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ZIP Code 77040

Primary City:Houston, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Houston
County: Harris County
Timezone: Central (7:53am)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.87, -95.54
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77040

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77040. 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 77040. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77040, 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:
Jersey Village, Jersey Vlg
Unacceptable:
Bammel, Kohrville, Satsuma

Stats and Demographics for the 77040 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77040 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 77040 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 a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77040 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 45,081
Population Density 3,208 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,649
Median Home Value $121,700
Land Area 14.05 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,976
Median Household Income $53,194

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,9691,7191,6821,5821,7171,9661,7101,6801,5531,5371,5551,3501,049640382225147109
Female1,8611,6431,5651,5521,6441,8601,7011,6271,5781,5991,6131,4051,128657411298207160
Total3,8303,3623,2473,1343,3613,8263,4113,3073,1313,1363,1682,7552,1771,297793523354269

Gender

 Male 22,572 50%
 Female 22,509 50%
Gender

Race

 White 25,627 56.8%
 Black Or African American 5,989 13.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 433 1.0%
 Asian 3,253 7.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 22 0.0%
 Other Race 8,213 18.2%
 Two Or More Races 1,544 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner881,0341,9162,4262,2631,047431109
Renter8172,1891,5761,2076281804817
Total9053,2233,4923,6332,8911,227479126

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,863 49%
 Single Guardian 3,293 21%
 Singles 3,900 24%
 Singles With Roommate 920 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,575 60%
 Households with Kids 6,401 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male386382388371337355361311355331320359337335303315309332323315
Female382366352365358326316298345318333301316297315318311319289321
Total768748740736695681677609700649653660653632618633620651612636

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77040 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 77040 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 77040 real estate data, the median home value of $121,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 77040. Rentals in 77040 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77040 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 44,915 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 158 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,678 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,636 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,662 38%
 Households Vacant 1,673 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,273 76.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 1.4%
 For Sale Only 171 10.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 36 2.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 50 3.0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 119 7.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 230 3%
 1 Bedroom 3,371 48%
 2 Bedroom 2,091 30%
 3+ Bedroom 1,327 19%
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 $53,194 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 77040 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 77040 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 17,762 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,761 22%
 No Earnings 9,011 26%
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 17,762 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,761 22%
 No Earnings 9,011 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 22,094 93.5%
 Public transportation 415 1.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 24 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 437 1.8%
 Worked at Home 657 2.8%
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 2,882 20%
 High School Graduate 7,166 51%
 Associate's degree 909 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,960 14%
 Master's degree 795 6%
 Professional school degree 258 2%
 Doctorate degree 148 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,465 78.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 801 8.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,301 13.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77040

ZIP Code 77040 is in the Harmony School of Excellence School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77040.

Harmony School of Excellence
7340 North Gessner Dr
Houston, TX 77040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harmony School of Excellence School District
Ermel Elementary
7103 Woodsman Trl
Houston, TX 77040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Aldine Independent School District
Bane Elementary
5805 Kaiser St
Houston, TX 77040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District
Dean Middle School
14104 Reo St
Houston, TX 77040
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District
Post Elementary
7600 Equador St
Houston, TX 77040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District
Reed Elementary
8700 Tami Renee Ln
Houston, TX 77040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District
Jersey Village High School
7600 Solomon St
Houston, TX 77040
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District

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