Skellytown, TX 79080 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79080: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Skellytown, TX 79080

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 11
  • Single Family Addresses: 72
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Carson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.574, Longitude -101.173
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 79080 has segments in 2 Counties (Carson, Hutchinson).

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Skellytown, TX 79080 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 648
Daytime Population: Workers 116
Daytime Population: Residents 355
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 471
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 648
Population in Familes 513
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $50,387
Average Household Income $58,194
Per Capita Income $25,595


Total Housing Units 367 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 235 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 (22.3%)
Median Home Value $39,430
Average Home Value $59,043


Total Households 285
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 181
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.29% -0.47%
Households -0.29% -0.42%
Families -0.38% -0.45%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

Skellytown, TX 79080 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79080 to the other 1,848 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1545 16th
Population Density # 1725 7th
Diversity Index # 1760 5th
Median Household Income # 916 50th
Per Capita Income # 956 48th

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