Houston, TX 77079 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 77079: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Houston, TX 77079

Not Acceptable, USPS
Addicks, TX 77079

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,632
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,777
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,539
  • County: Harris County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.782, Longitude -95.603
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Houston, TX 77079 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 33,963
Population in Households 33,959
Population in Familes 28,989
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 4,324
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 13,302
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 9,355
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,642 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,085 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,217 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,340 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $371,699
Average Home Value $410,516


Median Household Income $98,039
Average Household Income $147,997
Per Capita Income $57,969
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 1.04%
Households 0.44% 0.95%
Families 0.34% 0.89%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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 77079 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 77079 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 # 279 85th
Population Density1 # 151 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 795 58th
Median Household Income # 73 96th
Per Capita Income # 35 98th

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