ZIP Code 77480 - Sweeny Map and Data

Map of ZIP Code 77480 Border

Official Zip Code NameSweeny
Zip Code StateTexas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Brazoria
Secondary County: Matagorda
Area Code979
Current Population:8097
Racial Majority:White 70.42%
Public School Racial Majority:White 57.8%
Unemployment Rate:4.4%
Median Household Income$49898
Average Adjusted Gross Income$67590
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time27.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range13 - 52 ft.
Area110 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)29.07356600, -95.75380900

Zip Code 77480 Profile

ZIP Code 77480 is located in the state of Texas in the Houston metro area. ZIP code 77480 is primarily located in Brazoria County. Portions of 77480 are also located in Matagorda County. The official US Postal Service name for 77480 is SWEENY, Texas. Portions of ZIP code 77480 are contained within or border the city limits of Sweeny, TX, Wild Peach Village, TX, . The area code for ZIP code 77480 is 979. 77480 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Texas.

The current unemployment level in 77480 is 4.4% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 77480 increased to 8097 from 7316 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 77480 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 77480 public schools is White. 48.9% of students in 77480 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 5570 70.42% 5664 -2%
 Black Or African American 1007 12.73% 1004 +0%
 Hispanic 1132 14.31% 1247 -9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.13% 46 -78%
 Asian 27 0.34% 35 -23%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 16 0.4% 16 +100%
 Two Or More Races 85 1.67% 85 +55%

Zip Code 77480 Race/Ethnicity

 White 57.8%
 Black Or African American 15.5%
 Hispanic 21.3%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 4.6%

Zip Code 77480 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population80977316
Male Population49.50%
Female Population50.50%
Total Households2981
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
48.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$49898
Income Under $50K Per Year50.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year14.60%
77480 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Texas District 14Randy WeberRepublican
Texas District 27Michael CloudRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$149194
Average Real Estate Sale Price$10000
Current Unemployment Level 4.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 34c - Floodplains and Low Terraces
Average First Frost DatesDecember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 21 - 28

Zip Code 77480 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)44475360677375747061524560
Avg Max Temp (°F)63667378848992938982736579
Avg Precip (In.)3.992.943.083.164.795.163.873.996.314.54.263.4749.52
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX
CBSA Type77480
CBSA Population6017013
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 77480
Columbia High SchoolBrazoria
Sweeny High SchoolBrazoria