Data shows that the majority of housing units in the Lake Houston area—when looking at the 77044, 77345, 77346, 77365, 77338, 77339 and 77396 ZIP codes—are owner-occupied rather than renter-occupied homes. In fact, the highest percentage of renter-occupied homes in 2017 was in the 77338 ZIP code, which is located north and south of FM 1960 at Hwy. 59, with 44.8%.
Renter occupancy increased from 2016-17 in 77338 as well as the 77044 and 77365 ZIP codes. The 77044 ZIP code is in the Beltway 8 area, and 77365 is in the Porter area near FM 1314.
Furthermore, the median gross rent in the seven ZIP codes is lowest in 77338 with a monthly payment of $948. The median gross rent is highest in 77345 at $1,307 monthly.