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ZIP Code 79853

Primary City:Tornillo, TX (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: El Paso County
Timezone: Mountain (6:11pm)
Area code: 915 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.43, -106.07
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79853

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79853. 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 79853. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79853, 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:
Tornillo, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79853 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79853 is located in west 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 79853 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults 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 79853 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,729
Population Density 120 people per sq mi
Housing Units 996
Median Home Value $54,900
Land Area 31.15 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 900
Median Household Income $27,870

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 24Male Median Age: 22Female Median Age: 25


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5176177353
5-9200192392
10-14237254491
15-19233203436
20-24122143265
25-298297179
30-3482139221
35-39124125249
40-44110130240
45-4990121211
50-5489103192
55-597180151
60-646966135
65-69403575
70-74303161
75-79222244
80-8412921
85 Plus7613

Gender

 Male 1,796 48%
 Female 1,933 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,210 86.1%
 Black Or African American 13 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.2%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 463 12.4%
 Two Or More Races 31 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2427936
25-3411622138
35-4420732239
45-5419818216
55-6413417151
65-74601171
75-8434943
85 Plus516

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 635 70.6%
 Single Guardian 191 21.2%
 Singles 70 7.8%
 Singles With Roommate 4 0.4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 273 30%
 Households with Kids 627 70%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1303262
2354075
3353065
4395190
5392867
6273764
7444993
8323567
95843101
10404989
11453277
123867105
135849107
145657113
155651107
16524698
17463581
18394180
19403070
20263157

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79853 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 79853 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 79853 real estate data, the median home value of $54,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 79853 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79853 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,729 100%
 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 224 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 557 56%
 Renter Occupied Households 119 12%
 Households Vacant 96 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 11 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 7%
 For Sale Only 5 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 25%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 48 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 3%
 1 Bedroom 9 7%
 2 Bedroom 23 19%
 3+ Bedroom 87 71%
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 $27,870 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 79853 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 79853. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 666 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 486 23%
 No Earnings 948 45%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 666 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 486 23%
 No Earnings 948 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 873 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 76 8%
 Worked at Home 15 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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 421 56%
 High School Graduate 281 38%
 Associate's degree 20 3%
 Bachelor's degree 25 3%
 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 1,072 94%
 Enrolled in Private School 26 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 37 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79853

ZIP Code 79853 is in the Tornillo Independent School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79853.

Tornillo Daep
19250 Cobb Ave
Tornillo, TX 79853
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Tornillo Independent School District
Tornillo Elementary
19200 Gaby Rd
Tornillo, TX 79853
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tornillo Independent School District
Tornillo Int
19210 Cobb Ave
Tornillo, TX 79853
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tornillo Independent School District
Tornillo High School
300 Oil Mill Rd
Tornillo, TX 79853
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tornillo Independent School District
Tornillo Jh
420 Oil Mill Rd
Tornillo, TX 79853
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Tornillo Independent School District

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