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ZIP Code 79834

Primary City:Big Bend National Park, TX (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Brewster County
Timezone: Central (1:52am)
Area code: 432 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.4, -103.2
ZIP (~31 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79834

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79834. 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 79834. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79834, 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:
Big Bend National Park, TX
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Stats and Demographics for the 79834 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79834 is located in southwest 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 79834 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 extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79834 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 200
Population Density 0 people per sq mi
Housing Units 125
Land Area 818.69 sq mi
Water Area 1.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 102
Median Household Income $56,397

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 40

Under 52911
85 Plus000


 Male 106 53%
 Female 94 47%


 White 175 87.5%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.5%
 Asian 1 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 19 9.5%
 Two Or More Races 4 2.0%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus000

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 35 34%
 Single Guardian 8 8%
 Singles 46 45%
 Singles With Roommate 13 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 82 80%
 Households with Kids 20 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79834 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 79834 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1950s. Rentals in 79834 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79834 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 196 98%
 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 4 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3 2%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 5 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 94 75%
 Households Vacant 23 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 65%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 0 0%
Vacancy Reasons

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 11 14%
 2 Bedroom 26 34%
 3+ Bedroom 40 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 $56,397 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 79834 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. A higher percentage of people in 79834 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. The commute in 79834 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 103 92%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8 7%
 No Earnings 1 1%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 103 92%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8 7%
 No Earnings 1 1%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 47 42%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 40 36%
 Worked at Home 24 22%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 79834 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 35 56%
 Associate's degree 4 6%
 Bachelor's degree 23 37%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 36 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 5 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79834

ZIP Code 79834 is in the San Vicente Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79834.

San Vicente Elementary
195 Escuela Vista
Big Bend Natl Park, TX 79834
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Vicente Independent School District

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