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ZIP Code 77056

Primary City:Houston, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Uptown
County: Harris County
Timezone: Central (8:06am)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.75, -95.47
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77056

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77056. 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 77056. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77056, 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 77056 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77056 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 77056 are primarily white. 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 adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77056 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,673
Population Density 5,397 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,270
Median Home Value $555,700
Land Area 3.46 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,372
Median Household Income $93,069

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5408370778
5-9311286597
10-14269272541
15-19246263509
20-245066311,137
25-291,2491,1312,380
30-349367901,726
35-397116231,334
40-445775341,111
45-495975681,165
50-546666531,319
55-596917391,430
60-647036571,360
65-69483486969
70-74332342674
75-79254250504
80-84186284470
85 Plus198471669

Gender

 Male 9,323 50%
 Female 9,350 50%
Gender

Race

 White 14,592 78.1%
 Black Or African American 879 4.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 37 0.2%
 Asian 2,183 11.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 556 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 423 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2454519573
25-343882,1962,584
35-445631,0431,606
45-547808491,629
55-641,1276321,759
65-748012351,036
75-84532157689
85 Plus262234496

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,742 36%
 Single Guardian 688 7%
 Singles 5,065 49%
 Singles With Roommate 877 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,010 87%
 Households with Kids 1,362 13%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
18768155
28170151
37766143
46267129
55762119
66774141
75554109
86549114
96747114
10514293
115371124
126053113
13445599
146151112
155350103
165447101
174966115
185563118
19353772
20455499

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77056 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 77056 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 77056 real estate data, the median home value of $555,700 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 77056. Rentals in 77056 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77056 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,551 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 115 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 5 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,631 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,876 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,865 48%
 Households Vacant 1,898 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 731 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 127 7%
 For Sale Only 192 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 65 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 585 31%
 For Migrant Workers 33 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 165 9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 48 1%
 1 Bedroom 2,767 54%
 2 Bedroom 1,844 36%
 3+ Bedroom 450 9%
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 $93,069 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 77056 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 77056 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,027 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,868 18%
 No Earnings 4,791 31%
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 8,027 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,868 18%
 No Earnings 4,791 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,367 84%
 Public transportation 313 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 472 5%
 Worked at Home 817 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 77056 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 125 2%
 High School Graduate 1,290 17%
 Associate's degree 132 2%
 Bachelor's degree 3,324 44%
 Master's degree 1,708 22%
 Professional school degree 699 9%
 Doctorate degree 327 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 456 37%
 Enrolled in Private School 689 56%
 Not Enrolled in School 96 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77056

ZIP Code 77056 is in the Houston Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77056.

Grady Middle School
5215 San Felipe
Houston, TX 77056
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
School at St George Place
5430 Hidalgo St
Houston, TX 77056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houston Independent School District
St Michael Catholic School
1833 Sage Rd
Houston, TX 77056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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