Everything You Need to Know About the City of Houston Texas

In 2018, Houston, TX had a population of 2.33M people with a median age of 33.1 and a median household income of $51,203 dollars. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Houston, TX grew from 2.31M to 2.33M, a 0.556 percent increase and its median household income grew from $50,896 dollars to $51,203 dollars, a 0.603 percent increase.

The population of Houston, TX is 44.9 percent Hispanic or Latino, 23.7 percent White Alone, and 22 percent Black or African American Alone. 49.9 percent of the people in Houston, TX speak a non-English language, and 79.8 percent are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Houston, TX are University of Houston (9,473 degrees awarded in 2017), Houston Community College (7,514 degrees), and University of Houston-Downtown (3,527 degrees).

The median property value in Houston, TX is $179,100 dollars, and the house ownership rate is 41.9 percent. Most people in Houston, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Houston, TX is 2 cars per household.


Education in Houston

In 2017, universities in Houston, TX awarded 37,779 degrees. The student of Houston, TX is skewed towards women, with 73,296 males and 92,124 females.

Most students graduating from Universities in Houston, TX are Hispanic or Latino (10,963 and 32 percent), followed by White (8,960 and 26.2 percent), Black or African American (8,127 and 23.7 percent), and Asian (4,312 and 12.6 percent).

The largest universities in Houston, Texas by the number of degrees awarded are University of Houston (9,473 and 25.1 percent), Houston Community College (7,514 and 19.9 percent), and University of Houston-Downtown (3,527 and 9.34percent).

The most popular majors in Houston, TX are General Studies (4,509 and 11.9 percent), General Business Administration & Management (2,665 and 7.05 percent), and Medical Assistant (1,477 and 3.91 percent).

The median tuition costs in Houston, TX are $29,730 dollars for private four-year colleges, and $6,942 dollars and $21,084 dollars respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Houston

The economy of Houston, TX employs 1.15M people and Houston has an unemployment rate of 4.2 percent. Houston has seen the job market increase by 3.2 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 30.9percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5percent. The largest industries in Houston, TX are Construction (133,309 people), Retail Trade (113,163 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (125,991 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($103,219 dollars), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($102,388 dollars), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($101,449 dollars).

Households in Houston, TX have a median annual income of $51,203 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $50,896 dollars in 2017, which represents a 0.603 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Houston

– The Sales Tax Rate for Houston is 8.2 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Houston is 0.0 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Houston

– The average earnings of a Houston resident are $27,938 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Houston resident is $45,728 dollars a year.