Skip to main content

281 Area Code

State: Texas
Major City: Houston
Timezone: America/Chicago
Current Time: 1:46 AM

Top 33 Cities in Area Code 281

City Population
Houston 5,464,251
Pasadena 151,227
Pearland 122,460
Sugar Land 118,488
League City 107,536
Baytown 77,192
Spring 60,976
Channelview 43,055
Rosenberg 38,307
La Porte 34,976
Deer Park 33,474
Alvin 26,723
Katy 21,729
Dickinson 21,129
Stafford 17,362
Humble 15,824
Tomball 11,778
El Campo 11,655
Bacliff 10,856
Cleveland 10,690
Highlands 7,720
Mont Belvieu 6,574
Pinehurst 6,021
Brookshire 5,816
Beach City 2,792
Arcola 2,663
Crosby 2,645
Splendora 2,255
Porter Heights 2,066
Kemah 2,019
Cypress N/A
Porter N/A
Valley Lodge N/A

Top 9 Counties in Area Code 281

County Population
Harris 4,646,630
Fort Bend 765,394
Montgomery 571,949
Brazoria 360,677
Galveston 332,885
Liberty 83,702
Waller 51,832
Wharton 41,577
Chambers 41,305

Age Distribution

Median age: 34.32

Median age in Area Code 281 is 34.32 years. 14.75% of residents are aged 0-9. 14.49% of residents are aged 10-19. The percentage of residents in their twenties is 14.13. 15.68 % are in their thirties, 13.83% in their fourties, 11.74 % in their fifties, and 8.80 % in their sixties. 4.41 % of residents are in their seventies and 2.17 % are eighty and over.

Demographics

50.15% are female
49.85% are male

49.85% of residents in Area Code 281 are male and 50.15% are female. 50.01% of residents are married and 11.83% are divorced. 33.78% have never been married. 4.38% are widowed. The average size of resident families is 3.43.

Household Income

Median household income: 74,861.97
54.94% have two income earners
34.51% of households earn $100,000+

Median household income in Area Code 281 is $74,861.97 with 54.94% of families having two income earners. 34.51% of households earn at least $100,000. 3.09% of households have an income under $5,000, 2.39% from $5,000-$10,000, 3.14% from $10,000-$15,000, 3.55% from $15,000-$20,000, 4.18% from $20,000-$25,000, 8.47% from $25,000-$35,000, 11.47% from $35,000-$50,000, 16.79% from $50,000-$75,000, 12.40% from $75,000-$100,000, 17.22% from $100,000-$150,000 and 17.29% over $150,000. The median income of individuals is $38,045.28.

Home Ownership and Rents

Median home value: $215,105.98
Median rent: $1,218.27
Rent burden: 30.06%

61.42% of households in Area Code 281 own (rather than rent) their residence. The median value of those homes is $215,105.98. The median rent paid by renters is $1,218.27 or 30.06% of the median renter's household income.

Education

46.64% have a Science and Engineering degree

15.53% of residents in Area Code 281 have less than a high school education. 22.77% have a high school diploma but no more. 28.90% of residents have some college but no more. 21.05% have a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) but no more. 11.75% have a graduate degree. 46.64% have a Bachelor's degree or higher in a Science and Engineering (or related) field.

Employment

29.94 minutes of commute time

67.03% of residents in Area Code 281 16 and older are in the labor force. 5.75% of residents are unemployed. The median commute time of resident workers in Area Code 281 is 29.94 minutes.

Races

37.39% report being Hispanic

61.15% of residents in Area Code 281 report their race as White. 17.30% report their race as Black or African American. 7.09% report their race as Asian. 0.44% report their race as American Indian and Alaska Native. 0.06% report their race as Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. 7.43% report their race as Some other race. 6.53% report their race as Two or more races. 37.39% report being Hispanic. Note: Hispanic is considered to be an ethnicity and not a race.

Other Statistics

9.44% report a disability
9.30% speak limited English
17.83% have no health insurance
5.39% are veterans

9.44% of residents in Area Code 281 report a disability. 9.30% of residents only speak limited English. 17.83% of residents report not having health insurance. 5.39% of residents are veterans.

