Zip Code 77563 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHitchcock
Zip Code StateTexas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Galveston
Area Code409
Current Population:9103
Racial Majority:White 53.19%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 46%
Unemployment Rate:5.5%
Median Household Income$43997
Average Adjusted Gross Income$61620
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time23.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 16 ft.
Area62 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)29.29568700, -95.02268100

Zip Code 77563 Description

Zip Code 77563 is located in the state of Texas in the Houston metro area. Zip code 77563 is primarily located in Galveston County. The official US Postal Service name for 77563 is HITCHCOCK, Texas. Portions of zip code 77563 are contained within or border the city limits of Hitchcock, TX, La Marque, TX, Bayou Vista, TX, Alvin, TX, and Santa Fe, TX. The area code for zip code 77563 is 409. 77563 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Texas.

The current unemployment level in 77563 is 5.5% 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 77563 increased to 9103 from 8741 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 77563 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 77563 public schools is Black. 87.5% of students in 77563 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 5232 53.19% 5034 +4%
 Black Or African American 2192 22.29% 2142 +2%
 Hispanic 2244 22.81% 1760 +28%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 25 -100%
 Asian 43 0.44% 40 +8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 3 0.06% 3 +100%
 Two Or More Races 98 1.21% 98 +21%

Zip Code 77563 Race/Ethnicity

 White 23.3%
 Black Or African American 46%
 Hispanic 27.7%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 2.3%

Zip Code 77563 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population91038741
Male Population49.00%
Female Population51.00%
Total Households3641
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
87.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$43997
Income Under $50K Per Year54.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year14.60%
77563 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Texas District 14Randy WeberRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$172256
Average Real Estate Sale Price$22000
Current Unemployment Level 5.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.1%
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 77563 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)45485561697476767263544762
Avg Max Temp (°F)62657177838891918881726478
Avg Precip (In.)4.42.93.113.114.515.584.234.286.424.064.323.6950.59
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX
CBSA Type77563
CBSA Population6017013
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours