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ZIP Code 77055

Primary City:Houston, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Spring Branch East
County: Harris County
Timezone: Central (3:45am)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.80, -95.50
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77055

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77055. 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 77055. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77055, 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
Unacceptable:
Hilshire Village

Stats and Demographics for the 77055 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77055 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 77055 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77055 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 41,989
Population Density 5,023 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,005
Median Home Value $230,300
Land Area 8.36 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,152
Median Household Income $46,987

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,8831,8051,5031,4921,7582,0381,8671,7271,5031,4931,4221,109801550335262192164
Female1,8011,6881,5121,3461,2371,5621,5471,4511,3281,2751,3891,103864544418358340322
Total3,6843,4933,0152,8382,9953,6003,4143,1782,8312,7682,8112,2121,6651,094753620532486

Gender

 Male 21,904 52%
 Female 20,085 48%
Gender

Race

 White 27,708 66.0%
 Black Or African American 1,559 3.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 359 0.9%
 Asian 1,492 3.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.0%
 Other Race 9,273 22.1%
 Two Or More Races 1,582 3.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner404741,0751,7051,473787566262
Renter6552,3711,9911,37982334816637
Total6952,8453,0663,0842,2961,135732299

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,309 45%
 Single Guardian 3,178 22%
 Singles 3,446 24%
 Singles With Roommate 1,219 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,516 60%
 Households with Kids 5,636 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male388375386349385367364345344305301297283317290278288325311321
Female406380353322351355352302328322277322302289281254299289223212
Total794755739671736722716647672627578619585606571532587614534533

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77055 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 rented. Homes in ZIP code 77055 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 77055 real estate data, the median home value of $230,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 77055 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 77055 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77055 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 41,480 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 331 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 178 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,983 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,399 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,770 49%
 Households Vacant 1,853 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,415 76%
 Rented & Unoccupied 28 2%
 For Sale Only 119 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 53 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 200 11%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 139 2%
 1 Bedroom 2,281 28%
 2 Bedroom 4,109 51%
 3+ Bedroom 1,485 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 $46,987 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 77055 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 77055 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 14,966 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,466 23%
 No Earnings 9,677 30%
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 14,966 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,466 23%
 No Earnings 9,677 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,110 87.7%
 Public transportation 781 3.8%
 Taxicab 7 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,154 5.6%
 Worked at Home 607 2.9%
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 4,917 36%
 High School Graduate 4,392 32%
 Associate's degree 432 3%
 Bachelor's degree 2,542 18%
 Master's degree 892 6%
 Professional school degree 405 3%
 Doctorate degree 182 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,698 81.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 911 8.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,117 10.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77055

ZIP Code 77055 is in the Spring Branch Independent School District. There are 19 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77055.

Landrum Middle School
2200 Ridgecrest
Houston, TX 77055
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Spring Branch Independent School District
Spring Branch Ed Center
9016 Westview
Houston, TX 77055
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Spring Branch Independent School District
District Alternative Education Program
9000 Westview
Houston, TX 77055
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Spring Branch Independent School District
Science Center
8856 Westview
Houston, TX 77055
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Spring Branch Independent School District
Housman Elementary
8655 Emnora
Houston, TX 77055
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spring Branch Independent School District
Ridgecrest Elementary
2015 Ridgecrest
Houston, TX 77055
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spring Branch Independent School District
Valley Oaks Elementary
8390 Westview
Houston, TX 77055
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spring Branch Independent School District
Woodview Elementary
9749 Cedardale
Houston, TX 77055
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spring Branch Independent School District
Treasure Forest Elementary
7635 Amelia Rd
Houston, TX 77055
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spring Branch Independent School District
Cornerstone Academy
9026 Westview
Houston, TX 77055
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Spring Branch Independent School District
The Lion Lane School
2210 Ridgecrest
Houston, TX 77055
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spring Branch Independent School District
The Bear Blvd School
8860 Westview
Houston, TX 77055
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spring Branch Independent School District
The 'Middle School' at the Academy of Choice
9016 Westview
Houston, TX 77055
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Spring Branch Independent School District
Spring Branch Academy of Choice
9016 Westview
Houston, TX 77055
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Spring Branch Independent School District
St Mark Lutheran School
1515 Hillendahl Blvd
Houston, TX 77055
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
School of the Woods
1321 Wirt Rd
Houston, TX 77055
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Central Christian Academy
2217 Bingle Rd
Houston, TX 77055
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Awty International School
7455 Awty School Ln
Houston, TX 77055
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Regis School of the Sacred Heart
7330 Westview Dr
Houston, TX 77055
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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