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77550 Zip Code (Galveston, TX) Detailed Profile



Estimated zip code population in 2015: 22,615
Zip code population in 2010: 23,043
Zip code population in 2000: 30,146

Houses and condos: 14,310
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,003
% of renters here:

61%
State:

39%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 77550: 93.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 7.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 3,012 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 77550
Zip code 77550 (Galveston, Texas) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

1.5% ($1,795)
Texas:

1.8% ($2,755)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,306 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,369 (1.3%)

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Males: 10,784  (47.7%)
Females: 11,831  (52.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 77550:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.1%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 77550:

  • Never married: 40.9%
  • Now married: 35.4%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

Zip code 77550 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Races in zip code 77550

  • Zip code 77550 races chart
    • 8,295White population
    • 6,194Black population
    • 108American Indian population
    • 763Asian population
    • 16Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 32Some other race population
    • 354Two or more races population
    • 7,281Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 22,582
Rural population: 32

Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $120,500
77550:

$120,500
Texas:

$152,000



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 83 registered sex offenders living in 77550 zip code as of July 24, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 77550 to the number of sex offenders is 315 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

36.3 years
Texas median age:

34.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
Texas:

2.9 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 77550, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $43,030 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$43,030
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $33,721 (reported on 85.0% of returns)
Here:

$33,721
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 79.6% for AGIs below $25k, 83.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 33.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,405 (reported on 20.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,405
Texas:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $9,593 (reported on 10.6% of returns)
Here:

$9,593
State:

$9,721
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$7,844 (reported on 8.4% of returns)
Here:

+$7,844
State:

+$35,319
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$13,376 (reported on 13.7% of returns)
Here:

+$13,376
State:

+$13,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $17,554 (reported on 5.7% of returns)
77550:

$17,554
Texas:

$19,511
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $21,333 (reported on 0.3% of returns)
77550:

$21,333
Texas:

$23,938

Total itemized deductions: $21,303 (20% of AGI, reported on 13.1% of returns)
Here:

$21,303
State:

$24,724

Here:

20.2% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $25k, 5.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $5,785 (reported on 9.9% of returns)
Here:

$5,785
State:

$6,808
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $5,089 (reported on 12.5% of returns)
77550:

$5,089
State:

$6,921
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,422 (reported on 29.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,422
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 44.8%
Here:

45%
State:

51%
(% for various income ranges: 42.4% for AGIs below $25k, 43.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 48.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 50.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 54.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 73.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 77550, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $32,547 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,547
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $28,813 (reported on 86.5% of returns)
Here:

$28,813
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 96.6% for AGIs below $10k, 84.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 86.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 59.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,836 (reported on 27.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,836
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $5,730 (reported on 11.1% of returns)
Here:

$5,730
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$10,104 (reported on 9.5% of returns)
Here:

+$10,104
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,568 (reported on 10.4% of returns)
Here:

+$9,568
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.2% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.4% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,076 (reported on 1.1% of returns)
77550:

$3,076
Texas:

$3,120
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $12,091 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
Here:

$12,091
Texas:

$16,401

Total itemized deductions: $17,519 (19% of AGI, reported on 12.3% of returns)
Here:

$17,519
State:

$19,631

Here:

18.8% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,944 (6% of AGI, reported on 9.9% of returns)
Here:

$4,944
State:

$4,753

Here:

5.9% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,911 (reported on 62.2% of returns)
77550:

$5,911
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 21.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,941 (reported on 33.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,941
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 54.7%
Here:

55%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 53.2% for AGIs below $10k, 60.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 49.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 48.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 51.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$31,915
Texas:

$55,653
Galveston, TX (77550) map Nearest zip codes: 77551, 77650, 77554, 77590, 77568, 77591.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

35.2%
Texas:

54.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.3%
Texas:

5.7%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,056
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 7,843


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 243 (122 now married, 121 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 5,575 (1,739 now married, 3,836 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 77550 with a mortgage: 1,681 (85 second mortgage, 79 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,215

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,317
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $469

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

30.8%
Whole state:

15.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

14.6%
Whole state:

9.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.1
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 77550: Childrens Home (A), Elevator B (B), Old Fort San Jacinto (C), Pier Ten (D), Pier Eleven (E), Pier Twelve (F), Pier Fourteen (G), Pier Fifteen (H), Pier Eighteen (I), Pier Twentyone (J), Pier Twentytwo (K), Pier Twentythree (L), Pier Twentysix (M), Pier Twentyseven (N), Moody Civic Center (O), Union Station (P), Galveston Yacht Basin Marina (Q), Texas Cruise Ship Terminal on Galveston Island (R), The Strand Historic District (S), Silk Stocking Residential Historic District (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 77550 include: Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church (A), University Baptist Church (B), Saint Johns Baptist Church (C), Progressive Missionary Baptist Church (D), Mount Olive Baptist Church (E), First Lutheran Church (F), Queen of Peace Church (G), Carter Temple Church (H), Our Lady of Guadalupe Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lake: The Lagoon (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Parks in zip code 77550 include: Wright Cuney Park (1), Texas Heroes Monument (2), Adoue Park (3), Lasker Park (4), Kempner Park (5), Menard Park (6), San Jacinto Park (7), Sheppard Park (8), Big Reef Nature Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Beach: East Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Tourist attractions (not listed on the city page) : Beach Break (Recreation Areas; 2402 Avenue Q 1/2) (1), Bungee Fun (Amusement & Theme Parks; 9110 Seawall Boulevard) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Year house built

  • 16Built 2014 or later
  • 303Built 2010 to 2013
  • 633Built 2000 to 2009
  • 618Built 1990 to 1999
  • 925Built 1980 to 1989
  • 2,092Built 1970 to 1979
  • 1,851Built 1960 to 1969
  • 1,514Built 1950 to 1959
  • 1,040Built 1940 to 1949
  • 5,318Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 77550 population

Zip code 77550 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Galveston, TX (77550)

  • 27no bedroom
  • 2271 bedroom
  • 1,3862 bedrooms
  • 1,6183 bedrooms
  • 5474 bedrooms
  • 915+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 77550 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Galveston, TX (77550)

  • 281no bedroom
  • 2,1351 bedroom
  • 2,3832 bedrooms
  • 9473 bedrooms
  • 1904 bedrooms
  • 675+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 77550 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Galveston, TX (77550) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 277no vehicle
  • 1,6521 vehicle
  • 1,4662 vehicles
  • 3633 vehicles
  • 1284 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 77550 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Galveston, TX (77550) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,676no vehicle
  • 2,9981 vehicle
  • 1,0362 vehicles
  • 2153 vehicles
  • 544 vehicles
  • 245+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 77550 population

  • Zip code 77550 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 77550 household income distribution in 2015
  • 1,767Less than $10,000
  • 845$10,000 to $14,999
  • 694$15,000 to $19,999
  • 712$20,000 to $24,999
  • 632$25,000 to $29,999
  • 656$30,000 to $34,999
  • 433$35,000 to $39,999
  • 467$40,000 to $44,999
  • 328$45,000 to $49,999
  • 680$50,000 to $59,999
  • 797$60,000 to $74,999
  • 794$75,000 to $99,999
  • 390$100,000 to $124,999
  • 175$125,000 to $149,999
  • 249$150,000 to $199,999
  • 280$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 77550

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 77550
  • 66Less than $10,000
  • 25$10,000 to $14,999
  • 16$15,000 to $19,999
  • 13$20,000 to $24,999
  • 32$25,000 to $29,999
  • 45$30,000 to $34,999
  • 26$35,000 to $39,999
  • 90$40,000 to $49,999
  • 79$50,000 to $59,999
  • 142$60,000 to $69,999
  • 254$70,000 to $79,999
  • 318$80,000 to $89,999
  • 346$90,000 to $99,999
  • 604$100,000 to $124,999
  • 292$125,000 to $149,999
  • 453$150,000 to $174,999
  • 231$175,000 to $199,999
  • 282$200,000 to $249,999
  • 260$250,000 to $299,999
  • 157$300,000 to $399,999
  • 83$400,000 to $499,999
  • 18$500,000 to $749,999
  • 33$750,000 to $999,999
  • 27$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 4$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 77550

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 77550
  • 284Less than $100
  • 59$100 to $149
  • 46$150 to $199
  • 113$200 to $249
  • 124$250 to $299
  • 89$300 to $349
  • 144$350 to $399
  • 224$400 to $449
  • 360$450 to $499
  • 594$500 to $549
  • 378$550 to $599
  • 413$600 to $649
  • 337$650 to $699
  • 388$700 to $749
  • 395$750 to $799
  • 749$800 to $899
  • 323$900 to $999
  • 438$1,000 to $1,249
  • 143$1,250 to $1,499
  • 109$1,500 to $1,999
  • 55$2,000 to $2,499
  • 19$2,500 to $2,999
  • 19$3,000 to $3,499
  • 200No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $799.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $193,272.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $142,238
  • Black or African American householders: $100,635
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $103,071
  • Asian householders: $151,983
  • Some other race householders: $112,441
  • Two or more races householders: $113,378
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $110,567

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $120,500
77550:

$120,500
Texas:

$152,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,800 - $188,100

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $210,588
Here:

$210,588
State:

$217,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $137,995
Here:

$137,995
State:

$208,380

In 2-unit structures: $204,899
Here:

$204,899
State:

$165,849

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $214,985
Here:

