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ZIP Code 77072

Primary City:Houston, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Alief
County: Harris County
Timezone: Central (6:35am)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.69, -95.59
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77072

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77072. 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 77072. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77072, 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 77072 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77072 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 77072 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77072 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 56,526
Population Density 7,725 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,964
Median Home Value $94,100
Land Area 7.32 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,030
Median Household Income $35,462

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,5442,5042,3852,4532,2322,1781,9652,0191,9051,8691,5881,36997369245633217383
Female2,4522,3612,2792,3792,2392,1512,1062,2222,0642,0281,8361,4771,131747536394238166
Total4,9964,8654,6644,8324,4714,3294,0714,2413,9693,8973,4242,8462,1041,439992726411249

Gender

 Male 27,720 49%
 Female 28,806 51%
Gender

Race

 White 18,418 32.6%
 Black Or African American 13,479 23.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 473 0.8%
 Asian 11,343 20.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 25 0.0%
 Other Race 10,411 18.4%
 Two Or More Races 2,377 4.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1197901,8272,3591,8501,01639460
Renter7312,3632,3161,68094935219331
Total8503,1534,1434,0392,7991,36858791

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,750 46%
 Single Guardian 5,413 32%
 Singles 3,001 18%
 Singles With Roommate 866 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,567 50%
 Households with Kids 8,463 50%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male504505516515486488466550514501453468496467464496484527482469
Female504490512452525488444442462450413475476465499485501475419431
Total1,0089951,0289671,0119769109929769518669439729329639819851,002901900

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77072 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 77072 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 77072 real estate data, the median home value of $94,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 77072 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 77072 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77072 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 56,387 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 120 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 19 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,951 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,464 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,615 45%
 Households Vacant 1,934 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,169 60.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 0.9%
 For Sale Only 184 9.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 2.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 508 26.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 243 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,910 21%
 2 Bedroom 4,089 45%
 3+ Bedroom 2,900 32%
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 $35,462 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 77072 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. However, that is not the case in 77072. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 18,045 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,980 26%
 No Earnings 13,513 32%
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 18,045 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,980 26%
 No Earnings 13,513 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 23,748 91.4%
 Public transportation 1,199 4.6%
 Taxicab 23 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 375 1.4%
 Worked at Home 628 2.4%
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 5,721 35.6%
 High School Graduate 7,215 44.9%
 Associate's degree 619 3.9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,897 11.8%
 Master's degree 358 2.2%
 Professional school degree 160 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 90 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 10,672 84.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 216 1.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,797 14.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77072

ZIP Code 77072 is in the Alief Independent School District. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77072.

Admin Services
4250 Cook Rd
Houston, TX 77072
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Alief Independent School District
Alief Montessori Community School
4215 H St
Houston, TX 77072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alief Montessori Community School District
Martin Elementary
11718 Hendon
Houston, TX 77072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alief Independent School District
Alief Middle School
4415 Cook Rd
Houston, TX 77072
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alief Independent School District
Chancellor Elementary
4350 Boone Rd
Houston, TX 77072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alief Independent School District
Chambers Elementary
10700 Carvel
Houston, TX 77072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alief Independent School District
Youens Elementary
12141 High Star
Houston, TX 77072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alief Independent School District
Owens Int
6900 Turtlewood
Houston, TX 77072
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alief Independent School District
Landis Elementary
10255 Spice Ln
Houston, TX 77072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alief Independent School District
Youngblood Int
8410 Dairy View Ln
Houston, TX 77072
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alief Independent School District
Alief Learning Center (k-6)
4427 Belle Park
Houston, TX 77072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alief Independent School District
Elsik High School
12601 High Star
Houston, TX 77072
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alief Independent School District
Hastings High School
4410 Cook Rd
Houston, TX 77072
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alief Independent School District
Alief Learning Center (6-12)
4427 Belle Park
Houston, TX 77072
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alief Independent School District
Crossroads
12360 Bear Ram Rd
Houston, TX 77072
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alief Independent School District
Christ the Lord Lutheran Elementary School
4410 S Kirkwood Rd
Houston, TX 77072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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