Zip Code 77049 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHouston
Zip Code StateTexas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Harris
Area Code281 / 346 / 713 / 832
Current Population:28521
Racial Majority:White 12.22%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 67%
Unemployment Rate:6.0%
Median Household Income$45622
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48220
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time26 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range16 - 46 ft.
Area24 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)29.83449600, -95.14871700

Zip Code 77049 Description

Zip Code 77049 is located in the state of Texas in the Houston metro area. Zip code 77049 is primarily located in Harris County. The official US Postal Service name for 77049 is HOUSTON, Texas. Portions of zip code 77049 are contained within or border the city limits of Sheldon, TX, Houston, TX, Channelview, TX, Cloverleaf, TX, Highlands, TX, and Barrett, TX. Zip code 77049 is within area code 713, area code 281 and area code 832. 77049 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Texas.

The current unemployment level in 77049 is 6.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 77049 increased to 28521 from 16598 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 77049 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 77049 public schools is Hispanic. 74.9% of students in 77049 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 3720 12.22% 4201 -11%
 Black Or African American 6633 21.79% 7123 -7%
 Hispanic 18197 59.77% 15839 +15%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 66 0.22% 60 +10%
 Asian 1552 5.1% 962 +61%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 22 0.07% 5 +340%
 Other Race 51 0% 51 -100%
 Two Or More Races 280 0.84% 280 -9%

Zip Code 77049 Race/Ethnicity

 White 6.4%
 Black Or African American 23.7%
 Hispanic 67%
 Asian 1.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 0.9%

Zip Code 77049 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2852116598
Male Population49.30%
Female Population50.70%
Total Households8541
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
74.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$45622
Income Under $50K Per Year54.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year14.50%
77049 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Texas District 36Brian BabinRepublican
Texas District 29Sylvia GarciaDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Texas Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$168680
Average Real Estate Sale Price$234000
Current Unemployment Level 6.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 34a - Northern Humid Gulf Coastal Prairies
Average First Frost DatesDecember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 21 - 28

Zip Code 77049 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)42455259677374746960514459
Avg Max Temp (°F)62667278849093938981726479
Avg Precip (In.)4.443.13.533.485.216.534.074.15.294.674.63.9352.96
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX
CBSA Type77049
CBSA Population6017013
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours