Houston, TX
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Houston, Texas Info Snack

Population
2,313,238
Unemployment
6.2%
Poverty
19.6%
Median Home
$186,800
Median Income
$53,600
Median Rent
$1,086

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

127,517
Total Crimes
5,435.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
131.68%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Houston
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 127,517 5,435.1 2,691.5 2,346.0
Violent Crime 29,474 1,256.3 446.5 387.8
Murder 400 17.0 6.6 6.5
Robbery 8,757 373.2 91.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 19,180 817.5 302.5 279.7
Property Crime 98,043 4,178.9 2,245.0 1,958.2
Burglary 15,788 672.9 370.7 314.2
Larceny 67,474 2,875.9 1,587.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 14,781 630.0 287.0 246.0

Houston, TX Cost Of Living

95
Houston's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Houston Texas National Average
Overall 95 94 100
Services 101 98 100
Groceries 93 89 100
Health 100 95 100
Housing 83 83 100
Transportation 94 89 100
Utilities 111 101 100

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5

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6

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7

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8

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9

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10

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Population over time in Houston

Year Population % Change
2020 2,313,238 0.8%
2019 2,295,982 1.3%
2018 2,267,336 1.2%
2017 2,240,582 1.0%
2016 2,217,706 2.3%
2015 2,167,988 1.6%
2014 2,134,707 1.3%
2013 2,107,449 0.9%
2012 2,089,090 1.0%
2011 2,068,026 -

Race / Ethnicity in Houston

White
24.1% (558,561)
African American
22.3% (515,956)
American Indian
0.1% (2,895)
Asian
6.8% (157,230)
Hawaiian
0.0% (668)
Other
0.3% (6,165)
Two Or More
1.9% (43,021)
Hispanic
44.5% (1,028,742)
Race Houston TX USA
White 24.1% 41.4% 60.1%
African American 22.3% 11.8% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 6.8% 4.9% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.9% 2.0% 2.8%
Hispanic 44.5% 39.4% 18.2%

Gender in Houston

Female
50.2% (1,161,174)
Male
49.8% (1,152,063)
Gender Houston TX USA
Female 50.2% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.8% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Houston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
12.0% (277,588)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (185,059)
High School / GED
22.0% (508,912)
Some College
17.0% (393,250)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (138,794)
Bachelor's Degree
21.0% (485,779)
Master's Degree
9.0% (208,191)
Professional Degree
3.0% (69,397)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (46,264)
Education Houston TX USA
< 9th Grade 12.0% 7.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 21.0% 20.0% 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
7.6% (17,694,085)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.5% (10,454,730)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.5% (24,220,292)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.6% (24,481,277)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.6% (31,411,522)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.9% (39,159,890)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.8% (24,912,550)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.7% (27,044,587)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.4% (12,405,109)
$200,000 or more
8.4% (19,539,753)
Income Houston TX USA
Less than $10,000 7.6% 6.0% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.5% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.5% 8.4% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.6% 8.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.6% 12.3% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.9% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.8% 12.5% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.7% 15.6% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.4% 7.0% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 8.4% 7.8% 8.3%

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