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ZIP Code 77987

Post Office City:Sweet Home, TX (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Lavaca County
Timezone: Central (5:39am)
Area code: 361 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.2, -97.1
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 77987

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Primary/preferred city:
Sweet Home, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 77987 ZIP Code

ZIP code 77987 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 77987 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 77987 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 161
Population Density 34 people per sq mi
Housing Units 102
Median Home Value $69,700
Land Area 4.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 71
Median Household Income $54,643

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 48

Under 5606
85 Plus022


 Male 93 58%
 Female 68 42%


 White 155 96.3%
 Black Or African American 2 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.6%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus202

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 41 58%
 Single Guardian 8 11%
 Singles 22 31%
 Singles With Roommate 0 0%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 51 72%
 Households with Kids 20 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 77987 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 77987 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 77987 real estate data, the median home value of $69,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 77987 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 77987 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 77987 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 161 100%
 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 24 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 38 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 9 9%
 Households Vacant 31 30%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 48%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 11 65%
 3+ Bedroom 6 35%
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 $54,643 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 77987 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 77987 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 77987 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 58 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 23 18%
 No Earnings 47 37%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 58 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 23 18%
 No Earnings 47 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 76 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 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 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 7 6%
 High School Graduate 68 56%
 Associate's degree 11 9%
 Bachelor's degree 21 17%
 Master's degree 8 7%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 6 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 26 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 77987

ZIP Code 77987 is in the Sweet Home Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 77987.

Sweet Home Elementary
7508 Fm 531
Sweet Home, TX 77987
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sweet Home Independent School District

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