Grow Texas: Houston By the Numbers from Houston Business Journal

Texas Business Journals
As of 2014, Houston’s population is 2,107,449 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 0.99%.

The median home cost in Houston is $182,700. Home appreciation the last year has been 11.1%.

Compared to the rest of the country, Houston’s cost of living is 1.80% lower than the U.S. average.

Houston public schools spend $10,596 per student. (U.S. average is $12,435). There are about 15.8 students per teacher in Houston.

The unemployment rate in Houston is 4.70% (U.S. average is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Houston jobs have increased by 2.96%.



Median resident age: 32.3 years
Household Size: 2.6
Est. Household Income: $58,952
Median Home Price: $182,700
Homes Owned: 39.4%
Home Appreciation: 11.1%
Family Households: 61.5%
Married Population: 45.9%
Single Population: 54.0%
College Education: 29.6%
Commute Time: 26 mins.

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