Houston Metro Area

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The Houston metro area is centered in Texas and has 5,836,814 residents. It has low home values, average rent costs, and average unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have average education levels and average income levels.
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Houston Metro Area

Cities

Name Population
Houston 2,089,090
Pasadena 148,479
The Woodlands 96,505
Pearland 86,936
League City 79,865
Sugar Land 77,935
Baytown 71,253
Missouri City 66,273
Atascocita 63,965
Conroe 55,346
Spring 53,596
Galveston 49,238
Texas City 45,141
Channelview 38,878
Mission Bend 36,532
Friendswood 35,358
La Porte 33,639
Deer Park 31,690
Rosenberg 30,145
Lake Jackson 27,114
Alvin 24,535
Cloverleaf 23,651
Angleton 18,987
Dickinson 18,656
Fresno 17,821
Cinco Ranch 17,560
Stafford 17,493
South Houston 16,885
Bellaire 16,751
New Territory 16,351
Pecan Grove 15,189
Humble 15,105
West University Place 14,733
La Marque 14,591
Aldine 14,128
Katy 13,532
Sienna Plantation 13,397
Four Corners 12,725
Santa Fe 12,230
Greatwood 12,194
Freeport 12,190
Richmond 11,736
Seabrook 11,698
Clute 11,210
Galena Park 10,874
Tomball 10,610
Jacinto City 10,537
Webster 10,118
Liberty 8,416
Cleveland 7,765
Dayton 7,578
Bacliff 7,568
Jersey Village 7,556
Highlands 7,497
Hitchcock 6,973
Sealy 6,011
Hempstead 5,660
Willis 5,630
Prairie View 5,395
Manvel 4,999
Meadows Place 4,724
Brookshire 4,594
Hunters Creek Village 4,372
Pinehurst 4,235
San Leon 4,210
Bellville 4,109
Nassau Bay 4,031
West Columbia 3,973
Sweeny 3,746
Spring Valley Village 3,716
Bunker Hill Village 3,639
Mont Belvieu 3,601
Taylor Lake Village 3,553
Richwood 3,493
Piney Point Village 3,135
Brazoria 3,109
Oak Ridge North 3,085
Fifth Street 2,849
Shenandoah 2,816
Needville 2,815
El Lago 2,755
Shepherd 2,713
Crosby 2,686
Hedwig Village 2,545
Winnie 2,420
Bolivar Peninsula 2,419
Old River-Winfree 2,412
Barrett 2,397
Weston Lakes 2,351
Beach City 2,304
Wild Peach Village 2,223
Brookside Village 2,211
Kemah 2,160
Panorama Village 2,097
Arcola 2,078
Anahuac 2,049
Jones Creek 2,041
Shoreacres 1,826
Bayou Vista 1,771
Magnolia 1,770

Nearby Metro Areas

Name Population
Austin Metro Area 1,681,167
San Antonio Metro Area 2,105,462
Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area 6,280,597
Baton Rouge Metro Area 795,254
New Orleans Metro Area 1,139,643
Jackson Metro Area 537,105
Oklahoma City Metro Area 1,238,050
Little Rock Metro Area 691,478
Tulsa Metro Area 927,976
Memphis Metro Area 1,309,692

Comparable Metro Areas

Name Population Distance
Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area 6,280,597 237 mi.
San Antonio Metro Area 2,105,462 142 mi.
Austin Metro Area 1,681,167 114 mi.
Atlanta Metro Area 5,213,854 744 mi.
Phoenix Metro Area 4,150,083 962 mi.

ZIP Codes

Name Population
77084 94,005
77449 86,302
77479 73,498
77429 70,472
77083 69,723
77379 69,492
77573 69,099
77450 68,220
77584 65,756
77036 64,658
77095 64,457
77072 56,006
77494 55,808
77459 55,596
77015 53,983
77373 53,728
77077 52,457
77346 51,262
77088 50,811
77498 50,259
77089 50,194
77546 47,725
77080 46,869
77099 46,591
77082 46,372
77521 46,372
77511 45,603
77433 44,962
77070 44,116
77055 43,977
77081 43,957
77064 43,142
77396 42,873
77060 42,532
77040 42,343
77093 42,323
77581 41,754
77388 39,818
77057 39,402
77375 39,264
77009 38,686
77539 38,505
77087 38,187
77339 37,917
77520 37,660
77381 37,640
77075 37,457
77074 37,097
77506 36,795
77035 36,536
77386 36,478
77320 36,111
77502 36,035
77571 35,975
77065 35,550
77477 35,520
77041 35,272
77471 35,237
77382 35,228
77073 35,108
77024 34,781
77063 34,456
77489 34,375
77034 34,070
77017 33,846
77092 33,737
77042 33,704
77469 32,835
77076 32,364
77096 32,206
77535 31,884
77090 31,871
77053 31,736
77338 31,596
77045 31,578
77406 31,325
77530 31,322
77066 30,946
77023 30,931
77079 30,755
77301 30,639
77536 30,588
77590 30,309
77044 30,006
77008 29,776
77583 29,494
77014 29,396
77033 29,319
77067 29,101
77566 28,962
77515 28,824
77004 28,743
77022 28,733
77354 28,654
77049 28,464
77833 28,032
77007 27,651
77020 27,427
77018 27,253
77377 26,964

School Districts

Name
Houston Independent School District
Aldine Independent School District
Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District
Fort Bend Independent School District
Pasadena Independent School District
Katy Independent School District
Conroe Independent School District
Spring Branch Independent School District
Clear Creek Independent School District
Klein Independent School District
Alief Independent School District
Humble Independent School District
Spring Independent School District
Lamar Consolidated Independent School District
Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District
Pearland Independent School District
Galena Park Independent School District
Alvin Independent School District
Brazosport Independent School District
Galveston Independent School District
Tomball Independent School District
New Caney Independent School District
Magnolia Independent School District
Deer Park Independent School District
Dickinson Independent School District
North Forest Independent School District
La Porte Independent School District
Angleton Independent School District
Sheldon Independent School District
Channelview Independent School District
Willis Independent School District
Waller Independent School District
Barbers Hill Independent School District
Dayton Independent School District
Montgomery Independent School District
La Marque Independent School District
Brenham Independent School District
Texas City Independent School District
Santa Fe Independent School District
Crosby Independent School District
East Chambers Independent School District
Stafford Municipal School District
Friendswood Independent School District
Cleveland Independent School District
Hitchcock Independent School District
Liberty Independent School District
Huffman Independent School District
Columbia-Brazoria Independent School District
Bellville Independent School District
Splendora Independent School District
Hardin Independent School District
Needville Independent School District
Anahuac Independent School District
Hempstead Independent School District
Sweeny Independent School District
Royal Independent School District
Hull-Daisetta Independent School District
Tarkington Independent School District
Shepherd Independent School District
Coldspring-Oakhurst Consolidated Independent School District
Danbury Independent School District
Sealy Independent School District
Columbus Independent School District
High Island Independent School District
Brazos Independent School District
Devers Independent School District
Damon Independent School District
Richards Independent School District

Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
3.00 North Shore Senior High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Hastings High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Elsik High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Klein Oak High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 The Woodlands High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Deer Park High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Spring High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Klein Forest High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Bellaire High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
2.66 Dobie High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Seven Lakes High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Cypress Falls High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Cy-Fair High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Cypress Creek High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Klein Collins High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Lamar High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
1.00 Westfield High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Cypress Lakes High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Jersey Village High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Westside High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
1.66 Conroe High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Atascocita High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Morton Ranch High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Tomball High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Klein High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Cypress Ridge High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Cinco Ranch High School Public 6-12 Middle, High
3.33 Langham Creek High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Clear Lake High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Clements High School Public 9-12 High
1.66 Taylor High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Oak Ridge High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Andy Dekaney High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Pasadena Memorial High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Chavez High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
3.33 Katy High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Nimitz High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Kingwood High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Sam Rayburn High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Mayde Creek High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Taylor High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Cypress Woods High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Clear Brook High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 College Park High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 MacArthur High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Cypress Springs High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Kempner High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Brazoswood High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Hightower High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Alvin High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Clear Springs High School Public 9-12 High
1.66 South Houston High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Eisenhower High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
4.00 Memorial High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Stephen F. Austin High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Pasadena High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Cypress Ranch High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Pearland High School Public 10-12 High
1.66 Sterling High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Aldine High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 William B. Travis High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Madison High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
3.00 Dickinson High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Channelview High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Milby High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
2.00 La Porte High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Westbury High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
2.66 Clear Creek High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Dulles High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 McCullough Junior High School Public 7-8 Middle
3.33 Lawrence E. Elkins High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Northbrook High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Manvel High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Glenda Dawson High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Friendswood High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Reagan High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
3.66 Montgomery High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Foster High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 George Bush High School Public 9-12 High
1.66 Spring Woods High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Stratford High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Galena Park High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Sam Houston Math, Science & Technology Center Public 10-12 High
1.33 Ball High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Austin High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
1.33 Lamar Consolidated High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Pershing Middle School Public, Magnet 6-8 Middle
2.33 Angleton High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Waltrip High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
1.66 Magnolia West High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Goodson Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.00 Willis High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Humble High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Spillane Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.66 Caney Creek High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 C.E. King High School Public 9-12 High
1.66 Goose Creek Memorial High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Lee High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
1.66 Lee High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Davis High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High

Colleges

Name
Lone Star College System
Houston Community College
University of Houston
San Jacinto College
Blinn College
Sam Houston State University
University of Houston - Downtown
Lamar University
Wharton County Junior College
Texas Southern University
Prairie View A & M University
Lee College
Alvin Community College
University of Houston - Clear Lake
Brazosport College
College of the Mainland
Rice University
Lamar Institute of Technology
Lamar State College - Port Arthur
The Art Institute of Houston
Galveston College
Houston Baptist University
Universal Technical Institute - Houston
University of Phoenix - Houston
Texas A&M University - Galveston
University of St. Thomas - Texas
Texas Barber Colleges & Hairstyling Schools
Everest Institute - Bissonnet
Sanford-Brown College - Houston
University of Texas - Medical Branch at Galveston
ITT Technical Institute - Houston North
College of Health Care Professions - Houston Northwest
Everest Institute - Hobby
ITT Technical Institute - Houston West
Fortis College - Houston South
University of Texas - Health Science Center at Houston
Remington College - North Houston
College of Biblical Studies - Houston
Texas School of Business - North Houston
Everest Institute - Greenspoint
American InterContinental University - Houston
Culinary Institute LeNotre
Remington College - Houston
Paul Mitchell the School - Houston
Ocean Corporation
ITT Technical Institute - Webster
Kaplan College - Beaumont
Texas School of Business - Friendswood
Houston Training School - Gulfgate
University of Texas - MD Anderson Cancer Center
Northwest Educational Center
Sanford-Brown College - Houston North
Aviation Institute of Maintenance - Houston
Vet Tech Institute of Houston
Trend Barber College
Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service
Houston Training School - Jacinto City
College of Health Care Professions - Houston Southwest
Southeast Texas Career Institute
Texas Health School
Royal Beauty Careers - Houston
School of Automotive Machinists
Jay's Technical Institute
Center for Advanced Legal Studies
Mai-trix Beauty College
Houston's Training & Education Center
Sebring Career School - Houston
Franklin Beauty School
Academy of Hair Design Texas - Beaumont
Professional Careers Institute
Royal Beauty Careers - South Houston
ICC Technical Institute
North West Beauty School
Astrodome Career Centers
Champion Beauty College
Westwood College - Houston South
Interactive Learning Systems - Houston
Sebring Career School - Huntsville
Faris Technical Institute
Interactive Learning Systems - North Houston
Interactive Learning Systems - Pasadena
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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Race Houston Metro Area United States Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area San Antonio Metro Area Austin Metro Area Atlanta Metro Area Phoenix Metro Area
White 40.29% 64.16% 50.82% 36.44% 54.94% 51.35% 59.05%
Hispanic 34.82% 16.05% 27.13% 53.80% 31.05% 10.13% 29.31%
African American 16.93% 12.21% 14.60% 6.08% 7.22% 31.72% 4.61%
Asian 6.44% 4.67% 5.24% 1.91% 4.74% 4.76% 3.18%
Other 1.48% 2.87% 2.17% 1.73% 2.01% 2.00% 3.82%

Gender

Gender Houston Metro Area United States Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area San Antonio Metro Area Austin Metro Area Atlanta Metro Area Phoenix Metro Area
Male 49.7% 49.2% 49.4% 49.1% 50.2% 48.7% 49.8%
Female 50.3% 50.8% 50.6% 50.9% 49.8% 51.2% 50.2%

Education Levels

Education Levels Houston Metro Area United States Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area San Antonio Metro Area Austin Metro Area Atlanta Metro Area Phoenix Metro Area
Less than a high school diploma 20% 15% 17% 18% 12% 13% 14%
High school diploma or equivalent 24% 29% 23% 26% 20% 25% 24%
Some college or associate degree 28% 29% 29% 31% 28% 27% 34%
Bachelor's degree 19% 18% 21% 16% 26% 23% 18%
Master's degree or higher 10% 10% 10% 9% 14% 12% 10%

Age

Age Houston Metro Area United States Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area San Antonio Metro Area Austin Metro Area Atlanta Metro Area Phoenix Metro Area
9 years and under 16% 13% 16% 15% 15% 15% 15%
10 to 17 years 12% 11% 12% 12% 11% 12% 11%
18 to 24 years 10% 10% 9% 10% 12% 9% 10%
25 to 34 years 15% 13% 15% 14% 17% 15% 14%
35 to 44 years 15% 14% 15% 14% 15% 16% 14%
45 to 54 years 14% 15% 14% 14% 13% 14% 13%
55 to 64 years 10% 12% 10% 11% 9% 10% 10%
65 and over 8% 13% 9% 11% 8% 9% 12%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Rent vs. Own Houston Metro Area United States Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area San Antonio Metro Area Austin Metro Area Atlanta Metro Area Phoenix Metro Area
Rent 36.9% 33.9% 37.4% 35.2% 41.2% 32.7% 33.9%
Own 63.1% 66.1% 62.5% 64.8% 58.8% 67.3% 66.1%

Crime Rates

Annual Violent Crimes (per 100,000)

Type of Crime Houston Metro Area United States Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area San Antonio Metro Area Austin Metro Area Atlanta Metro Area Phoenix Metro Area
Rape 31.4 29.2 43.3 39.4 25.2 25.9 31.7
Murder 9.7 5.6 8.5 6.2 3.5 19.0 6.8
Robbery 420.3 150.7 236.4 131.3 111.3 520.8 184.8
Assault 508.9 280.9 311.9 313.0 252.9 813.4 283.5

Annual Property Crimes (per 100,000)

Type of Crime Houston Metro Area United States Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area San Antonio Metro Area Austin Metro Area Atlanta Metro Area Phoenix Metro Area
Burglary 1,210.0 718.3 1,137.0 1,108.4 836.8 1,416.8 1,038.9
Larceny 3,125.9 2,276.2 2,622.2 4,328.1 3,925.2 3,938.3 2,286.7
Motor vehicle theft 585.0 275.5 418.3 448.4 264.2 1,178.4 390.4

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