Zip Code 77479 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSugar Land
Zip Code StateTexas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Fort Bend
Area Code281 / 346 / 713 / 832
Current Population:74514
Racial Majority:White 41.52%
Public School Racial Majority:Asian 45.2%
Unemployment Rate:6.9%
Median Household Income$124683
Average Adjusted Gross Income$161280
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time30 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range52 - 72 ft.
Area35 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)29.56528000, -95.63540500

Zip Code 77479 Description

Zip Code 77479 is located in the state of Texas in the Houston metro area. Zip code 77479 is primarily located in Fort Bend County. The official US Postal Service name for 77479 is SUGAR LAND, Texas. Portions of zip code 77479 are contained within or border the city limits of Sugar Land, TX, New Territory, TX, Greatwood, TX, and Missouri City, TX. Zip code 77479 is within area code 713, area code 832 and area code 281. 77479 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Texas.

The current unemployment level in 77479 is 6.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 7.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 77479 increased to 74514 from 56016 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 77479 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 77479 public schools is Asian. 7.5% of students in 77479 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 33827 41.52% 33503 +1%
 Black Or African American 5395 6.62% 5100 +6%
 Hispanic 8814 10.82% 6736 +31%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 225 0.28% 124 +81%
 Asian 31313 38.44% 27059 +16%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 23 -100%
 Other Race 166 0.24% 166 +16%
 Two Or More Races 1803 2.09% 1803 -6%

Zip Code 77479 Race/Ethnicity

 White 32.1%
 Black Or African American 7.8%
 Hispanic 11.5%
 Asian 45.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 3%

Zip Code 77479 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population7451456016
Male Population49.00%
Female Population51.00%
Total Households24076
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
7.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
0.0%
Median Household Income$124683
Income Under $50K Per Year12.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year23.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year64.20%
77479 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Texas District 22Pete OlsonRepublican
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77479 Texas State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
26Rick MillerRepublican
85Phil StephensonRepublican
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77479 Texas State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
17Joan HuffmanRepublican
18Lois KolkhorstRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$419862
Average Real Estate Sale Price$240750
Current Unemployment Level 6.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 34c - Floodplains and Low Terraces
Average First Frost DatesDecember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 11 - 20

Zip Code 77479 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)42455258667274736960514359
Avg Max Temp (°F)62667379859194948982726479
Avg Precip (In.)3.912.893.143.344.685.323.364.215.484.014.453.4648.25
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX
CBSA Type77479
CBSA Population6017013
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours
Avalon
Grants Lake