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ZIP Code 77517

Primary City:Santa Fe, TX (View All Cities)
County: Galveston County
Timezone: Central (12:02pm)
Area code: 409 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.36, -95.14
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77517

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77517. 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 77517. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77517, 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:
Santa Fe, TX
Acceptable:
Arcadia

Stats and Demographics for the 77517 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77517 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 77517 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 large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77517 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,315
Population Density 264 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,024
Median Home Value $142,000
Land Area 20.16 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,879
Median Household Income $83,472

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1521732362141441201371731762512501951559883582726
Female1371762182051509715617321622023420215811166574130
Total2893494544192942172933463924714843973132091491156856

Gender

 Male 2,668 50%
 Female 2,647 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,890 92.0%
 Black Or African American 11 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 47 0.9%
 Asian 16 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 240 4.5%
 Two Or More Races 105 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1915728448537020510833
Renter163869412614113
Total3519535352639621911936

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,193 63%
 Single Guardian 291 15%
 Singles 311 17%
 Singles With Roommate 84 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,147 61%
 Households with Kids 732 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2025363838292644364754474246475434374236
Female2229253236363939264145513942414642472926
Total42546170746565836288999881888810076847162

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77517 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 77517 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 77517 real estate data, the median home value of $142,000 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 77517. Rentals in 77517 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77517 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,315 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 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 972 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 689 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 218 11%
 Households Vacant 145 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 22 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 23 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 29 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 57 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 70 38%
 3+ Bedroom 114 62%
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 $83,472 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 77517 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 77517. 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 2,073 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,027 22%
 No Earnings 1,670 35%
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 2,073 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,027 22%
 No Earnings 1,670 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,451 91.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 71 2.7%
 Worked at Home 139 5.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 202 11.0%
 High School Graduate 1,382 75.6%
 Associate's degree 101 5.5%
 Bachelor's degree 114 6.2%
 Master's degree 14 0.8%
 Professional school degree 16 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,358 87.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 108 7.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 80 5.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77517

ZIP Code 77517 is in the Santa Fe Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77517.

Santa Fe High School
16000 Hwy 6
Santa Fe, TX 77517
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Santa Fe Independent School District

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