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ZIP Code 79938

Primary City:El Paso, TX (View All Cities)
County: El Paso County
Timezone: Mountain (8:54pm)
Area code: 915 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.8, -106.1
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79938

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79938. 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 79938. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79938, 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 79938 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79938 is located in west Texas and covers a large 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 79938 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely small. There are also an extremely small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79938 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 53,520
Population Density 147 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,137
Median Home Value $127,800
Land Area 364.35 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,131
Median Household Income $52,119

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 28

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,6812,6852,6512,4942,0372,4132,4462,5792,0181,6581,32196362637224815310655
Female2,5542,6782,4242,3211,7352,2562,2802,3891,9081,5311,24292965040826322013393
Total5,2355,3635,0754,8153,7724,6694,7264,9683,9263,1892,5631,8921,276780511373239148

Gender

 Male 27,506 51%
 Female 26,014 49%
Gender

Race

 White 45,064 84.2%
 Black Or African American 1,910 3.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 294 0.5%
 Asian 483 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 53 0.1%
 Other Race 4,700 8.8%
 Two Or More Races 1,016 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2922,8743,7002,5921,46058322940
Renter22582567735016874375
Total5173,6994,3772,9421,62865726645

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,096 64%
 Single Guardian 3,155 22%
 Singles 1,487 11%
 Singles With Roommate 393 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 5,055 36%
 Households with Kids 9,076 64%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male516562546531565532513506569528538499538548483492472542505416
Female487520502509564523510511570474495504478473480488488449416358
Total1,0031,0821,0481,0401,1291,0551,0231,0171,1391,0021,0331,0031,0161,021963980960991921774

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79938 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 79938 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 79938 real estate data, the median home value of $127,800 is slightly less than average 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 79938. Rentals in 79938 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79938 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 50,518 94%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 3,002 6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,167 61%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,603 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,361 16%
 Households Vacant 1,006 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 112 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1%
 For Sale Only 304 30%
 Sold & Unoccupied 74 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 108 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 396 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 65 2%
 1 Bedroom 313 10%
 2 Bedroom 561 18%
 3+ Bedroom 2,161 70%
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 $52,119 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79938 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. Most commuters in 79938 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 17,504 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,229 23%
 No Earnings 14,061 34%
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 17,504 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,229 23%
 No Earnings 14,061 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 22,085 95.2%
 Public transportation 128 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 70 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 306 1.3%
 Worked at Home 607 2.6%
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 4,261 25.6%
 High School Graduate 8,355 50.3%
 Associate's degree 1,289 7.8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,156 13.0%
 Master's degree 483 2.9%
 Professional school degree 30 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 40 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 15,122 84.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 852 4.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,855 10.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79938

ZIP Code 79938 is in the Clint Independent School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79938.

East Montana Middle School
3490 Ascencion St
El Paso, TX 79938
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Clint Independent School District
James P Butler Elementary
14251 Ralph Seitsenger Dr
El Paso, TX 79938
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Socorro Independent School District
Ssg Manuel R Puentes
3216 Tim Foster
El Paso, TX 79938
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Socorro Independent School District
Red Sands Elementary
4250 Oshea Dr
El Paso, TX 79938
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Clint Independent School District
Montana Vista Elementary
3550 Mark Jason Dr
El Paso, TX 79938
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Clint Independent School District
Sun Ridge Middle School
2210 Sun Country Rd
El Paso, TX 79938
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Socorro Independent School District
Lujan-Chavez Elementary
2200 Sun Country Rd
El Paso, TX 79938
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Socorro Independent School District
Paso Del Norte School
12300 Tierra Este Rd
El Paso, TX 79938
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Socorro Independent School District
Hurshel Antwine School
3830 Rich Beem
El Paso, TX 79938
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Socorro Independent School District
Sgt Roberto Ituarte
12860 Tierra Sonora
El Paso, TX 79938
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Socorro Independent School District
Spec Rafael Hernando Middle School
3451 Rich Beem Blvd
El Paso, TX 79938
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Socorro Independent School District
Chester E Jordan
13995 Jason Crandall Dr
El Paso, TX 79938
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Socorro Independent School District
Mountain View High School
14964 Greg Dr
El Paso, TX 79938
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Clint Independent School District
El Dorado High School
12401 Edgemere
El Paso, TX 79938
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Socorro Independent School District
El Dorado 9th Grade Academy
14400 Pebble Hills
El Paso, TX 79938
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Socorro Independent School District

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