West Columbia, TX 77486 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 77486: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Columbia, TX 77486

Not Acceptable, USPS
East Columbia, TX 77486

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Brazoria County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.142, Longitude -95.666
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 285
  • PO Box Addresses: 386
  • Residential Addresses: 2,835
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 958
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,877

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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West Columbia, TX 77486 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,674
Daytime Population: Workers 1,612
Daytime Population: Residents 4,568
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,180
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 7,619
Population in Familes 6,496
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density2 101
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $57,706
Average Household Income $73,492
Per Capita Income $28,760


Total Housing Units 3,283 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,096 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 877 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 310 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $138,340
Average Home Value $180,379


Total Households 2,973
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 2,144
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 1.23% 1.57%
Households 1.2% 1.56%
Families 1.1% 1.49%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

West Columbia, TX 77486 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 77486 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 # 885 52nd
Population Density # 885 52nd
Diversity Index # 873 53rd
Median Household Income # 544 71st
Per Capita Income # 665 64th

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