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ZIP Code 77078

Primary City:Houston, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: East Houston
County: Harris County
Timezone: Central (9:32am)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.85, -95.26
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77078

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77078. 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 77078. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77078, 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 77078 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77078 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 77078 are primarily black or African American. 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77078 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,777
Population Density 1,380 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,898
Median Home Value $70,700
Land Area 10.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,405
Median Household Income $30,368

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male692696715659577497474398381431354369326203113894427
Female723674611666561538496487433500470481445276163987238
Total1,4151,3701,3261,3251,1381,03597088581493182485077147927618711665

Gender

 Male 7,045 48%
 Female 7,732 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,924 19.8%
 Black Or African American 9,130 61.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 67 0.5%
 Asian 20 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 2,371 16.0%
 Two Or More Races 264 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3724145157869037815232
Renter166447422368274118465
Total20368887394696449619837

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,666 38%
 Single Guardian 1,770 40%
 Singles 809 18%
 Singles With Roommate 160 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,249 51%
 Households with Kids 2,156 49%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male120167133148132136139139150163148137135132117137148133124121
Female128141154165136138135143122140117105126123126109141155135102
Total248308287313268274274282272303265242261255243246289288259223

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77078 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 77078 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 77078 real estate data, the median home value of $70,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 77078 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 77078 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77078 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,685 99.4%
 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 92 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,584 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 975 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,846 38%
 Households Vacant 493 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 219 44%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Sale Only 48 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 187 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 40 2%
 1 Bedroom 181 9%
 2 Bedroom 667 34%
 3+ Bedroom 1,097 55%
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 $30,368 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 77078 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 77078. 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 4,470 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,233 19%
 No Earnings 5,354 44%
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 4,470 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,233 19%
 No Earnings 5,354 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,113 90.4%
 Public transportation 273 4.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 129 2.3%
 Worked at Home 133 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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,449 35.3%
 High School Graduate 2,376 57.8%
 Associate's degree 32 0.8%
 Bachelor's degree 218 5.3%
 Master's degree 17 0.4%
 Professional school degree 17 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,540 86.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 101 2.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 476 11.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77078

ZIP Code 77078 is in the North Forest Independent School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77078.

North Forest Dropout Recovery
10726 Mesa
Houston, TX 77078
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: North Forest Independent School District
Kipp North Forest Lower School
9636 Mesa Rd
Houston, TX 77078
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kipp Inc Charter School District
Kipp Polaris Academy for Boys
9636 Mesa Dr
Houston, TX 77078
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kipp Inc Charter School District
Kipp North Forest Lower Girls School
9616 Mesa Dr
Houston, TX 77078
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kipp Inc Charter School District
Kipp Voyage Academy for Girls
9616 Mesa Dr
Houston, TX 77078
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kipp Inc Charter School District
Kipp Legacy Preparatory School
9618 Mesa Dr
Houston, TX 77078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kipp Inc Charter School District
Lakewood Elementary
8800 Grand River Dr
Houston, TX 77078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Forest Independent School District
North Forest High School
10725 Mesa
Houston, TX 77078
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: North Forest Independent School District
Kipp Voyage Academy for Girls
9616 Mesa Dr
Houston, TX 77078
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private

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