Zip Code 77079 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHouston
Zip Code StateTexas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Harris
Area Code281 / 346 / 713 / 832
Current Population:31280
Racial Majority: 66.75%
Public School Racial Majority:White 49.8%
Unemployment Rate:6.0%
Median Household Income$83813
Average Adjusted Gross Income$167070
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time22.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range85 - 89 ft.
Area8 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)29.77603600, -95.60282800

Zip Code 77079 Description

Zip Code 77079 is located in the state of Texas in the Houston metro area. Zip code 77079 is primarily located in Harris County. The official US Postal Service name for 77079 is HOUSTON, Texas. Portions of zip code 77079 are contained within or border the city limits of Houston, TX, . Zip code 77079 is within area code 713, area code 281 and area code 832. 77079 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Texas.

The current unemployment level in 77079 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 77079 increased to 31280 from 30887 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 77079 is while the majority ethnicity attending 77079 public schools is White. 31.1% of students in 77079 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 20694 66.75% 20507 +1%
 Black Or African American 1695 5.47% 2424 -30%
 Hispanic 5001 16.13% 4871 +3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 46 0.15% 53 -13%
 Asian 2683 8.65% 2720 -1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 10 -100%
 Other Race 73 0% 73 -100%
 Two Or More Races 622 2.85% 622 +42%

Zip Code 77079 Race/Ethnicity

 White 49.8%
 Black Or African American 10.5%
 Hispanic 25.7%
 Asian 10.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 2.6%

Zip Code 77079 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3128030887
Male Population47.90%
Female Population52.10%
Total Households12201
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
31.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
55.6%
Median Household Income$83813
Income Under $50K Per Year27.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year43.20%
77079 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Texas District 7Lizzie Pannill FletcherDemocrat
Texas District 2Dan CrenshawRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$405135
Average Real Estate Sale Price$31000
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 11 - 20

Zip Code 77079 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)42455258667274736959514459
Avg Max Temp (°F)62667379859194948982726479
Avg Precip (In.)3.913.033.283.274.965.433.384.235.144.184.463.6448.9
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX
CBSA Type77079
CBSA Population6017013
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours