Harris County, Texas 

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Population

4,525,519

33% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Median Income

$53,822

Avg. Home Price

$190,000

United States / Texas / No Metro Area / Harris County / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Harris County, Texas

Large city complex - Southeast Texas, 50 miles inland from the Gulf Coast
Pros
-Diverse economy
-Entertainment
-Cost of living
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Hot, humid summers
-Unattractive setting

Local Listings in Harris, County, TX
 $199,900 
5109 Somerset Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 2285 SqFt
 $199,900 
5109 Somerset Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 2285 SqFt
 $190,995 
9803 Mountain Chestnut Rd # YZ
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1454 SqFt
 $198,990 
1659 Veneta Ct # 5P9VYT
Bed 4 | Bath 2.5 | 1752 SqFt

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

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Harris County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Houston, Pasadena, 37 total
Zip Codes: 77449, 77084, 77429, 77083, 77379, 77036, 77433, 77450, 77095, 77346, 133 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 108 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Harris County is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Harris County jobs have increased by 3.18%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Harris County's cost of living is 6.20% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Harris County's Cost of Living

VOTING
Harris county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Harris County's population is 4,525,519 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 33.08%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Harris County is $181,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.59%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Harris County

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. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Harris

It's a good time to buy in Harris. Home Appreciation is up 6.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Harris Real Estate or Find top agents in Harris

The median home price in Harris is $190,000. Browse Homes in this Range.


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MAPS OF HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS
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ZIP CODES IN HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS
77449, 77084, 77429, 77083, 77379, 77036, 77433, 77450, 77095, 77346, 133 total

NEW LISTINGS IN HARRIS COUNTY TX
$199,900
5109 Somerset Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$190,995
9803 Mountain Chestnut Rd # YZ
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$198,990
1659 Veneta Ct # 5P9VYT
Bed 4 | Bath 2.5 |

$189,900
11038 Hillside Creek Dr # 6M4I
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$224,990
914 S Diamondhead Blvd # M8RV8
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$204,950
John Ralston Rd And Beltway #
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

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