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Best Places to Live in Houston, Texas

Latitude: 29.780472 Longitude: -95.386343


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Overview
Population:2,099,451
Pop. Change:8%
State: Texas
Metro Area: Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown Metro Area
County: Harris County
City:Houston
Zip Code:77084, 77036, ... 96 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Houston's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Houston, Texas

As of 2012, Houston's population is 2,099,451 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 7.90 percent.

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The median home cost in Houston is $144,000. Home appreciation the last year has been 3.71 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Houston's cost of living is 11.10% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Houston public schools spend $4,620 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 15.8 students per teacher in Houston.

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The unemployment rate in Houston is 7.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. Houston jobs have Increased by 1.93 percent.


Ranked #2 Most Irritation Prone Cities
Ranked #4 Where to Live to Avoid a Natural Disaster (Highest Risk)
Ranked #4 Riskiest Places for Natural Disasters
Ranked #6 Hurricane Hotspots
Ranked #9 Most Congested Cities
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Map Of Houston

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Average Commute time is 30 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Houston's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes