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ZIP Code 79544

Primary City:Rochester, TX (View All Cities)
County: Haskell County
Timezone: Central (8:48am)
Area code: 940 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.3, -99.9
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79544

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79544. 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 79544. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79544, 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:
Rochester, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79544 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79544 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 79544 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79544 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 512
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 318
Median Home Value $22,900
Land Area 82.56 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 216
Median Household Income $35,417

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5221234
5-9131124
10-14191534
15-1992029
20-2413720
25-29111728
30-34131225
35-39151227
40-44141327
45-49131730
50-54211233
55-59222547
60-64171532
65-69161733
70-74131124
75-79131124
80-84101424
85 Plus61117

Gender

 Male 260 51%
 Female 252 49%
Gender

Race

 White 396 77%
 Black Or African American 24 5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 1%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 67 13%
 Two Or More Races 19 4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24246
25-3411819
35-44181028
45-5433437
55-6438442
65-7435439
75-8432133
85 Plus10212

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 113 52%
 Single Guardian 30 14%
 Singles 69 32%
 Singles With Roommate 4 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 161 75%
 Households with Kids 55 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1628
2426
3347
4628
5022
6224
7426
8426
9336
107613
11415
12415
13347
14134
15257
16055
17134
18426
19257
20325

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79544 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79544 were primarily built in the 1940s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 79544 real estate data, the median home value of $22,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79544 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79544 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79544 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 508 99.2%
 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 4 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 52 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 127 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 37 12%
 Households Vacant 102 32%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 7 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 14%
 For Migrant Workers 2 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 74 73%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 10 20%
 3+ Bedroom 41 80%
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 $35,417 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79544 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. The commute in 79544 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.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 148 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 71 19%
 No Earnings 157 42%
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 148 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 71 19%
 No Earnings 157 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 162 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 5 3%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2 1%
 Worked at Home 5 3%
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. 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 54 34%
 High School Graduate 48 30%
 Associate's degree 8 5%
 Bachelor's degree 48 30%
 Master's degree 2 1%
 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 46 96%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes