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ZIP Code 78940

Primary City:Fayetteville, TX (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (7:09pm)
Coordinates:29.9, -96.7
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78940

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78940. 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 78940. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78940, 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:
Fayetteville, TX
Unacceptable:
Shelby

Stats and Demographics for the 78940 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78940 is located in east Texas and covers a slightly higher 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 78940 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78940 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,098
Population Density 16 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,439
Median Home Value $135,100
Land Area 134.59 sq mi
Water Area 4.67 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 917
Median Household Income $51,905

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male503952713743623564857198909375472823
Female404864533334304765728395989463453833
Total908711612470779282129157154193188187138926656

Gender

 Male 1,063 51%
 Female 1,035 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,994 95.0%
 Black Or African American 37 1.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 7 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 46 2.2%
 Two Or More Races 11 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner347701371831929533
Renter42827232712279
Total7759716021020412242

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 553 60%
 Single Guardian 92 10%
 Singles 248 27%
 Singles With Roommate 24 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 707 77%
 Households with Kids 210 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8128954913816410121011171520812
Female3410125812131091192213181012942
Total1116182110122126182515193423292727291214

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78940 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78940 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 78940 real estate data, the median home value of $135,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 78940. Rentals in 78940 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78940 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,098 100%
 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 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 273 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 487 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 157 11%
 Households Vacant 522 36%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 2.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.4%
 For Sale Only 18 3.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 315 60.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 174 33.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 21 13%
 2 Bedroom 79 49%
 3+ Bedroom 62 38%
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 $51,905 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78940 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 78940 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. Most commuters in 78940 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 907 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 429 21%
 No Earnings 691 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 907 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 429 21%
 No Earnings 691 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,181 95.2%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 1 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 42 3.4%
 Worked at Home 16 1.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 124 13%
 High School Graduate 544 58%
 Associate's degree 69 7%
 Bachelor's degree 110 12%
 Master's degree 49 5%
 Professional school degree 22 2%
 Doctorate degree 22 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 318 86.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 39 10.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 2.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78940

ZIP Code 78940 is in the Fayetteville Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78940.

Fayetteville Schools
618 Rusk St
Fayetteville, TX 78940
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Fayetteville Independent School District

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