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ZIP Code 77016

Primary City:Houston, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: East Little York
County: Harris County
Timezone: Central (5:40pm)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.86, -95.30
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77016

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77016. 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 77016. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77016, 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:
Houston, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 77016 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77016 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 77016 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77016 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,989
Population Density 2,791 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,593
Median Home Value $63,700
Land Area 9.67 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,279
Median Household Income $31,327

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59509671,917
5-99939191,912
10-141,0118741,885
15-191,0071,0062,013
20-249138371,750
25-298358031,638
30-347587741,532
35-397797591,538
40-448277941,621
45-499068921,798
50-549119491,860
55-597538701,623
60-646369081,544
65-696179601,577
70-745406921,232
75-79324483807
80-84180272452
85 Plus89201290

Gender

 Male 13,029 48%
 Female 13,960 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,634 13.5%
 Black Or African American 19,044 70.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 163 0.6%
 Asian 47 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 3,667 13.6%
 Two Or More Races 432 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2476163239
25-34335600935
35-447086261,334
45-541,0557501,805
55-641,3535111,864
65-741,6792881,967
75-84814124938
85 Plus16928197

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,162 34%
 Single Guardian 3,387 37%
 Singles 2,363 25%
 Singles With Roommate 367 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,032 65%
 Households with Kids 3,247 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1189204393
2182185367
3178185363
4197187384
5211204415
6192180372
7194192386
8189175364
9207168375
10199175374
11209174383
12195167362
13196171367
14212187399
15176175351
16198233431
17218218436
18233205438
19182175357
20202186388

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77016 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 77016 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 77016 real estate data, the median home value of $63,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 77016 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 77016 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77016 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,931 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 20 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 38 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,596 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,593 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,090 29%
 Households Vacant 1,314 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 636 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 2%
 For Sale Only 87 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 505 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 29 1%
 1 Bedroom 304 11%
 2 Bedroom 896 32%
 3+ Bedroom 1,580 56%
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 $31,327 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 77016 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. Residents in ZIP code 77016 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 77016. 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 6,688 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,548 21%
 No Earnings 10,108 47%
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 6,688 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,548 21%
 No Earnings 10,108 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,643 91%
 Public transportation 531 6%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 124 1%
 Worked at Home 200 2%
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 3,011 35.5%
 High School Graduate 4,833 56.9%
 Associate's degree 136 1.6%
 Bachelor's degree 323 3.8%
 Master's degree 146 1.7%
 Professional school degree 38 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 1 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,952 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 254 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 361 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77016

ZIP Code 77016 is in the Houston Independent School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77016.

Community Services-Sec
8110 Bertwood St
Houston, TX 77016
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Houston Independent School District
Learning Academy
11433 Suburban Dr
Houston, TX 77016
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: North Forest Independent School District
Kipp 3d Academy
4610 East Crosstimbers
Houston, TX 77016
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kipp Inc Charter School District
Kipp Dream Prep
4610 Crosstimbers
Houston, TX 77016
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kipp Inc Charter School District
The Children First Academy - Houston
7803 East Little York
Houston, TX 77016
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Children First Academy of Dallas
Cook Jr Elementary
7115 Lockwood
Houston, TX 77016
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
Fonwood Elementary
10710 Seneca St
Houston, TX 77016
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Forest Independent School District
Forest Brook Middle School
7525 Tidwell
Houston, TX 77016
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: North Forest Independent School District
W E Rogers Elementary
10550 James L Reaux Dr
Houston, TX 77016
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Forest Independent School District
High Point
7201 Langley
Houston, TX 77016
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: North Forest Independent School District
North Forest J J a E P
7201 Langley
Houston, TX 77016
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: North Forest Independent School District

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