Lamesa, TX 79331 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79331: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lamesa, TX 79331

Acceptable Alternative
La Mesa, TX 79331

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Dawson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.735, Longitude -101.956
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 79331 has segments in 4 Counties (Borden, Dawson, Gaines, Martin).

  • Businesses Addresses: 523
  • PO Box Addresses: 506
  • Residential Addresses: 4,309
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 151
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,158

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

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Lamesa, TX 79331 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,190
Daytime Population: Workers 4,253
Daytime Population: Residents 7,568
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,821
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 11,378
Population in Familes 9,680
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,812
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $41,355
Average Household Income $56,053
Per Capita Income $18,895


Total Housing Units 5,053 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,944 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,285 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 824 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $63,415
Average Home Value $93,207


Total Households 4,229
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 2,971
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% 0.27%
Households 0.18% 0.26%
Families 0.11% 0.22%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Lamesa, TX 79331 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79331 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 # 724 61st
Population Density # 1381 25th
Diversity Index # 398 79th
Median Household Income # 1388 25th
Per Capita Income # 1560 16th

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