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ZIP Code 77047

Primary City:Houston, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: South Acres
County: Harris County
Timezone: Central (9:42am)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.61, -95.38
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77047

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77047. 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 77047. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77047, 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 77047 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77047 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 77047 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is slightly less than average. 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 77047 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,077
Population Density 1,525 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,097
Median Home Value $103,400
Land Area 13.82 sq mi
Water Area 0.23 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,555
Median Household Income $49,246

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9318207817366169229477965875715414453392472041559460
Female9347777567097031,2091,069925660749639573422342344216147111
Total1,8651,5971,5371,4451,3192,1312,0161,7211,2471,3201,1801,018761589548371241171

Gender

 Male 9,792 46%
 Female 11,285 54%
Gender

Race

 White 4,036 19.1%
 Black Or African American 14,046 66.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 99 0.5%
 Asian 568 2.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 1,792 8.5%
 Two Or More Races 529 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner891,3501,1411,014855641413104
Renter177665484328169823310
Total2662,0151,6251,3421,024723446114

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,906 38%
 Single Guardian 2,299 30%
 Singles 1,898 25%
 Singles With Roommate 452 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,462 59%
 Households with Kids 3,093 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male188200175170168172150165165161162156139163144152189131120119
Female183175209185147154167150159162158131137168145166140134124121
Total371375384355315326317315324323320287276331289318329265244240

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77047 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 77047 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 77047 real estate data, the median home value of $103,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 77047 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 77047 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77047 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,072 100.0%
 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 5 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,226 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,381 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,948 24%
 Households Vacant 542 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 172 31.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.4%
 For Sale Only 126 23.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 5.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 3.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 195 36.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 406 19%
 2 Bedroom 343 16%
 3+ Bedroom 1,383 65%
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 $49,246 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 77047 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 77047 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 8,086 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,838 22%
 No Earnings 5,287 31%
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 8,086 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,838 22%
 No Earnings 5,287 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,912 93.6%
 Public transportation 213 2.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 187 1.8%
 Worked at Home 271 2.6%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,287 20.0%
 High School Graduate 3,760 58.5%
 Associate's degree 230 3.6%
 Bachelor's degree 786 12.2%
 Master's degree 263 4.1%
 Professional school degree 35 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 62 1.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,816 85.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 307 6.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 331 7.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77047

ZIP Code 77047 is in the Kipp Southeast Houston School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77047.

Kipp Sunnyside School
11000 Scott St
Houston, TX 77047
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kipp Southeast Houston School District
Kipp Spirit College Prep
11000 Scott St
Houston, TX 77047
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kipp Southeast Houston School District
Almeda Elementary
14249 Bridgeport Rd
Houston, TX 77047
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Woodson School
10720 Southview St
Houston, TX 77047
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Law Elementary
12401 South Coast Dr
Houston, TX 77047
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Inspired for Excellence Academy West
4130 Brisbane
Houston, TX 77047
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Kipp Sunnyside High School
11000 Scott St
Houston, TX 77047
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Kipp Southeast Houston School District
Abc 123 a Cat a Me
10914 Cullen Blvd
Houston, TX 77047
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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