Grow Texas: Houston by the numbersGrow Texas: Houston by the numbershttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=25512014-11-07T06:45:00Z2014-11-07T00:00:00Z

HOUSTON - As of 2014, Houston's population is 2,107,449 people. Since 2000, the population has grown by 1 percent.

The median home cost in Houston is $182,700. Homes have appreciated 11.1 percent in the last year.

Compared to the rest of the country, Houston's cost of living is 1.8 percent lower than the U.S. average.

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

The unemployment rate in Houston is 4.7 percent. The U.S. average is 6.3 percent.


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.

SOURCE: www.city-data.com

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