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ZIP Code 77048

Primary City:Houston, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Minnetex
County: Harris County
Timezone: Central (10:10pm)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.62, -95.33
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77048

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77048. 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 77048. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77048, 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 77048 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77048 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 77048 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 77048 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,294
Population Density 1,380 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,501
Median Home Value $81,200
Land Area 11.08 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,223
Median Household Income $36,818

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male 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
Male6376086016544354414164664404084304233482692101477044
Female60962262962252758554555451550758653942335426517911472
Total1,2461,2301,2301,2769621,0269611,0209559151,016962771623475326184116

Gender

 Male 7,047 46%
 Female 8,247 54%
Gender

Race

 White 1,740 11.4%
 Black Or African American 12,371 80.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 53 0.3%
 Asian 118 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 771 5.0%
 Two Or More Races 237 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4234153560374062332163
Renter1414064444313201396410
Total1837479791,0341,06076238573

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,752 34%
 Single Guardian 2,076 40%
 Singles 1,171 22%
 Singles With Roommate 224 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,058 59%
 Households with Kids 2,165 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male127128127121125115134115119123119111122126135140134130115115
Female110132122116171107118109117119130137130113100123152119128108
Total237260249237296222252224236242249248252239235263286249243223

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77048 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 77048 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 77048 real estate data, the median home value of $81,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 77048 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 77048 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77048 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,289 100.0%
 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 2,057 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,211 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,955 30%
 Households Vacant 1,278 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 314 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 2%
 For Sale Only 54 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 859 67%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 46 2%
 1 Bedroom 387 21%
 2 Bedroom 526 28%
 3+ Bedroom 928 49%
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 $36,818 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 77048 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 77048 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,335 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,468 20%
 No Earnings 5,484 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 4,335 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,468 20%
 No Earnings 5,484 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,427 91%
 Public transportation 219 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 153 3%
 Worked at Home 158 3%
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 1,521 31.6%
 High School Graduate 2,775 57.7%
 Associate's degree 120 2.5%
 Bachelor's degree 287 6.0%
 Master's degree 52 1.1%
 Professional school degree 12 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 44 0.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,147 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 59 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 509 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77048

ZIP Code 77048 is in the Houston Independent School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77048.

Codwell Elementary
5225 Tavenor Ln
Houston, TX 77048
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Frost Elementary
5002 Almeda Genoa Rd
Houston, TX 77048
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Thomas Middle School
5655 Selinsky Rd
Houston, TX 77048
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Sterling High School
11625 Martindale Rd
Houston, TX 77048
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Houston Independent School District
Hope Christian Learning Center
6317 Carson Rd
Houston, TX 77048
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Private

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