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77970 Zip Code (La Ward, TX) Detailed Profile




City: La Ward, TX (1.80%)
County: Jackson County, TX
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 433
Zip code population in 2010: 295
Zip code population in 2000: 376

Houses and condos: 205
Renter-occupied apartments: 56
% of renters here:

36%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 77970: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 45.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 10 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 77970
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

2.7% ($2,368)
Texas:

1.7% ($3,390)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,659 (3.3%)

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Males: 247  (57.1%)
Females: 186  (42.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 77970:

  • High school or higher: 59.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 77970:

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

Zip code 77970 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 77970 (2019)
    • 18964.1%White
    • 10234.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 31.0%American Indian
    • 10.3%Two or more races
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $88,772
77970:

$88,772
Texas:

$200,400



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 77970 zip code as of January 24, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 77970 is 194 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

35.7 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 77970, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $38,340 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$38,340
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $30,991 (reported on 81.3% of returns)
Here:

$30,991
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 115.1% for AGIs below $10k, 77.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 43.9% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $904 (reported on 36.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$904
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,588 (reported on 11.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,588
State:

$4,261

Net capital gain/loss: +$444 (reported on 12.5% of returns)
Here:

+$444
State:

+$16,110

Profit/loss from business: +$4,480 (reported on 17.4% of returns)
Here:

+$4,480
State:

+$11,013

Total itemized deductions: $13,286 (24% of AGI, reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

$13,286
State:

$19,631

Here:

23.9% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $5,000 (8% of AGI, reported on 6.9% of returns)
Here:

$5,000
State:

$4,753

Here:

7.5% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI

Total tax: $6,663 (reported on 70.1% of returns)
77970:

$6,663
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 22.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,000 (reported on 29.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,000
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 77.1%
Here:

77%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 63.6% for AGIs below $10k, 84.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 69.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 100.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$68,404
Texas:

$64,034
La Ward, TX (77970) map Nearest zip codes: 77961, 77971, 77419, 77962, 77991, 77465.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

51.3%
Texas:

51.9%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.3%
Texas:

49.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 13
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 146


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 87 (58 now married, 28 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 77970 with a mortgage: 57
Houses without a mortgage: 44

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $980
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $328

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

8.6%
Whole state:

13.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

5.8%
Whole state:

7.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.1
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  • Notable locations in zip code 77970: La Ward City Marshal's Office (A), Brown-Dorsey Medallion Home (B), La Ward Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 192000 to 2009
  • 231990 to 1999
  • 211980 to 1989
  • 471970 to 1979
  • 381960 to 1969
  • 321950 to 1959
  • 01940 to 1949
  • 211939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in La Ward, TX (77970)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in La Ward, TX (77970)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 161 bedroom
  • 362 bedrooms
  • 453 bedrooms
  • 14 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in La Ward, TX (77970)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in La Ward, TX (77970)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 92 bedrooms
  • 463 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in La Ward, TX (77970) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in La Ward, TX (77970) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 0no vehicle
  • 271 vehicle
  • 602 vehicles
  • 33 vehicles
  • 114 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in La Ward, TX (77970) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in La Ward, TX (77970) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 121 vehicle
  • 332 vehicles
  • 63 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 15+ vehicles

  • Zip code 77970 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 77970 household income distribution in 2019
  • 5$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2$20,000 to $24,999
  • 6$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2$30,000 to $34,999
  • 25$35,000 to $39,999
  • 5$40,000 to $44,999
  • 3$45,000 to $49,999
  • 15$50,000 to $59,999
  • 12$60,000 to $74,999
  • 49$75,000 to $99,999
  • 10$100,000 to $124,999
  • 12$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 77970

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 77970
  • 2$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4$25,000 to $29,999
  • 14$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1$40,000 to $49,999
  • 16$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2$60,000 to $69,999
  • 10$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1$80,000 to $89,999
  • 6$175,000 to $199,999
  • 23$200,000 to $249,999
  • 3$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 77970

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 77970
  • 5$200 to $249
  • 8$400 to $449
  • 5$500 to $549
  • 1$700 to $749
  • 3$750 to $799
  • 27No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $762.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $146,437
  • Some other race householders: $95,502
  • Two or more races householders: $18,189
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $94,047

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $88,772
77970:

$88,772
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $43,839 - $215,852

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $114,004
Here:

$114,004
State:

$268,991

Mobile homes: $39,183
Here:

$39,183
State:

$94,014
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 77970

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 159
  • 3 or 4: 3
  • Mobile homes: 40

Unemployment: 5.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 77970

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 77970
  • 66.7%148Drove a car alone
  • 32.0%71Carpooled
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 77970

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 77970
  • 27Less than 5 minutes
  • 25 to 9 minutes
  • 2210 to 14 minutes
  • 6215 to 19 minutes
  • 1620 to 24 minutes
  • 1625 to 29 minutes
  • 530 to 34 minutes
  • 1640 to 44 minutes
  • 2145 to 59 minutes
  • 1160 to 89 minutes
  • 1990 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 59.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 433
  • Male householders: 85 (24 living alone), Female householders: 73 (9 living alone)
  • 99 spouses (99 opposite-sex spouses), 11 unmarried partners, (11 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 103 children (99 natural, 4 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 16 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 21 other relatives, 26 non-relatives

Size of family households: 54 2-persons, 35 3-persons, 9 4-persons, 9 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 33 1-person, 6 2-persons

43 married couples with children.
13 single-parent households (5 men, 8 women).

66.5% of residents of 77970 zip code speak English at home.
34.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% very well, 10% well, 8% not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 23 (5.4%)
(49.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

5.4%
Whole state:

17.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 96%Honduras
Most common first ancestries reported in 77970
  • 10%German
  • 3%Czech
  • 0%English
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 22000 to 2009
  • 31990 to 1999
  • 19Before 1990

Zip code 77970 marital status for males
Zip code 77970 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 18.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 18.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 59.6%Electricity
  • 21.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.5%Utility gas
  • 4.5%Other fuel

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

  • This state: 321
  • Midwest: 22
  • South: 12
  • West: 50

76% of the 77970 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

96% of the 77970 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 100% moved from this county.

Year householders moved into unit in La Ward, TX (77970)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
Texas:

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

0.0%
Texas:

6.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5
Here:

49.7%
Texas:

14.3%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 146,099Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations
  • 50,666Construction and extraction occupations
  • 48,693Production occupations
  • 45,508Education, training, and library occupations
  • 21,197Office and administrative support occupations
  • 15,682Food preparation and serving related occupations

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

  • Information: Wired Telecommunications Carriers (10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Construction, Mining, and Forestry Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing (1-4: 1)
  • Mining: Support Activities for Oil and Gas Operations (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 77970 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary483.2 years
Ruby476.3 years
Marie386.3 years
Beatrice377.0 years
Willie384.0 years
Florine265.5 years
George266.4 years
John237.5 years
Henry279.5 years
Edward278.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 77970 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ramirez587.0 years
Hunt480.2 years
Brown378.6 years
Harris382.7 years
Koch373.0 years
White363.3 years
Bauer292.0 years
Gayle269.0 years
Hernandez278.6 years
Joines272.5 years
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