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ZIP Code 77028

Primary City:Houston, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Houston Gardens
County: Harris County
Timezone: Central (11:04pm)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.83, -95.29
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77028

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77028. 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 77028. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77028, 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:
Sheldon

Stats and Demographics for the 77028 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77028 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 77028 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 77028 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,808
Population Density 1,833 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,457
Median Home Value $59,100
Land Area 9.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,684
Median Household Income $29,389

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6606276166755695004894824716205884843643462861759868
Female682654558667553544471499502589597533431439359254212146
Total1,3421,2811,1741,3421,1221,0449609819731,2091,1851,017795785645429310214

Gender

 Male 8,118 48%
 Female 8,690 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,077 12.4%
 Black Or African American 12,595 74.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 47 0.3%
 Asian 20 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 1,748 10.4%
 Two Or More Races 317 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner52255440693731814499141
Renter1444344324902941767316
Total1966898721,1831,025990572157

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,800 32%
 Single Guardian 2,251 40%
 Singles 1,417 25%
 Singles With Roommate 216 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,551 62%
 Households with Kids 2,133 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male109142135143108146121126126137110139107123119152142143119114
Female13915212912714513812412412312710911510899115143131142136110
Total248294264270253284245250249264219254215222234295273285255224

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77028 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 77028 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 77028 real estate data, the median home value of $59,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 77028 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 77028 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77028 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,785 99.9%
 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 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 23 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,466 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,159 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,059 32%
 Households Vacant 773 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 231 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1%
 For Sale Only 46 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 465 60%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 29 2%
 1 Bedroom 231 13%
 2 Bedroom 867 47%
 3+ Bedroom 711 39%
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 $29,389 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 77028 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. Residents in ZIP code 77028 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 77028. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 4,318 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,324 19%
 No Earnings 5,761 46%
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 4,318 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,324 19%
 No Earnings 5,761 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,693 85%
 Public transportation 475 9%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 220 4%
 Worked at Home 106 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 1,792 35.2%
 High School Graduate 2,983 58.7%
 Associate's degree 126 2.5%
 Bachelor's degree 151 3.0%
 Master's degree 10 0.2%
 Professional school degree 22 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,924 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 80 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 296 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77028

ZIP Code 77028 is in the The Varnett Public School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77028.

The Varnett School - Northeast
8305 Mesa Rd
Houston, TX 77028
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Varnett Public School District
Mcgowen Elementary
6820 Homestead Rd
Houston, TX 77028
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Hilliard Elementary
8115 East Houston
Houston, TX 77028
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Forest Independent School District
Shadydale Elementary
5905 Tidwell Rd
Houston, TX 77028
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Forest Independent School District
Elmore Middle School
8200 Tate St
Houston, TX 77028
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: North Forest Independent School District
Kashmere High School
6900 Wileyvale St
Houston, TX 77028
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Houston Independent School District
Intelligent Minds Development Center
7400 N Wayside Dr
Houston, TX 77028
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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