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979 Area Code

State: Texas
Major City: Dallas
Timezone: America/Chicago
Current Time: 10:44 PM

Top 49 Cities in Area Code 979

City Population
Dallas 5,743,938
Houston 5,464,251
College Station 215,243
San Angelo 101,004
Bryan 86,276
Nacogdoches 34,420
Angleton 19,431
Bay City 18,661
Brenham 17,863
Freeport 12,136
Clute 11,690
El Campo 11,655
Wharton 8,765
Hempstead 8,355
Sealy 6,446
La Grange 5,384
Giddings 5,254
West Columbia 4,880
Caldwell 4,373
Hearne 4,354
Bellville 4,219
Columbus 4,165
Brazoria 3,956
Eagle Lake 3,777
Sweeny 3,717
Needville 3,125
Schulenburg 2,913
East Bernard 2,342
Weimar 2,226
Somerville 1,465
Wallis 1,303
Lexington 1,222
Boling 1,162
Calvert 1,126
Beasley 677
Matagorda 434
Kurten 409
Industry 325
Damon 299
Burton 292
Fayetteville 257
Oddball Codes N/A
Hostyn N/A
Garwood N/A
Tunis N/A
Northrup N/A
Deanville N/A
Glen Flora N/A
Dime Box N/A

Top 17 Counties in Area Code 979

County Population
Harris 4,646,630
Dallas 2,606,868
Fort Bend 765,394
Brazoria 360,677
Brazos 222,981
Tom Green 117,986
Nacogdoches 65,339
Waller 51,832
Wharton 41,577
Matagorda 36,774
Washington 35,163
Austin 29,764
Fayette 25,141
Colorado 21,224
Burleson 18,058
Lee 17,058
Robertson 16,990

Age Distribution

Median age: 34.78

Median age in Area Code 979 is 34.78 years. 12.47% of residents are aged 0-9. 13.70% of residents are aged 10-19. The percentage of residents in their twenties is 18.78. 14.24 % are in their thirties, 11.35% in their fourties, 11.25 % in their fifties, and 9.54 % in their sixties. 5.43 % of residents are in their seventies and 3.20 % are eighty and over.

Demographics

48.47% are female
51.53% are male

51.53% of residents in Area Code 979 are male and 48.47% are female. 43.30% of residents are married and 12.12% are divorced. 39.62% have never been married. 4.96% are widowed. The average size of resident families is 3.23.

Household Income

Median household income: 55,698.96
49.22% have two income earners
23.33% of households earn $100,000+

Median household income in Area Code 979 is $55,698.96 with 49.22% of families having two income earners. 23.33% of households earn at least $100,000. 4.53% of households have an income under $5,000, 4.01% from $5,000-$10,000, 5.38% from $10,000-$15,000, 5.22% from $15,000-$20,000, 5.57% from $20,000-$25,000, 10.78% from $25,000-$35,000, 13.12% from $35,000-$50,000, 17.16% from $50,000-$75,000, 10.92% from $75,000-$100,000, 12.34% from $100,000-$150,000 and 10.99% over $150,000. The median income of individuals is $30,519.35.

Home Ownership and Rents

Median home value: $209,756.46
Median rent: $984.34
Rent burden: 31.53%

50.82% of households in Area Code 979 own (rather than rent) their residence. The median value of those homes is $209,756.46. The median rent paid by renters is $984.34 or 31.53% of the median renter's household income.

Education

45.90% have a Science and Engineering degree

18.22% of residents in Area Code 979 have less than a high school education. 27.21% have a high school diploma but no more. 26.81% of residents have some college but no more. 16.85% have a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) but no more. 10.91% have a graduate degree. 45.90% have a Bachelor's degree or higher in a Science and Engineering (or related) field.

Employment

23.74 minutes of commute time

61.58% of residents in Area Code 979 16 and older are in the labor force. 5.36% of residents are unemployed. The median commute time of resident workers in Area Code 979 is 23.74 minutes.

Races

36.46% report being Hispanic

67.22% of residents in Area Code 979 report their race as White. 13.60% report their race as Black or African American. 4.65% report their race as Asian. 0.47% report their race as American Indian and Alaska Native. 0.06% report their race as Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. 8.44% report their race as Some other race. 5.57% report their race as Two or more races. 36.46% report being Hispanic. Note: Hispanic is considered to be an ethnicity and not a race.

Other Statistics

11.35% report a disability
9.67% speak limited English
19.59% have no health insurance
5.35% are veterans

11.35% of residents in Area Code 979 report a disability. 9.67% of residents only speak limited English. 19.59% of residents report not having health insurance. 5.35% of residents are veterans.

