Sugar Land, TX 77498 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 77498: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sugar Land, TX 77498

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 566
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,969
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,942
  • County: Fort Bend County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.616, Longitude -95.552
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 77498 has segments in 2 Counties (Fort Bend, Harris).

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Sugar Land, TX 77498 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 53,122
Population in Households 52,275
Population in Familes 47,916
Population in Group Qrtrs 847
Population Density1 3,275
Diversity Index2 82


Total Households 16,319
Average Household Size 3.2
Family Households 13,492
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 17,097 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,083 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,236 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 778 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $181,481
Average Home Value $210,742


Median Household Income $77,317
Average Household Income $99,109
Per Capita Income $31,088
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.96% 2.01%
Households 1.28% 2.22%
Families 1.11% 2.1%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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 77498 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 77498 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 # 88 95th
Population Density1 # 259 86th
Diversity Index2 # 114 94th
Median Household Income # 183 90th
Per Capita Income # 404 78th

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