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ZIP Code 79503

Post Office City:Avoca, TX (View All Cities)
County: Jones County
Timezone: Central (4:38am)
Area code: 325 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.9, -99.7
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79503

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 79503. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 79503 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Avoca, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79503 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79503 is located in central 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 79503 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 large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79503 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 175
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 131
Median Home Value $76,700
Land Area 79.43 sq mi
Water Area 0.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 76
Median Household Income $55,326

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 5538
85 Plus134


 Male 92 53%
 Female 83 47%


 White 157 90%
 Black Or African American 2 1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 1%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 12 7%
 Two Or More Races 2 1%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus303

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 45 59%
 Single Guardian 8 11%
 Singles 17 22%
 Singles With Roommate 6 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 59 78%
 Households with Kids 17 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79503 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79503 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 79503 real estate data, the median home value of $76,700 is low 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 79503. Rentals in 79503 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79503 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 175 100%
 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 16 12%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 42 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 18 14%
 Households Vacant 55 42%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 7%
 For Sale Only 1 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 41 75%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 38%
 2 Bedroom 4 50%
 3+ Bedroom 1 13%
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 $55,326 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79503 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, 79503 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. However, that is not the case in 79503. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 48 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 30 20%
 No Earnings 72 48%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 48 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 30 20%
 No Earnings 72 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 57 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 3 5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2 3%
 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 population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 17 12%
 High School Graduate 65 47%
 Associate's degree 8 6%
 Bachelor's degree 39 28%
 Master's degree 3 2%
 Professional school degree 7 5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 23 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79503

ZIP Code 79503 is in the Lueders-Avoca Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79503.

Lueders-Avoca High School
8762 Cr 604
Avoca, TX 79503
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lueders-Avoca Independent School District

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