Houston, TX 77055 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 77055: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Houston, TX 77055

Not Acceptable, USPS
Hilshire Village, TX 77055

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,461
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,954
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 6,977
  • County: Harris County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.798, Longitude -95.497
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Houston, TX 77055 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 46,639
Population in Households 46,107
Population in Familes 37,014
Population in Group Qrtrs 532
Population Density1 5,418
Diversity Index2 78


Total Households 15,702
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 10,441
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 17,712 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,633 (37.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,069 (51.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,010 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $302,595
Average Home Value $357,798


Median Household Income $46,826
Average Household Income $85,062
Per Capita Income $29,085
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.54% 1.84%
Households 1.45% 1.76%
Families 1.29% 1.65%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   1.2%
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 77055 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 77055 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 # 134 93rd
Population Density1 # 76 96th
Diversity Index2 # 206 89th
Median Household Income # 994 47th
Per Capita Income # 530 72nd

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