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Zip Code 79905 Population

Population breakdown by gender

Population in zip code 79905 is 24,372 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.22 | Zip Code 79905 land area is 6.4818 sq. miles | Population density is 3,760.07 residents per square mile

Median age in zip code 79905

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 37.9
Median Age - Male 33.4
Median Age - Female 40.4

Median age of zip code 79905 is 13.5% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 1.9% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 79905 is 2.8% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 6.7% lower compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 79905 median age is 18.8% higher in comparison to nearby zip codes and 4.9% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population breakdown by age

Racial makeup of zip code 79905

White population 21586
Black or African American population 434
Asian population 12
American Indian and Alaska Native population 76
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 1864

Region of birth

Zip code 79905 ancestry distribution

Arab 0.1% Czech 0%
Danish 0% Dutch 0%
English 0.2% French No Basque 0.2%
French Canadian 0% German 0.6%
Greek 0% Hungarian 0%
Irish 0.2% Italian 0.5%
Lithuanian 0% Norwegian 0%
Polish 0.1% Portuguese 0%
Russian 0% Scotch-Irish 0.1%
Scottish 0.1% Slovak 0%
Subsaharan African 0.1% Swedish 0%
Swiss 0% Ukrainian 0%
USA 0.8% Welsh 0%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 0% Other Ancestries 89.2%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 79905

Family Type Distribution
Total families 5686
Married couples 50.58%
Other couples 49.42%

Family and household income distribution in zip code 79905

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 56.07% 65.62%
$30,000 and $50,000 21.72% 17.41%
$50,000 and $100,000 18.52% 14.16%
$100,000 and $200,000 2.5% 1.85%
$200,000 or more 1.2% 0.96%

Households by size in zip code 79905

Household language in zip code 79905

English language 9.12%
Spanish language 90.77%
Other European language 0.06%
Asian language 0.05%
Other language 0%

Population by housing unit in zip code 79905

Total Occupied housing units 8007
Detached housing units 62.12%
Attached housing units 3.72%
2 units 5.71%
3 - 4 units 5.37%
5 - 9 units 4.05%
10 - 19 units 7.53%
20 - 49 units 2.87%
50 or more units 3.86%
Mobile homes 4.7%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0.07%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 79905

Use car, track or Van 84.11%
Use public transportation 7.36%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 0.88%
Walk to work 4.41%
Work at home 3.24%

School attendance in zip code 79905

Attent Preschool programs 3.19%
Attend Public School 20.89%
Attend college undergraduate program 6.11%
Attent graduate studies 0.35%
Not enrolled in school 69.45%

Highest school attainment in zip code 79905

Less then 9th grade 35.17%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 14.89%
High school diploma 23.15%
Some college, no degree 18.65%
Associate degree 3.58%
Bachelor's degree 4.41%
Graduate or professional degree 0.15%

Real Estate in zip code 79905

Housing occupied 89.22%
Housing vacant 10.78%
Housing occupied by owner 51.19%
Housing occupied by tenant 48.81%
Total Rented Units 3908
Median Contract Gross Rent $347
Median Gross Rent $430
Median Home Value $76,900

Contract rent is the monthly cash rent agreed to, regardless of any furnishings, utilities, fees, meals, or services that may be included. Gross rent is the contract rent plus the estimated average monthly cost of utilities and fuels if these are paid by the renter. In zip code 79905 median gross rent is 23.92% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 79905

Studio $450
1 Bedroom $490
2 Bedrooms $580
3 Bedrooms $830
4 Bedrooms $990
AVERAGE RENT $668

Average rent in zip code 79905 ($668.00) is 16.2% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 28.6% lower compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 79905 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 16.7% lower, one bedroom apartment rent is 16% lower, two bedroom rent is 16.2% lower, three bedroom rent is 16.2% lower, four bedroom rent is 16% lower.

Housing units in zip code 79905

Total housing units 8974
Detached housing units 63.06%
Attached housing units 3.32%
2 units 5.84%
3 - 4 units 5.54%
5 - 9 units 4.36%
10 - 19 units 7.02%
20 - 49 units 2.75%
50 or more units 3.44%
Mobile homes 4.6%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0.07%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 79905

Total Real Estate Taxes $5,158,300
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $2,227,400
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $2,930,900

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Zip Codes Near 79905

Zip Code City County Distance
79903 El Paso El Paso 1.37 ml
79901 El Paso El Paso 2.69 ml
79906 El Paso El Paso 2.96 ml
79930 El Paso El Paso 3.22 ml
79925 El Paso El Paso 3.62 ml
79915 El Paso El Paso 4.16 ml
79908 El Paso El Paso 5.08 ml
79821 Anthony El Paso 5.46 ml
79935 El Paso El Paso 6.24 ml
79922 El Paso El Paso 6.67 ml