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ZIP Code 77003

Primary City:Houston, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Downtown|East End
County: Harris County
Timezone: Central (10:00pm)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.75, -95.35
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77003

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77003. 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 77003. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77003, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 77003 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77003 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 a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 77003 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77003 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,508
Population Density 4,144 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,713
Median Home Value $162,600
Land Area 2.54 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,894
Median Household Income $36,412

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male35133626831645178060343538346944933721912372494820
Female38033729128442960449533529229327221319110989616559
Total7316735596008801,3841,09877067576272155041023216111011379

Gender

 Male 5,709 54%
 Female 4,799 46%
Gender

Race

 White 5,206 49.5%
 Black Or African American 2,757 26.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 49 0.5%
 Asian 274 2.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1,858 17.7%
 Two Or More Races 364 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner454012592482121338736
Renter2378344564483171095913
Total2821,23571569652924214649

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,093 28%
 Single Guardian 820 21%
 Singles 1,505 39%
 Singles With Roommate 476 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,889 74%
 Households with Kids 1,005 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8870485961707367657252545040646157775770
Female7870855175596860757066535448525855635657
Total16614013311013612914112714014211810710488116119112140113127

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77003 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 77003 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 77003 real estate data, the median home value of $162,600 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 77003. Rentals in 77003 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77003 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,372 89.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 33 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1,103 10.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 955 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 466 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,473 52%
 Households Vacant 819 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 316 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1%
 For Sale Only 248 30%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 205 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 328 12%
 1 Bedroom 875 33%
 2 Bedroom 791 30%
 3+ Bedroom 686 26%
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 $36,412 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 77003 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. ZIP code 77003 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 77003 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,685 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,024 24%
 No Earnings 2,726 32%
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 3,685 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,024 24%
 No Earnings 2,726 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,178 82.2%
 Public transportation 509 10.0%
 Taxicab 6 0.1%
 Motorcycle 12 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 206 4.1%
 Worked at Home 174 3.4%
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 1,205 32%
 High School Graduate 1,319 36%
 Associate's degree 102 3%
 Bachelor's degree 642 17%
 Master's degree 181 5%
 Professional school degree 154 4%
 Doctorate degree 112 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,965 87.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 15 0.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 262 11.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77003

ZIP Code 77003 is in the Houston Independent School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77003.

Dodson Elementary
1808 Sampson St
Houston, TX 77003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
The Rusk School
2805 Garrow St
Houston, TX 77003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
East Early College High School
220 North Milby St
Houston, TX 77003
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Houston Independent School District
Our Lady of Guadalupe School
2405 Navigation Blvd
Houston, TX 77003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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