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, 2016)


Total Population 88,539
Population in Households 88,531
Population in Familes 83,679
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 2,586
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 28,396
Average Household Size 3.12
Family Households 24,676
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 29,370 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24,275 (82.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,121 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 974 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $331,227
Average Home Value $378,006


Median Household Income $126,225
Average Household Income $161,420
Per Capita Income $51,774
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.3% 3.58%
Households 3.27% 3.59%
Families 3.38% 3.67%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   1.23%
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.

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

The table below compares 77479 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 # 9 100th
Population Density1 # 341 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 546 71st
Median Household Income # 19 99th
Per Capita Income # 61 97th

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