CITY LANDING: About Houston

Learn more about the city of Houston by reading about the specific demographics and lifestyle that is unique to this city area. This includes local information such as age ranges, population, income, households, schools, search tips, restaurants, shopping, local flavor and more. Knowing the area of Houston will be essential if you are going to consider renting in Houston. You can also view apartments for rent in Houston, TX by clicking the link and search box below.

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Houston Demographic Information

  • Age Ranges  
    0-9: 16.14%
    10-17: 11.24%
    18-29: 20.65%
    30-39: 16.92%
    40-49: 14.33%
    50-64: 12.36%
    65 & Over: 8.36%
  • Population  
    Land Area: 579.42 sq mi
    Total Population: 2,143,628
    Population Density Ranking (National): 65th percentile
    Population Density Ranking (State): 63rd percentile
    Population Growth Rate: 0
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (National): 82nd percentile
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (State): 62nd percentile
  • Income  
    Median Income: $37,306
    Average Income Households W/ Children: $52,828
    Median Income Ranking (National): 41st percentile
    Median Income Ranking (State): 51st percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (National): 50th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (State): 61st percentile
  • Households  
    Married: 44th percentile
    Single: 56th percentile
    Married With Children: 23rd percentile
    Married With No Children: 21st percentile
    Single With Children: 11th percentile
    Single With No Children: 45th percentile
  • Schools  
    School District Name: HOUSTON ISD
    Student/Teacher Ratio: 18.60 : 1

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