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ZIP Code 77479

Primary City:Sugar Land, TX (View All Cities)
County: Fort Bend County
Timezone: Central (10:44pm)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.56, -95.64
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77479

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77479. 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 77479. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77479, 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 77479 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77479 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 77479 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 extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77479 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 74,514
Population Density 2,254 people per sq mi
Housing Units 24,980
Median Home Value $275,400
Land Area 33.06 sq mi
Water Area 1.55 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 24,076
Median Household Income $123,935

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,2693,0873,6123,0411,5551,4731,6192,3673,0893,2293,6202,8572,0911,096662397229196
Female2,1862,9633,4102,8391,5101,5292,1372,9743,4883,6363,5932,7731,9231,033673515405438
Total4,4556,0507,0225,8803,0653,0023,7565,3416,5776,8657,2135,6304,0142,1291,335912634634

Gender

 Male 36,489 49%
 Female 38,025 51%
Gender

Race

 White 38,546 51.7%
 Black Or African American 5,187 7.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 147 0.2%
 Asian 27,192 36.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 26 0.0%
 Other Race 1,195 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 2,221 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner721,4184,7286,8404,9811,702523103
Renter1317231,030805384128229279
Total2032,1415,7587,6455,3651,830752382

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 18,367 76%
 Single Guardian 2,371 10%
 Singles 2,913 12%
 Singles With Roommate 425 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 12,161 51%
 Households with Kids 11,915 49%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male419431464550557576650624680705710723727747750726670558337305
Female400458483497532598635569629638700679705688682722667504264279
Total8198899471,0471,0891,1741,2851,1931,3091,3431,4101,4021,4321,4351,4321,4481,3371,062601584

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77479 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 77479 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 77479 real estate data, the median home value of $275,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 77479. Rentals in 77479 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77479 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 74,504 100.0%
 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 10 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 16,009 64%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 4,358 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,709 15%
 Households Vacant 904 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 302 33.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 2.7%
 For Sale Only 301 33.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 63 7.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 73 8.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 140 15.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 75 2%
 1 Bedroom 573 15%
 2 Bedroom 882 23%
 3+ Bedroom 2,310 60%
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 $123,935 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 77479 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 77479. 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 28,810 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,929 20%
 No Earnings 17,959 31%
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 28,810 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,929 20%
 No Earnings 17,959 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 33,330 91%
 Public transportation 745 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 409 1%
 Worked at Home 2,276 6%
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 1,141 5%
 High School Graduate 6,420 27%
 Associate's degree 860 4%
 Bachelor's degree 7,926 33%
 Master's degree 5,008 21%
 Professional school degree 954 4%
 Doctorate degree 1,519 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 15,533 78%
 Enrolled in Private School 3,435 17%
 Not Enrolled in School 921 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77479

ZIP Code 77479 is in the Fort Bend Independent School District. There are 25 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77479.

Walker Station Elementary
6200 Homeward Way Blvd
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Bend Independent School District
Colony Bend Elementary
2720 Planters St
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Bend Independent School District
Settlers Way Elementary
3015 Settlers Way Dr
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Bend Independent School District
First Colony Middle School
3225 Austin Parkway
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fort Bend Independent School District
Austin Parkway Elementary
4400 Austin Parkway
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Bend Independent School District
Commonwealth Elementary
4909 Commonwealth Blvd
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Bend Independent School District
Brazos Bend Elementary
621 Cunningham Creek Blvd
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Bend Independent School District
Sartartia Middle School
8125 Homeward Way
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fort Bend Independent School District
Fort Settlement Middle School
5440 Elkins Rd
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fort Bend Independent School District
Cornerstone Elementary
1800 Chatham Ave
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Bend Independent School District
New El #46
16431 Lexington Blvd
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Bend Independent School District
New Middle #15
16431 Lexington Blvd
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fort Bend Independent School District
Colony Meadows Elementary
4510 Sweetwater Blvd
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Bend Independent School District
Susanna Dickinson Elementary
7110 Greatwood Parkway
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lamar Cisd School District
Bess Campbell Elementary
1000 Shadow Bend Dr
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lamar Cisd School District
Clements High School
4200 Elkins Dr
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fort Bend Independent School District
The Walden School
16103 Lexington Blvd a
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cornerstone Christian Academy
2140 First Colony Blvd
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Primrose School of First Colony
4605 Austin Pkwy
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Memorial Montessori School
5630 W River Park Dr
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Primrose School of Sugar Land
1315 Soldiers Field Dr
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Trent International School
2555 Cordes Dr
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Riverbend Montessori School
4225 Elkins Rd
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Laurence Catholic School
2630 Austin Pkwy
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Honor Roll School
4111 Sweetwater Blvd
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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