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.


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

Lower than the state average


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

Lower than the national average


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.


Most residents are
25-34 Years old


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.


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

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