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Pros

-Diverse economy
-Entertainment
-Cost of living

Cons

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


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Highlights


  • Location: Southeast Texas, 50 miles inland from the Gulf Coast
  • Country: United States
  • State: Texas
  • County: Harris County
  • Metro Area: No Metro Area

Quick Facts About Harris


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Harris County is 5.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Harris County jobs have Increased by 0.79 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Harris County's cost of living is 8.00% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Harris County's population is 4,538,030 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 61.03 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Harris County is $160,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 36.63 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Harris County public schools spend $9,741 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.9 students per teacher in Harris County.

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