532,8412,3951,9732,2082,1402,5012,4512,1361,8181,7941,8281,5731,161755

Gender

 Male 18,769 47%
 Female 21,288 53%
Gender

Race

 White 32,509 81.2%
 Black Or African American 680 1.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 313 0.8%
 Asian 72 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.0%
 Other Race 5,659 14.1%
 Two Or More Races 809 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner543247831,3041,4521,7121,520435
Renter5591,1631,1011,071728437348113
Total6131,4871,8842,3752,1802,1491,868548

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,539 42%
 Single Guardian 4,534 35%
 Singles 2,669 20%
 Singles With Roommate 362 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,706 59%
 Households with Kids 5,398 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male312326334327308296319309293295287312325344345309387337347304
Female331309310289273286255281300286293295295322317285345323358301
Total643635644616581582574590593581580607620666662594732660705605

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79915 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79915 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 79915 real estate data, the median home value of $84,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79915 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79915 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79915 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 39,838 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 21 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 198 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,384 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 4,200 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,520 41%
 Households Vacant 525 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 196 37.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 2.7%
 For Sale Only 54 10.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 3.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 2.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 227 43.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 421 7%
 1 Bedroom 954 17%
 2 Bedroom 2,304 40%
 3+ Bedroom 2,029 36%
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 $27,134 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79915 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 79915 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 79915 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 8,854 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,769 23%
 No Earnings 14,182 48%
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 8,854 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,769 23%
 No Earnings 14,182 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,152 89.2%
 Public transportation 369 2.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 31 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 872 6.4%
 Worked at Home 193 1.4%
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 3,917 36.4%
 High School Graduate 5,377 50.0%
 Associate's degree 472 4.4%
 Bachelor's degree 704 6.5%
 Master's degree 187 1.7%
 Professional school degree 90 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,245 87.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 141 1.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 903 10.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79915

ZIP Code 79915 is in the Ysleta Independent School District. There are 22 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79915.

Ascarate Elementary School
7090 Alameda Ave
El Paso, TX 79915
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ysleta Independent School District
Cadwallader Elementary School
7988 Alameda Ave
El Paso, TX 79915
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ysleta Independent School District
Cedar Grove Elementary
218 Barker Rd
El Paso, TX 79915
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ysleta Independent School District
Del Norte Heights Elementary
1800 Winslow Rd
El Paso, TX 79915
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ysleta Independent School District
Hacienda Heights Elementary School
7530 Acapulco Ave
El Paso, TX 79915
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ysleta Independent School District
North Loop Elementary
412 Emerson St
El Paso, TX 79915
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ysleta Independent School District
Ramona Elementary School
351 Nichols Rd
El Paso, TX 79915
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ysleta Independent School District
Sageland Elementary
7901 Santa Monica Ct
El Paso, TX 79915
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ysleta Independent School District
Thomas Manor Elementary School
7900 Jersey St
El Paso, TX 79915
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ysleta Independent School District
Ysleta Pk Center
7909 Ranchland Dr
El Paso, TX 79915
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ysleta Independent School District
Constance Hulbert Elementary School
7755 Franklin
El Paso, TX 79915
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ysleta Independent School District
Jjaep
7814 Alameda Ave
El Paso, TX 79915
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Socorro Independent School District
Cesar Chavez Academy
7814 Alameda Ave
El Paso, TX 79915
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ysleta Independent School District
Bel Air High School
731 Yarbrough Dr
El Paso, TX 79915
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ysleta Independent School District
Riverside High School
301 Midway Dr
El Paso, TX 79915
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ysleta Independent School District
Riverside Ms
7615 Mimosa Ave
El Paso, TX 79915
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Ysleta Independent School District
Tejas School of Choice
7500 Alpha St
El Paso, TX 79915
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ysleta Independent School District
Ranchland Hills Middle School
7615 Yuma Dr
El Paso, TX 79915
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Ysleta Independent School District
Cesar Chavez Academy Jjaep
7814 Alameda Ave
El Paso, TX 79915
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Ysleta Independent School District
Plato Academy
7924 Gateway East 205
El Paso, TX 79915
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ysleta Independent School District
Valle Verde Early College High School
919 Hunter Dr
El Paso, TX 79915
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ysleta Independent School District
Grace United Methodist Church Day School
400 N Carolina Dr
El Paso, TX 79915
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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