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-Diverse economy
-Cost of living


-Growth and sprawl
-Hot, humid summers
-Unattractive setting

What Bert Has To Say About Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown Metro Area

The rapidly growing Houston area continues to rank the fourth largest metro area in the United States behind New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Not only is the population huge, but the area includes 10 counties covering some 900 square miles and spreads some 50 miles in each direction.


Quick Facts About Houston

    The unemployment rate in Houston is 4.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Houston jobs have Increased by 2.96 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Houston's cost of living is 1.80% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Houston's population is 2,107,449 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 0.99 percent.
    Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Houston is $182,700. Home appreciation the last year has been 11.10 percent.
    Houston public schools spend $10,596 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15.8 students per teacher in Houston.

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