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ZIP Code 77446

Primary City:Prairie View, TX (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Waller County
Timezone: Central (2:10pm)
Coordinates:30.1, -95.9
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77446

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77446. 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 77446. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77446, 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:
Prairie View, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 77446 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77446 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 77446 are primarily black or African American. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77446 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,217
Population Density 795 people per sq mi
Housing Units 967
Median Home Value $111,500
Land Area 6.56 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 805
Median Household Income $33,897

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 21Female Median Age: 20

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 2,318 44%
 Female 2,899 56%


 White 207 4.0%
 Black Or African American 4,712 90.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.2%
 Asian 18 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 161 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 108 2.1%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 146 18%
 Single Guardian 170 21%
 Singles 210 26%
 Singles With Roommate 279 35%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 639 79%
 Households with Kids 166 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77446 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 77446 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 77446 real estate data, the median home value of $111,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 77446 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77446 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,026 39%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 3,191 61%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 105 11%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 151 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 549 57%
 Households Vacant 162 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 70 43.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Sale Only 19 11.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 4.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 5.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 56 34.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 40 9%
 1 Bedroom 31 7%
 2 Bedroom 189 40%
 3+ Bedroom 210 45%
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 $33,897 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 77446 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 77446 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 712 14%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,585 49%
 No Earnings 1,975 37%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 712 14%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,585 49%
 No Earnings 1,975 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,358 77.9%
 Public transportation 12 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 304 17.4%
 Worked at Home 70 4.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 49 15%
 High School Graduate 138 41%
 Associate's degree 16 5%
 Bachelor's degree 58 17%
 Master's degree 54 16%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 20 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 180 81.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 23 10.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 18 8.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77446

ZIP Code 77446 is in the Waller Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77446.

H T Jones Elementary
University Dr at Owens Rd
Prairie View, TX 77446
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waller Independent School District

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