ZIP Code 79905 - El Paso Map and Data

Map of ZIP Code 79905 Border

Official Zip Code NameEl Paso
Zip Code StateTexas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: El Paso
Area Code915
Current Population:26036
Racial Majority:Hispanic 0%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 97.9%
Unemployment Rate:4.7%
Median Household Income$20759
Average Adjusted Gross Income$28280
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time21.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Elevation Range3793 - 3918 ft.
Area6 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)31.76858600, -106.42725400

Zip Code 79905 Profile

Zip Code 79905 is located in the state of Texas in the El Paso metro area. Zip code 79905 is primarily located in El Paso County. The official US Postal Service name for 79905 is EL PASO, Texas. Portions of zip code 79905 are contained within or border the city limits of El Paso, TX, . The area code for zip code 79905 is 915. 79905 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Texas.

The current unemployment level in 79905 is 4.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.4% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 79905 decreased to 26036 from 28680 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 79905 is Hispanic while the majority ethnicity attending 79905 public schools is Hispanic. 89.1% of students in 79905 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 563 2.2% 532 +6%
 Black Or African American 418 1.64% 98 +327%
 Hispanic 24554 96.08% 25319 -3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.04% 30 -67%
 Asian 0 0% 13 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 8 0% 8 -100%
 Two Or More Races 34 0.05% 34 -65%

Zip Code 79905 Race/Ethnicity

 White 1.2%
 Black Or African American 0.4%
 Hispanic 97.9%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 0.1%

Zip Code 79905 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2603628680
Male Population46.80%
Female Population53.20%
Total Households8363
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
89.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$20759
Income Under $50K Per Year85.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year11.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year3.10%
79905 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Texas District 16Veronica EscobarDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$139818
Average Real Estate Sale Price$73612
Current Unemployment Level 4.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBWk - Cold Desert Climate
Ecoregion 24a - Chihuahuan Basins and Playas
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 79905 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)30344047576569676149373049
Avg Max Temp (°F)59657280889496938979675978
Avg Precip (In.).49.39.25.22.37.81.391.711.62.85.42.729.24
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
El Paso, TX
CBSA Type79905
CBSA Population765357
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours