Houston, Texas 

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Population

2,267,336

+9.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.9%

Median Income

$45,728

Median Home Price

$185,500

Best Places to Live in Houston, Texas

Large city complex - Southeast Texas, 50 miles inland from the Gulf Coast. April, October and March are the most pleasant months in Houston, 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
 $750 
8407 Bee Meadow Ln
Bed 1 | Bath 1 | 400 SqFt
 $1,495 
303 North Loop Unit A
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1000 SqFt
 $246,490 
8242 Tamarind
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2034 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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QUICK FACTS

City: Houston
Zip Codes: 77449, 77084, 77429, 77379, 77036, 77433, 77095, 77072, 77077, 77088, 101 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 108 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Houston is 3.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Houston jobs have increased by 3.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Houston's cost of living is 3.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Houston's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
April, October and March are the most pleasant months in Houston, 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
Houston's population is 2,267,336 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 9.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Houston is $185,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.6%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Houston public schools spend $10,310 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.7 students per teacher in Houston. More Education



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Housing Market in Houston

It's a good time to buy in Houston. Home Appreciation is up 6.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Houston Real Estate

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Reviews for Houston   360 Reviews
Great culture/diversity, bad air quality/weather - 8/7/2020
I've lived in Houston 12 years. The food, diversity, people, job opportunities are fantastic, I actually really love this city. The air quality, weather, and crime? I'm... Read More

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Lived there for 35 years. Lived it, loved it. - 1/31/2020
I lived in H-town for 35 great years. Work took me away, and I miss it terribly. It's not the prettiest place you'll ever see, nor the most enjoyable summers.... Read More

As Someone Who's Lived in Houston for 2 decades.. - 1/14/2020
As someone who's lived in Houston for 2 decades I am a COMPLETE local of this city! But if somebody asked me if I like it, I'd say hell no! The topography of this... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN HOUSTON, TEXAS
77449, 77084, 77429, 77379, 77036, 77433, 77095, 77072, 77077, 77088, 101 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN HOUSTON
$750
8407 Bee Meadow Ln
Bed 1 | Bath 1

$1,495
303 North Loop Unit A
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$246,490
8242 Tamarind
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$30,000
8615 Farqueson St Unit 5
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$539,000
18654 Martinique Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$359,500
10007 Springwood Forest Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$1,050
831 W 22nd St Unit B
Bed 1 | Bath 1

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