Houston, TX 77038 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 77038: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Houston, TX 77038

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 447
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,026
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,477
  • County: Harris County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.918, Longitude -95.44
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Houston, TX 77038 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 32,315
Daytime Population: Workers 9,247
Daytime Population: Residents 19,782
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 29,029
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 32,303
Population in Familes 29,186
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 3,347
Diversity Index3 87


Median Household Income $41,786
Average Household Income $51,438
Per Capita Income $13,773


Total Housing Units 9,202 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,756 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,887 (42.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 559 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $91,556
Average Home Value $110,261


Total Households 8,643
Average Household Size 3.74
Family Households 7,195
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.0% 1.89%
Households 1.8% 1.75%
Families 1.78% 1.74%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Houston, TX 77038 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 77038 to the other 1,848 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 315 83rd
Population Density # 260 86th
Diversity Index # 22 99th
Median Household Income # 1366 26th
Per Capita Income # 1752 5th

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