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ZIP Code 77478

Primary City:Sugar Land, TX (View All Cities)
County: Fort Bend County
Timezone: Central (4:35am)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.62, -95.61
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77478

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77478. 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 77478. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77478, 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:
Sugar Land, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 77478 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77478 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 77478 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77478 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,739
Population Density 2,543 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,371
Median Home Value $247,600
Land Area 9.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.62 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,005
Median Household Income $89,549

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6547438478336736255666946999271,2241,067954603408281185156
Female5406897697726216646017938301,0711,2551,183906572425322273314
Total1,1941,4321,6161,6051,2941,2891,1671,4871,5291,9982,4792,2501,8601,175833603458470

Gender

 Male 12,139 49%
 Female 12,600 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,260 53.6%
 Black Or African American 1,841 7.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 55 0.2%
 Asian 8,347 33.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.0%
 Other Race 554 2.2%
 Two Or More Races 670 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner213861,0722,0291,999996466129
Renter135452384362258102113101
Total1568381,4562,3912,2571,098579230

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,877 65%
 Single Guardian 1,083 12%
 Singles 1,738 19%
 Singles With Roommate 307 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,006 67%
 Households with Kids 2,999 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male113136131135149132127167168190159163174161183177189178106105
Female9989110129121136144129159129148165172155161177178143113137
Total212225241264270268271296327319307328346316344354367321219242

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77478 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 77478 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 77478 real estate data, the median home value of $247,600 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 77478. Rentals in 77478 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77478 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,340 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 313 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 86 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,690 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,408 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,907 20%
 Households Vacant 366 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 114 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 124 34%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 55 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 20 1%
 1 Bedroom 434 27%
 2 Bedroom 487 30%
 3+ Bedroom 692 42%
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 $89,549 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 77478 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. However, that is not the case in 77478. 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 9,075 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,825 20%
 No Earnings 6,685 34%
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 9,075 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,825 20%
 No Earnings 6,685 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,370 89%
 Public transportation 321 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 101 1%
 Worked at Home 870 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 553 7%
 High School Graduate 2,396 31%
 Associate's degree 341 4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,749 35%
 Master's degree 1,177 15%
 Professional school degree 280 4%
 Doctorate degree 302 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,076 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 643 16%
 Not Enrolled in School 361 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77478

ZIP Code 77478 is in the Harmony School of Science - Houston School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77478.

Harmony School of Science - Houston High School
13522 West Airport Blvd
Sugarland, TX 77478
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Harmony School of Science - Houston School District
Harmony School of Science - Houston
13415 West Belfort
Sugarland, TX 77478
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harmony School of Science - Houston School District
Dulles Elementary
630 Dulles Ave
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Bend Independent School District
Sugar Land Middle School
321 Seventh St
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fort Bend Independent School District
Dulles Middle School
500 Dulles Ave
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fort Bend Independent School District
Highlands Elementary
2022 Colonist Park Dr
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Bend Independent School District
Barrington Place Elementary
2100 Squire Dobbins Dr
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Bend Independent School District
Dulles High School
550 Dulles Ave
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fort Bend Independent School District
Fort Bend Christian Academy
1250 7th St
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Faith Lutheran School
800 Brooks St
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
God'S Rainbow Christian Academy
13131 Alston Rd
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
New Southwest Montessori
12707 Alston Rd
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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