ZIP Code 79508 - Buffalo Gap Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameBuffalo Gap
Zip Code StateTexas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Taylor
Area Code325
Current Population:1242
Racial Majority:White 84.11%
Public School Racial Majority:White 88.9%
Unemployment Rate:3.1%
Median Household Income$56874
Average Adjusted Gross Income$76020
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time23.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1913 - 2044 ft.
Area11 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.28718800, -99.83796200

Map of ZIP Code 79508 Border

Zip Code 79508 Description

Zip Code 79508 is located in the state of Texas in the Abilene - Sweetwater metro area. Zip code 79508 is primarily located in Taylor County. The official US Postal Service name for 79508 is BUFFALO GAP, Texas. Portions of zip code 79508 are contained within or border the city limits of Buffalo Gap, TX, . The area code for zip code 79508 is 325. 79508 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Texas.

The current unemployment level in 79508 is 3.1% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.0% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 79508 increased to 1242 from 1118 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 79508 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 79508 public schools is White. 29.5% of students in 79508 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 974 84.11% 1115 -13%
 Black Or African American 67 5.79% 8 +738%
 Hispanic 63 5.44% 93 -32%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 11 -100%
 Asian 39 3.37% 5 +680%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 10 1.3% 10 +50%

Zip Code 79508 Race/Ethnicity

 White 88.9%
 Black Or African American 0.4%
 Hispanic 10.3%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.4%

Zip Code 79508 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population12421118
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households498
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
29.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$56874
Income Under $50K Per Year43.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year18.90%
79508 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Texas District 19Jodey ArringtonRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$138909
Average Real Estate Sale Price$113810
Current Unemployment Level 3.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.0%
79606 - Abilene
79562 - Tuscola
Buffalo Gap, TX
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 30d - Semiarid Edwards Plateau
Average First Frost DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 79508 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)30344250596771706352413251
Avg Max Temp (°F)55616978859195938677655776
Avg Precip (In.).961.271.491.863.123.511.952.593.32.911.431.2425.63
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Abilene, TX
CBSA Type79508
CBSA Population161179
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours