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ZIP Code 79039

Primary City:Groom, TX (View All Cities)
County: Carson County
Timezone: Central (5:39am)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.3, -101.2
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79039

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79039. 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 79039. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79039, 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:
Groom, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79039 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79039 is located in north 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 79039 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 79039 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 779
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 409
Median Home Value $90,000
Land Area 223.90 sq mi
Water Area 0.63 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 346
Median Household Income $54,122

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 50


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5242751
5-9172037
10-14302151
15-19231437
20-24101424
25-29191635
30-34222042
35-39162036
40-44252146
45-49302252
50-54304070
55-59343468
60-64233356
65-69252348
70-74252146
75-79161935
80-84121527
85 Plus9918

Gender

 Male 390 50%
 Female 389 50%
Gender

Race

 White 734 94.2%
 Black Or African American 6 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.5%
 Asian 3 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 15 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 17 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24437
25-34331245
35-44321143
45-54551368
55-64571067
65-7454559
75-8435540
85 Plus12517

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 211 61%
 Single Guardian 30 9%
 Singles 96 28%
 Singles With Roommate 9 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 266 77%
 Households with Kids 80 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
14610
2336
38614
44913
5347
6246
7639
83710
9325
10549
11639
127411
13538
147714
15336
16527
17459
18639
19516
20134

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79039 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79039 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 79039 real estate data, the median home value of $90,000 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 79039. Rentals in 79039 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79039 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 779 100%
 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 118 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 164 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 64 16%
 Households Vacant 63 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 8%
 For Migrant Workers 3 5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 44 70%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 13%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 26 65%
 3+ Bedroom 9 23%
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 $54,122 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79039 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 79039 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 317 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 99 16%
 No Earnings 222 35%
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 317 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 99 16%
 No Earnings 222 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 355 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 13 3%
 Worked at Home 9 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 21 7%
 High School Graduate 162 54%
 Associate's degree 39 13%
 Bachelor's degree 57 19%
 Master's degree 8 3%
 Professional school degree 4 1%
 Doctorate degree 7 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 90 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 13 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79039

ZIP Code 79039 is in the Groom Independent School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79039.

Groom School
304 West 3rd
Groom, TX 79039
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Groom Independent School District
Grandview-Hopkins Elementary
11676 Fm 293
Groom, TX 79039
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grandview-Hopkins Independent School District

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