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ZIP Code 79741

Primary City:Goldsmith, TX (View All Cities)
County: Ector County
Timezone: Central (8:29pm)
Area code: 432 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.9, -102.6
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79741

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79741. 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 79741. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79741, 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:
Goldsmith, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79741 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79741 is located in west Texas and covers a slightly higher 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 79741 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 79741 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 288
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 137
Median Home Value $73,800
Land Area 209.72 sq mi
Water Area 1.24 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 122
Median Household Income $65,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 48


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 518725
5-98715
10-1410111
15-196814
20-2491120
25-2911617
30-349817
35-395510
40-446612
45-49121325
50-54221638
55-5911819
60-64111021
65-699817
70-74549
75-795611
80-84235
85 Plus022

Gender

 Male 159 55%
 Female 129 45%
Gender

Race

 White 252 87.5%
 Black Or African American 2 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 1.7%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 17 5.9%
 Two Or More Races 12 4.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24437
25-3412113
35-449110
45-5429938
55-6422123
65-7416218
75-848311
85 Plus112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 73 60%
 Single Guardian 12 10%
 Singles 35 29%
 Singles With Roommate 2 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 88 72%
 Households with Kids 34 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1000
2639
3336
4213
5044
6011
7527
8101
9202
10000
11303
12303
13314
14101
15134
16112
17213
18022
19213
20112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79741 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79741 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1940s. Looking at 79741 real estate data, the median home value of $73,800 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 79741. Rentals in 79741 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79741 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 288 100%
 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 29 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 72 53%
 Renter Occupied Households 21 15%
 Households Vacant 15 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 20%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 3 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 9 69%
 3+ Bedroom 4 31%
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 $65,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79741 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 79741 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 79741. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 73 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 58 30%
 No Earnings 61 32%
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 73 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 58 30%
 No Earnings 61 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 101 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2 2%
 Worked at Home 12 10%
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 14 20%
 High School Graduate 39 56%
 Associate's degree 1 1%
 Bachelor's degree 15 21%
 Master's degree 1 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 15 43%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 17 49%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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