City of Houston, TX
Houston is located in Harris County in Texas. The median income is $44,648 and the median home value is $124,700. The unemployment rate is 9.82% compared to the 6.1% unemployment rate for the United States (as of August 2014). Workers commute an average of 25.8 minutes to work each day. The population is 57% White, 24% Black, 6% Asian. 0% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 13% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. For more on schools, business, and healthcare in Houston, see each of the tabs to the leftabove. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Houston has a Walk Score® of 44.
Median Household Income$44,648
Median Home Price$124,700
SchoolsIn Houston, Texas
The quality of a school district if often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Houston rates.
BusinessIn Houston, Texas
Being a great place to live and being a great place to work, often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Houston.
HealthIn Houston, Texas
Access to quality hospitals, doctors and healthcare providers are just part of what make a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Houston.