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ZIP Code 77079

Primary City:Houston, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Memorial Park|Memorial
County: Harris County
Timezone: Central (6:22pm)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.79, -95.60
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77079

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77079. 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 77079. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77079, 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:
Addicks

Stats and Demographics for the 77079 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77079 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 77079 are primarily white. 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 a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77079 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,280
Population Density 4,284 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,335
Median Home Value $326,400
Land Area 7.30 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,201
Median Household Income $95,589

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0221,1801,2381,0936958578409311,0381,0751,2491,084779520465390327212
Female9971,1551,1911,0566848629391,1271,2051,2181,3911,162847656600543423229
Total2,0192,3352,4292,1491,3791,7191,7792,0582,2432,2932,6402,2461,6261,1761,065933750441

Gender

 Male 14,995 48%
 Female 16,285 52%
Gender

Race

 White 23,602 75.5%
 Black Or African American 2,518 8.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 102 0.3%
 Asian 2,740 8.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 1,395 4.5%
 Two Or More Races 913 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner314931,2581,8981,7851,167994296
Renter3381,1071,03493052920210039
Total3691,6002,2922,8282,3141,3691,094335

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,835 56%
 Single Guardian 1,873 15%
 Singles 3,034 25%
 Singles With Roommate 459 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,758 64%
 Households with Kids 4,443 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male183195209228248236247215234255259269240215244246266223114124
Female171204231218235244213247216220234250269218248246250191121115
Total354399440446483480460462450475493519509433492492516414235239

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77079 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 77079 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 77079 real estate data, the median home value of $326,400 is high 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 77079. Rentals in 77079 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77079 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,276 100.0%
 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 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,056 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,866 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,279 32%
 Households Vacant 1,134 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 770 67.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 0.9%
 For Sale Only 122 10.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 3.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 70 6.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 123 10.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 1,330 32%
 2 Bedroom 1,714 41%
 3+ Bedroom 1,173 28%
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 $95,589 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 77079 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 77079 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 11,709 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,140 21%
 No Earnings 7,224 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 11,709 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,140 21%
 No Earnings 7,224 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,273 90%
 Public transportation 475 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 229 2%
 Worked at Home 774 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 77079 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 340 3%
 High School Graduate 2,270 23%
 Associate's degree 452 5%
 Bachelor's degree 4,060 42%
 Master's degree 1,522 16%
 Professional school degree 685 7%
 Doctorate degree 444 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,711 71%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,634 25%
 Not Enrolled in School 263 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77079

ZIP Code 77079 is in the Spring Branch Independent School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77079.

Spring Forest Middle School
14240 Memorial
Houston, TX 77079
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Spring Branch Independent School District
Westchester Academy for International Studies
901 Yorkchester
Houston, TX 77079
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Spring Branch Independent School District
Maurice L Wolfe Elementary
502 Addicks Howell Rd
Houston, TX 77079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Katy Independent School District
Meadow Wood Elementary
14230 Memorial Dr
Houston, TX 77079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spring Branch Independent School District
Nottingham Elementary
570 Nottingham Oaks
Houston, TX 77079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spring Branch Independent School District
Rummel Creek Elementary
625 Brittmoore
Houston, TX 77079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spring Branch Independent School District
Thornwood Elementary
14400 Fern
Houston, TX 77079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spring Branch Independent School District
Wilchester Elementary
13618 St Marys Ln
Houston, TX 77079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spring Branch Independent School District
Stratford High School
14555 Fern St
Houston, TX 77079
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Spring Branch Independent School District
Smaller Scholars Too
14455 Grisby Rd
Houston, TX 77079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Westlake Child Development Center
540 Westlake Park Blvd
Houston, TX 77079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Memorial Private High School
14333 Fern Dr
Houston, TX 77079
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Yorkshire Academy
14120 Memorial Dr
Houston, TX 77079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Christ Memorial Lutheran Early Childhood Learning
14200 Memorial Dr
Houston, TX 77079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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