Houston, TX
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Houston, Texas Info Snack

Population
2,310,432
Unemployment
5.9%
Poverty
20.1%
Median Home
$171,800
Median Income
$52,338
Median Rent
$1,041

Houston SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
3
Amenities
9.5
Education
7
Commute
6

Houston, TX Crime Report

127,007
Total Crimes
5,391.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
117.70%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Houston
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 127,007 5,391.7 2,809.6 2,476.7
Violent Crime 25,257 1,072.2 418.9 366.7
Murder 275 11.7 4.9 5.0
Robbery 9,147 388.3 100.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 14,586 619.2 263.0 250.2
Property Crime 101,750 4,319.5 2,390.7 2,109.9
Burglary 17,038 723.3 392.8 340.5
Larceny 71,614 3,040.2 1,730.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 13,098 556.0 267.2 219.9

Houston, TX Cost Of Living

94
Houston's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Houston Texas National Average
Overall 94 91 100
Services 102 95 100
Groceries 89 90 100
Health 92 97 100
Housing 82 83 100
Transportation 97 94 100
Utilities 107 102 100

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5

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6

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7

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9

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10

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Population over time in Houston

Year Population % Change
2019 2,310,432 0.6%
2018 2,295,982 1.3%
2017 2,267,336 1.2%
2016 2,240,582 1.0%
2015 2,217,706 2.3%
2014 2,167,988 1.6%
2013 2,134,707 1.3%
2012 2,107,449 0.9%
2011 2,089,090 1.0%
2010 2,068,026 -

Race / Ethnicity in Houston

White
24.4% (564,044)
African American
22.1% (510,455)
American Indian
0.1% (2,840)
Asian
6.7% (155,246)
Hawaiian
0.0% (819)
Other
0.3% (5,923)
Two Or More
1.4% (32,233)
Hispanic
45.0% (1,038,872)
Race Houston TX USA
White 24.4% 42.0% 60.7%
African American 22.1% 11.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 6.7% 4.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.4% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 45.0% 39.3% 18.0%

Gender in Houston

Female
50.1% (1,157,015)
Male
49.9% (1,153,417)
Gender Houston TX USA
Female 50.1% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.9% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Houston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
11.0% (254,147)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (207,938)
High School / GED
23.0% (531,399)
Some College
18.0% (415,877)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (115,521)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (462,086)
Master's Degree
9.0% (207,938)
Professional Degree
3.0% (69,312)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (46,208)
Education Houston TX USA
< 9th Grade 11.0% 8.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Houston, Texas

Less than $10,000
7.8% (17,908,812)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.8% (10,978,652)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.1% (25,741,748)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.8% (25,034,924)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.5% (31,183,432)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.7% (38,575,477)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.6% (24,516,245)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.3% (26,031,099)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.3% (12,194,465)
$200,000 or more
8.2% (18,878,340)
Income Houston TX USA
Less than $10,000 7.8% 6.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.8% 4.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.1% 8.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.8% 9.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.5% 12.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.7% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.6% 12.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.3% 15.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.3% 6.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 8.2% 7.4% 7.7%

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