Prefixes in Area Code 281

Prefix City
(281) 200- Houston
(281) 201- Houston
(281) 202- Houston
(281) 203- Houston
(281) 204- Houston
(281) 205- Houston
(281) 206- Houston
(281) 207- Houston
(281) 208- Stafford
(281) 209- Houston
(281) 210- Houston
(281) 211-
(281) 212- Houston
(281) 213- Cypress
(281) 214- Houston
(281) 215- Houston
(281) 216- Houston
(281) 217- Houston
(281) 218- Houston
(281) 219- Houston
(281) 220- Houston
(281) 221- Houston
(281) 222- Houston
(281) 223- Houston
(281) 224- Houston
(281) 225- Houston
(281) 226- Houston
(281) 227- Houston
(281) 228- Houston
(281) 229-
(281) 230- Houston
(281) 231- Houston
(281) 232- Rosenberg
(281) 233- Houston
(281) 234- Katy
(281) 235- Houston
(281) 236- Houston
(281) 237- Katy
(281) 238- Rosenberg
(281) 239- Rosenberg
(281) 240- Sugar Land
(281) 241- Houston
(281) 242- Sugar Land
(281) 243- Sugar Land
(281) 244- Houston
(281) 245- Houston
(281) 246- Houston
(281) 247- Houston
(281) 248- Houston
(281) 249- Houston
(281) 250- Houston
(281) 251- Tomball
(281) 252- Pinehurst
(281) 253-
(281) 254-
(281) 255- Tomball
(281) 256- Cypress
(281) 257- Tomball
(281) 258- Houston
(281) 259- Pinehurst
(281) 260- Houston
(281) 261- Stafford
(281) 262- Sugar Land
(281) 263- Sugar Land
(281) 264- Sugar Land
(281) 265- Sugar Land
(281) 266-
(281) 267-
(281) 268-
(281) 269- Sugar Land
(281) 270- Houston
(281) 271- Houston
(281) 272- Houston
(281) 273- Sugar Land
(281) 274- Sugar Land
(281) 275- Sugar Land
(281) 276- Sugar Land
(281) 277- Sugar Land
(281) 278- Sugar Land
(281) 279- Sugar Land
(281) 280- Houston
(281) 281-
(281) 282- Houston
(281) 283- Houston
(281) 284- Houston
(281) 285- Sugar Land
(281) 286- Houston
(281) 287- Sugar Land
(281) 288- Spring
(281) 289- Sugar Land
(281) 290- Tomball
(281) 291- Houston
(281) 292- Spring
(281) 293- Houston
(281) 294- Sugar Land
(281) 295- Sugar Land
(281) 296- Spring
(281) 297- Spring
(281) 298- Spring
(281) 299-
(281) 300- Houston
(281) 301- Houston
(281) 302- Sugar Land
(281) 303- Beach City
(281) 304- Cypress
(281) 305- Houston
(281) 306- Houston
(281) 307- Houston
(281) 308- Houston
(281) 309- Dickinson
(281) 310- Houston
(281) 311-
(281) 312- Porter
(281) 313- Sugar Land
(281) 314- Sugar Land
(281) 315- Houston
(281) 316- League City
(281) 317- Houston
(281) 318- Houston
(281) 319- Humble
(281) 320- Tomball
(281) 321- Sugar Land
(281) 322- Sugar Land
(281) 323- Spring
(281) 324-
(281) 325- Sugar Land
(281) 326- Kemah
(281) 327- Sugar Land
(281) 328- Crosby
(281) 329- Sugar Land
(281) 330- Houston
(281) 331- Alvin
(281) 332- League City
(281) 333- Houston
(281) 334- Kemah
(281) 335- Houston
(281) 336- Houston
(281) 337- Dickinson
(281) 338- League City
(281) 339- Bacliff
(281) 340- Sugar Land
(281) 341- Rosenberg
(281) 342- Rosenberg
(281) 343- El Campo
(281) 344- Rosenberg
(281) 345- Houston
(281) 346- Valley Lodge
(281) 347- Katy
(281) 348- Porter
(281) 349-
(281) 350- Spring
(281) 351- Tomball
(281) 352- Houston
(281) 353- Spring
(281) 354- Porter
(281) 355- Spring
(281) 356- Pinehurst
(281) 357- Tomball
(281) 358- Porter
(281) 359- Porter
(281) 360- Porter
(281) 361- Porter
(281) 362- Spring
(281) 363- Spring
(281) 364- Spring
(281) 365- Houston
(281) 366- Houston
(281) 367- Spring
(281) 368- Houston
(281) 369-
(281) 370- Tomball
(281) 371- Katy
(281) 372- Houston
(281) 373- Cypress
(281) 374- Tomball
(281) 375- Brookshire
(281) 376- Tomball
(281) 377- Houston
(281) 378- Tomball
(281) 379- Tomball
(281) 380-
(281) 381-
(281) 382-
(281) 383- Beach City
(281) 384-
(281) 385- Mont Belvieu
(281) 386-
(281) 387-
(281) 388- Alvin
(281) 389-
(281) 390- Houston
(281) 391- Katy
(281) 392- Katy
(281) 393- Alvin
(281) 394- Katy
(281) 395- Katy
(281) 396- Katy
(281) 397- Houston
(281) 398- Katy
(281) 399- Splendora
(281) 400- Houston
(281) 401- Tomball
(281) 402- Houston
(281) 403- Stafford
(281) 404- Houston
(281) 405- Houston
(281) 406- Houston
(281) 407- Houston
(281) 408- Houston
(281) 409-
(281) 410- Houston
(281) 411-
(281) 412- Pearland
(281) 413-
(281) 414-
(281) 415-
(281) 416- Houston
(281) 417- Houston
(281) 418- Houston
(281) 419- Spring
(281) 420- Baytown
(281) 421- Baytown
(281) 422- Baytown
(281) 423- Houston
(281) 424- Baytown
(281) 425- Baytown
(281) 426- Highlands
(281) 427- Baytown
(281) 428- Baytown
(281) 429- Porter Heights
(281) 430- Houston
(281) 431- Arcola
(281) 432- Cleveland
(281) 433- Houston
(281) 434- Houston
(281) 435- Houston
(281) 436- Houston
(281) 437- Houston
(281) 438- Houston
(281) 439-
(281) 440- Houston
(281) 441- Humble
(281) 442- Houston
(281) 443- Houston
(281) 444- Houston
(281) 445- Houston
(281) 446- Humble
(281) 447- Houston
(281) 448- Houston
(281) 449- Houston
(281) 450- Houston
(281) 451- Houston
(281) 452- Channelview
(281) 453- Houston
(281) 454- Houston
(281) 455- Houston
(281) 456- Houston
(281) 457- Channelview
(281) 458- Houston
(281) 459- Houston
(281) 460- Houston
(281) 461- Houston
(281) 462- Crosby
(281) 463- Houston
(281) 464- Houston
(281) 465- Spring
(281) 466- Houston
(281) 467- Houston
(281) 468- Houston
(281) 469- Houston
(281) 470- La Porte
(281) 471- La Porte
(281) 472- Houston
(281) 473- Houston
(281) 474- Houston
(281) 475-
(281) 476- Deer Park
(281) 477- Houston
(281) 478- Deer Park
(281) 479- Deer Park
(281) 480- Houston
(281) 481- Houston
(281) 482- Houston
(281) 483- Houston
(281) 484- Houston
(281) 485- Pearland
(281) 486- Houston
(281) 487- Pasadena
(281) 488- Houston
(281) 489- Houston
(281) 490- Sugar Land
(281) 491- Sugar Land
(281) 492- Katy
(281) 493- Houston
(281) 494- Sugar Land
(281) 495- Houston
(281) 496- Houston
(281) 497- Houston
(281) 498- Houston
(281) 499- Stafford
(281) 500- Houston
(281) 501- Houston
(281) 502- Houston
(281) 503- Houston
(281) 504- Houston
(281) 505- Houston
(281) 506- Houston
(281) 507-
(281) 508- Houston
(281) 509- Houston
(281) 510- Houston
(281) 511-
(281) 512- Houston
(281) 513- Houston
(281) 514- Houston
(281) 515- Houston
(281) 516- Tomball
(281) 517- Houston
(281) 518- Houston
(281) 519- Houston
(281) 520-
(281) 521- Kemah
(281) 522- Kemah
(281) 523- Kemah
(281) 524- Kemah
(281) 525- League City
(281) 526- League City
(281) 527-
(281) 528- Spring
(281) 529- Houston
(281) 530- Houston
(281) 531- Houston
(281) 532- Kemah
(281) 533- Valley Lodge
(281) 534- Dickinson
(281) 535- Kemah
(281) 536- Houston
(281) 537- Houston
(281) 538- Kemah
(281) 539- Houston
(281) 540- Humble
(281) 541- Houston
(281) 542- Deer Park
(281) 543-
(281) 544- Houston
(281) 545- El Campo
(281) 546- Houston
(281) 547- Houston
(281) 548- Humble
(281) 549- Houston
(281) 550- Houston
(281) 551-
(281) 552- Houston
(281) 553- Houston
(281) 554- League City
(281) 555-
(281) 556- Houston
(281) 557- League City
(281) 558- Houston
(281) 559- Bacliff
(281) 560- Houston
(281) 561- Houston
(281) 562- Houston
(281) 563- Sugar Land
(281) 564- Houston
(281) 565- Sugar Land
(281) 566- Sugar Land
(281) 567- Houston
(281) 568- Houston
(281) 569- Houston
(281) 570- Houston
(281) 571- Houston
(281) 572- Porter Heights
(281) 573- Beach City
(281) 574- Katy
(281) 575- Houston
(281) 576- Mont Belvieu
(281) 577- Porter
(281) 578- Katy
(281) 579- Katy
(281) 580- Houston
(281) 581- Alvin
(281) 582- Houston
(281) 583- Houston
(281) 584- Houston
(281) 585- Alvin
(281) 586- Houston
(281) 587- Houston
(281) 588- Houston
(281) 589- Houston
(281) 590- Houston
(281) 591- Houston
(281) 592- Cleveland
(281) 593- Cleveland
(281) 594- Houston
(281) 595-
(281) 596- Houston
(281) 597- Houston
(281) 598- Houston
(281) 599- Katy
(281) 600- Houston
(281) 601- Houston
(281) 602- Houston
(281) 603- Houston
(281) 604- Houston
(281) 605-
(281) 606- Houston
(281) 607- Houston
(281) 608- Houston
(281) 609- Houston
(281) 610- Houston
(281) 611-
(281) 612- Houston
(281) 613- Houston
(281) 614- Dickinson
(281) 615-
(281) 616- Katy
(281) 617- Houston
(281) 618- Houston
(281) 619- Houston
(281) 620-
(281) 621-
(281) 622- Cleveland
(281) 623- Houston
(281) 624- Houston
(281) 625- Houston
(281) 626- Houston
(281) 627-
(281) 628- Houston
(281) 629- Houston
(281) 630- Houston
(281) 631- Houston
(281) 632- Sugar Land
(281) 633- Rosenberg
(281) 634- Sugar Land
(281) 635-
(281) 636-
(281) 637- Sugar Land
(281) 638-
(281) 639-
(281) 640- Houston
(281) 641- Humble
(281) 642- Houston
(281) 643- Houston
(281) 644- Katy
(281) 645- Houston
(281) 646- Katy
(281) 647- Katy
(281) 648- Houston
(281) 649- Houston
(281) 650- Houston
(281) 651- Spring
(281) 652- Houston
(281) 653- Houston
(281) 654- Houston
(281) 655- Tomball
(281) 656- Houston
(281) 657- Houston
(281) 658- Houston
(281) 659- Cleveland
(281) 660- Houston
(281) 661- Houston
(281) 662- Houston
(281) 663- Baytown
(281) 664- Houston
(281) 665- Katy
(281) 666- Houston
(281) 667- Houston
(281) 668- Houston
(281) 669- Houston
(281) 670- Houston
(281) 671- Houston
