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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.


  • Profile: Large city complex
  • Time zone: Central Standard Time
  • Elevation: 108
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • City: Houston
  • Zip Codes: Houston (zip 77056)

Quick Facts About Houston

    The unemployment rate in Houston (zip 77056) is 4.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Houston (zip 77056) jobs have Increased by 2.96 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Houston (zip 77056)'s cost of living is 43.60% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Houston (zip 77056)'s population is 16,356 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 13.94 percent.
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Houston (zip 77056) is $423,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 11.50 percent.
    Houston (zip 77056) public schools spend $10,596 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.7 students per teacher in Houston (zip 77056).

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