Zip Code 79847 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSalt Flat
Zip Code StateTexas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Culberson
Secondary County: Hudspeth
Area Code915
Current Population:167
Racial Majority:White 82.14%
Unemployment Rate:4.7%
Median Household Income$38428
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time0 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range2930 - 7697 ft.
Area1922 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)31.76778300, -104.60931100

Zip Code 79847 Description

Zip Code 79847 is located in the state of Texas in the El Paso metro area. Zip code 79847 is primarily located in Culberson County. Portions of 79847 are also located in Hudspeth County. The official US Postal Service name for 79847 is SALT FLAT, Texas. Portions of zip code 79847 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 79847 is within area code 915 and area code 432. 79847 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Texas.

The current unemployment level in 79847 is 4.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.1% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 79847 increased to 167 from 44 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 79847 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 79847 public schools is . % of students in 79847 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 46 82.14% 104 -56%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 10 17.86% 62 -84%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0% 1 -100%

Zip Code 79847 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 79847 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population16744
Male Population50.90%
Female Population49.10%
Total Households82
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$38428
Income Under $50K Per Year64.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year0.00%
79847 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Texas District 23Will HurdRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$90000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$52458
Current Unemployment Level 4.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBWk - Cold Desert Climate
Ecoregion 24a - Chihuahuan Basins and Playas
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 79847 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)31344046566265645849393248
Avg Max Temp (°F)55606977848989878174645674
Avg Precip (In.).54.49.27.531.071.532.381.932.151.17.5.5913.16
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours