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ZIP Code 77480

Primary City:Sweeny, TX (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (2:43am)
Coordinates:29.1, -95.7
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77480

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77480. 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 77480. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77480, 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:
Sweeny, TX
Unacceptable:
Ashwood, Sugar Valley

Stats and Demographics for the 77480 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77480 is located in southeast Texas and covers a slightly higher 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 77480 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 a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77480 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,097
Population Density 57 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,357
Median Home Value $91,800
Land Area 142.33 sq mi
Water Area 2.91 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,981
Median Household Income $53,639

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
Male264309333339215206206233252263341332217155145847343
Female23027830527918523324024327030634029321818813413013283
Total494587638618400439446476522569681625435343279214205126

Gender

 Male 4,010 50%
 Female 4,087 50%
Gender

Race

 White 6,397 79.0%
 Black Or African American 1,019 12.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 50 0.6%
 Asian 37 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 434 5.4%
 Two Or More Races 160 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3518036751252234423369
Renter5319016811692403723
Total8837053562861438427092

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,704 57%
 Single Guardian 525 18%
 Singles 648 22%
 Singles With Roommate 104 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,847 62%
 Households with Kids 1,134 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5151495353485564896474627162909158594143
Female4250385467554847616756594677624966525041
Total93101871071201031031111501311301211171391521401241119184

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77480 has a slightly less than average 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 77480 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 77480 real estate data, the median home value of $91,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 77480 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 77480 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77480 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,020 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 77 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,080 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,182 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 719 21%
 Households Vacant 376 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 101 26.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1.1%
 For Sale Only 45 12.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 4.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 61 16.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 148 39.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 84 12%
 1 Bedroom 167 24%
 2 Bedroom 168 24%
 3+ Bedroom 288 41%
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 $53,639 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 77480 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. Most commuters in 77480 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 2,535 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,122 18%
 No Earnings 2,634 42%
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 2,535 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,122 18%
 No Earnings 2,634 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,979 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 115 4%
 Worked at Home 165 5%
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 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 261 11%
 High School Graduate 1,559 67%
 Associate's degree 191 8%
 Bachelor's degree 212 9%
 Master's degree 72 3%
 Professional school degree 23 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,706 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 106 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 96 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77480

ZIP Code 77480 is in the Sweeny Independent School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77480.

Sweeny J H
800 North Elm St
Sweeny, TX 77480
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sweeny Independent School District
Sweeny Elementary
905 Sycamore
Sweeny, TX 77480
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sweeny Independent School District
Sweeny High School
600 East Ashley Wilson Rd
Sweeny, TX 77480
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sweeny Independent School District
Brazoria County J J a E P
1310 North Elm St
Sweeny, TX 77480
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Sweeny Independent School District
Sweeny Christian School
904 Texas Ave
Sweeny, TX 77480
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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