Houston, TX 77081 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 77081: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Houston, TX 77081

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,224
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,351
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 16,808
  • County: Harris County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.714, Longitude -95.479
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Houston, TX 77081 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 49,879
Population in Households 49,670
Population in Familes 37,626
Population in Group Qrtrs 209
Population Density1 16,523
Diversity Index2 83


Total Households 17,132
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 10,385
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 20,089 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,039 ( 5.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,093 (80.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,957 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $231,000
Average Home Value $283,085


Median Household Income $28,654
Average Household Income $41,434
Per Capita Income $14,397
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.99% 1.36%
Households 0.75% 1.24%
Families 0.64% 1.19%
Median Household Income   -0.25%
Per Capita Income   0.89%
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 77081 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 77081 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 # 107 94th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 93 95th
Median Household Income # 1757 6th
Per Capita Income # 1709 9th

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