Houston, Texas 

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Population

2,267,336

+9.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

8.0%

Median Income

$45,728

Median Home Price

$185,500

Houston Gifts

Best Places to Live in Houston, Texas

Large city complex - Southeast Texas, 50 miles inland from the Gulf Coast. April, October and March are the most pleasant months in Houston, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Houston, TX Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Diverse economy
Entertainment
Cost of living
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Hot, humid summers
Unattractive setting


What Bert Has To Say About Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land 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

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Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Harris County
Metro Area: Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Houston
Zip Codes: 77449, 77084, 77429, 77379, 77036, 77433, 77095, 77072, 77077, 77088, 101 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 108 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Houston is 8.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Houston jobs have increased by 3.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Houston's cost of living is 3.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Houston's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Harris county remained strongly Democratic, 55.9% to 42.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Houston's population is 2,267,336 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 9.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Houston is Real Estate: $185,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.6%.

SCHOOLS
Houston public schools spend $10,310 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.7 students per teacher in Houston. More Education



Best Places to Live in Houston Rankings


Housing Market in Houston

It's a good time to buy in Houston. Home Appreciation is up 6.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Houston is $185,500.

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Reviews for Houston   361 Reviews
Houston, TX: A Great Place to Live - 1/28/2021
Houston, TX is one of the best cities to live in the US. Here is why: high number of jobs that pay well, affordable cost of living, among the top three medical... Read More

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My honest thoughts on Houston, from a transplant - 1/10/2021
I’ve lived here four years and am moving out this summer. I moved here pretty suddenly (change in school) and had no knowledge about what to expect before I moved... Read More

Lived here for over 30 years - 12/27/2020
I’ve lived in Houston for over 30 years. I want to leave so badly but I have to take care of my elderly mother. The job market is not what people say it is, the freeway... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN HOUSTON, TEXAS
77449, 77084, 77429, 77379, 77036, 77433, 77095, 77072, 77077, 77088, 101 total

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