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
  • 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).

  • Businesses Addresses: 28
  • PO Box Addresses: 308
  • Residential Addresses: 154
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 154

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Happy, TX 79042 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,153
Daytime Population: Workers 361
Daytime Population: Residents 623
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 984
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 1,151
Population in Familes 973
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $51,959
Average Household Income $76,031
Per Capita Income $29,813


Total Housing Units 542 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 348 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 103 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $122,619
Average Home Value $168,678


Total Households 451
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 314
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 0.04% 0.31%
Households -0.06% 0.22%
Families -0.09% 0.19%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   3.62%

Happy, TX 79042 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79042 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 # 1422 23rd
Population Density # 1715 8th
Diversity Index # 1320 29th
Median Household Income # 808 56th
Per Capita Income # 592 68th

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