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ZIP Code 77026

Primary City:Houston, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Kashmere Gardens
County: Harris County
Timezone: Central (11:53pm)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.80, -95.32
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77026

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77026. 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 77026. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77026, 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 77026 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77026 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 77026 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged 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 77026 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,940
Population Density 3,695 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,111
Median Home Value $59,600
Land Area 6.48 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,364
Median Household Income $20,024

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,006904843902880813799719722911949764511363270226165116
Female1,002920851898785748711665787832828739539422373399289289
Total2,0081,8241,6941,8001,6651,5611,5101,3841,5091,7431,7771,5031,050785643625454405

Gender

 Male 11,863 50%
 Female 12,077 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,927 20.6%
 Black Or African American 13,873 57.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 124 0.5%
 Asian 74 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 4,304 18.0%
 Two Or More Races 631 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner38238438723692518587260
Renter2768439131,17685047526275
Total3141,0811,3511,8991,542993849335

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,399 29%
 Single Guardian 3,031 36%
 Singles 2,435 29%
 Singles With Roommate 499 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,353 64%
 Households with Kids 3,011 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male182184215215177182174198173165171175164168181183193173172171
Female203211203186190183181183183175164169171172189188181173167176
Total385395418401367365355381356340335344335340370371374346339347

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77026 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 77026 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 77026 real estate data, the median home value of $59,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 77026 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 77026 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77026 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,846 99.6%
 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 94 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,236 12%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,258 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,870 48%
 Households Vacant 1,747 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 646 37.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 38 2.2%
 For Sale Only 128 7.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 0.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 1.3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 896 51.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 71 2%
 1 Bedroom 886 19%
 2 Bedroom 2,631 58%
 3+ Bedroom 984 22%
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 $20,024 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 77026 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 77026 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. However, that is not the case in 77026. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,441 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,839 22%
 No Earnings 8,809 52%
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 4,441 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,839 22%
 No Earnings 8,809 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,363 78%
 Public transportation 1,059 15%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 319 5%
 Worked at Home 123 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 2,766 41.9%
 High School Graduate 3,327 50.4%
 Associate's degree 156 2.4%
 Bachelor's degree 230 3.5%
 Master's degree 59 0.9%
 Professional school degree 18 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 39 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,168 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 104 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 572 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77026

ZIP Code 77026 is in the Yes Prep Public Schools Inc. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77026.

Yes Prep Northside
5215 Jensen Dr
Houston, TX 77026
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Yes Prep Public Schools Inc
Victory Prep
2903 Jensen Dr
Houston, TX 77026
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Victory Prep School District
Dogan Elementary
4202 Liberty Rd
Houston, TX 77026
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Fleming Middle School
4910 Collingsworth St
Houston, TX 77026
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Isaacs Elementary
3830 Pickfair St
Houston, TX 77026
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Kashmere Gardens Elementary
4901 Lockwood Dr
Houston, TX 77026
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Key Middle School
4000 Kelley St
Houston, TX 77026
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Ross Elementary
2819 Bay St
Houston, TX 77026
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Victory Prep
2903 Jensen Dr
Houston, TX 77026
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Victory Prep School District
Jordan High School
5800 Eastex Fwy
Houston, TX 77026
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Houston Independent School District
St Francis of Assisi School
5100 Dabney St
Houston, TX 77026
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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