Sugar Land, TX 77479 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 77479: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sugar Land, TX 77479

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,109
  • Single Family Addresses: 26,444
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,396
  • County: Fort Bend County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.565, Longitude -95.635
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sugar Land, TX 77479 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 92,652
Daytime Population: Workers 24,744
Daytime Population: Residents 52,397
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 77,141
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 92,644
Population in Familes 87,515
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 2,855
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $130,567
Average Household Income $167,833
Per Capita Income $53,468


Total Housing Units 30,148 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25,206 (83.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,309 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 633 ( 2.1%)
Median Home Value $341,639
Average Home Value $390,308


Total Households 29,515
Average Household Size 3.14
Family Households 25,637
Average Family Size 3
  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 3.79% 3.31%
Households 3.64% 3.27%
Families 3.75% 3.31%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   1.77%

Sugar Land, TX 77479 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 77479 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 # 9 100th
Population Density # 309 83rd
Diversity Index # 511 73rd
Median Household Income # 21 99th
Per Capita Income # 69 96th

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