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ZIP Code 79549

Primary City:Snyder, TX (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (5:58pm)
Coordinates:32.9, -100.9
ZIP (~31 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79549

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79549. 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 79549. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79549, 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:
Snyder, TX
Acceptable:
Dermott
Unacceptable:
Clairemont, Union

Stats and Demographics for the 79549 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79549 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 79549 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79549 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,652
Population Density 16 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,342
Median Home Value $86,400
Land Area 956.33 sq mi
Water Area 1.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,344
Median Household Income $46,791

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 37


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56295601,189
5-95415191,060
10-145285141,042
15-196065371,143
20-246354421,077
25-296404711,111
30-345874131,000
35-39560393953
40-44570386956
45-496314651,096
50-546124831,095
55-595654691,034
60-64384361745
65-69262301563
70-74210306516
75-79202239441
80-84127232359
85 Plus91181272

Gender

 Male 8,380 54%
 Female 7,272 46%
Gender

Race

 White 12,162 77.7%
 Black Or African American 791 5.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 100 0.6%
 Asian 56 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 2,178 13.9%
 Two Or More Races 362 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2493180273
25-34473371844
35-44590268858
45-547972271,024
55-64798151949
65-74552113665
75-8447193564
85 Plus12047167

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,831 53%
 Single Guardian 928 17%
 Singles 1,387 26%
 Singles With Roommate 198 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,420 64%
 Households with Kids 1,924 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1131106237
2134119253
3115103218
4136121257
513193224
6105103208
799113212
898101199
9108109217
1099104203
1110399202
1211088198
13114129243
1410294196
1510696202
16106105211
17115111226
18127122249
19152103255
2016597262

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79549 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79549 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 79549 real estate data, the median home value of $86,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 79549. Rentals in 79549 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79549 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,928 89.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,336 8.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 61 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 244 1.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 83 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,820 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,074 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,450 23%
 Households Vacant 998 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 173 17.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1.2%
 For Sale Only 72 7.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 51 5.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 182 18.2%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 506 50.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 95 6%
 1 Bedroom 338 21%
 2 Bedroom 596 37%
 3+ Bedroom 591 36%
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 $46,791 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79549 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 79549 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. More commuters in 79549 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 4,725 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,775 22%
 No Earnings 4,920 40%
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 4,725 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,775 22%
 No Earnings 4,920 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,337 94.9%
 Public transportation 76 1.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 33 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 168 2.5%
 Worked at Home 61 0.9%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,452 26%
 High School Graduate 2,976 53%
 Associate's degree 497 9%
 Bachelor's degree 455 8%
 Master's degree 88 2%
 Professional school degree 56 1%
 Doctorate degree 58 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,878 88.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 14 0.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 367 11.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79549

ZIP Code 79549 is in the Snyder Independent School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79549.

Snyder J H
3300 El Paso
Snyder, TX 79549
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Snyder Independent School District
Stanfield Elementary
4300 Ave V
Snyder, TX 79549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Snyder Independent School District
Snyder Int
3601 El Paso St
Snyder, TX 79549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Snyder Independent School District
Snyder Pri
3601 El Paso St
Snyder, TX 79549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Snyder Independent School District
Snyder High School
3801 Austin
Snyder, TX 79549
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Snyder Independent School District
Snyder Academy
3600 Ave a
Snyder, TX 79549
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Snyder Independent School District

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