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ZIP Code 77005

Primary City:Houston, TX (View All Cities)
County: Harris County
Timezone: Central (12:33pm)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.72, -95.42
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77005

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77005. 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 77005. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77005, 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:
W Univ Pl, West University Place
Unacceptable:
Southside Place

Stats and Demographics for the 77005 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77005 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 77005 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77005 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,528
Population Density 6,639 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,299
Median Home Value $754,000
Land Area 3.84 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,548
Median Household Income $159,732

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male818972849842786742779836912964992972820543265180127129
Female8469127957677708058099609729491,075992797504238231228350
Total1,6641,8841,6441,6091,5561,5471,5881,7961,8841,9132,0671,9641,6171,047503411355479

Gender

 Male 12,528 49%
 Female 13,000 51%
Gender

Race

 White 21,154 82.9%
 Black Or African American 436 1.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 45 0.2%
 Asian 3,033 11.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 286 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 568 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner204191,3901,9021,848844349137
Renter291735439306249134221264
Total3111,1541,8292,2082,097978570401

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,610 59%
 Single Guardian 637 7%
 Singles 2,827 30%
 Singles With Roommate 474 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,265 66%
 Households with Kids 3,283 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male156155184197193199234180166182178174153162154147161202178171
Female159174193171189183197188155182164143147159141172149150155167
Total315329377368382382431368321364342317300321295319310352333338

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77005 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 77005 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 77005 real estate data, the median home value of $754,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 77005. Rentals in 77005 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77005 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,193 90.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,322 9.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,697 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,212 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,639 26%
 Households Vacant 751 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 297 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 2%
 For Sale Only 144 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 44 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 69 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 185 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 68 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,090 42%
 2 Bedroom 801 31%
 3+ Bedroom 619 24%
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 $159,732 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 77005 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 77005 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 9,332 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,216 26%
 No Earnings 5,861 29%
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 9,332 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,216 26%
 No Earnings 5,861 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,254 83%
 Public transportation 106 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,100 9%
 Worked at Home 898 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 77005 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 101 1%
 High School Graduate 802 10%
 Associate's degree 333 4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,507 31%
 Master's degree 1,757 22%
 Professional school degree 1,846 23%
 Doctorate degree 792 10%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,125 41%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,911 57%
 Not Enrolled in School 113 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77005

ZIP Code 77005 is in the Houston Independent School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77005.

West University Elementary
3756 University Blvd
Houston, TX 77005
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Southampton Montessori School
5012 Morningside Dr
Houston, TX 77005
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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