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Houston Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
2,217,706
Unemployment Rate
5.6%
Poverty Rate
22.2%
Non-Citizens
20.5%
Poll
What one adjective would best describe the people who live in your area?
Based on 146 responses
Report
  • Everyone keeps to themselves
    34%
  • Conservative but accepting
    18%
  • Very friendly.
    15%
  • No one pushes their beliefs on another
    14%
  • Everyone keeps to themselves, nobody pushes you.
    8%
  • Varies from quiet to very friendly.
    7%
  • People are usually very friendly, always greeting.
    1%

Houston Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    23%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • Hispanic
    44%
  • White
    26%
  • African American
    23%
  • Asian
    6%
  • Two or more races
    1%
  • Other race
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    50%
  • Male
    50%
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    10%

Income

Median Household Income
$46,187
National
$53,889
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    28%
  • $25-$44k
    21%
  • $45-$74k
    20%
  • $75-$149k
    20%
  • $150k+
    11%
Median Individual Income
$25,087
National
$26,886
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    31%
  • $15-$34k
    32%
  • $35-$64k
    20%
  • $65k+
    17%

Community

Poll
58%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.170 responses
Poll
51%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted.160 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 42 responses
Report
  • Be aware of crime
    31%
  • People are very nice
    24%
  • Traffic is terrible
    21%
  • You'll have to go in town for attractions
    12%
  • Research home prices
    7%
  • signs for storestaurants are low, so explore
    5%
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