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ZIP Code 77486

Primary City:West Columbia, TX (View All Cities)
County: Brazoria County
Timezone: Central (3:41am)
Coordinates:29.1, -95.7
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77486

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77486. 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 77486. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77486, 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:
West Columbia, TX
Unacceptable:
East Columbia

Stats and Demographics for the 77486 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77486 is located in southeast 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 77486 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 slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77486 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,851
Population Density 144 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,992
Median Home Value $110,000
Land Area 47.49 sq mi
Water Area 1.30 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,661
Median Household Income $58,049

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male223243225246151193218210172225280247220172118815547
Female2072272442381692142072131962612902752161671151179376
Total430470469484320407425423368486570522436339233198148123

Gender

 Male 3,326 49%
 Female 3,525 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,461 79.7%
 Black Or African American 744 10.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 42 0.6%
 Asian 34 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 403 5.9%
 Two Or More Races 167 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2220724843143032320082
Renter52144150143108683815
Total7435139857453839123897

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,498 56%
 Single Guardian 430 16%
 Singles 631 24%
 Singles With Roommate 102 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,756 66%
 Households with Kids 905 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4147494247444658485845374342614653454136
Female4537493745315942505255474248375657523635
Total8684987992751051009811010084859098102110977771

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77486 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 77486 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 77486 real estate data, the median home value of $110,000 is slightly less than average 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 77486. Rentals in 77486 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77486 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,798 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 52 0.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,061 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 882 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 718 24%
 Households Vacant 331 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 78 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 52 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 165 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 2%
 1 Bedroom 136 26%
 2 Bedroom 160 31%
 3+ Bedroom 213 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 $58,049 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 77486 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 77486. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,275 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,138 21%
 No Earnings 2,026 37%
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 2,275 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,138 21%
 No Earnings 2,026 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,794 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 122 4%
 Worked at Home 84 3%
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 223 10.1%
 High School Graduate 1,342 60.6%
 Associate's degree 243 11.0%
 Bachelor's degree 256 11.6%
 Master's degree 99 4.5%
 Professional school degree 37 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 13 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,234 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 55 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 150 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77486

ZIP Code 77486 is in the Shekinah Radiance Academy. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77486.

West Columbia Charter School
719 West Brazos Ave
West Columbia, TX 77486
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Shekinah Radiance Academy
West Columbia Elementary
711 South Gray
West Columbia, TX 77486
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Columbia-Brazoria Independent School District
Columbia High School
521 South 16th St
West Columbia, TX 77486
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Columbia-Brazoria Independent School District
Brazoria County J J a E P
521 South 16th St
West Columbia, TX 77486
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Columbia-Brazoria Independent School District

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