What you need to know about Houston, TX

Houston is located in Harris County, Texas. The population is 41% White, 16% Black, 4% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 8% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 31% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $45,728 and the median home value is $125,400. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Houston, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Houston has a Walk Score ® of 44.

Housing

Homes Owned 44.54%
44.54% Complete
Homes Rented 55.46%
55.46% Complete

Real Estate

In Houston, Texas


Ready to move to Houston? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Houston.

Median Home Price

$125,400
Lower than the state average

Schools

In Houston, Texas


The quality of a school district is 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.

Median Household Income

$45,728
Lower than the national average

Business

In 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.

Residents

Most residents are
25-34 Years old

Health

In Houston, Texas


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Houston.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 30%
30% Complete
Graduated High School 76%
76% Complete

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