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ZIP Code 79748

Post Office City:Knott, TX (View All Cities)
County: Howard County
Timezone: Central (4:46pm)
Area code: 432 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.4, -101.6
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79748

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Primary/preferred city:
Knott, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79748 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79748 is located in central 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 79748 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely small number of single adults and an extremely large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79748 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 173
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 69
Median Home Value $45,000
Land Area 55.28 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 56
Median Household Income $70,417

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 39

Under 501010
85 Plus011


 Male 86 50%
 Female 87 50%


 White 124 72%
 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 49 28%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus000

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 42 75%
 Single Guardian 8 14%
 Singles 5 9%
 Singles With Roommate 1 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 33 59%
 Households with Kids 23 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79748 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79748 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1980s. Looking at 79748 real estate data, the median home value of $45,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79748 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79748 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79748 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 173 100%
 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 16 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 25 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 15 22%
 Households Vacant 13 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 8%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 2 15%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 10 77%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 2 40%
 3+ Bedroom 3 60%
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 $70,417 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79748 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 79748 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 79748 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 49 62%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7 9%
 No Earnings 23 29%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 49 62%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7 9%
 No Earnings 23 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 46 82%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 10 18%
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, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 23 35%
 High School Graduate 27 42%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 12 18%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 3 5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 20 57%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 15 43%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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