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Houston is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas, fourth-most populous city in the United States, most populous city in the Southern United States, as well as the sixth-most populous in North America, with an estimated population of 2,320,268 in 2019.[6] Located in Southeast Texas near Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, it is the seat of Harris County and the principal city of the Greater Houston metropolitan area, which is the fifth-most populous metropolitan statistical area in the United States. Houston is the southeast anchor of the greater megaregion known as the Texas Triangle.[7]

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Demographics in Houston

Median age in Houston: 33.4
Female population in Houston: 50%
Male population in Houston: 50%

Economics in Houston

Per capita income in Houston: $33,377
Median household income: $52,450
Persons below poverty line: 19.7%
Mean travel time to work: 28.5 Minutes

Families in Houston

Number of households in Houston: 876,504
Average persons per household: 2.6
Martial status: 44% are married / 56% are single
Women 15-50 who gave birth during past year: 5.4%

Housing in Houston

Number of housing units in Houston: 987,158
Single units in Houston: 48%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units: $195,800
Moved since previous year: 17.3%

Social in Houston

High school grad or higher in Houston: 80%
Bachelor’s degree or higher: 34%
Foreign-born population: 28.3%
Population with veteran status: 3.8%

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Frequently Asked Questions About Houston, Texas

Is Houston a good place to live?

Houstonians love their city — and for good reasons — according to new rankings released by U.S. News & World Report. Greater Houston received a 6.9 score out of 10 in for the Best Places to Live list, which is heavily weighted by the Quality of Life and Value categories. Learn More

What is Houston Texas famous for?

Houston is known as the world capital of space exploration, the world capital of air conditioning, the world capital of the international energy industry, the world capital of petroleum exploration and the world capital of capital punishment. Learn More

Is Houston Texas expensive?

In general, Houston's cost of living is far lower than other major metro areas like New York or San Francisco. By some calculations, Houston is about 19% cheaper than Austin and 5% cheaper than Dallas. San Francisco is estimated to be 179% more expensive than Houston while New York City is 94% more expensive. Learn More

Is it worth moving to Houston Texas?

As one of the most diverse cities in the US, it's no wonder Houston is a popular spot to relocate to. With the second most Fortune 500 headquarters plus strong manufacturing, aeronautics, and healthcare industries, Houston is a great place to live and work. But “H-Town” has more than just a strong industrial backbone. Learn More

How much does it cost to live in Houston Texas per month?

A basic utility bill anywhere you live should include electricity, heating, cooling, water, and garbage. If you live in a 915 sq. ft. apartment, you should expect to pay around $153.18 per month in Houston. Learn More

Are home prices dropping in Houston?

Inventory of single-family homes was at 3.6-months of supply, down from 3.9 months last April. Houston home sales fell for a second straight month in May due to the impact of COVID-19. The average price of single-family homes fell from 7.4 percent to $298,199, the first decline since January 2018. Based on 2018 statistics.

Is Houston a good real estate market?

Houston's real-estate market has shown incredible stability throughout the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Houston Association of Realtors' February-to-February market report, sales of single-family homes increased 1.2 percent even as the pool of available homes shrank. Learn More

Why is it called one story house?

Historia in Roman times meant history or story, and by the Middle Ages had acquired the meaning of "picture." So the charming notion arose that medieval folk were in the habit of installing rows of windows in their buildings called "stories" that were decorated with paintings or sculpture.

Are single story homes better?

From a practical perspective, single story's are ideal for homebuyers who might struggle with having a set of stairs. For example, retirees and people with physical injuries or disabilities often prefer single story homes because they don't have to worry about going up and down stairs to get from one area to another.

Why is a single story house better?

A single story home makes the best use of square footage as there is no space wasted on stairs or secondary HVAC systems. On the other side of the spectrum, while a single story home makes the best use of square footage, a two story home can fit a much larger home on a smaller footprint.

What is considered one-story?

The height of each story in a building is based on ceiling height, floor thickness, and building material — with a general average of about 14 feet.

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