79938 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to EL PASO, TX 79938

79938 is a sparsely populated, urban zip code in El Paso, Texas. Median household income here ($28,829) is significantly lower than US average ($56,604). The population is racially diverse, younger, and mostly married couples. At $123,300 the average home value here is a bit higher than average for the El Paso metro area, so this probably isn't the place to look for housing bargains.

The average family income here is $36,445/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 79938 is $29,534.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 79938 earn an average of $21,071/year. Women earn only $14,512/year.

5,388 people in 79938 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

The median age here is 28. There are 27,506 men and 26,014 women. The median age for men is 28 while for women the median age is 28.

To give you a sense of the community, 9,571 people (out of the 53,520 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 19,862 homes, and 443 businesses every day. 48 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

79938 Zip code is located in the Mountain time zone at 32 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Isfahan, Iran!) and -106 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 4,040 feet above sea level.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 53,520
  • White Population: 45,941
  • Black Population: 2,183
  • Hispanic Population: 46,513
  • Asian Population: 763
  • Hawaiian Population: 98
  • Indian Population: 432
  • Male Population: 27,506
  • Female Population: 26,014
  • Median Age: 28
  • Median Age of Males: 28
  • Median Age of Females: 28
  • Geography

  • Region: South
  • Division: West South Central
  • State: Texas
  • CBSA Type: Metropolitan
  • CBSA Name: El Paso TX
  • County: El Paso
  • City: El Paso
  • Longitude: -106.2
  • Latitude: 31.8
  • Elevation: 4,041 feet above sea level
  • Area code: 915
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 5,224
  • Drive alone: 4,010
  • Carpool: 1,057
  • Public transit: 31
  • Ride bikes or walk: 48

  • Average commute time: 30.0 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 89
  •    5 - 9: 239
  •    10 - 14: 183
  •    15 - 19: 591
  •    20 - 24: 847
  •    25 - 29: 471
  •    30 - 34: 1,321
  •    35 - 39: 164
  •    40 - 44: 437
  •    45 - 59: 518
  •    60 - 89: 298
  •    90 plus: 66
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $123,300
  • Average Annual Household Income: $48,613
  • Businesses: 277
  • Employees: 3,784
  • Annual Payroll: $102,241,000
  • Average Family Income: $36,445
  • Median Family Income: $28,829
  • Average Income for Men: $21,071
  • Average Income for Women: $14,512
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 141
  • State FIPS Code: 48

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Schools in 79938 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Hurshel Antwine School
3830 Rich Beem
El Paso, TX 79938
(915) 937-6400
Lujan Chavez Elementary School
2200 Sun Country Rd
El Paso, TX 79938
(915) 937-8700
Middle Schools
Sun Ridge Middle School
2210 Sun Country Rd
El Paso, TX 79938
(915) 937-6600
Other Schools
Sgt Roberto Ituarte
3451 Rich Beem
El Paso, TX 79938

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Sex Offender Information

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In the 79938 zip code, the registered sex offenders can be found at https://records.txdps.state.tx.us/DPS_WEB/SorNew/index.aspx. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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