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ZIP Code 77081

Primary City:Houston, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Gulfton
County: Harris County
Timezone: Central (8:28pm)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.71, -95.48
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77081

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77081. 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 77081. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77081, 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 77081 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77081 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 77081 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely small. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77081 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 47,860
Population Density 15,456 people per sq mi
Housing Units 19,352
Median Home Value $217,100
Land Area 3.10 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,569
Median Household Income $26,741

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 28

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,7272,0991,5441,7272,6873,4933,1312,4291,9121,4961,064734476296149885558
Female2,6411,9931,4631,2932,1172,6332,3871,8211,3951,1161,0026644392691721209575
Total5,3684,0923,0073,0204,8046,1265,5184,2503,3072,6122,0661,398915565321208150133

Gender

 Male 26,165 55%
 Female 21,695 45%
Gender

Race

 White 24,539 51.3%
 Black Or African American 4,834 10.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 487 1.0%
 Asian 2,673 5.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.0%
 Other Race 12,305 25.7%
 Two Or More Races 3,010 6.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner131012192952561147143
Renter1,6035,4364,0182,5631,19643816340
Total1,6165,5374,2372,8581,45255223483

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,869 35%
 Single Guardian 4,328 26%
 Singles 4,495 27%
 Singles With Roommate 1,877 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,653 58%
 Households with Kids 6,916 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male528563507527460462421379377357335291257304347333347351349415
Female549535490440419432414343385334300267263299244253241242313367
Total1,0771,098997967879894835722762691635558520603591586588593662782

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77081 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 77081 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 77081 real estate data, the median home value of $217,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 77081 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 77081 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77081 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 47,660 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 127 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 6 0.0%
 Other Institutional 40 0.1%
 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 692 4%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 420 2%
 Renter Occupied Households 15,457 80%
 Households Vacant 2,783 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2,402 86.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 104 3.7%
 For Sale Only 24 0.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 1.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 220 7.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 273 2%
 1 Bedroom 8,873 62%
 2 Bedroom 4,481 31%
 3+ Bedroom 792 5%
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 $26,741 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 77081 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. Residents in ZIP code 77081 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 77081 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 77081 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 14,139 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,600 28%
 No Earnings 8,174 26%
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 14,139 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,600 28%
 No Earnings 8,174 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,482 76.4%
 Public transportation 1,902 9.4%
 Taxicab 136 0.7%
 Motorcycle 17 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,185 10.8%
 Worked at Home 538 2.7%
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 5,881 41.6%
 High School Graduate 5,391 38.2%
 Associate's degree 496 3.5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,435 10.2%
 Master's degree 461 3.3%
 Professional school degree 363 2.6%
 Doctorate degree 100 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,559 85.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 270 2.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,145 11.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77081

ZIP Code 77081 is in the Excel Academy. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77081.

Burnett-Bayland Rehabilitation Center
6500 a Chimney Rock
Houston, TX 77081
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Excel Academy
Ser-Ninos Charter Elementary
5815alder Dr
Houston, TX 77081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ser-Ninos Charter School District
Ser-Ninos Charter Middle School
5610 Gulfton Dr
Houston, TX 77081
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ser-Ninos Charter School District
Ser-Ninos Charter El II
5919 Dashwood Dr
Houston, TX 77081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ser-Ninos Charter School District
Amigos Por Vida-Friends for Life Charter School
5500 El Camino Del Rey
Houston, TX 77081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amigos Por Vida-Friends for Life Public Chtr School District
Benavidez Elementary
6262 Gulfton St
Houston, TX 77081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Braeburn Elementary
7707 Rampart St
Houston, TX 77081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Cunningham Elementary
5100 Gulfton St
Houston, TX 77081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Energized for Excellence Academy
6107 Bissonnet
Houston, TX 77081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Energized for Excellence Middle School
6201 Bissonnet
Houston, TX 77081
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Rodriguez Elementary
5858 Chimney Rock
Houston, TX 77081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Energized for Excellence Early Childhood Academy
6201 Bissonnet
Houston, TX 77081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Mistral Center for Early Childhood
6203 Jessamine
Houston, TX 77081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Energized for Science Technology Engineering Middl
6107 Bissonnet
Houston, TX 77081
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Challenge Early College High School
5601 West Loop South
Houston, TX 77081
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Houston Independent School District
Energized for Science Technology Engineering High School
6107 Bissonnet
Houston, TX 77081
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Houston Independent School District
Holy Ghost Catholic School
6920 Chimney Rock Rd
Houston, TX 77081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Robindell Private School
6610 Alder Dr
Houston, TX 77081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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