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ZIP Code 79901

Primary City:El Paso, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Chelmont
County: El Paso County
Timezone: Mountain (9:05am)
Area code: 915 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.76, -106.48
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79901

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79901. 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 79901. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79901, 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:
El Paso, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 79901 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79901 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 79901 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79901 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,328
Population Density 5,151 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,471
Median Home Value $59,200
Land Area 2.20 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,206
Median Household Income $13,524

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5464487951
5-9465481946
10-14477431908
15-19466449915
20-24316366682
25-29305331636
30-34227288515
35-39240290530
40-44259300559
45-49283325608
50-54358382740
55-59371379750
60-64304325629
65-69216265481
70-74219241460
75-79197260457
80-84137194331
85 Plus85145230

Gender

 Male 5,389 48%
 Female 5,939 52%
Gender

Race

 White 9,040 79.8%
 Black Or African American 138 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 89 0.8%
 Asian 15 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1,784 15.7%
 Two Or More Races 262 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-244177181
25-3426424450
35-4446495541
45-5480646726
55-64115726841
65-7466601667
75-8476543619
85 Plus27154181

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,086 26%
 Single Guardian 1,290 31%
 Singles 1,677 40%
 Singles With Roommate 153 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,714 65%
 Households with Kids 1,492 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
19083173
210098198
38692178
4103113216
59882180
691106197
78699185
89797194
99397190
109888186
119581176
128274156
139496190
1410892200
1593103196
1611285197
178189170
189190181
198982171
207890168

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 79901 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 79901 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 79901 real estate data, the median home value of $59,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 79901 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 79901 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 79901 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,805 95%
 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 523 5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 145 3%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 295 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,766 84%
 Households Vacant 265 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 123 46.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 4.5%
 For Sale Only 5 1.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 4.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 111 41.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 858 25%
 1 Bedroom 1,177 34%
 2 Bedroom 913 27%
 3+ Bedroom 468 14%
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 $13,524 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79901 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. ZIP code 79901 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 79901 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 79901 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,746 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,101 25%
 No Earnings 4,420 53%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,746 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,101 25%
 No Earnings 4,420 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,622 58%
 Public transportation 556 20%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 503 18%
 Worked at Home 123 4%
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 2,135 65%
 High School Graduate 1,007 31%
 Associate's degree 97 3%
 Bachelor's degree 29 1%
 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 2,140 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 18 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 292 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 79901

ZIP Code 79901 is in the La Fe Preparatory School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 79901.

La Fe Preparatory School
616 East Father Rahm
El Paso, TX 79901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Fe Preparatory School District
Aoy Elementary
901 South Campbell St
El Paso, TX 79901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Paso Independent School District
Guillen Middle School
900 South Cotton St
El Paso, TX 79901
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: El Paso Independent School District
Hart Elementary
1110 South Park St
El Paso, TX 79901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: El Paso Independent School District
Telles Academy
320 South Campbell St
El Paso, TX 79901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: El Paso Independent School District
Telles Academy J J a E P
320 South Campbell St
El Paso, TX 79901
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: El Paso Independent School District
Lydia Patterson Institute
517 S Florence St
El Paso, TX 79901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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