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ZIP Code 77547

Primary City:Galena Park, TX (View All Cities)
County: Harris County
Timezone: Central (3:20pm)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.74, -95.23
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77547

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77547. 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 77547. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77547, 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:
Galena Park, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 77547 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77547 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 77547 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of single adults and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77547 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,735
Population Density 3,652 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,945
Median Home Value $70,100
Land Area 2.67 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,709
Median Household Income $38,692

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male52944246243436237132136231528229423715712865565930
Female426429465412348338317359326258269233172129958010271
Total955871927846710709638721641540563470329257160136161101

Gender

 Male 4,906 50%
 Female 4,829 50%
Gender

Race

 White 6,208 63.8%
 Black Or African American 744 7.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 73 0.7%
 Asian 11 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 2,393 24.6%
 Two Or More Races 305 3.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1916835244135121217672
Renter892672821557033166
Total10843563459642124519278

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,547 57%
 Single Guardian 670 25%
 Singles 405 15%
 Singles With Roommate 87 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 1,260 47%
 Households with Kids 1,449 53%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male112921191189285839092113839399741048386788370
Female891048275898087839094929089100778782927470
Total201196201193181165170173182207175183188174181170168170157140

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77547 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 77547 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 77547 real estate data, the median home value of $70,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 77547 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 77547 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77547 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,735 100%
 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 935 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 856 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 918 31%
 Households Vacant 236 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 69 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 5%
 For Sale Only 27 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 118 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 2%
 1 Bedroom 66 7%
 2 Bedroom 300 32%
 3+ Bedroom 553 59%
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 $38,692 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 77547 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 77547 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 77547 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,586 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,430 20%
 No Earnings 3,032 43%
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 2,586 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,430 20%
 No Earnings 3,032 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,374 97.3%
 Public transportation 17 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 67 1.9%
 Worked at Home 0 0.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,144 41.0%
 High School Graduate 1,454 52.1%
 Associate's degree 10 0.4%
 Bachelor's degree 136 4.9%
 Master's degree 47 1.7%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,367 87.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 47 1.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 304 11.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77547

ZIP Code 77547 is in the Galena Park Independent School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77547.

Galena Park Elementary
401 North Main
Galena Park, TX 77547
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Galena Park Independent School District
Galena Park Middle School
400 Keene
Galena Park, TX 77547
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Galena Park Independent School District
Macarthur Elementary
1801 North Main
Galena Park, TX 77547
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Galena Park Independent School District
Galena Park High School
1000 Keene
Galena Park, TX 77547
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Galena Park Independent School District
Our Lady of Fatima School
1702 9th St
Galena Park, TX 77547
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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