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ZIP Code 79121

Primary City:Amarillo, TX (View All Cities)
County: Potter County
Timezone: Central (8:10am)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.17, -101.93
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79121

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79121. 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 79121. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79121, 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 79121 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79121 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 79121 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79121 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,575
Population Density 3,553 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,073
Median Home Value $180,600
Land Area 1.85 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,922
Median Household Income $69,676

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5171165336
5-9183163346
10-14169176345
15-19205185390
20-24221197418
25-29195201396
30-34151154305
35-39157171328
40-44164179343
45-49209258467
50-54271332603
55-59259307566
60-64259240499
65-69181205386
70-74134163297
75-79122140262
80-847996175
85 Plus4469113

Gender

 Male 3,174 48%
 Female 3,401 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,891 89.6%
 Black Or African American 112 1.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 0.7%
 Asian 232 3.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 196 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 99 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2411198209
25-34139213352
35-4425991350
45-54483109592
55-6455571626
65-7437539414
75-8426831299
85 Plus701080

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,722 59%
 Single Guardian 278 10%
 Singles 797 27%
 Singles With Roommate 125 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,195 75%
 Households with Kids 727 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1313970
2323769
3342660
4353368
5313364
6303868
7443680
8352762
9432972
10324981
11342660
12344074
13302858
14393372
15413172
16454388
17324274
18453782
19423274
20433477

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79121 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79121 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 79121 real estate data, the median home value of $180,600 is slightly higher 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 79121. Rentals in 79121 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79121 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,568 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 7 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,287 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 873 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 762 25%
 Households Vacant 151 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 71 47%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 37 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 11%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 332 46%
 2 Bedroom 253 35%
 3+ Bedroom 131 18%
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 $69,676 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79121 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 79121 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 2,781 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,090 20%
 No Earnings 1,607 29%
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 2,781 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,090 20%
 No Earnings 1,607 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,169 91.6%
 Public transportation 25 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 53 1.5%
 Worked at Home 213 6.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 79121 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 56 3%
 High School Graduate 910 43%
 Associate's degree 107 5%
 Bachelor's degree 674 32%
 Master's degree 186 9%
 Professional school degree 95 4%
 Doctorate degree 106 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 882 72.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 237 19.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 94 7.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79121

ZIP Code 79121 is in the Amarillo Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79121.

Sleepy Hollow Elementary
3435 Reeder
Amarillo, TX 79121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District

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