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ZIP Code 77021

Primary City:Houston, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Old Spanish Trail
County: Harris County
Timezone: Central (8:58pm)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.70, -95.36
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77021

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77021. 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 77021. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77021, 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 77021 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77021 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 77021 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77021 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,042
Population Density 4,284 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,810
Median Home Value $83,900
Land Area 6.08 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,003
Median Household Income $31,103

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9479078429751,038965785737709799771637536430339305194140
Female1,0209328469551,1871,042892828767876892748637588573442392369
Total1,9671,8391,6881,9302,2252,0071,6771,5651,4761,6751,6631,3851,1731,018912747586509

Gender

 Male 12,056 46%
 Female 13,986 54%
Gender

Race

 White 3,421 13.1%
 Black Or African American 19,624 75.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 88 0.3%
 Asian 366 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.0%
 Other Race 2,035 7.8%
 Two Or More Races 496 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner38294572806837932801242
Renter7131,4261,00898271739018857
Total7511,7201,5801,7881,5541,322989299

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,648 26%
 Single Guardian 3,482 35%
 Singles 3,128 31%
 Singles With Roommate 745 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,751 67%
 Households with Kids 3,252 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male180188192173178178186190175173171173182143196191204187197195
Female241180223179196167210179180168174161182161183185207197183197
Total421368415352374345396369355341345334364304379376411384380392

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77021 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 77021 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 77021 real estate data, the median home value of $83,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 77021 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 77021 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77021 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,772 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 14 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 163 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 93 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,213 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,309 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,481 46%
 Households Vacant 1,807 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,122 62.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 45 2.5%
 For Sale Only 134 7.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 90 5.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 1.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 387 21.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 205 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,520 27%
 2 Bedroom 2,457 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,540 27%
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 $31,103 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 77021 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 77021 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 77021 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 6,815 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,723 23%
 No Earnings 8,984 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 6,815 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,723 23%
 No Earnings 8,984 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,871 80.1%
 Public transportation 1,034 10.5%
 Taxicab 43 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 581 5.9%
 Worked at Home 294 3.0%
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 1,717 23%
 High School Graduate 3,837 50%
 Associate's degree 274 4%
 Bachelor's degree 960 13%
 Master's degree 410 5%
 Professional school degree 273 4%
 Doctorate degree 137 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,648 79.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 332 7.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 586 12.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77021

ZIP Code 77021 is in the Beatrice Mayes Institute Charter School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77021.

Beatrice Mayes Institute Charter School
5807 Calhoun
Houston, TX 77021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Beatrice Mayes Institute Charter School District
Zoe Learning Academy
6701 Cullen Blvd
Houston, TX 77021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Zoe Learning Academy
Kipp 3rd Ward School
5500 Martin Luther King Blvd
Houston, TX 77021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kipp Southeast Houston School District
Kipp Liberation College Prep
5500 Martin Luther King Jr
Houston, TX 77021
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kipp Southeast Houston School District
Cullen Middle School
6900 Scott St
Houston, TX 77021
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Foster Elementary
3919 Ward St
Houston, TX 77021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Hartsfield Elementary
5001 Perry St
Houston, TX 77021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Peck Elementary
5001 Martin Luther King Jr
Houston, TX 77021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Thompson Elementary
6121 Tierwester
Houston, TX 77021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Whidby Elementary
7625 Springhill St
Houston, TX 77021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Debakey High School for Health Prof
3100 Shenandoah St
Houston, TX 77021
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Houston Independent School District
St Peter the Apostle School
6220 La Salette St
Houston, TX 77021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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