Matador, TX 79244 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79244: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Matador, TX 79244

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 75
  • Single Family Addresses: 24
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Motley County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.012, Longitude -100.821
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Matador, TX 79244 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 680
Population in Households 680
Population in Familes 551
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 309
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 200
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 449 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 233 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 140 (31.2%)
Median Home Value $55,460
Average Home Value $71,996


Median Household Income $32,482
Average Household Income $47,185
Per Capita Income $21,441
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.19% -0.12%
Households -0.15% -0.13%
Families -0.24% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
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.

Matador, TX 79244 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79244 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 # 1539 18th
Population Density1 # 1759 6th
Diversity Index2 # 1259 33rd
Median Household Income # 1677 11th
Per Capita Income # 1293 31st

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