$214,985
State:

$176,439

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $287,289
Here:

$287,289
State:

$269,486

Mobile homes: $395,614
Here:

$395,614
State:

$76,318

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $692,038
Here:

$692,038
State:

$56,787

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Note: State values scaled to Here population

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,336
  • One, attached: 204
  • Two: 1,398
  • 3 or 4: 1,434
  • 5 to 9: 792
  • 10 to 19: 1,080
  • 20 to 49: 638
  • 50 or more: 1,414
  • Mobile homes: 14

Unemployment: 12.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 77550

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 77550
  • 63.9%6,220Drove a car alone
  • 10.2%998Carpooled
  • 3.2%312Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%6Taxi
  • 0.3%27Motorcycle
  • 4.8%467Bicycle
  • 8.4%816Walked
  • 4.1%396Other means
  • 5.1%495Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 77550

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 77550
  • 422Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,7815 to 9 minutes
  • 2,27410 to 14 minutes
  • 1,28415 to 19 minutes
  • 50620 to 24 minutes
  • 16125 to 29 minutes
  • 50230 to 34 minutes
  • 4535 to 39 minutes
  • 18640 to 44 minutes
  • 33845 to 59 minutes
  • 54260 to 89 minutes
  • 20190 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 77550:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 87.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 22,071
  • In family households: 15,102 (1,786 male householders, 2,956 female householders)
    2,713 spouses, 5,329 children (5,045 natural, 75 adopted, 210 stepchildren), 883 grandchildren, 287 brothers or sisters, 207 parents, 514 other relatives, 292 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,969 (2,778 male householders (2,082 living alone)), 2,379 female householders (2,040 living alone)), 1,812 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 544 (1,081 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,310 2-persons, 1,108 3-persons, 704 4-persons, 376 5-persons, 182 6-persons, 62 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 4,122 1-person, 878 2-persons, 76 3-persons, 29 4-persons, 13 6-persons, 39 7-or-more-persons

1,513 married couples with children.
1,805 single-parent households (83 men, 1,722 women).

72.3% of residents of 77550 zip code speak English at home.
20.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% very well, 10% well, 15% not well, 9% not at all).
3.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% very well, 9% well, 2% not well, 1% not at all).
2.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% very well, 14% well, 26% not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (80% very well, 2% well, 18% not well).

Foreign born population: 3,111 (13.8%)
(28.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

13.8%
Whole state:

17.0%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 6%Bangladesh
  • 5%Guatemala
  • 5%Burma
  • 5%Costa Rica
  • 2%El Salvador
  • 2%Romania
  • 1%Nepal

Most common first ancestries reported in 77550 (%)

  • 4%American
  • 4%German
  • 3%Irish
  • 2%French
  • 2%English
  • 2%European
  • 1%Italian

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 4072010 or later
  • 1,0802000 to 2009
  • 6741990 to 1999
  • 1,072Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 77550 population

Zip code 77550 topographic map

There are 138 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 77550.

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ALAMO EL (5200 AVE N in GALVESTON, TX)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-084902101
    Organizations: GALVESTON ISD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • AUSTIN MIDDLE (1514 AVE N in GALVESTON, TX)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-084902041
    Organizations: GALVESTON ISD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BALL H S (4115 AVE O in GALVESTON, TX)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-084902001
    Organizations: GALVESTON ISD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • AMERICAN PRINTING COMPANY (4401 AVE P in GALVESTON, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))

Zip code 77550 marital status for males
Zip code 77550 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 9.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 55%Electricity
  • 44%Utility gas
  • 1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 31,879. Population change in the 1990s: -1,733 (-5.4%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 14,123
  • Northeast: 645
  • Midwest: 1,254
  • South: 2,391
  • West: 969

51% of the 77550 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

77% of the 77550 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 11% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 242
Here:

12.9%
Texas:

7.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 56
Here:

5.6%
Texas:

6.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 67
Here:

4.6%
Texas:

15.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 77,857Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 61,146Legal occupations
  • 52,008Management occupations
  • 51,964Business and financial operations occupations
  • 49,810Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 49,732Architecture and engineering occupations
Note: State values scaled to 77550 population

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (GALVESTON, TX):

  • UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BR (ADMINSTRATION BLDG) : $1,031,000 in 12 contracts from 1999 to 2002
    Contracts for Space Science and Applications -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D) by NASA
    Signed by year: 2000: $159,000; 2001: $401,000; 2002: $436,000; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $177,000 with NASA for Space Science and Applications -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2002-08-15. Completion date: 2004-12-15.
    $126,000, same as above. Signed on 2001-05-15. Completion date: 2004-12-15.
    $100,000, same as above. Signed on 2001-10-15. Completion date: 2004-12-15.
    $100,000, same as above. Signed on 2002-06-15. Completion date: 2004-12-15.
  • ACTION PERSONNEL INC (1721 23RD STREET; small business) : $190,885 in 21 contracts from 2003 to 2005
    Contracts for Small Craft, Other Administrative Support Services, Other Management Support Services, Miscellaneous Items, and more by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $64,986; 2004: $94,165; 2005: $31,734; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $32,986 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Small Craft. Signed on 2003-08-15. Completion date: 2004-01-15.
    $22,848 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Other Administrative Support Services. Signed on 2004-03-11. Completion date: 2004-02-04.
    $22,848 with Army for Other Administrative Support Services. Signed on 2004-03-11. Completion date: 2004-02-04.
    $21,000 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Other Management Support Services. Signed on 2003-02-21. Completion date: 2003-09-25.
  • EIGHTEEN SEVENTY STRAND CORP (2024 SEAWALL BLVD) : $30,233 in 8 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    Contracts for Lodging - Hotel/Motel, , Training/Curriculum Development by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, NASA
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $22,679; 2006: $7,554.

    Biggest contracts:
    $19,179 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2005-11-09. Completion date: 2005-11-20.
    $3,500, same as above. Signed on 2006-03-23. Completion date: 2006-04-28.
    $3,500 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2005-09-09. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $3,500 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2005-09-09. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
  • EIGHTEEN SEVENTY STRAND GROUP (2300 SHIPS MECHANIC ROW)
    $8,113 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2002-02-07. Completion date: 2002-02-17.
  • ELECTRICAL TROUBLESHOOTERS INC (112 19TH STREET; small business) : $5,458 in 2 contracts in 2002
    $5,458 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Electric Services. Signed on 2002-10-24. Completion date: 2003-05-30.
    $0, same as above. Signed on 2002-10-24. Completion date: 2003-05-30.
  • FAMILY SERVICE CENTER OF GALVE (2128 AVE P; small business) : $4,150 in 4 contracts in 2003
    $2,250 with Army for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2003-11-26. Completion date: 2003-09-26.
    $1,000 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2003-03-18. Completion date: 2003-09-25.
    $900, same as above. Signed on 2003-07-30. Completion date: 2003-09-25.
    $0 with Army for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2003-11-26. Completion date: 2003-09-26.
  • BOARD OF TRUSTEES GALVESTON WH (123 ROSENBERG ST 8TH FL)
    $4,140 with Navy for Non-nuclear Ship Repair (East) Ship repair (including overhauls and conversions) performed on non-nuclear propelled and nonpropelled ships east of the 108th meridian. Signed on 2002-09-23. Completion date: 2002-09-10.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Finance and Insurance: Direct Life Insurance Carriers (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (over 1000: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249: 2, 50-99: 6, 20-49: 10, 10-19: 7, 5-9: 9, 1-4: 8)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (250-499: 1, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 3)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 9, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 6)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 3, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 9)
  • Finance and Insurance: Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers (250-499: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (250-499: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Offices of Lawyers (50-99: 2, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 6, 1-4: 34)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 172 people in state prisons
  • 144 people in college/university student housing
  • 101 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 62 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 52 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 21 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 910 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 194 people in nursing homes
  • 182 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 150 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 76 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 34 people in religious group quarters
  • 26 people in military ships
  • 10 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 10 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED62$106,165155$129,347100$154,10746$72,1506$810,333130$155,083
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$74,30514$91,88914$154,5597$39,5030$09$229,784
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$124,42557$116,86795$162,69439$56,0230$077$158,952
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$93,14425$125,38241$128,2877$58,0710$034$116,704
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$08$259,42912$126,7034$42,1650$06$189,687
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$127,8292$121,1900$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED21$210,6700$013$255,150
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$122,1800$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 77550 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John43171.7 years
Mary40377.2 years
William34372.6 years
James33870.0 years
Robert23069.7 years
George22073.0 years
Charles21972.0 years
Joseph18371.8 years
Willie14972.2 years
Henry14472.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 77550 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson18271.3 years
Williams17869.2 years
Smith15272.8 years
Jones15271.2 years
Brown12674.7 years
Jackson9574.5 years
Davis8571.4 years
Anderson7876.2 years
Moore7372.1 years
Garcia6570.1 years
Businesses in zip code 77550
NameCountNameCount
Academy Sports + Outdoors1La Quinta1
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Ben & Jerry's2MasterBrand Cabinets3
CVS1McDonald's1
Church's Chicken1New Balance2
Cricket Wireless2Popeyes1
DHL1Starbucks1
Decora Cabinetry1Subway2
Dennys1UPS6
FedEx5Vans2
H&R Block1Waffle House1
Jack In The Box1Walgreens1
KFC1YMCA1
Knights Inn1
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