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ZIP Code 77978

Primary City:Point Comfort, TX (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Calhoun County
Timezone: Central (4:34am)
Area code: 361 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:28.683, -96.553
ZIP (~200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77978

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 77978. 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 77978. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 77978, 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:
Point Comfort, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 77978 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77978 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 77978 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 a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77978 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 743
Population Density 71 people per sq mi
Housing Units 382
Median Home Value $59,000
Land Area 10.42 sq mi
Water Area 31.63 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 260
Median Household Income $53,636

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 34


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5312455
5-9252449
10-14323264
15-19193049
20-24142337
25-29282048
30-34253358
35-39172037
40-44291544
45-49301848
50-54362561
55-59252045
60-64161430
65-69131730
70-7421829
75-79111728
80-8411920
85 Plus4711

Gender

 Male 387 52%
 Female 356 48%
Gender

Race

 White 624 84.0%
 Black Or African American 5 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.7%
 Asian 55 7.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 33 4.4%
 Two Or More Races 21 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-243811
25-34123345
35-44113344
45-54312657
55-64261137
65-7426632
75-8419625
85 Plus819

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 139 53%
 Single Guardian 46 18%
 Singles 66 25%
 Singles With Roommate 9 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 162 62%
 Households with Kids 98 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
17714
26511
37512
48412
58513
6257
78513
85712
9224
104610
119413
128513
1321113
149615
15426
1651015
17459
18279
194610
20369

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77978 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 77978 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 77978 real estate data, the median home value of $59,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 77978. Rentals in 77978 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77978 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 688 93%
 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 55 7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 50 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 86 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 124 32%
 Households Vacant 122 32%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 56 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 60 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 35 37%
 3+ Bedroom 60 63%
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 $53,636 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 77978 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 77978 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 77978 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 216 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 131 22%
 No Earnings 244 41%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 216 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 131 22%
 No Earnings 244 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 258 93%
 Public transportation 3 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 6 2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 3%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 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 39 17%
 High School Graduate 109 47%
 Associate's degree 34 15%
 Bachelor's degree 35 15%
 Master's degree 15 6%
 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 157 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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