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ZIP Code 79512

Post Office City:Colorado City, TX (View All Cities)
County: Mitchell County
Timezone: Central (8:26pm)
Area code: 325 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.3, -100.9
ZIP (~20 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79512

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 79512. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 79512 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:
Colorado City, TX
Unacceptable:
Buford, Cuthbert

Stats and Demographics for the 79512 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79512 is located in central Texas and covers an extremely large 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 79512 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79512 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,197
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,449
Median Home Value $52,600
Land Area 574.61 sq mi
Water Area 4.85 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,337
Median Household Income $47,954

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5189216405
5-9202197399
10-14221206427
15-19285196481
20-24688132820
25-29700169869
30-34539162701
35-39433167600
40-44381174555
45-49318186504
50-54299221520
55-59252244496
60-64199180379
65-69140168308
70-74120114234
75-7992113205
80-846493157
85 Plus4691137

Gender

 Male 5,168 63%
 Female 3,029 37%
Gender

Race

 White 5,427 66.2%
 Black Or African American 1,023 12.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 53 0.6%
 Asian 23 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1,540 18.8%
 Two Or More Races 131 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24295685
25-34168161329
35-44221122343
45-54313113426
55-6441390503
65-7428255337
75-8420037237
85 Plus631477

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,183 51%
 Single Guardian 408 17%
 Singles 661 28%
 Singles With Roommate 85 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,590 68%
 Households with Kids 747 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1394584
2364278
3444488
4364379
5412465
6434487
7383674
8364177
9445296
10494190
11484593
12524395
13333669
14394180
15465399
16444286
17453883
18613394
198930119
2010632138

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79512 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79512 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 79512 real estate data, the median home value of $52,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79512 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79512 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79512 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Colorado City, TX home prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,791 71%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2,296 28%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 110 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 638 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,051 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 648 19%
 Households Vacant 1,112 32%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 116 10.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.4%
 For Sale Only 41 3.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 1.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 606 54.5%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 327 29.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 46 8%
 1 Bedroom 139 24%
 2 Bedroom 254 44%
 3+ Bedroom 143 25%
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 $47,954 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79512 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 79512 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,944 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 865 13%
 No Earnings 3,988 59%
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 1,944 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 865 13%
 No Earnings 3,988 59%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,176 95.2%
 Public transportation 20 0.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 0.4%
 Worked at Home 80 3.5%
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, slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,404 25.6%
 High School Graduate 3,191 58.2%
 Associate's degree 453 8.3%
 Bachelor's degree 339 6.2%
 Master's degree 84 1.5%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 14 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,162 83.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 69 5.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 156 11.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79512

ZIP Code 79512 is in the following school districts: Colorado Independent School District, Roscoe Collegiate Independent School District, and Sweetwater Independent School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79512.

Colorado Middle School
312 E 12th St
Colorado City, TX 79512
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Colorado Independent School District
Hutchinson Elementary
440 Cedar St
Colorado City, TX 79512
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Colorado Independent School District
Kelley Elementary
1435 Elm St
Colorado City, TX 79512
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Colorado Independent School District
Colorado High School
1500 N Lone Wolf Blvd
Colorado City, TX 79512
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Colorado Independent School District
Wallace Accelerated High School
149 S Hwy 208
Colorado City, TX 79512
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Colorado Independent School District
Wallace High School
149 S Hwy 208
Colorado City, TX 79512
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Roscoe Collegiate Independent School District
Wallace Accelerated High School
149 S Hwy 208
Colorado City, TX 79512
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sweetwater Independent School District

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