Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area, Texas 

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Population

6,636,208

+16.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.0%

Median Income

$58,689

Median Home Price

$210,779

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Best Places to Live in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area, Texas

Large city complex - Southeast Texas, 50 miles inland from the Gulf Coast. April, October and November are the most pleasant months in the Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land metro area, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, 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.


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Country: United States
State: Texas
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Metro Area: Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Houston, Pasadena, 157 total
Zip Codes: 77449, 77494, 77084, 77479, 77584, 77429, 77573, 77083, 77379, 77036, 236 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 108 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area is 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area jobs have increased by 3.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area's cost of living is 0.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
The Houston metro area flipped Democratic in the last Presidential election, after voting Republican in the previous four. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area's population is 6,636,208 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 16.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area is Real Estate: $210,779. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.4%.

SCHOOLS
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area public schools spend $9,618 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.5 students per teacher in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land

It's a good time to buy in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land. Home Appreciation is up 6.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land is $210,779.

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MAPS OF HOUSTON-THE WOODLANDS-SUGAR LAND METRO AREA, TEXAS
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ZIP CODES IN HOUSTON-THE WOODLANDS-SUGAR LAND METRO AREA, TEXAS
77449, 77494, 77084, 77479, 77584, 77429, 77573, 77083, 77379, 77036, 236 total

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