Zip Code 77550 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGalveston
Zip Code StateTexas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Galveston
Area Code409
Current Population:23043
Racial Majority: 40.72%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 47.2%
Unemployment Rate:5.4%
Median Household Income$30003
Average Adjusted Gross Income$54360
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time19.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 3 ft.
Area8 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)29.31025500, -94.77744400

Zip Code 77550 Description

Zip Code 77550 is located in the state of Texas in the Houston metro area. Zip code 77550 is primarily located in Galveston County. The official US Postal Service name for 77550 is GALVESTON, Texas. Portions of zip code 77550 are contained within or border the city limits of Galveston, TX, . The area code for zip code 77550 is 409. 77550 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Texas.

The current unemployment level in 77550 is 5.4% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 77550 decreased to 23043 from 30146 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 77550 is while the majority ethnicity attending 77550 public schools is Hispanic. 69.7% of students in 77550 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 9012 40.72% 8295 +9%
 Black Or African American 5687 25.69% 6194 -8%
 Hispanic 5886 26.59% 7281 -19%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.09% 108 -82%
 Asian 1158 5.23% 763 +52%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 16 -100%
 Other Race 32 0.04% 32 -72%
 Two Or More Races 354 1.64% 354 +3%

Zip Code 77550 Race/Ethnicity

 White 25.1%
 Black Or African American 23.7%
 Hispanic 47.2%
 Asian 1.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.8%
 Two or More Races 1.3%

Zip Code 77550 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2304330146
Male Population50.80%
Female Population49.20%
Total Households9972
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
69.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$30003
Income Under $50K Per Year72.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year19.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.00%
77550 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Texas District 14Randy WeberRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Texas Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$219379
Average Real Estate Sale Price$29667
Current Unemployment Level 5.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.3%
77551 - Galveston
77554 - Galveston
Galveston, TX
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9b: 25F to 30F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 34h - Mid-Coast Barrier Islands and Coastal Marshes
Average First Frost DatesJanuary 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesJanuary 21 - 31

Zip Code 77550 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)49515865727880797568595266
Avg Max Temp (°F)62646975818689898679716476
Avg Precip (In.)4.092.612.762.573.714.033.454.255.783.483.663.5443.94
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX
CBSA Type77550
CBSA Population6017013
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours