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Overview
Population:2,107,449
Pop. Change:1%
State: Texas
Metro Area: Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown Metro Area
County: Harris County
City:Houston
Zip Code:77084, 77449, ... 98 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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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


Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown Metro Area

Profile: Large city complex  Location: Southeast Texas, 50 miles inland from the Gulf Coast Elevation: 108 Time zone: Central Standard Time

PROCON
Diverse economyGrowth and sprawl
EntertainmentHot, humid summers
Cost of livingUnattractive setting

Interesting Facts about Houston, Texas

As of 2014, Houston's population is 2,107,449 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 0.99 percent.

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The median home cost in Houston is $182,700. Home appreciation the last year has been 11.10 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Houston's cost of living is 1.80% Lower than the U.S. average.

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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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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.


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 26 minutes. The National Average is 25 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