ZIP Code 79855 - Van Horn Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameVan Horn
Zip Code StateTexas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Culberson
Area Code432
Current Population:2336
Racial Majority:Hispanic 0.13%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 91.8%
Unemployment Rate:3.2%
Median Household Income$30325
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time9.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range3284 - 5578 ft.
Area2255 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)31.21499900, -104.54534700

Map of ZIP Code 79855 Border

Zip Code 79855 Description

Zip Code 79855 is located in the state of Texas in the El Paso metro area. Zip code 79855 is primarily located in Culberson County. The official US Postal Service name for 79855 is VAN HORN, Texas. Portions of zip code 79855 are contained within or border the city limits of Van Horn, TX, . Zip code 79855 is within area code 915 and area code 432. 79855 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Texas.

The current unemployment level in 79855 is 3.2% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.1% 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 79855 decreased to 2336 from 2847 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 79855 is Hispanic while the majority ethnicity attending 79855 public schools is Hispanic. 74.5% of students in 79855 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 413 17.8% 475 -13%
 Black Or African American 16 0.69% 8 +100%
 Hispanic 1856 80% 1796 +3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.56% 13 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 22 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.13% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 22 0.82% 22 -14%

Zip Code 79855 Race/Ethnicity

 White 5.1%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 91.8%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 1.5%

Zip Code 79855 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population23362847
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households883
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
74.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$30325
Income Under $50K Per Year74.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year21.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.00%
79855 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Texas District 23Will HurdRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$126600
Average Real Estate Sale Price$44031
Current Unemployment Level 3.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBWk - Cold Desert Climate
Ecoregion 24b - Chihuahuan Desert Grasslands
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 79855 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)28313744546265635746352846
Avg Max Temp (°F)58637078868992908577665876
Avg Precip (In.).49.41.25.41.771.392.181.972.141.14.46.5912.22
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours