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Houston, TX vs Phoenix, AZ

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Highlights
- Phoenix is 0% more densely populated than Houston.
- People are 1.6% less likely to be married in Phoenix.
- The Median Age is 0.4 years older in Phoenix.


People
 Houston, TXPhoenix, AZUnited States
 2,267,3361,574,421321,004,407
 49.9%50.2%50.8%
 50.1%49.8%49.2%
 32.933.337.8
 space3
 2,068,0261,450,206308,745,538
 1,953,6311,321,045285,036,114
 1,630,553983,403251,960,433
 16.1%19.2%12.6%
 39.1%60.1%27.4%
 space4
 3,559.73,041.490.9
 637.0517.73,531,905.4
 29.41.3264,836.8
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 Est. Total Population By Age
 Houston, TXPhoenix, AZUnited States
 7.8%7.5%6.2%
 7.1%7.6%6.4%
 6.5%7.3%6.5%
 3.8%4.3%3.9%
 3.8%4.1%4.1%
 6.4%5.9%5.6%
 18.2%15.7%13.7%
 14.0%13.9%12.7%
 12.0%13.0%13.4%
 5.6%5.6%6.7%
 4.7%4.9%6.0%
 6.0%6.1%8.6%
 2.9%2.7%4.4%
 1.2%1.2%1.9%
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 Race
 Houston, TXPhoenix, AZUnited States
 24.9%43.3%61.5%
 22.4%6.6%12.3%
 6.6%3.5%5.3%
 0.1%1.6%0.7%
 0.0%0.2%0.2%
 0.2%0.1%0.2%
 1.2%2.2%2.3%
 44.5%42.5%17.6%
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 Marriage & Family
 Houston, TXPhoenix, AZUnited States
 44.8%44.1%50.2%
     41.6%41.9%48.2%
     3.2%2.2%2.0%
 55.2%55.9%49.8%
     40.5%39.1%33.1%
     10.0%12.6%10.9%
     4.7%4.3%5.8%
 space5
 2.662.862.63
 838,950544,022118,825,921
 510,538345,46378,298,703
     31.0%32.4%31.1%
     32.4%33.0%42.3%
 328,412198,55940,527,218
     22.9%23.3%16.3%
     13.7%11.3%10.3%

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Reviews for Houston    358 Reviews
The Most Amazing Place on Earth ??!!! - 9/9/2019
I was born and raised in the greatest country on the planet, Tex.., oh yeah, I forgot, I mean, I was born and raised in the greatest state in the United States of... Read More

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Houston -- Not What It Once Was - 8/16/2019
I've lived in Houston since the mid-'70s, apart from a five year stint in the early '80s and a four year stint in the 2010's. During those years Houston has changed... Read More

The best of both worlds - 7/1/2019
After living all around the U.S. I have not been able to find another city like Houston. The city retains a small town identity, despite being a large cosmopolitan city... Read More

Reviews for Phoenix    426 Reviews
Stay away or end up in jail - 10/17/2019
Avoid Phoenix,, Mesa, Tempe, Scottsdale, all metro Phx, the summer sucks, few low paying jobs, high rent, police are inept at best, they tend to harrass and profile... Read More

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Don't Move Here!! - 10/6/2019
I heard fuc**in rats in my house again today. It seems now that every winter they come in out of the cold. Been in this house twenty years with no problem. Just the past... Read More

Phoenix is a good place to live! - 9/7/2019
I spent summers in Phoenix growing up and have lived permanently in Phoenix over 35 years now. The city has grown significantly in that time. There are many outdoor... Read More

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ZIPS IN HOUSTON, TEXAS
77449, 77084, 77429, 77379, 77036, 77433, 77095, 77072, 77077, 77088, 101 total
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85032, 85033, 85041, 85008, 85035, 85037, 85022, 85009, 85254, 85339, 47 total

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