Zip Code 79331 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLamesa
Zip Code StateTexas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Dawson
Area Code806
Current Population:13258
Racial Majority:White 38.91%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 76.8%
Unemployment Rate:7.4%
Median Household Income$33251
Average Adjusted Gross Income$64250
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time12.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range2681 - 3084 ft.
Area498 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.72685100, -101.93353600

Zip Code 79331 Description

Zip Code 79331 is located in the state of Texas in the Lubbock metro area. Zip code 79331 is primarily located in Dawson County. The official US Postal Service name for 79331 is LAMESA, Texas. Portions of zip code 79331 are contained within or border the city limits of Lamesa, TX, ODonnell, TX, and Los Ybanez, TX. The area code for zip code 79331 is 806. 79331 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Texas.

The current unemployment level in 79331 is 7.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.0% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 79331 decreased to 13258 from 14272 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 79331 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 79331 public schools is Hispanic. 73.1% of students in 79331 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 5124 38.91% 5120 +0%
 Black Or African American 841 6.39% 859 -2%
 Hispanic 7045 53.5% 7102 -1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.21% 25 +12%
 Asian 39 0.3% 46 -15%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.02% 2 +0%
 Other Race 13 0% 13 -100%
 Two Or More Races 91 0.68% 91 -1%

Zip Code 79331 Race/Ethnicity

 White 17.6%
 Black Or African American 3.7%
 Hispanic 76.8%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 0.8%

Zip Code 79331 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1325814272
Male Population56.80%
Female Population43.20%
Total Households4177
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
73.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$33251
Income Under $50K Per Year69.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year22.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.50%
79331 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Texas District 11Mike ConawayRepublican
Texas District 19Jodey ArringtonRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$62667
Average Real Estate Sale Price$61935
Current Unemployment Level 7.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 25i - Llano Estacado
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 79331 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)26303645556367655948362847
Avg Max Temp (°F)54606876859193918577655675
Avg Precip (In.).58.74.72.972.42.82.182.013.311.74.8.7419
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lamesa, TX
CBSA Type79331
CBSA Population13899
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours