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ZIP Code 79781

Post Office City:Sheffield, TX (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Pecos County
Timezone: Central (4:47am)
Area code: 432 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.7, -102.0
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79781

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Primary/preferred city:
Sheffield, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79781 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79781 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 79781 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79781 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 303
Population Density 0 people per sq mi
Housing Units 212
Median Home Value $46,700
Land Area 669.91 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 115
Median Household Income $50,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 39

Under 5131326
85 Plus022


 Male 161 53%
 Female 142 47%


 White 260 85.8%
 Black Or African American 17 5.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 21 6.9%
 Two Or More Races 4 1.3%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus202

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 64 56%
 Single Guardian 13 11%
 Singles 29 25%
 Singles With Roommate 9 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 77 67%
 Households with Kids 38 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79781 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 79781 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 79781 real estate data, the median home value of $46,700 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 79781. Rentals in 79781 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79781 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 303 100%
 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 19 9%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 56 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 40 19%
 Households Vacant 97 46%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 63 65%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 29 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 6 18%
 2 Bedroom 7 21%
 3+ Bedroom 21 62%
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 $50,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 79781 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 79781 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. A higher percentage of people in 79781 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 79781 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 96 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 37 17%
 No Earnings 81 38%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 96 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 37 17%
 No Earnings 81 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 86 74%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 13 11%
 Worked at Home 18 15%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 27 14%
 High School Graduate 89 46%
 Associate's degree 18 9%
 Bachelor's degree 34 18%
 Master's degree 26 13%
 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 65 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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