Houston, TX 77005 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 77005: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Houston, TX 77005

Acceptable Alternative
W Univ Pl, TX 77005
West University Place, TX 77005

Not Acceptable, USPS
Southside Place, TX 77005

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,016
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,589
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,594
  • County: Harris County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.719, Longitude -95.421
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Houston, TX 77005 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 27,796
Population in Households 25,343
Population in Familes 20,863
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,453
Population Density1 7,107
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 10,293
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 6,686
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,021 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,152 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,141 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 728 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $794,391
Average Home Value $810,976


Median Household Income $155,639
Average Household Income $221,568
Per Capita Income $82,348
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.3% 1.44%
Households 1.3% 1.58%
Families 1.11% 1.33%
Median Household Income   0.48%
Per Capita Income   0.99%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Houston, TX 77005 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 77005 to the other 1,873 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 387 79th
Population Density1 # 27 99th
Diversity Index2 # 1272 32nd
Median Household Income # 4 100th
Per Capita Income # 2 100th

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