Happy, TX 79042 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79042: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Happy, TX 79042

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 27
  • Single Family Addresses: 157
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Swisher County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.744, Longitude -101.856
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 79042 has segments in 4 Counties (Armstrong, Castro, Randall, Swisher).

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Happy, TX 79042 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,171
Population in Households 1,169
Population in Familes 988
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 454
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 315
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 558 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 349 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 105 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 104 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $118,092
Average Home Value $158,883


Median Household Income $51,542
Average Household Income $71,163
Per Capita Income $27,662
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.63% 0.52%
Households 0.36% 0.48%
Families 0.26% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.44%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Happy, TX 79042 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79042 to the other 1,873 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1420 24th
Population Density1 # 1716 8th
Diversity Index2 # 1337 29th
Median Household Income # 737 61st
Per Capita Income # 637 66th

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