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ZIP Code 77071

Primary City:Houston, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Foundern Southwest
County: Harris County
Timezone: Central (4:19am)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.65, -95.52
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77071

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77071. 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 77071. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77071, 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 77071 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77071 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 77071 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 extremely large. 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 77071 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,671
Population Density 5,746 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,423
Median Home Value $117,500
Land Area 4.47 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,362
Median Household Income $45,941

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male95790794691678288081578078788688077563244330019613184
Female9269239519328438608548848951,0791,131998737593336279192161
Total1,8831,8301,8971,8481,6251,7401,6691,6641,6821,9652,0111,7731,3691,036636475323245

Gender

 Male 12,097 47%
 Female 13,574 53%
Gender

Race

 White 7,121 27.7%
 Black Or African American 13,142 51.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 133 0.5%
 Asian 1,994 7.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.1%
 Other Race 2,666 10.4%
 Two Or More Races 602 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner314249261,5361,36169132699
Renter26688384481158837616139
Total2971,3071,7702,3471,9491,067487138

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,860 41%
 Single Guardian 2,362 25%
 Singles 2,696 29%
 Singles With Roommate 444 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,896 63%
 Households with Kids 3,466 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male211192183175175186159170217176183196177214201207190167151159
Female172164186193184186189175189191172205198185184189196190173175
Total383356369368359372348345406367355401375399385396386357324334

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77071 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 77071 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 77071 real estate data, the median home value of $117,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 77071 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 77071 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77071 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,630 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 14 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 27 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,120 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,274 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,968 38%
 Households Vacant 1,061 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 741 70%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 105 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 180 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 137 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,880 44%
 2 Bedroom 1,219 29%
 3+ Bedroom 1,006 24%
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 $45,941 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 77071 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 77071 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 9,002 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,916 24%
 No Earnings 6,707 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 9,002 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,916 24%
 No Earnings 6,707 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,069 88.3%
 Public transportation 456 3.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 21 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 463 3.7%
 Worked at Home 522 4.2%
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 1,253 17%
 High School Graduate 3,362 44%
 Associate's degree 325 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,576 21%
 Master's degree 740 10%
 Professional school degree 205 3%
 Doctorate degree 127 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,866 83.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 584 10.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 380 6.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77071

ZIP Code 77071 is in the Girls & Boys Preparatory Academy. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77071.

Girls & Boys Prep Academy Middle School
8415 West Bellfort
Houston, TX 77071
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Girls & Boys Preparatory Academy
Joshua'S Learning Land
8320 West Airport
Houston, TX 77071
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jamie'S House Charter School District
Welch Middle School
11544 South Gessner
Houston, TX 77071
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Valley West Elementary
10707 South Gessner Dr
Houston, TX 77071
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Gross Elementary
12583 South Gessner Dr
Houston, TX 77071
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Milne Elementary
7800 Portal Dr
Houston, TX 77071
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Girls & Boys Prep Academy High School
8415 West Bellfort
Houston, TX 77071
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Girls & Boys Preparatory Academy
Restoration Academy
6706 W Airport Blvd
Houston, TX 77071
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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