Houston, TX: What you need to know

Looking to move to Houston , TX? We’ve got everything you want to know about the key factors that could make this the best place for you, including Houston , TX real estate. Let’s start with the basics: Houston , TX is located in Harris County . It has a population of 2,217,706, and we have a cool graph below that shows the city’s ethnic diversity, as well as other important facts and figures.

What about cost of living in Houston , TX? The median income in Houston , TX is $46,187 and the median home value is $131,700, which should give you a pretty good idea of its affordability.


Houston, TX City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 2,217,706
Median Age 33
Median Household Income $46,187
Median Home Price $131,700

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Houston, TX Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 50%
  Female 50%

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 673
In Houston , TX

 
4.7% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Houston , TX

Median Population

Median Age 32.6%
Age 18 Over 74.7%
Age 21 Over 70.6%
Age 62 Over 12.1%
Age 65 Over 9.6%

Race

  Ethnicity White 58.2%
  Ethnicity Black 23.1%
  Ethnicity Asian 6.4%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 43.9%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.4%
  Ethnicity Other 9.9%

Economics

  Median Household Income $46,187
  Median Home Price $131,700
  Homes Owned 56.3%
  Homes Rent 43.7%
  Median Property Rent $873

Language

  English Only 52.9%
  English Other 47.1%

 
COMMUTE TIME: 26.5 MINUTES
in Houston , TX

Commute Types

  Walked 2.1%
  Worked at Home 3.4%
  Public Transportation 4.2%
  Other Means 2.4%
  Drove Alone 76.2%
  Carpooled 11.8%