(281) 672- League City
(281) 673- Houston
(281) 674- Houston
(281) 675- Katy
(281) 676- Houston
(281) 677- Houston
(281) 678- Houston
(281) 679- Houston
(281) 680- Houston
(281) 681- Spring
(281) 682- Houston
(281) 683- Houston
(281) 684- Houston
(281) 685- Houston
(281) 686- Houston
(281) 687- Houston
(281) 688- Houston
(281) 689- Splendora
(281) 690- Houston
(281) 691- Houston
(281) 692- Houston
(281) 693- Katy
(281) 694- Houston
(281) 695- Houston
(281) 696- Houston
(281) 697- Houston
(281) 698- Houston
(281) 699- Houston
(281) 700-
(281) 701- Houston
(281) 702-
(281) 703-
(281) 704- Houston
(281) 705-
(281) 706- Houston
(281) 707- Baytown
(281) 708- Baytown
(281) 709- Houston
(281) 710- Houston
(281) 711-
(281) 712- Houston
(281) 713- Houston
(281) 714-
(281) 715- Houston
(281) 716- Houston
(281) 717- Houston
(281) 718- Houston
(281) 719- Spring
(281) 720- Houston
(281) 721- Houston
(281) 722- Houston
(281) 723-
(281) 724- Houston
(281) 725- Rosenberg
(281) 726-
(281) 727- Houston
(281) 728-
(281) 729- Houston
(281) 730- Houston
(281) 731-
(281) 732-
(281) 733-
(281) 734-
(281) 735-
(281) 736- Houston
(281) 737- Houston
(281) 738- Houston
(281) 739- Houston
(281) 740-
(281) 741- Houston
(281) 742- Houston
(281) 743-
(281) 744-
(281) 745-
(281) 746- Houston
(281) 747- Porter
(281) 748- Houston
(281) 749- Houston
(281) 750- Houston
(281) 751- Houston
(281) 752- Houston
(281) 753-
(281) 754- Houston
(281) 755-
(281) 756- Alvin
(281) 757-
(281) 758- Cypress
(281) 759- Houston
(281) 760- Houston
(281) 761- Houston
(281) 762- Houston
(281) 763- Houston
(281) 764- Houston
(281) 765- Houston
(281) 766- Houston
(281) 767- Houston
(281) 768-
(281) 769- Houston
(281) 770-
(281) 771- Houston
(281) 772- Houston
(281) 773- Houston
(281) 774- Houston
(281) 775- Houston
(281) 776- Houston
(281) 777-
(281) 778- Houston
(281) 779- Houston
(281) 780- Houston
(281) 781- Houston
(281) 782- Houston
(281) 783- Houston
(281) 784- Houston
(281) 785- Houston
(281) 786- Houston
(281) 787- Houston
(281) 788- Houston
(281) 789- Houston
(281) 790- Houston
(281) 791- Houston
(281) 792- Houston
(281) 793- Houston
(281) 794- Houston
(281) 795- Houston
(281) 796- Houston
(281) 797- Houston
(281) 798- Houston
(281) 799- Houston
(281) 800- Houston
(281) 801-
(281) 802- Houston
(281) 803- Houston
(281) 804- Houston
(281) 805- Houston
(281) 806- Houston
(281) 807- Houston
(281) 808- Houston
(281) 809- Houston
(281) 810- Houston
(281) 811-
(281) 812- Humble
(281) 813- Houston
(281) 814- Houston
(281) 815- Houston
(281) 816- Houston
(281) 817- Houston
(281) 818- Houston
(281) 819- Houston
(281) 820- Houston
(281) 821- Houston
(281) 822- Houston
(281) 823- Houston
(281) 824- Alvin
(281) 825- Spring
(281) 826- Tomball
(281) 827- Houston
(281) 828- Houston
(281) 829- Katy
(281) 830- Houston
(281) 831- Houston
(281) 832-
(281) 833- Houston
(281) 834- Baytown
(281) 835- Houston
(281) 836- Houston
(281) 837- Baytown
