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ZIP Code 77457

Post Office City:Matagorda, TX (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Matagorda County
Timezone: Central (5:27pm)
Coordinates:28.65, -95.97
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77457

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Primary/preferred city:
Matagorda, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 77457 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77457 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 slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 77457 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77457 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 651
Population Density 64 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,085
Median Home Value $139,600
Land Area 10.10 sq mi
Water Area 1.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 332
Median Household Income $41,912

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 55Male Median Age: 55Female Median Age: 55

Under 5101121
85 Plus81018


 Male 359 55%
 Female 292 45%


 White 596 91.6%
 Black Or African American 6 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.5%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.2%
 Other Race 37 5.7%
 Two Or More Races 8 1.2%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus10212

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 148 45%
 Single Guardian 35 11%
 Singles 133 40%
 Singles With Roommate 16 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 286 86%
 Households with Kids 46 14%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77457 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 77457 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 77457 real estate data, the median home value of $139,600 is slightly less than average 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 77457. Rentals in 77457 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77457 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Matagorda, TX home prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 651 100%
 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 71 7%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 197 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 64 6%
 Households Vacant 753 69%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 74 9.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.4%
 For Sale Only 31 4.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 624 82.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 2.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 42 89%
 3+ Bedroom 5 11%
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 $41,912 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 77457 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. 77457 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 77457 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 205 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 158 31%
 No Earnings 139 28%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 205 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 158 31%
 No Earnings 139 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 240 68%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 104 30%
 Worked at Home 7 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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 97 21.6%
 High School Graduate 226 50.2%
 Associate's degree 34 7.6%
 Bachelor's degree 90 20.0%
 Master's degree 3 0.7%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 32 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 6 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77457

ZIP Code 77457 is in the Matagorda Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77457.

Matagorda School
717 Wightman St
Matagorda, TX 77457
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Matagorda Independent School District

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