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ZIP Code 77002

Primary City:Houston, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Downtown
County: Harris County
Timezone: Central (4:01am)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.75, -95.37
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77002

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77002. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 77002. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77002, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Houston, TX
Acceptable:
Clutch City

Stats and Demographics for the 77002 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77002 is located in east Texas and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 77002 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77002 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,793
Population Density 8,320 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,757
Median Home Value $208,600
Land Area 2.02 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,080
Median Household Income $64,093

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5023239202,1492,4011,8281,4131,3561,3081,0467043831265833612
Female3822139747758238929823423421916397372115612
Total8845361,0172,6262,9832,2171,7111,5901,5421,26586748016379481224

Gender

 Male 13,839 82%
 Female 2,954 18%
Gender

Race

 White 8,704 51.8%
 Black Or African American 6,649 39.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 36 0.2%
 Asian 310 1.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 907 5.4%
 Two Or More Races 183 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3418714813113540155
Renter28581833441141291259
Total3191,0054825425471314014

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 367 12%
 Single Guardian 104 3%
 Singles 2,259 73%
 Singles With Roommate 350 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 1
 Households without Kids 2,984 97%
 Households with Kids 96 3%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7121050654864535523167326399420
Female7104676630415304311334670
Total1422141171211781051065926178359445490

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77002 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 77002 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 77002 real estate data, the median home value of $208,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 77002. Rentals in 77002 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77002 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,050 24%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 11,153 66%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1,590 9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 566 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 129 3%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,385 63%
 Households Vacant 677 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 385 57%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 3%
 For Sale Only 104 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 102 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 36 5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 550 24%
 1 Bedroom 1,313 56%
 2 Bedroom 393 17%
 3+ Bedroom 76 3%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $64,093 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 77002 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 77002 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 77002 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 77002 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,349 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,939 34%
 No Earnings 4,151 36%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,349 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,939 34%
 No Earnings 4,151 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,131 69%
 Public transportation 259 8%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 36 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 519 17%
 Worked at Home 145 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,196 30%
 High School Graduate 3,258 44%
 Associate's degree 353 5%
 Bachelor's degree 942 13%
 Master's degree 403 5%
 Professional school degree 146 2%
 Doctorate degree 130 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 165 59%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 114 41%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77002

ZIP Code 77002 is in the Excel Academy. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77002.

Harris County Juvenile Detention Center
1200 Congress
Houston, TX 77002
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Excel Academy
Young Scholars Academy for Excellence
1809 Louisiana St
Houston, TX 77002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Aldine J J a E P
1310 Praire
Houston, TX 77002
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Aldine Independent School District
School for Accelerated Lrn
1310 Prairie
Houston, TX 77002
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Spring Independent School District
Tomball J J a E P Campus
1310 Prairie
Houston, TX 77002
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Tomball Independent School District
Incarnate Word Academy
609 Crawford St
Houston, TX 77002
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Cathedral House Montessori School
1112 Prairie St
Houston, TX 77002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Creme De La Creme
1400 San Jacinto St
Houston, TX 77002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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