Zip Code 77021 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHouston
Zip Code StateTexas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Harris
Area Code281 / 346 / 713 / 832
Current Population:26042
Racial Majority: 5.54%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 69%
Unemployment Rate:8.2%
Median Household Income$28056
Average Adjusted Gross Income$43730
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time24.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range33 - 36 ft.
Area6 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)29.69693300, -95.35756200

Zip Code 77021 Description

Zip Code 77021 is located in the state of Texas in the Houston metro area. Zip code 77021 is primarily located in Harris County. The official US Postal Service name for 77021 is HOUSTON, Texas. Portions of zip code 77021 are contained within or border the city limits of Houston, TX, . Zip code 77021 is within area code 713, area code 832 and area code 281. 77021 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Texas.

The current unemployment level in 77021 is 8.2% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 77021 increased to 26042 from 24159 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 77021 is while the majority ethnicity attending 77021 public schools is Black. 83.6% of students in 77021 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1442 5.54% 1742 -17%
 Black Or African American 19373 74.41% 19472 -1%
 Hispanic 4361 16.75% 4129 +6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 50 0.19% 43 +16%
 Asian 478 1.84% 357 +34%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 33 0.13% 10 +230%
 Other Race 32 0.07% 32 -47%
 Two Or More Races 257 1.08% 257 +10%

Zip Code 77021 Race/Ethnicity

 White 2.5%
 Black Or African American 69%
 Hispanic 20.8%
 Asian 6.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 0.6%

Zip Code 77021 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2604224159
Male Population46.30%
Female Population53.70%
Total Households10003
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
83.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$28056
Income Under $50K Per Year71.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year19.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.50%
77021 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Texas District 18Sheila Jackson LeeDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$137991
Average Real Estate Sale Price$19000
Current Unemployment Level 8.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 34a - Northern Humid Gulf Coastal Prairies
Average First Frost DatesDecember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 11 - 20

Zip Code 77021 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)43465359677374747061524560
Avg Max Temp (°F)63667379859193938982726579
Avg Precip (In.)4.183.043.343.395.116.23.754.315.374.354.533.751.28
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX
CBSA Type77021
CBSA Population6017013
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours