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ZIP Code 79118

Primary City:Amarillo, TX (View All Cities)
County: Potter County
Timezone: Central (12:24am)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.1, -101.8
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79118

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79118. 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 79118. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79118, 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
Acceptable:
Palisades, Timbercreek Canyon, Timbercrk Cyn

Stats and Demographics for the 79118 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79118 is located in north 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 79118 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79118 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,726
Population Density 116 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,615
Median Home Value $139,500
Land Area 169.91 sq mi
Water Area 4.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,011
Median Household Income $62,323

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 34


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57587171,475
5-97907731,563
10-147757631,538
15-197416601,401
20-245585601,118
25-297667881,554
30-347537581,511
35-396896811,370
40-446426491,291
45-497467031,449
50-546917601,451
55-596486691,317
60-64491444935
65-69350350700
70-74223259482
75-79155158313
80-848883171
85 Plus424587

Gender

 Male 9,906 50%
 Female 9,820 50%
Gender

Race

 White 17,351 88.0%
 Black Or African American 478 2.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 126 0.6%
 Asian 337 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 1,011 5.1%
 Two Or More Races 417 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24127168295
25-349704121,382
35-441,0333111,344
45-541,3662341,600
55-641,1301341,264
65-7466663729
75-8430234336
85 Plus52961

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,361 62%
 Single Guardian 1,072 15%
 Singles 1,240 18%
 Singles With Roommate 338 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,147 59%
 Households with Kids 2,864 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1148133281
2152145297
3158145303
4152147299
5158157315
6138152290
7172166338
8161144305
9161154315
10147156303
11163156319
12147147294
13141139280
14177165342
15171153324
16161165326
17144128272
18143115258
1912299221
209999198

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79118 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 79118 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 79118 real estate data, the median home value of $139,500 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 79118. Rentals in 79118 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79118 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,272 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 317 1.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 113 0.6%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 24 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,039 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,607 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,365 18%
 Households Vacant 604 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 145 24.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 2.5%
 For Sale Only 97 16.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 2.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 130 21.5%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 198 32.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 57 4.1%
 2 Bedroom 480 34.7%
 3+ Bedroom 842 60.8%
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 $62,323 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79118 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. More commuters in 79118 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 7,567 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,871 19%
 No Earnings 4,430 30%
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 7,567 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,871 19%
 No Earnings 4,430 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,838 95.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 53 0.6%
 Worked at Home 315 3.4%
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 864 13.8%
 High School Graduate 3,712 59.1%
 Associate's degree 386 6.1%
 Bachelor's degree 956 15.2%
 Master's degree 273 4.3%
 Professional school degree 43 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 43 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,205 83.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 345 6.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 499 9.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79118

ZIP Code 79118 is in the Amarillo Independent School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79118.

Tradewind Elementary
4300 Williams
Amarillo, TX 79118
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District
Sundown Lane Elementary
4715 Sundown Ln
Amarillo, TX 79118
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Canyon Independent School District
Lakeview Elementary
6407 Lair Rd
Amarillo, TX 79118
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Canyon Independent School District
City View Elementary
3400 Knoll
Amarillo, TX 79118
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Canyon Independent School District
Youth Center of High Plains
9300 South Georgia
Amarillo, TX 79118
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Canyon Independent School District
Randall High School
5800 Attebury
Amarillo, TX 79118
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Canyon Independent School District
Midway Alternative High School
13501 South Bell
Amarillo, TX 79118
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Canyon Independent School District
Arbor Christian Academy
5000 Hollywood Rd
Amarillo, TX 79118
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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