(281) 838- Baytown
(281) 839- Baytown
(281) 840-
(281) 841-
(281) 842- La Porte
(281) 843- Highlands
(281) 844- Houston
(281) 845- Houston
(281) 846- Houston
(281) 847- Houston
(281) 848- Houston
(281) 849- Houston
(281) 850- Houston
(281) 851- Houston
(281) 852- Humble
(281) 853- Houston
(281) 854- Houston
(281) 855- Houston
(281) 856- Houston
(281) 857- Houston
(281) 858- Houston
(281) 859- Houston
(281) 860- Channelview
(281) 861- Houston
(281) 862- Channelview
(281) 863- Spring
(281) 864- Channelview
(281) 865- Houston
(281) 866- Houston
(281) 867- La Porte
(281) 868-
(281) 869- Houston
(281) 870- Houston
(281) 871- Houston
(281) 872- Houston
(281) 873- Houston
(281) 874- Houston
(281) 875- Houston
(281) 876- Houston
(281) 877- Houston
(281) 878- Houston
(281) 879- Houston
(281) 880- Houston
(281) 881-
(281) 882- Spring
(281) 883- Houston
(281) 884- Deer Park
(281) 885- Houston
(281) 886- Houston
(281) 887- Houston
(281) 888- Houston
(281) 889-
(281) 890- Houston
(281) 891- Houston
(281) 892- Houston
(281) 893- Houston
(281) 894- Houston
(281) 895- Houston
(281) 896- Houston
(281) 897- Houston
(281) 898- Houston
(281) 899- Houston
(281) 900-
(281) 901- Houston
(281) 902- Houston
(281) 903- Sugar Land
(281) 904-
(281) 905- Houston
(281) 906-
(281) 907- Spring
(281) 908- Houston
(281) 909- Houston
(281) 910-
(281) 911-
(281) 912- Houston
(281) 913- Porter
(281) 914- Houston
(281) 915- Houston
(281) 916- Houston
(281) 917-
(281) 918- Houston
(281) 919- Houston
(281) 920- Houston
(281) 921- Houston
(281) 922- Houston
(281) 923-
(281) 924- Houston
(281) 925- Houston
(281) 926- Houston
(281) 927- Houston
(281) 928- Houston
(281) 929- Houston
(281) 930- Deer Park
(281) 931- Houston
(281) 932- Houston
(281) 933- Houston
(281) 934- Brookshire
(281) 935- Houston
(281) 936- Houston
(281) 937- El Campo
(281) 938- Houston
(281) 939- Spring
(281) 940- Houston
(281) 941- Houston
(281) 942- Houston
(281) 943- Houston
(281) 944- Houston
(281) 945- Houston
(281) 946- Houston
(281) 947- Houston
(281) 948- Houston
(281) 949- Houston
(281) 950-
(281) 951- Houston
(281) 952-
(281) 953- Houston
(281) 954- Houston
(281) 955- Houston
(281) 956- Houston
(281) 957- Houston
(281) 958-
(281) 959-
(281) 960- Houston
(281) 961-
(281) 962- Houston
(281) 963-
(281) 964- Humble
(281) 965- Houston
(281) 966- Houston
(281) 967-
(281) 968- Houston
(281) 969- Houston
(281) 970- Houston
(281) 971- Houston
(281) 972- Houston
(281) 973- Houston
(281) 974-
(281) 975- Houston
(281) 976-
(281) 977- Houston
(281) 978- Houston
(281) 979-
(281) 980- Sugar Land
(281) 981- Houston
(281) 982- Houston
(281) 983- Houston
(281) 984- Houston
(281) 985- Houston
(281) 986- Houston
(281) 987- Houston
(281) 988- Houston
(281) 989- Houston
(281) 990- Houston
(281) 991- Pasadena
(281) 992- Houston
(281) 993- Houston
(281) 994- Houston
(281) 995- Houston
(281) 996- Houston
(281) 997- Pearland
(281) 998- Pasadena
(281) 999- Houston