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ZIP Code 79378

Post Office City:Wellman, TX (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Terry County
Timezone: Central (10:51am)
Area code: 806 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.1, -102.3
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79378

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Primary/preferred city:
Wellman, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79378 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79378 is located in northwest Texas and covers a slightly less 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 79378 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 small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79378 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 236
Population Density 11 people per sq mi
Housing Units 109
Median Home Value $38,300
Land Area 20.70 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 93
Median Household Income $50,625

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 56814
85 Plus101


 Male 112 47%
 Female 124 53%


 White 188 79.7%
 Black Or African American 2 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.4%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 38 16.1%
 Two Or More Races 7 3.0%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus101

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 56 60%
 Single Guardian 16 17%
 Singles 17 18%
 Singles With Roommate 4 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 62 67%
 Households with Kids 31 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79378 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79378 were primarily built in the 1960s. Looking at 79378 real estate data, the median home value of $38,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79378 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79378 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79378 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 236 100%
 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 24 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 42 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 27 25%
 Households Vacant 16 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 13%
 For Migrant Workers 3 19%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 6 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 15 22%
 3+ Bedroom 52 78%
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 $50,625 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79378 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 79378 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 79378 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.

For more information, see Wellman, TX incomes.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 154 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 90 29%
 No Earnings 64 21%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 154 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 90 29%
 No Earnings 64 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 209 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 4%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 36 17%
 High School Graduate 80 38%
 Associate's degree 11 5%
 Bachelor's degree 63 30%
 Master's degree 20 10%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 55 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 4 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79378

ZIP Code 79378 is in the Wellman-Union Cisd School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79378.

Wellman-Union School
505 Terry Ave
Wellman, TX 79378
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Wellman-Union Cisd School District

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