Zip Code 77478 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSugar Land
Zip Code StateTexas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Fort Bend
Area Code281 / 346 / 713 / 832
Current Population:24739
Racial Majority:White 48.38%
Public School Racial Majority:Asian 35.4%
Unemployment Rate:5.8%
Median Household Income$85473
Average Adjusted Gross Income$138940
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time27.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range72 - 82 ft.
Area11 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)29.61878100, -95.60807800

Zip Code 77478 Description

Zip Code 77478 is located in the state of Texas in the Houston metro area. Zip code 77478 is primarily located in Fort Bend County. The official US Postal Service name for 77478 is SUGAR LAND, Texas. Portions of zip code 77478 are contained within or border the city limits of Sugar Land, TX, Stafford, TX, and Meadows Place, TX. Zip code 77478 is within area code 281, area code 713 and area code 832. 77478 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Texas.

The current unemployment level in 77478 is 5.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 77478 decreased to 24739 from 52591 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 77478 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 77478 public schools is Asian. 31.8% of students in 77478 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 11653 48.38% 11462 +2%
 Black Or African American 1928 8.01% 1796 +7%
 Hispanic 1782 7.4% 2501 -29%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 42 -100%
 Asian 7979 33.13% 8320 -4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 22 0.09% 6 +267%
 Other Race 74 0.15% 74 -51%
 Two Or More Races 538 2.84% 538 +27%

Zip Code 77478 Race/Ethnicity

 White 21.1%
 Black Or African American 18.3%
 Hispanic 21.9%
 Asian 35.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 2.8%

Zip Code 77478 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2473952591
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households9005
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
31.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
28.6%
Median Household Income$85473
Income Under $50K Per Year21.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year41.80%
77478 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Texas District 22Pete OlsonRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$336033
Average Real Estate Sale Price$40000
Current Unemployment Level 5.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.9%
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 11 - 20

Zip Code 77478 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)42445258667274736960514359
Avg Max Temp (°F)62667379859194948982726479
Avg Precip (In.)3.932.943.193.354.755.373.334.245.544.084.463.4748.64
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX
CBSA Type77478
CBSA Population6017013
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours
Sugar Creek
Sugar Lakes
Alief