Harris County, Texas 

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Population

4,738,253

+14.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

8.0%

Median Income

$53,822

Median Home Price

$227,400

Median Age

33.1

Comfort Index (Climate)

2.2 / 8.1

summer / winter

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

harris, 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

Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Harris County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Houston, Pasadena, 37 total
Zip Codes: 77449, 77084, 77429, 77083, 77379, 77036, 77450, 77433, 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 8.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Harris county remained strongly Democratic, 55.9% to 42.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Harris County's population is 4,738,253 people. Since 2020, 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 . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.4%.

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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Housing Market in harris

It's a good time to buy in Harris. Home Appreciation is up 12.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Harris is .

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

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