Harris County, Texas 

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Population

4,525,519

+14.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.0%

Median Income

$53,822

Median Home Price

$192,300

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. April, October and March are the most pleasant months in Harris County, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Diverse economy
Entertainment
Cost of living
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Hot, humid summers
Unattractive setting
 $225,000 
804 Pinckney St
Bed 1 | Bath 1 | 748 SqFt
 $299,000 
5122 Jackwood St
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2356 SqFt
 $254,900 
1327 Crossfield Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2106 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.


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Real Estate: For Sale
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 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Harris County jobs have increased by 3.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Harris County's cost of living is 2.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Harris County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
April, October and March are the most pleasant months in Harris County, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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 2010, it has had a population growth of 14.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Harris County is $192,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.4%. Check out the homes in the area

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. More Education



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

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NEW LISTINGS IN HARRIS
$225,000
804 Pinckney St
Bed 1 | Bath 1

$299,000
5122 Jackwood St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$254,900
1327 Crossfield Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$379,000
1204-1206 Studewood St
Bed 1 | Bath 1

$135,000
7623 Wovenwood Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$312,000
4504 Briscoe St
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$318,000
4523 Redbud St
Bed 4 | Bath 4

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