Zip Code 77568 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLa Marque
Zip Code StateTexas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Galveston
Area Code409
Current Population:14308
Racial Majority:White 34.62%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 56.3%
Unemployment Rate:6.8%
Median Household Income$42011
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48990
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time25.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range7 - 20 ft.
Area13 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)29.36613900, -94.98639700

Zip Code 77568 Description

Zip Code 77568 is located in the state of Texas in the Houston metro area. Zip code 77568 is primarily located in Galveston County. The official US Postal Service name for 77568 is LA MARQUE, Texas. Portions of zip code 77568 are contained within or border the city limits of La Marque, TX, Texas City, TX, and Hitchcock, TX. The area code for zip code 77568 is 409. 77568 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Texas.

The current unemployment level in 77568 is 6.8% which is higher 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 77568 increased to 14308 from 13396 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 77568 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 77568 public schools is Black. 70.1% of students in 77568 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 5153 34.62% 5519 -7%
 Black Or African American 5552 37.3% 5227 +6%
 Hispanic 3628 24.37% 3203 +13%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.07% 64 -83%
 Asian 201 1.35% 89 +126%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 4 -100%
 Other Race 19 0.03% 19 -74%
 Two Or More Races 183 2.26% 183 +84%

Zip Code 77568 Race/Ethnicity

 White 19.4%
 Black Or African American 56.3%
 Hispanic 19.6%
 Asian 1.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.5%
 Two or More Races 1.9%

Zip Code 77568 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1430813396
Male Population48.10%
Female Population51.90%
Total Households5418
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
70.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$42011
Income Under $50K Per Year58.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.30%
77568 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Texas District 14Randy WeberRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$126168
Average Real Estate Sale Price$80000
Current Unemployment Level 6.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago10.6%
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 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 1 - 10

Zip Code 77568 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)45485561697476767263544762
Avg Max Temp (°F)62657177838891918881726478
Avg Precip (In.)4.362.883.113.094.475.54.164.276.284.054.293.7150.17
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX
CBSA Type77568
CBSA Population6017013
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours