Sugar Land, TX 77478 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 77478: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sugar Land, TX 77478

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Fort Bend County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.628, Longitude -95.636
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,143
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 9,617
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,280
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,337

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: January 1, 2021, Maps updated: January 29, 2021.

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Sugar Land, TX 77478 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 28,078 (100%)
Population in Households 27,733 (98.8%)
Population in Families 24,493 (87.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 345 ( 1.2%)
Population Density 2,539
Diversity Index2 69
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $93,674
Average Household Income $135,832
% of Income for Mortgage4 13%
Per Capita Income $50,758
Wealth Index5 199
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 10,919 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,841 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,647 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 431 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $292,643
Average Home Value $338,965
Housing Affordability Index3 172
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,488
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 7,954
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.66% 2.1%
Households 0.87% 2.21%
Families 0.7% 2.13%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   1.07%
Owner Occupied HU   2.25%

Sugar Land, TX 77478 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 77478 to the other 1,856 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 429 77th
Population Density # 364 80th
Median Household Income # 143 92nd
Housing Affordability Index # 569 31st
Per Capita Income # 108 94th
Diversity Index # 531 71st

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