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ZIP Code 77550

Primary City:Galveston, TX (View All Cities)
County: Galveston County
Timezone: Central (2:28am)
Area code: 409 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.31, -94.77
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77550

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77550. 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 77550. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77550, 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:
Galveston, TX
Unacceptable:
Island, Jamaica Beach, Virginia Point

Stats and Demographics for the 77550 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77550 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 77550 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77550 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,043
Population Density 3,069 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,615
Median Home Value $117,200
Land Area 7.51 sq mi
Water Area 1.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,972
Median Household Income $32,447

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7866156027231,050986803655724951987869674472290231170108
Female737610502723987919712595624806895849632493399322277265
Total1,5231,2251,1041,4462,0371,9051,5151,2501,3481,7571,8821,7181,306965689553447373

Gender

 Male 11,696 51%
 Female 11,347 49%
Gender

Race

 White 12,056 52.3%
 Black Or African American 6,355 27.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 243 1.1%
 Asian 780 3.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.1%
 Other Race 2,724 11.8%
 Two Or More Races 869 3.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner653294279011,051742525164
Renter7071,2859391,205886399226121
Total7721,6141,3662,1061,9371,141751285

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,789 28%
 Single Guardian 2,244 23%
 Singles 3,938 39%
 Singles With Roommate 1,001 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,535 76%
 Households with Kids 2,437 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male161155146158137134107120117117115147121102120120154165164193
Female151148143136134111124120121123891068698117123155171157149
Total312303289294271245231240238240204253207200237243309336321342

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77550 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 77550 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 77550 real estate data, the median home value of $117,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 77550 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77550 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,490 97.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 172 0.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 1 0.0%
 College Student Housing 144 0.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 236 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,141 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,063 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,768 39%
 Households Vacant 4,643 32%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,532 33.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 33 0.7%
 For Sale Only 362 7.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 84 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 754 16.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,877 40.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 225 4%
 1 Bedroom 2,139 35%
 2 Bedroom 2,421 39%
 3+ Bedroom 1,369 22%
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 $32,447 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 77550 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 77550 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 6,617 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,634 30%
 No Earnings 6,421 34%
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 6,617 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,634 30%
 No Earnings 6,421 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,749 77.4%
 Public transportation 240 2.4%
 Taxicab 49 0.5%
 Motorcycle 37 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,459 14.6%
 Worked at Home 480 4.8%
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. 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 1,425 20%
 High School Graduate 3,601 50%
 Associate's degree 383 5%
 Bachelor's degree 914 13%
 Master's degree 343 5%
 Professional school degree 299 4%
 Doctorate degree 258 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,230 84.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 331 8.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 266 7.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77550

ZIP Code 77550 is in the Galveston Independent School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77550.

Special Ctrs
3906 Ave T
Galveston, TX 77550
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Galveston Independent School District
Aim College & Career Prep
1110 21st St
Galveston, TX 77550
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Galveston Independent School District
Morgan El Magnet School
1410 37th St
Galveston, TX 77550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Galveston Independent School District
Rosenberg Elementary
721 10th St
Galveston, TX 77550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Galveston Independent School District
Austin Middle School
1514 North 1 2
Galveston, TX 77550
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Galveston Independent School District
Weis Middle School
3014 Sealy
Galveston, TX 77550
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Galveston Independent School District
Aim Middle School
1110 21st St
Galveston, TX 77550
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Galveston Independent School District
Kipp Coastal Village
721 10th St
Galveston, TX 77550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Galveston Independent School District
Scott Collegiate Academy
4116 North 1 2
Galveston, TX 77550
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Galveston Independent School District
Ball High School
4115 Ave O
Galveston, TX 77550
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Galveston Independent School District
Central Middle School
3014 Sealy
Galveston, TX 77550
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Galveston Independent School District
Holy Family School
2601 Avenue N
Galveston, TX 77550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Trinity Episcopal School
720 Tremont St
Galveston, TX 77550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
O'Connell College Preparatory School
1320 23rd St
Galveston, TX 77550
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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