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ZIP Code 79101

Primary City:Amarillo, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: South Polk Street
County: Potter County
Timezone: Central (1:36pm)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.20, -101.84
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79101

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79101. 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 79101. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79101, 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:
Amarillo, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79101 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79101 is located in north Texas and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 79101 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79101 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,817
Population Density 1,760 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,559
Median Home Value $61,900
Land Area 1.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,278
Median Household Income $21,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 50


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58594179
5-96762129
10-145262114
15-195063113
20-24111100211
25-2911692208
30-349986185
35-398241123
40-447562137
45-4912085205
50-5410380183
55-599970169
60-647143114
65-69302757
70-74244165
75-79176380
80-8432132164
85 Plus94287381

Gender

 Male 1,327 47%
 Female 1,490 53%
Gender

Race

 White 2,253 80.0%
 Black Or African American 247 8.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 34 1.2%
 Asian 17 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 197 7.0%
 Two Or More Races 68 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2469096
25-3429160189
35-443089119
45-5441155196
55-6447117164
65-74177390
75-848164172
85 Plus6246252

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 261 20%
 Single Guardian 164 13%
 Singles 771 60%
 Singles With Roommate 82 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,055 83%
 Households with Kids 223 17%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1141832
2181735
3152035
4121830
5141933
6131124
714620
8111829
915823
1091221
1110919
12131427
1361521
14141226
15101424
1610616
17121325
18121628
1961420
20271744

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79101 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 79101 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 79101 real estate data, the median home value of $61,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79101 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79101 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79101 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,299 82%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 87 3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 132 5%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 299 11%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 106 7%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 78 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,094 70%
 Households Vacant 281 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 150 53.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.7%
 For Sale Only 7 2.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 2.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 3.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 107 38.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 45 5%
 1 Bedroom 365 37%
 2 Bedroom 333 33%
 3+ Bedroom 257 26%
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 $21,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79101 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. The commute in 79101 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 555 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 465 20%
 No Earnings 1,346 57%
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 555 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 465 20%
 No Earnings 1,346 57%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 717 80.0%
 Public transportation 31 3.5%
 Taxicab 4 0.4%
 Motorcycle 5 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 79 8.8%
 Worked at Home 60 6.7%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 208 23.4%
 High School Graduate 542 61.0%
 Associate's degree 23 2.6%
 Bachelor's degree 53 6.0%
 Master's degree 57 6.4%
 Professional school degree 5 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 225 94.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 14 5.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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