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ZIP Code 79124

Primary City:Amarillo, TX (View All Cities)
County: Potter County
Timezone: Central (2:42pm)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.3, -102.0
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79124

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79124. 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 79124. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79124, 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:
Bishop Hills

Stats and Demographics for the 79124 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79124 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 79124 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79124 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,819
Population Density 87 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,225
Median Home Value $211,000
Land Area 90.15 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,059
Median Household Income $78,627

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5205200405
5-9257280537
10-14328302630
15-19263220483
20-24137163300
25-29159177336
30-34189216405
35-39227290517
40-44287280567
45-49330322652
50-54322353675
55-59308315623
60-64266293559
65-69217177394
70-74152143295
75-79109106215
80-845462116
85 Plus2981110

Gender

 Male 3,839 49%
 Female 3,980 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,000 89.5%
 Black Or African American 190 2.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 54 0.7%
 Asian 283 3.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 173 2.2%
 Two Or More Races 118 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-242085105
25-34182166348
35-44441109550
45-5463996735
55-6458758645
65-7439833431
75-8418422206
85 Plus35439

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,002 65%
 Single Guardian 276 9%
 Singles 677 22%
 Singles With Roommate 104 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,054 67%
 Households with Kids 1,005 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1313566
2504696
3503585
4435396
5405999
65555110
75153104
85054104
96159120
105880138
116955124
126852120
136254116
147161132
156249111
165758115
175449103
18553489
19353065
20311950

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79124 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79124 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 79124 real estate data, the median home value of $211,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 79124. Rentals in 79124 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79124 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,731 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 88 1%
 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 1,695 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 791 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 573 18%
 Households Vacant 166 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 35 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 52 31%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 50 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 328 48%
 2 Bedroom 243 36%
 3+ Bedroom 111 16%
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 $78,627 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79124 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 79124 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 3,245 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,540 23%
 No Earnings 1,781 27%
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 3,245 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,540 23%
 No Earnings 1,781 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,107 95.7%
 Public transportation 7 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 11 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 50 1.2%
 Worked at Home 116 2.7%
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 170 6%
 High School Graduate 1,361 47%
 Associate's degree 167 6%
 Bachelor's degree 686 24%
 Master's degree 311 11%
 Professional school degree 131 5%
 Doctorate degree 57 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,606 73.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 277 12.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 303 13.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79124

ZIP Code 79124 is in the Amarillo Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79124.

Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School
2801 North Coulter St
Amarillo, TX 79124
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Amarillo Independent School District

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