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ZIP Code 77020

Primary City:Houston, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Fifth Ward|East End
County: Harris County
Timezone: Central (5:13pm)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.77, -95.32
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77020

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77020. 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 77020. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77020, 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 77020 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77020 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 77020 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77020 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,464
Population Density 3,688 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,384
Median Home Value $70,500
Land Area 6.90 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,899
Median Household Income $29,401

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2691,1029791,0049701,00990586079482181470256736925319712476
Female1,2321,0529851,042894985834725746817732664529373312280233214
Total2,5012,1541,9642,0461,8641,9941,7391,5851,5401,6381,5461,3661,096742565477357290

Gender

 Male 12,815 50%
 Female 12,649 50%
Gender

Race

 White 12,121 47.6%
 Black Or African American 6,461 25.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 261 1.0%
 Asian 125 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.1%
 Other Race 5,763 22.6%
 Two Or More Races 719 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner62395612853840551396156
Renter27694388076962129218766
Total3381,3381,4921,6221,461843583222

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,081 39%
 Single Guardian 2,605 33%
 Singles 1,792 23%
 Singles With Roommate 421 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,394 56%
 Households with Kids 3,505 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male272272233227202214271207208222191202182182185205202212200188
Female256264239225254209218178193202207185193198194224224211189182
Total528536472452456423489385401424398387375380379429426423389370

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77020 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 77020 were primarily built in the 1940s or the 1950s. Looking at 77020 real estate data, the median home value of $70,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 77020 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 77020 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77020 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,348 99.5%
 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 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 116 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,657 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,208 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,034 43%
 Households Vacant 1,485 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 670 45.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 1.1%
 For Sale Only 107 7.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 1.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 643 43.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 121 3%
 1 Bedroom 740 19%
 2 Bedroom 1,870 48%
 3+ Bedroom 1,182 30%
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 $29,401 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 77020 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 77020 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 77020 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,558 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,455 23%
 No Earnings 8,523 44%
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 6,558 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,455 23%
 No Earnings 8,523 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,542 89.6%
 Public transportation 430 4.5%
 Taxicab 34 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 410 4.3%
 Worked at Home 117 1.2%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 4,100 50.5%
 High School Graduate 3,329 41.0%
 Associate's degree 177 2.2%
 Bachelor's degree 372 4.6%
 Master's degree 111 1.4%
 Professional school degree 6 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 18 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,651 83.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 101 1.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 999 14.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77020

ZIP Code 77020 is in the Houston Independent School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77020.

Young Men'S College Preparatory Academy
1701 Bringhurst
Houston, TX 77020
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Houston Independent School District
Northwest Preparatory Campus (wileyvale Campus)
4705 Lyons
Houston, TX 77020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northwest Preparatory School District
Yes Prep - 5th Ward
1305 Benson Dr
Houston, TX 77020
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Yes Prep Public Schools Inc
Martinez R Elementary
7211 Market St
Houston, TX 77020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Atherton Elementary
2011 Solo St
Houston, TX 77020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Bruce Elementary
510 Jensen Dr
Houston, TX 77020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Eliot Elementary
6411 Laredo St
Houston, TX 77020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Henderson N Elementary
701 Solo St
Houston, TX 77020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Mcreynolds Middle School
5910 Market St
Houston, TX 77020
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Pugh Elementary
1147 Kress St
Houston, TX 77020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Scroggins Elementary
400 Boyles St
Houston, TX 77020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
El Daep
6411 Laredo St
Houston, TX 77020
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Contemporary Lrn Center/Devry Academy
1700 Gregg
Houston, TX 77020
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Houston Independent School District
Wheatley High School
4801 Providence
Houston, TX 77020
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Houston Independent School District
Resurrection Catholic School
916 Majestic St
Houston, TX 77020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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