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ZIP Code 79743

Post Office City:Imperial, TX (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Pecos County
Timezone: Central (3:23am)
Area code: 432 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.2, -102.6
ZIP (~26 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79743

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Primary/preferred city:
Imperial, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79743 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79743 is located in western Texas and covers a 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 79743 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 79743 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

For more information, see Imperial, TX households.

Population 339
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 175
Median Home Value $62,300
Land Area 247.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.89 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 134
Median Household Income $66,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 40

Under 5151833
85 Plus235


 Male 171 50%
 Female 168 50%


 White 308 91%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 22 6%
 Two Or More Races 9 3%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus404

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 84 63%
 Single Guardian 10 7%
 Singles 35 26%
 Singles With Roommate 5 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 92 69%
 Households with Kids 42 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79743 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79743 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 79743 real estate data, the median home value of $62,300 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 79743. Rentals in 79743 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79743 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 339 100%
 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 23 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 79 45%
 Renter Occupied Households 32 18%
 Households Vacant 41 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 20%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 34%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 12 48%
 3+ Bedroom 13 52%
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 $66,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79743 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 79743 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 79743 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. More commuters in 79743 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 114 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 53 20%
 No Earnings 103 38%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 114 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 53 20%
 No Earnings 103 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 119 75%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 21 13%
 Worked at Home 19 12%
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, 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 53 24%
 High School Graduate 93 42%
 Associate's degree 40 18%
 Bachelor's degree 29 13%
 Master's degree 6 3%
 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 66 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 5 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79743

ZIP Code 79743 is in the Buena Vista Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79743.

Buena Vista School
404 W Hwy 11
Imperial, TX 79743
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Buena Vista Independent School District

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