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ZIP Code 77551

Primary City:Galveston, TX (View All Cities)
County: Galveston County
Timezone: Central (4:22pm)
Area code: 409 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.28, -94.84
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77551

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77551. 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 77551. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77551, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 77551 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77551 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 77551 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 a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77551 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,753
Population Density 4,655 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,330
Median Home Value $125,900
Land Area 3.81 sq mi
Water Area 0.91 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,007
Median Household Income $42,575

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male53751852062379672464655755674070461146537723919914595
Female550508456546693574540468537684617649532385304258209191
Total1,0871,0269761,1691,4891,2981,1861,0251,0931,4241,3211,260997762543457354286

Gender

 Male 9,052 51%
 Female 8,701 49%
Gender

Race

 White 11,659 65.7%
 Black Or African American 2,569 14.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 128 0.7%
 Asian 539 3.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 2,302 13.0%
 Two Or More Races 550 3.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner29210406822852629440163
Renter41077659668954823615546
Total4399861,0021,5111,400865595209

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,720 39%
 Single Guardian 1,422 20%
 Singles 2,343 33%
 Singles With Roommate 522 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,997 71%
 Households with Kids 2,010 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11310911696971091011041071051051159110498119121141144159
Female10910411910610110011010097978792899199113112105117137
Total222213235202198209211204204202192207180195197232233246261296

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77551 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 77551 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 77551 real estate data, the median home value of $125,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 77551 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77551 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,716 94.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,002 5.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 25 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,837 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,714 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,456 33%
 Households Vacant 3,323 32%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,280 38.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 31 0.9%
 For Sale Only 264 7.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 36 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 483 14.5%
 For Migrant Workers 5 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,224 36.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 204 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,113 33%
 2 Bedroom 1,645 49%
 3+ Bedroom 388 12%
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 $42,575 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 77551 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 5,905 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,504 30%
 No Earnings 4,825 32%
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 5,905 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,504 30%
 No Earnings 4,825 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,149 85.8%
 Public transportation 282 3.4%
 Taxicab 22 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 666 8.0%
 Worked at Home 215 2.6%
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 1,578 25%
 High School Graduate 3,024 47%
 Associate's degree 357 6%
 Bachelor's degree 816 13%
 Master's degree 204 3%
 Professional school degree 203 3%
 Doctorate degree 217 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,730 82.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 293 8.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 272 8.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77551

ZIP Code 77551 is in the Odyssey Academy Inc. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77551.

Odyssey Academy Inc
6001 Stewart Rd
Galveston, TX 77551
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Odyssey Academy Inc
Ambassadors Preparatory Academy
5001 Ave U
Galveston, TX 77551
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ambassadors Preparatory Academy
Parker Elementary
6802 Jones Dr
Galveston, TX 77551
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Galveston Independent School District
Kipp Coastal Village Middle School
1110 Moody
Galveston, TX 77551
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Galveston Independent School District
Early Childhood University
7100 Stewart Rd
Galveston, TX 77551
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Galveston Independent School District
Judah'S Tribe of Youth
2001 61st St Ste D
Galveston, TX 77551
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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