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ZIP Code 77078

Post Office City:Houston, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: East Houston
County: Harris County
Timezone: Central (12:56am)
Area code: 713 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.85, -95.26
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77078

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 77078. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 77078 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Houston, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 77078 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77078 is located in eastern 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 77078 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77078 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,777
Population Density 1,380 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,898
Median Home Value $70,700
Land Area 10.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,405
Median Household Income $30,368

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 31


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56927231,415
5-96966741,370
10-147156111,326
15-196596661,325
20-245775611,138
25-294975381,035
30-34474496970
35-39398487885
40-44381433814
45-49431500931
50-54354470824
55-59369481850
60-64326445771
65-69203276479
70-74113163276
75-798998187
80-844472116
85 Plus273865

Gender

 Male 7,045 48%
 Female 7,732 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,924 19.8%
 Black Or African American 9,130 61.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 67 0.5%
 Asian 20 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 2,371 16.0%
 Two Or More Races 264 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2437166203
25-34241447688
35-44451422873
45-54578368946
55-64690274964
65-74378118496
75-8415246198
85 Plus32537

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,666 38%
 Single Guardian 1,770 40%
 Singles 809 18%
 Singles With Roommate 160 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,249 51%
 Households with Kids 2,156 49%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1120128248
2167141308
3133154287
4148165313
5132136268
6136138274
7139135274
8139143282
9150122272
10163140303
11148117265
12137105242
13135126261
14132123255
15117126243
16137109246
17148141289
18133155288
19124135259
20121102223

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77078 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 77078 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 77078 real estate data, the median home value of $70,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 77078 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 77078 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77078 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,685 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 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 92 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,584 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 975 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,846 38%
 Households Vacant 493 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 219 44%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Sale Only 48 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 187 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 40 2%
 1 Bedroom 181 9%
 2 Bedroom 667 34%
 3+ Bedroom 1,097 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 $30,368 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 77078 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. 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 77078. 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.

For more information, see Houston, TX poverty.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,470 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,233 19%
 No Earnings 5,354 44%
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 4,470 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,233 19%
 No Earnings 5,354 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,113 90.4%
 Public transportation 273 4.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 129 2.3%
 Worked at Home 133 2.4%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 3,190 34.2%
 High School Graduate 5,147 55.2%
 Associate's degree 393 4.2%
 Bachelor's degree 377 4.0%
 Master's degree 193 2.1%
 Professional school degree 17 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,540 86.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 101 2.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 476 11.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77078

ZIP Code 77078 is in the following school districts: Kipp Inc Charter School District and Houston Independent School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77078.

Kipp Polaris Academy for Boys
9636 Mesa Dr
Houston, TX 77078
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kipp Inc Charter School District
Kipp Voyage Academy for Girls
9616 Mesa Dr
Houston, TX 77078
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kipp Inc Charter School District
Kipp Legacy Preparatory School
9606 Mesa Dr
Houston, TX 77078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kipp Inc Charter School District
Kipp Northeast College Preparatory
9680 Mesa Dr
Houston, TX 77078
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Kipp Inc Charter School District
North Forest High School
10725 Mesa Dr
Houston, TX 77078
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Houston Independent School District

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