Prefixes in Area Code 979

Prefix City
(979) 200- Bryan
(979) 201- Houston
(979) 202- Houston
(979) 203- Houston
(979) 204- Houston
(979) 205- Sweeny
(979) 206- Hostyn
(979) 207- College Station
(979) 208- Bryan
(979) 209- Bryan
(979) 210- San Angelo
(979) 211-
(979) 212- Giddings
(979) 213- Bryan
(979) 214-
(979) 215- Houston
(979) 216- Houston
(979) 217- Houston
(979) 218- Bryan
(979) 219- Bryan
(979) 220- Bryan
(979) 221- Houston
(979) 222- Bryan
(979) 223- Houston
(979) 224- Bryan
(979) 225-
(979) 226- Houston
(979) 227- Houston
(979) 228- Houston
(979) 229- Houston
(979) 230- Freeport
(979) 231- Houston
(979) 232- Houston
(979) 233- Freeport
(979) 234- Eagle Lake
(979) 235- Freeport
(979) 236- Houston
(979) 237- Freeport
(979) 238- Freeport
(979) 239- Freeport
(979) 240- Bay City
(979) 241- Bay City
(979) 242- Hostyn
(979) 243- Garwood
(979) 244- Bay City
(979) 245- Bay City
(979) 246- Houston
(979) 247- Hostyn
(979) 248-
(979) 249- Hostyn
(979) 250- Houston
(979) 251- Brenham
(979) 252- Bryan
(979) 253-
(979) 254- San Angelo
(979) 255- Houston
(979) 256- Houston
(979) 257- Houston
(979) 258- Houston
(979) 259- Oddball Codes
(979) 260- College Station
(979) 261-
(979) 262- Bryan
(979) 263- Hostyn
(979) 264- Houston
(979) 265- Clute
(979) 266- Clute
(979) 267- Houston
(979) 268- College Station
(979) 269- Houston
(979) 270- Houston
(979) 271- Bryan
(979) 272- Tunis
(979) 273- San Angelo
(979) 274- Houston
(979) 275-
(979) 276- Houston
(979) 277- Brenham
(979) 278- Industry
(979) 279- Hearne
(979) 280- Hearne
(979) 281-
(979) 282- Wharton
(979) 283- Houston
(979) 284- San Angelo
(979) 285- Clute
(979) 286- Bryan
(979) 287- San Angelo
(979) 288- Houston
(979) 289- Burton
(979) 290- Nacogdoches
(979) 291- Houston
(979) 292- Clute
(979) 293- San Angelo
(979) 294- San Angelo
(979) 295- San Angelo
(979) 296- San Angelo
(979) 297- Clute
(979) 298- San Angelo
(979) 299- Clute
(979) 300- Houston
(979) 301- San Angelo
(979) 302- San Angelo
(979) 303- San Angelo
(979) 304- Bryan
(979) 305- San Angelo
(979) 306- San Angelo
(979) 307- Houston
(979) 308- Houston
(979) 309- Bryan
(979) 310- Houston
(979) 311-
(979) 312- Bryan
(979) 313-
(979) 314- Bryan
(979) 315- Bryan
(979) 316- Houston
(979) 317- Bryan
(979) 318- Houston
(979) 319- Houston
(979) 320- Houston
(979) 321- Bryan
(979) 322- San Angelo
(979) 323- Bay City
(979) 324- Houston
(979) 325- Bryan
(979) 326- Bryan
(979) 327- Houston
(979) 328- Houston
(979) 329- Bryan
(979) 330- Houston
(979) 331- Houston
(979) 332- Houston
(979) 333-
(979) 334- Houston
(979) 335- East Bernard
(979) 336- Houston
(979) 337- Brenham
(979) 338- Bryan
(979) 339- Houston
(979) 340- Bryan
(979) 341- Houston
(979) 342- Bryan
(979) 344- Bryan
(979) 345- West Columbia
(979) 347- Houston
(979) 348- Bryan
(979) 353- Houston
(979) 356- Bryan
(979) 357- Industry
(979) 358- Houston
(979) 361- Bryan
(979) 364- Calvert
(979) 366- Northrup
(979) 373- Freeport
(979) 378- Fayetteville
(979) 379- Houston
(979) 383- Bryan
(979) 386- Bryan
(979) 387- Beasley
(979) 388- Clute
(979) 393- Houston
(979) 398-
(979) 399- Houston
(979) 400- Houston
(979) 401- Bay City
(979) 402- Houston
(979) 404- Bryan
(979) 406- Bryan
(979) 409-
(979) 410- San Angelo
(979) 411-
(979) 412- Bryan
(979) 413- Houston
(979) 415- Freeport
(979) 417- Houston
(979) 418- Houston
(979) 421- Brenham
(979) 422- Bryan
(979) 424-
(979) 426- Houston
(979) 428- Houston
(979) 429- Houston
(979) 430-
(979) 431- Bryan
(979) 432- Houston
(979) 436- Bryan
(979) 444- Houston
(979) 446- Bryan
(979) 450- Houston
(979) 451- Houston
(979) 452- Houston
(979) 453- Houston
(979) 457- Houston
(979) 458- College Station
(979) 459- West Columbia
(979) 464- Houston
(979) 465- Houston
(979) 469- Houston
(979) 471- Houston
(979) 472- Houston
(979) 473- Houston
(979) 474- Houston
(979) 475- Houston
(979) 476- Houston
(979) 478- Wallis
(979) 479- Houston
(979) 480- Clute
(979) 481- Houston
(979) 482- Houston
(979) 484- Houston
(979) 485- College Station
(979) 487- Houston
(979) 488- Houston
(979) 490- Sweeny
(979) 491- Sweeny
(979) 492- Bryan
(979) 493- Houston
(979) 497- Bryan
(979) 500- Houston
(979) 505- Bryan
(979) 511-
(979) 512-
(979) 515- San Angelo
(979) 525- Houston
(979) 529- Houston
(979) 530- Houston
(979) 531- Wharton
(979) 532- Wharton
(979) 533- Houston
(979) 534- El Campo
(979) 535- Deanville
(979) 540- Giddings
(979) 541- El Campo
(979) 542- Giddings
(979) 543- El Campo
(979) 548- Sweeny
(979) 549- Angleton
(979) 551- Houston
(979) 553- Damon
(979) 555-
(979) 556- San Angelo
(979) 557- Houston
(979) 559- Houston
(979) 561- Hostyn
(979) 562- Hostyn
(979) 567- Caldwell
(979) 571- Houston
(979) 574- Bryan
(979) 575- Bryan
(979) 577- San Angelo
(979) 578- El Campo
(979) 583- Houston
(979) 587- Houston
(979) 588- Houston
(979) 589- Kurten
(979) 595- College Station
(979) 596- Somerville
(979) 599- Bryan
(979) 600- Houston
(979) 606- Houston
(979) 607- Houston
(979) 608- Houston
(979) 609- Houston
(979) 610- Houston
(979) 611-
(979) 612- Houston
(979) 614- Houston
(979) 616- Houston
(979) 618- Houston
(979) 627- Sealy
(979) 633- Houston
(979) 635- Houston
(979) 636- Houston
(979) 637- Houston
(979) 639- La Grange
(979) 645- Houston
(979) 647- Sweeny
(979) 648-
(979) 652- Houston
(979) 657- Boling
(979) 658- Wallis
(979) 661- Houston
(979) 665- Houston
(979) 666-
(979) 667- Houston
(979) 675- Houston
(979) 676- Houston
(979) 677- Glen Flora
(979) 680- College Station
(979) 682-
(979) 690- College Station
(979) 691- College Station
(979) 693- College Station
(979) 694- College Station
(979) 695- College Station
(979) 696- College Station
(979) 700-
(979) 701-
(979) 702- Bryan
(979) 703- Bryan
(979) 704- Bryan
(979) 705- Houston
(979) 709- Houston
(979) 710- Houston
(979) 711-
(979) 713-
(979) 716- Bryan
(979) 717- Bryan
(979) 721- Bryan
(979) 723-
(979) 725- Weimar
(979) 730- Freeport
(979) 731- Bryan
(979) 732- Columbus
(979) 733- Columbus
(979) 739- Bryan
(979) 742- Damon
(979) 743- Schulenburg
(979) 746- Houston
(979) 753-
(979) 756-
(979) 758- Garwood
(979) 759- Bryan
(979) 764- College Station
(979) 766- Houston
(979) 773- Lexington
(979) 774- Bryan
(979) 775- Bryan
(979) 776- Bryan
(979) 777- Houston
(979) 778- Bryan
(979) 779- Bryan
(979) 783- Houston
(979) 786- Bryan
(979) 788- Bryan
(979) 789- Houston
(979) 793- Needville
(979) 797- Houston
(979) 798- Brazoria
(979) 799- Brazoria
(979) 800- Houston
(979) 803- Dallas
(979) 806-
(979) 807- College Station
(979) 810- Bryan
(979) 811-
(979) 814- Bryan
(979) 817-
(979) 820- Bryan
(979) 821- Bryan
(979) 822- Bryan
(979) 823- Bryan
(979) 824- Houston
(979) 826- Hempstead
(979) 828-
(979) 830- Brenham
(979) 832-
(979) 836- Brenham
(979) 837- Houston
(979) 843-
(979) 845- College Station
(979) 846- College Station
(979) 847- College Station
(979) 848- Angleton
(979) 849- Angleton
(979) 859- Houston
(979) 862- College Station
(979) 863- Matagorda
(979) 864- Angleton
(979) 865- Bellville
(979) 866- Houston
(979) 867-
(979) 871- Freeport
(979) 877- Sealy
(979) 884- Dime Box
(979) 885- Sealy
(979) 888- Houston
(979) 895- Bryan
(979) 899- Bryan
(979) 900- Houston
(979) 903-
(979) 906- Bryan
(979) 911-
(979) 915-
(979) 921- Hempstead
(979) 922- Angleton
(979) 925-
(979) 927-
(979) 933- Bryan
(979) 936-
(979) 940-
(979) 942- Houston
(979) 943- Houston
(979) 946- Houston
(979) 950-
(979) 956-
(979) 958-
(979) 959-
(979) 964- Brazoria
(979) 966- La Grange
(979) 968- La Grange
(979) 969- Bryan
(979) 972-
(979) 976-
(979) 977- Bryan
(979) 978- Bryan
(979) 979-
(979) 985- Bryan
(979) 987- Houston
(979) 988-
(979) 989- Houston
(979) 992- Industry
(979) 993- Houston
(979) 997- Houston
(979) 998- Houston
(979) 999- Houston