Information About 77006

The total estimated population is 18,875. Density is high at 8,418 persons per square mile.

Races of Residents

Population by Race: White: 15,119; Black: 811; Asian: 800; Two or More Races: 559; American Indian: 89; Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 7; Other Race: 1,490; Hispanic Population: Hispanic or Latino: 3,769 (20%); Not Hispanic or Latino: 15,106 (80%)

There are 3,116 foreign born residents, of which 27.7% are naturalized citizens.

Most Common Birthplaces

Foreign Born: Mexico: 1,468; El Salvador: 253; Vietnam: 113; Canada: 104; United Kingdom: 97; Guatemala: 69; Colombia: 63; U.S. Born: This State: 7,710; South: 2,586; Midwest: 2,071; Northeast: 1,759; West: 1,198;

Most Common Foreign Birthplaces in77006 Most Common US Birthplaces in77006

The sex distribution is 57% male and 43% female. The median age is 34 years.

Age Distribution

There are 628 married couples with children and 260 single-parent households (60 men, 200 women).

The median household income is $41,746 in 1999 dollars.

Median Household Income Comparisons

U.S.: $41,994; Texas: $39,927; 77006: $41,746;

15% of the population lives below the poverty line.

Poverty Level Comparisons

U.S.: 12%; Texas: 15%; 77006: 15%;

Household Income Distribution

In thousands of dollars.

Work Type and Occupations

Work Type: Private wage and salary: 9,692; Government: 1,233; Self-employed: 1,223; Unpaid family work: 81; Occupation: Management, professional, and related: 7,588; Professional and related: 4,984; Sales and office: 3,069; Management, business, and financial operations: 2,604; Service: 1,611; Management occupations, except farmers and farm managers: 1,595;

Work Types in77006 Common Occupations in77006

The average commute time is 20 minutes to and from work.

Transportation to Work

Car or truck (drove alone): 9,500; Public transportation: 1,341; Car or truck (carpooled): 901; Walked: 611; Worked at home: 556; Bicycle: 344; Motorcycle: 16;

Transportation to work methods in77006

Educational Attainment

Percent of population in77006.

There are 12,044 housing units, of which 4,052 are single family homes.

Owner vs. Renter Occupied Housing

All Housing Units: Owner: 3,223; Renter: 7,674; Vacant: 1,147; Owner-Occupied: Mortgaged: 2,373; Not Mortgaged: 850;

Owner vs. Renter Occupied Housing in77006

The median single family home value is $223,400.

Median Monthly Cost for Mortgaged Homes

U.S.: $1,088; Texas: $986; 77006: $1,661;

Median Rent for Rental Units

U.S.: $519; Texas: $490; 77006: $564;

The average household size is 2 and the median number of rooms in housing units is 4.

Housing Units By Year Built

1939 or earlier: 3,153; 1940 to 1949: 1,044; 1950 to 1959: 1,553; 1960 to 1969: 2,079; 1970 to 1979: 1,596; 1980 to 1989: 766; 1990 to 1994: 125; 1995 to 1998: 912; 1999 to March 2000: 816;

0.7% of homes lack plumbing and 2.0% lack telephone service.

Commonly Used Home Heating Fuel

Electricity: 5,667; Utility Gas: 5,027; Bottled, tank, or LP gas: 108; No Fuel: 70;

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