Zip Code 77055 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHouston
Zip Code StateTexas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Harris
Area Code281 / 346 / 713 / 832
Current Population:41989
Racial Majority:White 32.31%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 85.4%
Unemployment Rate:8.2%
Median Household Income$46262
Average Adjusted Gross Income$125160
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time23.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range69 - 79 ft.
Area8 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)29.79719400, -95.49083200

Zip Code 77055 Description

Zip Code 77055 is located in the state of Texas in the Houston metro area. Zip code 77055 is primarily located in Harris County. The official US Postal Service name for 77055 is HOUSTON, Texas. Portions of zip code 77055 are contained within or border the city limits of Houston, TX, Spring Valley, TX, and Hilshire Village, TX. Zip code 77055 is within area code 281, area code 713 and area code 832. 77055 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Texas.

The current unemployment level in 77055 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 77055 decreased to 41989 from 43477 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 77055 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 77055 public schools is Hispanic. 85.3% of students in 77055 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 14295 32.31% 13773 +4%
 Black Or African American 1683 3.8% 1355 +24%
 Hispanic 25644 57.95% 24947 +3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 83 0.19% 69 +20%
 Asian 2080 4.7% 1457 +43%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 30 0.07% 7 +329%
 Other Race 65 0% 65 -100%
 Two Or More Races 316 0.98% 316 +37%

Zip Code 77055 Race/Ethnicity

 White 8.1%
 Black Or African American 2.9%
 Hispanic 85.4%
 Asian 2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 0.8%

Zip Code 77055 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population4198943477
Male Population52.20%
Female Population47.80%
Total Households14152
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
85.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$46262
Income Under $50K Per Year53.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year19.10%
77055 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Texas District 2Dan CrenshawRepublican
Texas District 7Lizzie Pannill FletcherDemocrat
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77055 Texas State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
133Jim MurphyRepublican
138Dwayne BohacRepublican
148Jessica Christina FarrarDemocrat
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77055 Texas State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
15John WhitmireDemocrat
17Joan HuffmanRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$397136
Average Real Estate Sale Price$147365
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 8b: 15F to 20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 34a - Northern Humid Gulf Coastal Prairies
Average First Frost DatesDecember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 21 - 28

Zip Code 77055 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)42455258667274736959514459
Avg Max Temp (°F)62667379859193938982726479
Avg Precip (In.)4.063.053.483.385.145.743.634.285.244.224.543.6850.45
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX
CBSA Type77055
CBSA Population6017013
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours