79556 is the zip code for

Sweetwater, TX

Total population
12,995
Housing units
6,038
Land area
(sq. miles)
304.25
Density
(people per sq. mile)
42.71
Water area
(sq. miles)
1.86

Demographic data for zip code 79556

Gender:

Male
6,437
Female
6,558
Median age
Male
36.90
Female
40.20
Gender

Households:

Total households
5,130
Family households
3,390
Nonfamily households
1,740
Average household size
2.45
Average family size
3.03
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
6,038
Occupied housing units
5,130
Owner-occupied
3,409
Renter-occupied
1,721
Vacant housing units
908
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
983
5 to 9 years
963
10 to 14 years
883
15 to 19 years
918
20 to 24 years
784
25 to 34 years
1,446
35 to 44 years
1,508
45 to 54 years
1,685
55 to 59 years
895
60 to 64 years
807
65 to 74 years
1,150
75 to 84 years
675
85 years and over
298
Median age
38.70
Age

Race:

White
7,685
Hispanic or Latino
4,435
Black or African American
641
Asian
58
American Indian & Alaska Native
36
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0
Other (One Race)
6
Two or More Races
134
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 79556

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
10,153
Civilian labor force
6,669
Employed
6,085
Unemployed
584
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
3,484
Percent Unemployed
8.8%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
5,923
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
4,531
Carpooled
922
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
40
Walked
181
Other means
99
Worked at home
150
Mean travel time
17.2 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
6,085
Management / business / science / arts
1,587
Service
1,424
Sales / office
1,417
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
765
Production / transportation / material moving
892
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
6,085
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
221
Construction
345
Manufacturing
646
Wholesale trade
114
Retail trade
793
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
347
Information
104
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
302
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
368
Educational services / health care / social assistance
1,445
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
743
Public administration
389
Other services
268
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
6,085
Private wage & salary workers
3,957
Government workers
1,456
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
589
Unpaid family workers
83
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
4,931
Less than $10,000
535
$10,000 to $14,999
372
$15,000 to $24,999
702
$25,000 to $34,999
680
$35,000 to $49,999
921
$50,000 to $74,999
790
$75,000 to $99,999
377
$100,000 to $149,999
408
$150,000 to $199,999
81
$200,000 or more
65
Median household income
$36,839
Mean household income
$48,873
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
20.0%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 79556

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Cowen Elementary
700 W 4th
(325) 235-348218417215.1
East Ridge El
1700 E 12th St
(325) 235-528235817815.0
Southeast El
1201 Mustang Dr
(325) 235-922233924613.0
Sweetwater H S
1205 Ragland
(325) 235-437159421812.1
Sweetwater Intermediate School
705 E 3rd
(325) 235-349132016012.3
Sweetwater Middle
305 Lamar
(325) 236-63034772329.9

Public libraries around Sweetwater, TX

NameAddress
Stamford Carnegie Library
bcls.tsl.state.tx.us
600 E Mcharg St
Stamford, TX 79553
County-city Library
www.sweetwaterlibrary.org
206 Elm St
Sweetwater, TX 79556

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 79556

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Anson General Hospital101 Avenue 'J'
Anson, TX 79501
(915) 823-323130
Stonewall Memorial HospitalU S Highway 380 & 83 North
Aspermont, TX 79502
(940) 989-355125
Mitchell County Hospital
mitchellcountyhospital.com
997 West Interstate 20
Colorado City, TX 79512
(915) 728-343125
Hamlin Memorial Hospital632 Northwest Second Street
Hamlin, TX 79520
(915) 576-364623
Haskell Memorial Hospital1 North Avenue 'N'
Haskell, TX 79521
(940) 864-262130
Knox County Hospital701 South Fifth Street
Knox City, TX 79529
(940) 658-353514
Fisher Cnty Hospital DistrictRoby Highway
Rotan, TX 79546
(915) 735-225613
D M Cogdell Memorial Hospital1700 Cogdell Boulevard
Snyder, TX 79549
(915) 573-637464
Stamford Memorial HospitalHighway 6 East
Stamford, TX 79553
(915) 773-272532
Rolling Plains Mem Hospital200 East Arizona Street
Sweetwater, TX 79556
(915) 235-170154
North Runnels HospitalEast Highway 53
Winters, TX 79567
(915) 754-455321

Hotels, Motels and other accommodations around 79556

Hotel nameAddress# of RoomsLow rateHigh rate
La Quinta Inn Sweetwater500 Nw Georgia Ave
Sweetwater, TX 79556
20139140
Super 8 Sweetwater TX216 SE Georgia Ave
Sweetwater, TX 79556
807686
Days Inn Sweetwater701 Sw Georgia Ave
Sweetwater, TX 79556
1316890
Holiday Inn Express Sweetwater300 Se Georgia Ave
Sweetwater, TX 79556
 8993
BEST WESTERN SWEETWATER INN300 NW GEORGIA AVE.
SWEETWATER, TX 79556
5770160

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 79556

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Little Caesars Pizza Station In Kmart210 SE Georgia Ave
Sweetwater, TX 79556
Pizza915-235-4060
McDonald's201 Ne Georgia Ave
Sweetwater, TX 79556
Fast Food, Hamburgers, Sandwiches915-235-1520
Pizza HutI 20 Hopkins Rd
Sweetwater, TX 79556
Italian, Pizza915-235-0200
Pizza Hut800 E Broadway St
Sweetwater, TX 79556
Italian, Pizza915-235-8673
Schlotzsky's204 SE Georgia St
Sweetwater, TX 79556
American, Eclectic, Sandwiches325-235-5000
Sonic Drive-In1225 E Broadway St
Sweetwater, TX 79556
American, Fast Food, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs915-235-9042
Subway Sandwiches & Salads602 E Broadway St
Sweetwater, TX 79556
Fast Food, Salads, Sandwiches915-236-6825
Taco Bell206 Se Georgia Ave
Sweetwater, TX 79556
Fast Food, Mexican915-235-3888

Crime rates

Crime rates in Sweetwater, TX:

Total
558
Violent Crime
100
Murder & Manslaughter
1
Forcible Rape
14
Robbery
10
Aggravated Assault
75
Property Crime
458
Burglary
155
Larceny & Theft
282
Motor Vehicle Theft
21
Arson
2
Sweetwater, TX

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