Childress, TX 79201 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79201: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Childress, TX 79201

Acceptable Alternative
Northfield, TX 79201

Not Acceptable, USPS
Carey, TX 79201
Kirkland, TX 79201

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 375
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,251
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 199
  • County: Childress County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.433, Longitude -100.146
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 79201 has segments in 4 Counties (Childress, Cottle, Hall, Motley).

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Childress, TX 79201 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,363
Population in Households 5,923
Population in Familes 4,835
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,440
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 2,443
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,591
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,992 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,667 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 776 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 549 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $67,294
Average Home Value $92,726


Median Household Income $41,085
Average Household Income $55,655
Per Capita Income $19,253
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.55%
Households 0.66% 0.64%
Families 0.52% 0.56%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
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.

Childress, TX 79201 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79201 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 # 899 52nd
Population Density1 # 1565 16th
Diversity Index2 # 756 60th
Median Household Income # 1301 31st
Per Capita Income # 1490 21st

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