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ZIP Code 77659

Primary City:Sour Lake, TX (View All Cities)
County: Hardin County
Timezone: Central (2:24am)
Coordinates:30.2, -94.4
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77659

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77659. 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 77659. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77659, 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:
Sour Lake, TX
Unacceptable:
Grayburg

Stats and Demographics for the 77659 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77659 is located in east Texas and covers a slightly higher 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 77659 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77659 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,910
Population Density 42 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,016
Median Home Value $121,300
Land Area 116.51 sq mi
Water Area 1.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,864
Median Household Income $68,901

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5145142287
5-9195156351
10-14223148371
15-19191157348
20-24146120266
25-29125109234
30-34150148298
35-39139144283
40-44121146267
45-49199187386
50-54208245453
55-59214199413
60-64153165318
65-69110107217
70-746581146
75-796265127
80-84275380
85 Plus194665

Gender

 Male 2,492 51%
 Female 2,418 49%
Gender

Race

 White 4,576 93.2%
 Black Or African American 119 2.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.4%
 Asian 26 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 102 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 68 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24312657
25-3415168219
35-4422757284
45-5440454458
55-6438629415
65-7420031231
75-8413715152
85 Plus39948

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,148 62%
 Single Guardian 271 15%
 Singles 385 21%
 Singles With Roommate 60 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,229 66%
 Households with Kids 635 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1272754
2273158
3353065
4302757
5483179
6272653
7363571
8383371
9463177
10472976
11353368
12493584
13582684
14342559
15442973
16343468
17303666
18423274
19412667
20293463

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77659 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 77659 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 77659 real estate data, the median home value of $121,300 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 77659. Rentals in 77659 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77659 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,910 100%
 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 825 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 750 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 289 14%
 Households Vacant 152 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 23 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 20 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 20 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 81 53%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 26 9%
 1 Bedroom 139 51%
 2 Bedroom 25 9%
 3+ Bedroom 85 31%
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 $68,901 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 77659 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. However, that is not the case in 77659. 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 1,636 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 702 19%
 No Earnings 1,332 36%
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 1,636 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 702 19%
 No Earnings 1,332 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,025 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 84 4%
 Worked at Home 54 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 107 7%
 High School Graduate 994 66%
 Associate's degree 195 13%
 Bachelor's degree 168 11%
 Master's degree 32 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 13 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 738 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 63 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 46 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77659

ZIP Code 77659 is in the Hardin-Jefferson Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77659.

Henderson Middle School
3025 Hwy 326 South
Sour Lake Tx, TX 77659
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hardin-Jefferson Independent School District
Sour Lake Elementary
1055 Hwy 326 South
Sour Lake, TX 77659
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hardin-Jefferson Independent School District
Hardin-Jefferson High School
3155 Hwy 326 South
Sour Lake, TX 77659
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hardin-Jefferson Independent School District

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