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ZIP Code 77970

Post Office City:La Ward, TX (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Jackson County
Timezone: Central (6:14am)
Area code: 361 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:28.85, -96.46
ZIP (~1300 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77970

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 77970. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 77970 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:
La Ward, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 77970 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77970 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 77970 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77970 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 295
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 147
Median Home Value $250,500
Land Area 44.95 sq mi
Water Area 0.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 111
Median Household Income $48,554

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 39

Under 581321
85 Plus055


 Male 149 51%
 Female 146 49%


 White 252 85.4%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 1.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 38 12.9%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.7%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus505

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 65 59%
 Single Guardian 15 14%
 Singles 26 23%
 Singles With Roommate 5 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 73 66%
 Households with Kids 38 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77970 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 77970 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 77970 real estate data, the median home value of $250,500 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 77970. Rentals in 77970 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77970 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 295 100%
 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 30 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 61 41%
 Renter Occupied Households 20 14%
 Households Vacant 36 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Sale Only 1 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 22%
 For Migrant Workers 1 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 64%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 56 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $48,554 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 77970 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. 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 77970. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 153 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 23 8%
 No Earnings 114 39%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 153 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 23 8%
 No Earnings 114 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 143 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 5 3%
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.

For more information, see La Ward, TX public school enrollment.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 42 19%
 High School Graduate 117 52%
 Associate's degree 17 8%
 Bachelor's degree 46 20%
 Master's degree 3 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 56 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 8 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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