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ZIP Code 79837

Post Office City:Dell City, TX (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Hudspeth County
Timezone: Mountain (8:58pm)
Area code: 915 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.9, -105.5
ZIP (~37 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79837

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 79837. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 79837 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Dell City, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79837 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79837 is located in western 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 79837 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79837 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 579
Population Density 0 people per sq mi
Housing Units 348
Median Home Value $40,200
Land Area 1,650.53 sq mi
Water Area 6.31 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 247
Median Household Income $26,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 97Male Median Age: 92Female Median Age: 102

Under 5131023
85 Plus448


 Male 297 51%
 Female 282 49%


 White 462 79.8%
 Black Or African American 22 3.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 1.2%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 70 12.1%
 Two Or More Races 17 2.9%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus235

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 135 55%
 Single Guardian 28 11%
 Singles 76 31%
 Singles With Roommate 8 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 177 72%
 Households with Kids 70 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79837 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79837 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 79837 real estate data, the median home value of $40,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79837 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79837 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79837 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 579 100%
 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 45 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 134 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 68 20%
 Households Vacant 101 29%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 2 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 27%
 For Migrant Workers 10 10%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 56 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 40 50%
 3+ Bedroom 40 50%
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 $26,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79837 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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 79837 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 79837 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.

For more information, see Dell City, TX incomes.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 118 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 75 19%
 No Earnings 203 51%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 118 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 75 19%
 No Earnings 203 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 143 81%
 Public transportation 4 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 14%
 Worked at Home 4 2%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 140 41%
 High School Graduate 167 49%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 12 3%
 Master's degree 24 7%
 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 52 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 16 24%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79837

ZIP Code 79837 is in the Dell City Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79837.

Dell City School
110 N Main
Dell City, TX 79837
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Dell City Independent School District

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