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ZIP Code 77008

Primary City:Houston, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Greater Heights
County: Harris County
Timezone: Central (2:11am)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.80, -95.42
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77008

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77008. 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 77008. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77008, 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
Unacceptable:
Heights, Houston Heights

Stats and Demographics for the 77008 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77008 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 77008 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is slightly less than average. 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 77008 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,482
Population Density 4,675 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,526
Median Home Value $292,200
Land Area 6.52 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,878
Median Household Income $70,293

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0576935184858081,8491,8501,5851,2831,1591,1641,038692488300207188159
Female1,0036284934638411,8771,6581,2851,0549911,105991736438371313342370
Total2,0601,3211,0119481,6493,7263,5082,8702,3372,1502,2692,0291,428926671520530529

Gender

 Male 15,523 51%
 Female 14,959 49%
Gender

Race

 White 23,874 78.3%
 Black Or African American 1,460 4.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 237 0.8%
 Asian 876 2.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.0%
 Other Race 3,170 10.4%
 Two Or More Races 853 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner511,6311,7621,6881,425729519261
Renter5472,3541,3861,058770354225118
Total5983,9853,1482,7462,1951,083744379

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,248 35%
 Single Guardian 1,739 12%
 Singles 6,104 41%
 Singles With Roommate 1,787 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,965 80%
 Households with Kids 2,913 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2341871621921461381411351331131231049385827892107126109
Female225189175146152130127120991291081038073100771048498129
Total459376337338298268268255232242231207173158182155196191224238

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77008 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 77008 were primarily built in the 2000s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 77008 real estate data, the median home value of $292,200 is high 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 77008. Rentals in 77008 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77008 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 30,291 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 191 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,907 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,159 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,812 41%
 Households Vacant 1,648 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 682 41%
 Rented & Unoccupied 46 3%
 For Sale Only 358 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 113 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 133 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 316 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 477 7%
 1 Bedroom 2,874 42%
 2 Bedroom 2,402 35%
 3+ Bedroom 1,019 15%
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 $70,293 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 77008 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 77008 can expect to fall in that range. 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 15,550 59%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,328 20%
 No Earnings 5,333 20%
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 15,550 59%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,328 20%
 No Earnings 5,333 20%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,018 87.5%
 Public transportation 561 2.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 62 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 702 3.6%
 Worked at Home 1,097 5.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,590 13%
 High School Graduate 3,405 28%
 Associate's degree 487 4%
 Bachelor's degree 4,141 34%
 Master's degree 1,609 13%
 Professional school degree 617 5%
 Doctorate degree 358 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,150 65.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 782 23.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 340 10.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77008

ZIP Code 77008 is in the Houston Independent School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77008.

Field Elementary
703 East 17th St
Houston, TX 77008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Hamilton Middle School
139 East 20th St
Houston, TX 77008
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Helms Elementary
503 West 21st St
Houston, TX 77008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Love Elementary
1120 West 13th St
Houston, TX 77008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Sinclair Elementary
6410 Grovewood Ln
Houston, TX 77008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Houston Heights Charter School
1125 Lawrence Dr
Houston, TX 77008
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Houston Heights High School District
Reagan High School
413 East 13th St
Houston, TX 77008
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Houston Independent School District
Immanuel Lutheran School
306 E 15th St
Houston, TX 77008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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