The U.S. ZIP Code 78830 is associated with Big Wells, TX in Dimmit County. An estimated 21.4% of residents in the 78830 ZIP Code are of age 62 years and older. Overall, the region has a median age of 34.9 years. It is estimated that about 3.1% of residents in this Texas region hold a bachelor's degree or higher, while the per capita income is approximately $15,298. Approximately 33% of the population lives below the poverty line, while the median househould income sits at $24,280. The current population estimate for this region is 966.
The median household income in ZIP Code 78830 is $24,280, while the region's mean household income is $41,880. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $15,298. The per capita income in ZIP Code 78830 of $15,298 is approximately 51.09% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $31,277. An estimated 33.3% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately250.53% higher than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 40.1% of the population in 78830 earn $15,000 to $24,999 per year, while an estimated 14.5% earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, and 0.0% of 78830 residents earn $150,000 to $199,999 per year.
|Less than $10,000 per year||4.5%|
|$10,000 to $14,999 per year||8.9%|
|$15,000 to $24,999 per year||40.1%|
|$25,000 to $34,999 per year||5.2%|
|$35,000 to $49,999 per year||13.0%|
|$50,000 to $74,999 per year||14.5%|
|$75,000 to $99,999 per year||7.8%|
|$100,000 to $149,999 per year||2.6%|
|$150,000 to $199,999 per year||0.0%|
|$200,000 or more per year||3.3%|
Residents of ZIP Code 78830 are younger than average. The median age of 34.9 years in ZIP Code 78830 is approximately 8.4% lower than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 79.7% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 21.4% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 16.6% of the population in 78830 falls in the age group 25 to 34 years, while an estimated 12.8% are aged 45 to 54 years. On the low end of the scale, 2.1% of 78830 residents are aged 85 years and over.
|Under 5 years||4.8%|
|5 to 9 years||5.3%|
|10 to 14 years||5.5%|
|15 to 19 years||10.7%|
|20 to 24 years||7.3%|
|25 to 34 years||16.6%|
|35 to 44 years||7.7%|
|45 to 54 years||12.8%|
|55 to 59 years||6.2%|
|60 to 64 years||5.4%|
|65 to 74 years||8.4%|
|75 to 84 years||7.3%|
|85 years and over||2.1%|
One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 78830 is high cholesterol, as an estimated 44.6% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 78830 is high blood pressure, as approximately 43.7% of adults 18 and older in this Dimmit County region contend with that issue.
|Health Issue||Percent of adults*|
|High blood pressure||43.7%|
|Cancer (excluding skin cancer)||6.7%|
|Coronary heart disease||10.5%|
|Chronic kidney disease||5.6%|
One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 78830 is cholesterol screening, as an estimated 82.6% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 81.7% of those 18 and above in 78830 list taking medicine for high blood pressure control, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 78830 include no leisure-time physical activity (45.3% of adults aged 18 and above) and obesity (43.6% of those 18 and older).
|Preventive Measure||Percent of adults*|
|Current access to health insurance||56.5%|
|Taking medicine for high blood pressure control||81.7%|
|Visits to doctor for routine checkup||73.8%|
|Visits to dentist or dental clinic||37.7%|
|Risk Behavior||Percent of adults*|
|No leisure-time physical activity||45.3%|
|Sleeping less than 7 hours||33.8%|
In ZIP Code 78830, 69.3% of the population graduated high school, while 3.1% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 21.2% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 1.7% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 39.3% in this Dimmit County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).
|Less than 9th grade||21.2%|
|9th to 12th grade, no diploma||9.5%|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||39.3%|
|Some college, no degree||23.5%|
|Graduate or professional degree||1.7%|
Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 78830, 100.0% is one race, while 0.0% are two or more races. Approximately 95.2% of 78830 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 78830 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (95.1%), followed by Some other race (3.5%) .
|Black or African American||0.0%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.0%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||0.0%|
|Some other race||3.5%|
In ZIP Code 78830, 30.3% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 68.3% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 0.0% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 1.4% of homes. Lastly, 0.0% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Dimmit County region.
|Other Indo-European languages||0.0%|
|Asian and Pacific Islander languages||1.4%|
Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 78830, an estimated 32.1% of homes were built between 1990 and 1999. Additionally, 18.2% of homes in the region were built between 1950 and 1959, while an estimated 0.8% of homes were built in 2014 or later in this Dimmit County region.
|Year Home Built||Percent|
|Built in 2014 or later||0.8%|
|Built between 2010 and 2013||4.6%|
|Built between 2000 and 2009||9.5%|
|Built between 1990 and 1999||32.1%|
|Built between 1980 and 1989||9.0%|
|Built between 1970 and 1979||13.3%|
|Built between 1960 and 1969||4.9%|
|Built between 1950 and 1959||18.2%|
|Built between 1940 and 1949||3.8%|
|Built in 1939 or earlier||3.8%|
Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 78830 has an average daily solar radiation level of 5.65 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 37.14% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 14.26% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).
|ZIP Code 78830||10.98¢/kWh||8.16¢/kWh||5.57¢/kWh|
|Month||ZIP Code 78830||Low (WA)||High (AZ)|
In 78830, 39.2% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 0.0% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 32.5 minutes. Approximately 38.6% of the employed population 16 years and over in 78830 work in agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining, while an estimated 15.8% work in educational services, and health care and social assistance. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.0% of 78830 workers 16 years and over work in other services, except public administration.
|Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining||38.6%|
|Transportation and warehousing, and utilities||9.9%|
|Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing||4.4%|
|Professional, scientific, management, and administrative||2.9%|
|Educational services, and health care and social assistance||15.8%|
|Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services||3.7%|
|Other services, except public administration||0.0%|