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ZIP Code 77038

Primary City:Houston, TX (View All Cities)
County: Harris County
Timezone: Central (1:52am)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.92, -95.45
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77038

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77038. 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 77038. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77038, 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 77038 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77038 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 77038 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77038 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,713
Population Density 2,838 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,922
Median Home Value $86,300
Land Area 9.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,286
Median Household Income $38,160

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 28

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3901,3501,3471,1841,1291,1671,1501,040898794638505376200158784920
Female1,4311,3271,2301,0559211,1001,1981,0529097906845303792461681047739
Total2,8212,6772,5772,2392,0502,2672,3482,0921,8071,5841,3221,03575544632618212659

Gender

 Male 13,473 50%
 Female 13,240 50%
Gender

Race

 White 11,727 43.9%
 Black Or African American 5,163 19.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 311 1.2%
 Asian 1,564 5.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 28 0.1%
 Other Race 6,938 26.0%
 Two Or More Races 982 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner877091,08396869032811025
Renter2181,102852639317102506
Total3051,8111,9351,6071,00743016031

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,832 53%
 Single Guardian 2,205 30%
 Singles 952 13%
 Singles With Roommate 297 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 2,999 41%
 Households with Kids 4,287 59%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male244270292297283262279270256285280258275249257237254223213236
Female305274283312270273281247256253231280237229239213229209165166
Total549544575609553535560517512538511538512478496450483432378402

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77038 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 77038 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 77038 real estate data, the median home value of $86,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 77038 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 77038 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77038 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,699 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 14 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,889 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,111 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,286 41%
 Households Vacant 636 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 427 67%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Sale Only 74 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 90 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 131 4%
 1 Bedroom 506 14%
 2 Bedroom 1,336 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,610 45%
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 $38,160 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 77038 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, 77038 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. However, that is not the case in 77038. 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 7,693 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,948 26%
 No Earnings 6,722 35%
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 7,693 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,948 26%
 No Earnings 6,722 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,285 93.6%
 Public transportation 107 1.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 466 4.2%
 Worked at Home 123 1.1%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 3,301 43.5%
 High School Graduate 3,419 45.1%
 Associate's degree 279 3.7%
 Bachelor's degree 513 6.8%
 Master's degree 64 0.8%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 11 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,197 86.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 156 1.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 998 12.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77038

ZIP Code 77038 is in the Aldine Independent School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77038.

Sammons Elementary
2301 Frick Rd
Houston, TX 77038
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Aldine Independent School District
Wilson Int
3131 Fallbrook Dr
Houston, TX 77038
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Aldine Independent School District
Stehlik Int
400 West Rd
Houston, TX 77038
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Aldine Independent School District
Gray Elementary
700 West Rd
Houston, TX 77038
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Aldine Independent School District
Carter Academy
3111 Fallbrook Dr
Houston, TX 77038
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Aldine Independent School District
Hill Int
2625 West Mount Houston
Houston, TX 77038
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Aldine Independent School District
Harmony School of Advancement - High School
3171 North Sam Houston Parkway
Houston, TX 77038
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Harmony School of Excellence School District
Eternity Christian School
1122 West Rd
Houston, TX 77038
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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