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ZIP Code 77873

Primary City:Richards, TX (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (12:00pm)
Coordinates:30.6, -95.8
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77873

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77873. 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 77873. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77873, 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:
Richards, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 77873 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77873 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 77873 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77873 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,292
Population Density 16 people per sq mi
Housing Units 656
Median Home Value $90,300
Land Area 80.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.50 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 532
Median Household Income $47,159

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male404143362723314032494455673834201510
Female434934332929263431435464474329281120
Total83907769565257746392981191148163482630

Gender

 Male 645 50%
 Female 647 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,138 88.1%
 Black Or African American 103 8.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 27 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 20 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3254679117804922
Renter524172821961
Total84963107138895523

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 283 53%
 Single Guardian 63 12%
 Singles 164 31%
 Singles With Roommate 22 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 380 71%
 Households with Kids 152 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male106105681331167121081348474
Female77131089915897495798722
Total17132315141722181915141619132013161196

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77873 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 77873 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 77873 real estate data, the median home value of $90,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 77873 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 77873 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77873 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,292 100%
 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 144 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 277 42%
 Renter Occupied Households 111 17%
 Households Vacant 124 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 62 50%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 40 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 45 45%
 3+ Bedroom 54 55%
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 $47,159 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 77873 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 77873 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 77873 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 557 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 113 10%
 No Earnings 494 42%
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 557 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 113 10%
 No Earnings 494 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 561 88.5%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2 0.3%
 Worked at Home 71 11.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 32 7%
 High School Graduate 332 70%
 Associate's degree 36 8%
 Bachelor's degree 37 8%
 Master's degree 14 3%
 Professional school degree 13 3%
 Doctorate degree 11 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 156 54.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 68 23.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 62 21.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77873

ZIP Code 77873 is in the Richards Independent School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77873.

Richards Elementary
9477 Panther Dr
Richards, TX 77873
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richards Independent School District
Richards High School
9477 Panther Dr
Richards, TX 77873
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Richards Independent School District

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