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ZIP Code 79916

Primary City:Fort Bliss, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: El Paso
County: El Paso County
Timezone: Mountain (2:07pm)
Area code: 915 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.9, -106.2
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 79916

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 79916. 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 79916. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 79916, 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:
Fort Bliss, TX
Acceptable:
El Paso

Stats and Demographics for the 79916 ZIP Code

ZIP code 79916 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 79916 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 79916 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,995
Population Density 1,845 people per sq mi
Housing Units 0
Land Area 1.62 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 0
Median Household Income $2,499

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 22Male Median Age: 22Female Median Age: 23


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5000
5-9000
10-14000
15-1937850428
20-241,6491791,828
25-2941379492
30-348318101
35-3954559
40-44311748
45-4911718
50-547512
55-59505
60-64044
65-69000
70-74000
75-79000
80-84000
85 Plus000

Gender

 Male 2,631 88%
 Female 364 12%
Gender

Race

 White 2,294 76.6%
 Black Or African American 403 13.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 56 1.9%
 Asian 68 2.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.5%
 Other Race 95 3.2%
 Two Or More Races 63 2.1%
Race

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1000
2000
3000
4000
5000
6000
7000
8000
9000
10000
11000
12000
13000
14000
15000
16000
17044
18841599
1929431325
2042342465

Real Estate and Housing

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 0 0%
 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 2,995 100%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 62 100%
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 $2,499 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 79916 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. 79916 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 79916 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 79916 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 2,414 85%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 373 13%
 No Earnings 63 2%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,414 85%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 373 13%
 No Earnings 63 2%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,140 41%
 Public transportation 113 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,031 37%
 Worked at Home 475 17%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 79916 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 0.0%
 High School Graduate 557 71.5%
 Associate's degree 54 6.9%
 Bachelor's degree 126 16.2%
 Master's degree 39 5.0%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 72 67%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 35 33%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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