Houston, Texas 

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Population

2,296,220

41% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

Median Income

$45,728

Avg. Home Price

$175,700

Best Places to Live in Houston, Texas

Large city complex - Southeast Texas, 50 miles inland from the Gulf Coast
Pros
-Diverse economy
-Entertainment
-Cost of living
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Hot, humid summers
-Unattractive setting

Local Listings in Houston, TX
 $155,000 
2522 Baycrest Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1855 SqFt
 $155,000 
2522 Baycrest Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1855 SqFt
 $150,000 
626 Shawnee St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1081 SqFt
 $209,990 
12960 S Post Oak Rd # KJOLII
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1866 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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Harris County
Metro Area: Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Houston
Zip Codes: 77084, 77449, 77429, 77036, 77379, 77095, 77433, 77072, 77088, 77077, 101 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 108 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Houston is 4.9% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Houston jobs have increased by 0.79%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Houston's cost of living is 4.80% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Houston's Cost of Living

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 2,296,220 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 40.83%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Houston is $175,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.94%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Houston

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. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Houston

It's a good time to buy in Houston. Home Appreciation is up 5.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Houston Real Estate or Find top agents in Houston

The median home price in Houston is $175,700. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Houston   348 Reviews
Huge, great, very hot,run from highway 290 - 1/9/2019
We have lived in Houston for a little over 5 years and I will keep this as short as I can. This place changed our lives. We're super thankful we chose Houston Pro's-... Read More

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BIG MISTAKE! - 10/25/2018
Moving to Houston was the biggest mistake I ever made in my entire life. I cannot emphasize enough how living in that place has drained me mentally. I thought trying... Read More

Diverse and friendly town! - 10/24/2018
Houston is an incredibly diverse city and is HUGE. The things I love about Houston are the people and the food. Disregard these negative reviews about people--I've lived... Read More


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

NEW LISTINGS IN HOUSTON TX
$155,000
2522 Baycrest Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$150,000
626 Shawnee St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$209,990
12960 S Post Oak Rd # KJOLII
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$193,990
13227 Blass Ct # X28Q3R
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$196,990
Unknown # RF5944
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$208,990
2702 Glenfield Manor Ln # QM28
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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