Abernathy, TX 79311 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 79311: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Abernathy, TX 79311

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Hale County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.926, Longitude -101.911
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 79311 has segments in 2 Counties (Hale, Lubbock).

  • Businesses Addresses: 118
  • PO Box Addresses: 158
  • Residential Addresses: 1,140
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 51
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,089

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

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Abernathy, TX 79311 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,478
Daytime Population: Workers 507
Daytime Population: Residents 1,968
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,475
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 3,475
Population in Familes 3,058
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 15
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $49,934
Average Household Income $64,874
Per Capita Income $23,334


Total Housing Units 1,436 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 885 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 364 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 187 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $85,105
Average Home Value $110,424


Total Households 1,249
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 932
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 0.22% -0.1%
Households 0.11% -0.14%
Families 0.04% -0.24%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Abernathy, TX 79311 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79311 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 # 1115 40th
Population Density # 1405 24th
Diversity Index # 526 71st
Median Household Income # 964 48th
Per Capita Income # 1194 35th

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