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ZIP Code 77049

Primary City:Houston, TX (View All Cities)
County: Harris County
Timezone: Central (4:02pm)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.84, -95.15
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77049

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77049. 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 77049. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77049, 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 77049 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77049 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 77049 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 small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77049 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,521
Population Density 1,160 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,402
Median Home Value $104,000
Land Area 24.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.98 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,541
Median Household Income $50,348

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4001,3861,3031,1881,0961,2131,1571,037907798833654475284147926323
Female1,3471,2211,2831,1721,1101,3061,2001,1251,0108918507084992771881378160
Total2,7472,6072,5862,3602,2062,5192,3572,1621,9171,6891,6831,36297456133522914483

Gender

 Male 14,056 49%
 Female 14,465 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,871 48.6%
 Black Or African American 7,285 25.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 278 1.0%
 Asian 982 3.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 5,054 17.7%
 Two Or More Races 1,046 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1341,2541,4791,4721,13341815425
Renter31279660441723177314
Total4462,0502,0831,8891,36449518529

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,751 56%
 Single Guardian 2,098 25%
 Singles 1,350 16%
 Singles With Roommate 342 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,883 45%
 Households with Kids 4,658 55%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male292270293268288250303253292290233255260265264248244222210259
Female253292280271238239260258226277268256254228254252249228189230
Total545562573539526489563511518567501511514493518500493450399489

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77049 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 77049 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 77049 real estate data, the median home value of $104,000 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 77049. Rentals in 77049 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77049 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,487 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 34 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,796 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,273 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,472 26%
 Households Vacant 861 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 480 55.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1.0%
 For Sale Only 143 16.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 52 6.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 3.1%
 For Migrant Workers 6 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 144 16.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 29 1%
 1 Bedroom 556 22%
 2 Bedroom 1,018 39%
 3+ Bedroom 975 38%
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 $50,348 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 77049 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 77049 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 77049. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 9,212 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,082 24%
 No Earnings 7,131 33%
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 9,212 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,082 24%
 No Earnings 7,131 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,903 95.7%
 Public transportation 78 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 32 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 235 1.9%
 Worked at Home 193 1.6%
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 2,086 27.3%
 High School Graduate 4,051 53.0%
 Associate's degree 472 6.2%
 Bachelor's degree 742 9.7%
 Master's degree 235 3.1%
 Professional school degree 52 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,452 83.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 397 5.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 844 11.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77049

ZIP Code 77049 is in the Harris County Dept of Ed School District. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77049.

Highpoint East Campus
8003 East Sam Houston Parkway
Houston, TX 77049
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Harris County Dept of Ed School District
Academic Behavior Center Ne
8003 East Sam Houston Parkway
Houston, TX 77049
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Harris County Dept of Ed School District
Highpoint School East (crosby)
8003 East Sam Houston Parkway
Houston, TX 77049
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Crosby Independent School District
Harvey S Brown Elementary
16550 Wallisville Rd
Houston, TX 77049
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Channelview Independent School District
Lance Corporal Anthony Aguirre J H
15726 Wallisville Rd
Houston, TX 77049
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Channelview Independent School District
Tice Elementary
14120 Wallisville
Houston, TX 77049
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Galena Park Independent School District
James B Havard Elementary
15150 Wallisville Rd
Houston, TX 77049
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Galena Park Independent School District
Cobb 6th Grade Campus
6722 Uvalde
Houston, TX 77049
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Galena Park Independent School District
Dr Shirley J Williamson Elementary
6720 New Forest Parkway
Houston, TX 77049
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Galena Park Independent School District
Purple Sage Elementary
6500 Purple Sage Blvd
Houston, TX 77049
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Galena Park Independent School District
Royalwood Elementary
7715 Royalwood Dr
Houston, TX 77049
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sheldon Independent School District
Sheldon Elementary
17203 Hall Sheppard
Houston, TX 77049
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sheldon Independent School District
Sheldon Early Childhood Academy
17010 Beaumont Hwy
Houston, TX 77049
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sheldon Independent School District
North Shore Senior High School
353 North Castlegory
Houston, TX 77049
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Galena Park Independent School District
Cunningham Middle School
14110 Wallisville Rd
Houston, TX 77049
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Galena Park Independent School District
Highpoint School East (daep)
8003 East Sam Houston Parkway
Houston, TX 77049
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Galena Park Independent School District
Kase Academy
17010 Beaumont Hwy
Houston, TX 77049
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sheldon Independent School District
High Point East
8003 East Sam Houston
Houston, TX 77049
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sheldon Independent School District

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