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ZIP Code 77029

Primary City:Houston, TX (View All Cities)
County: Harris County
Timezone: Central (12:02pm)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.76, -95.25
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77029

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77029. 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 77029. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77029, 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
Acceptable:
Jacinto City

Stats and Demographics for the 77029 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77029 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 77029 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 77029 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,814
Population Density 1,371 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,340
Median Home Value $69,500
Land Area 12.99 sq mi
Water Area 0.39 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,636
Median Household Income $31,715

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male769711639707693658621565501605597485381265182182153105
Female753666724654625579531517523566592538393320271270236237
Total1,5221,3771,3631,3611,3181,2371,1521,0821,0241,1711,1891,023774585453452389342

Gender

 Male 8,819 50%
 Female 8,995 50%
Gender

Race

 White 8,492 47.7%
 Black Or African American 4,610 25.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 169 0.9%
 Asian 40 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 3,961 22.2%
 Two Or More Races 541 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner46317554800708448460207
Renter12542645739035519311337
Total1717431,0111,1901,063641573244

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,509 45%
 Single Guardian 1,591 28%
 Singles 1,349 24%
 Singles With Roommate 187 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,265 58%
 Households with Kids 2,371 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male158151166146154134147136140138123122130126130133155160129119
Female162157154136146143110132135139156149159121138147127118124120
Total320308320282300277257268275277279271289247268280282278253239

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77029 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 77029 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 77029 real estate data, the median home value of $69,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 77029 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 77029 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77029 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,681 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 133 0.7%
 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 1,546 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,994 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,096 33%
 Households Vacant 704 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 246 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 26 4%
 For Sale Only 70 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 332 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 130 6%
 1 Bedroom 618 29%
 2 Bedroom 768 35%
 3+ Bedroom 652 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 $31,715 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 77029 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, 77029 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 77029 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 4,489 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,974 22%
 No Earnings 6,100 45%
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 4,489 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,974 22%
 No Earnings 6,100 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,731 94%
 Public transportation 122 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 193 3%
 Worked at Home 78 1%
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 2,682 48.9%
 High School Graduate 2,444 44.6%
 Associate's degree 68 1.2%
 Bachelor's degree 186 3.4%
 Master's degree 61 1.1%
 Professional school degree 20 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 23 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,377 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 110 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 645 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77029

ZIP Code 77029 is in the Galena Park Independent School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77029.

Jacinto City Elementary
10910 Wiggins
Houston, TX 77029
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Galena Park Independent School District
Pleasantville Elementary
1431 Gellhorn Dr
Houston, TX 77029
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Port Houston Elementary
1800 McCarty St
Houston, TX 77029
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Whittier Elementary
10511 Lacrosse St
Houston, TX 77029
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Holland Middle School
1600 Gellhorn
Houston, TX 77029
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District

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