Zip Code 79745 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameKermit
Zip Code StateTexas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Winkler
Area Code432
Current Population:6125
Racial Majority:White 39.06%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 76.9%
Unemployment Rate:8.1%
Median Household Income$36029
Average Adjusted Gross Income$70120
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time25.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range2674 - 3307 ft.
Area662 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)31.88330200, -103.01198200

Zip Code 79745 Description

Zip Code 79745 is located in the state of Texas in the Odessa - Midland metro area. Zip code 79745 is primarily located in Winkler County. The official US Postal Service name for 79745 is KERMIT, Texas. Portions of zip code 79745 are contained within or border the city limits of Kermit, TX, . The area code for zip code 79745 is 432. 79745 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Texas.

The current unemployment level in 79745 is 8.1% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.6% 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 79745 decreased to 6125 from 6153 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 79745 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 79745 public schools is Hispanic. 66.6% of students in 79745 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2450 39.06% 2337 +5%
 Black Or African American 146 2.33% 120 +22%
 Hispanic 3665 58.42% 3549 +3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.1% 24 -75%
 Asian 0 0% 16 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 43 0% 43 -100%
 Two Or More Races 36 0.1% 36 -83%

Zip Code 79745 Race/Ethnicity

 White 19.6%
 Black Or African American 1.9%
 Hispanic 76.9%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 0.8%

Zip Code 79745 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population61256153
Male Population50.20%
Female Population49.80%
Total Households2206
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$36029
Income Under $50K Per Year69.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year24.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.90%
79745 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Texas District 23Will HurdRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$110600
Average Real Estate Sale Price$60610
Current Unemployment Level 8.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago10.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBWh - Hot Desert Climate
Ecoregion 24a - Chihuahuan Basins and Playas
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 79745 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)28334048586670686150372949
Avg Max Temp (°F)59667381899596948880686079
Avg Precip (In.).
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours