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Houston, Texas Demographics Summary

Houston, Texas Crime Rate Indexes


2012 Crime Rate Indexes Houston, TX Texas United States
Total Crime Risk Index 120 86 100
Murder Risk Index 122 85 100
Rape Risk Index 86 87 100
Robbery Risk Index 124 91 100
Assault Risk Index 114 83 100
Burglary Risk Index 122 108 100
Larceny Risk Index 131 101 100
Motor Vehicle Theft Risk Index 132 90 100

Crime Risk Index (100 = National Average): Index score for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average total crime risk, while 50 indicates half the national risk. We encourage you to consult with a knowledgeable local real estate agent or contact the local police department for any additional information.

Crime Indexes are based on numerous current and historical datasets as well as proprietary modeling algorithms which estimate values at more granular geographic levels when specific data is either unavailable or impractical to aggregate. While every effort is made to ensure accuracy, these are estimates and should only be used as a guide. For detailed information regarding crime and safety in a community, please contact local law enforcement agencies.

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Houston, Texas Education Level Profile and Enrollment Statistics


2012 Highest Education Level Attained (Population Age 25+) Houston, TX Texas United States
Did Not Complete High School 24.14% 18.26% 13.9%
Completed High School 22.85% 25.12% 27.74%
Some College 19.77% 23% 21.45%
Completed Associate Degree 4.8% 6.57% 7.76%
Completed Bachelors Degree 17.85% 18.04% 18.25%
Completed Graduate Degree 6.94% 6.46% 7.67%
2012 Education Enrollment (Population Age 3+) Houston, TX Texas United States
Education Index 102 50 100
Public Pre-school 1% 1.07% 0.89%
Private Pre-school 0.49% 0.66% 0.71%
Public School Kindergarten 1.47% 1.54% 1.23%
Private School Kindergarten 0.1% 0.15% 0.18%
Public School Grades 1 through 4 5.39% 5.96% 4.93%
Private School Grades 1 through 4 0.32% 0.41% 0.56%
Public School Grades 5 through 8 5.11% 5.69% 4.91%
Private School Grades 5 through 8 0.33% 0.37% 0.56%
Public School Grades 9 through 12 5.63% 6.25% 5.51%
Private School Grades 9 through 12 0.33% 0.37% 0.55%
Public Undergraduate College 5.02% 5.08% 4.91%
Private Undergraduate College 0.84% 0.87% 1.4%
Public Graduate or Professional School 5.02% 0.86% 0.83%
Private Graduate or Professional School 0.84% 0.34% 0.59%
Not Enrolled in School 72.31% 70.36% 72.24%

Highest Education Level Attained (Populations Age 25+): The data represents the percentage of people in the area over age 25 who have attained a particular education level.

Education Index: The Education Index for Zip Codes and places are comprised of a combination of socio-demographic characteristics. These index scores are not based statistically upon the performance of specific schools, programs or colleges located in these areas.

Education Enrollment (Population Age 3+): The data represents the percentage of people in the area over age 3 who are currently enrolled at each type of learning institution.

Index score: (100 = National Average) for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average.

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Houston, Texas Quality of Life Indexes


2012 Quality of Life Indexes Houston, TX Texas United States
Quality of Life Index 149 175 100
Amusement Index 100 96 100
Culture Index 101 69 100
Earthquake Index 21 25 100
Education Index 102 50 100
Medical Index 102 46 100
Mortality Index (All Causes) 61 15 100
Religion Index 101 115 100
Restaurant Index 106 92 100
Weather Index 346 178 100

Quality of Life Index: Based on the results of a study group, this index is calculated based on what variables affect individuals as they search for a new home, how much they would enjoy living in a place and the impact of each selected variable. For example, the crime index affects the total quality of life index negatively and the amusement index affects it positively.

Positive Variables Weighted for Quality of Life Index: Amusement, Culture, Education, Medical, Religion, Restaurants and Weather.

Negative Variables Weighted for Quality of Life Index: Crime, Earthquake and Mortality

Index score: (100 = National Average) for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average

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Houston, Texas Weather, Forecast, Temperature and Precipitation Statistics


2012 Weather Summary Houston, TX Texas United States
Weather Index 346 178 100
Hail Index 89 296 100
Hurricane Index 391 158 100
Tornado Index 365 198 100
Wind Index 30 106 100
 
Annual Maximum Avg. Temperature 79 °F 77 °F N/A
Annual Minimum Avg. Temperature 57 °F 53 °F N/A
Annual Avg. Temperature 67.9 °F 65.2 °F N/A
Percent of Possible Sunshine 58 66 N/A
Mean Sky Cover (Sunrise to Sunset - Out of 10) 6 5 N/A
Mean Number of Days Clear (Out of 365 Days) 91 140 N/A
Mean Number of Days Rain (Out of 365 Days) 106 72 N/A
Mean Number of Days Snow (Out of 365 Days) 0 1 N/A
Avg. Annual Precipitation (Total Inches) 46" 26" N/A
Avg. Annual Snowfall (Total Inches) 0" 4" N/A
2012 Average Monthly Low Temperature Houston, TX Texas United States
Avg. Annual Low Temperature 57 °F 53 °F N/A
Avg. January Low Temperature 43.16 °F 32.34 °F N/A
Avg. February Low Temperature 46 °F 36.05 °F N/A
Avg. March Low Temperature 52 °F 43.27 °F N/A
Avg. April Low Temperature 59.9 °F 52.2 °F N/A
Avg. May Low Temperature 66.85 °F 60.67 °F N/A
Avg. June Low Temperature 72.28 °F 67.82 °F N/A
Avg. July Low Temperature 74.3 °F 70.75 °F N/A
Avg. August Low Temperature 74.14 °F 70.03 °F N/A
Avg. September Low Temperature 69.44 °F 63.81 °F N/A
Avg. October Low Temperature 60.6 °F 53.13 °F N/A
Avg. November Low Temperature 51.44 °F 42.39 °F N/A
Avg. December Low Temperature 45.25 °F 34.36 °F N/A
2012 Average Monthly High Temperature Houston, TX Texas United States
Avg. Annual High Temperature 79 °F 77 °F N/A
Avg. January High Temperature 61.9 °F 58.95 °F N/A
Avg. February High Temperature 65.32 °F 62.92 °F N/A
Avg. March High Temperature 71.04 °F 70.9 °F N/A
Avg. April High Temperature 77.68 °F 79.5 °F N/A
Avg. May High Temperature 84.18 °F 85.33 °F N/A
Avg. June High Temperature 89.71 °F 91.9 °F N/A
Avg. July High Temperature 92.75 °F 95.99 °F N/A
Avg. August High Temperature 92.93 °F 95.97 °F N/A
Avg. September High Temperature 88.23 °F 89.06 °F N/A
Avg. October High Temperature 81.09 °F 80.02 °F N/A
Avg. November High Temperature 71.64 °F 68.59 °F N/A
Avg. December High Temperature 64.35 °F 60.58 °F N/A
2012 Average Monthly Precipitation Houston, TX Texas United States
Avg. Annual Precipitation 46" 26" N/A
Avg. January Precipitation 4.11" 1.11" N/A
Avg. February Precipitation 3.02" 1.79" N/A
Avg. March Precipitation 3.35" 1.82" N/A
Avg. April Precipitation 3.48" 2.09" N/A
Avg. May Precipitation 5.15" 3.82" N/A
Avg. June Precipitation 5.88" 3.51" N/A
Avg. July Precipitation 3.68" 1.92" N/A
Avg. August Precipitation 4.35" 2.37" N/A
Avg. September Precipitation 5.18" 2.98" N/A
Avg. October Precipitation 4.21" 2.95" N/A
Avg. November Precipitation 4.48" 1.68" N/A
Avg. December Precipitation 3.63" 1.5" N/A

Annual Heating Degree Days (HDD): A form of Degree Day used to estimate energy requirements for heating. Typically, heating degree days are calculated as how much colder the mean temperature at a location is than 65°F on a given day. For example, if a location experiences a mean temperature of 55°F on a certain day, there were 10 HDD that day because 65 - 55 = 10, according to the National Weather Service.

Annual Cooling Degree Days (CDD): A form of Degree Day used to estimate energy requirements for air conditioning or refrigeration. Typically, cooling degree days are calculated as how much warmer the mean temperature at a location is than 65°F on a given day. For example, if a location experiences a mean temperature of 75°F on a certain day, there were 10 CDD that day because 75 - 65 = 10, according to the National Weather Service.

Mean Sky Cover: Reflects the approximate amount that the sky is covered with clouds, sunrise to sunset on a scale of 0 to 10.

Index score: (100 = National Average) for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average. Note: A higher Weather Index score represents better overall weather (higher number good). A higher Hail, Hurricane or Tornado Index means the chance of that weather event is higher (higher number bad).

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Houston, Texas Pollution Indexes


2012 Pollution Indexes Houston, TX Texas United States
Air Pollution Index 87 96 100
Ozone Index 87 96 100
Lead Index 39 82 100
Carbon Monoxide Index 95 91 100
Nitrogen Dioxide Index 112 96 100
Particulate Matter Index 83 110 100

Pollution Index (100 = National Average): Index score for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average.

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Houston, Texas Population Growth and Population Statistics


2012 Population Growth and Population Statistics Houston, TX Texas United States
Total Population 2,232,310 25,884,346 312,796,426
Square Miles 655.94 278197.79 N/A
Population Density 3,403 99 89
1990 Population 1,739,913 16,988,901 248,704,247
2000 Population 2,020,929 20,851,741 281,421,535
2010 Population 2,170,377 25,145,561 308,745,538
5 Year Population Projection (2017) 2,416,693 27,908,126 324,478,770
Population Change Since 1990 28.3% 52.36% 25.77%
Population Change Since 2000 10.46% 24.14% 11.15%
Population Change Since 2010 2.85% 2.94% 1.31%
Forecasted Population Change by 2017 2416693 27908126 324478770
Population Male 49.65% 49.21% 49%
Population Female 50.35% 50.79% 51%
Median Age 33.8 34.1 37.5
2012 Population Statistics by Marital Status (Age 15+) Houston, TX Texas United States
Males Never Married 42.42% 33.17% 34.1%
Males Married 47.11% 55.61% 53.97%
Males Widowed 1.83% 2.16% 2.52%
Males Divorced 8.64% 9.06% 9.41%
Females Never Married 35.91% 26.74% 28.42%
Females Married 45.32% 53.97% 51.02%
Females Widowed 7.14% 7.38% 8.76%
Females Divorced 11.62% 11.91% 11.8%

Population Change Since 1990, 2000 and 2010: Change in population since 1990, 2000 and 2010 expressed as a percentage increase or decrease.

Population by Marital Status (Population Age 15+): The data represents the number and percentage of people in the area, according to marital status.

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Houston, Texas Population by Age


2012 Population by Age Houston, TX Texas United States
Median Age 33.8 34.1 37.5
Age 0 to 5 8.84% 8.66% 7.55%
Age 6 to 11 8.24% 9.1% 7.94%
Age 12 to 17 8.09% 9.11% 8.26%
Age 18 to 24 11.28% 10.26% 9.99%
Age 25 to 34 17.29% 14.1% 13.08%
Age 35 to 44 13.87% 13.65% 12.94%
Age 45 to 54 12.97% 13.87% 14.64%
Age 55 to 64 10.39% 10.88% 12.43%
Age 65 to 74 5.31% 6.08% 7.29%
Age 75 to 84 2.67% 3.13% 4.11%
Age 85+ 1.05% 1.16% 1.77%
2012 Male Population by Age Houston, TX Texas United States
Male Median Age 32.9 33.1 36.2
Age 0 to 5 9.08% 8.96% 7.87%
Age 6 to 11 8.51% 9.41% 8.26%
Age 12 to 17 8.45% 9.48% 8.65%
Age 18 to 24 11.59% 10.59% 10.35%
Age 25 to 34 17.36% 14.19% 13.24%
Age 35 to 44 9.08% 8.96% 7.87%
Age 45 to 54 12.78% 13.83% 14.65%
Age 55 to 64 10.19% 10.65% 12.23%
Age 65 to 74 4.92% 5.78% 6.95%
Age 75 to 84 2.26% 2.72% 3.57%
Age 85+ 0.74% 0.8% 1.19%
2012 Female Population by Age Houston, TX Texas United States
Female Median Age 34.7 35.1 38.6
Age 0 to 5 8.68% 8.36% 7.25%
Age 6 to 11 8.02% 8.8% 7.63%
Age 12 to 17 7.78% 8.75% 7.89%
Age 18 to 24 10.95% 9.93% 9.64%
Age 25 to 34 17.19% 14.02% 12.91%
Age 35 to 44 8.68% 8.36% 7.25%
Age 45 to 54 13.12% 13.91% 14.64%
Age 55 to 64 10.57% 11.1% 12.63%
Age 65 to 74 5.68% 6.37% 7.61%
Age 75 to 84 3.06% 3.53% 4.63%
Age 85+ 1.35% 1.51% 2.32%

Population by Age: The data represents the percentage of people in the area within each age group.

Male Population: The data represents the percentage of males in the population according to age range.

Female Population: The data represents the percentage of females in the population according to age range.

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Houston, Texas Population by Race and Ethnicity


2012 Population by Race and Ethnicity Houston, TX Texas United States
Population by Race
White Population 49.9% 70.16% 71.71%
Black or African American Population 24.14% 12.28% 12.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native Population 0.68% 0.66% 0.96%
Asian Population 6.85% 4.26% 5.3%
Multi-racial Population 3.46% 2.82% 3.13%
Other Population 14.97% 9.82% 6.05%
Population by Ethnicity
Hispanic Population 44.74% 37.69% 16.91%
Non Hispanic Population 55.26% 62.31% 83.09%

Race versus Ethnicity: According to the Census, race and ethnicity are considered two separate and distinct identities. Hispanic or Latino origin is asked as a separate question and categorized under ethnicity. In addition to their race and/or races, all respondents are categorized by one of two ethnicities, which are "Hispanic" and "Non Hispanic."

Hispanic Ethnicity: According to the Census, people of Hispanic origin, were those who indicated that their origin was Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American or some other Hispanic origin. It should be noted that people of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

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Houston, Texas Household Makeup and Size


2012 Household Family Makeup Statistics Houston, TX Texas United States
Family HH 62.58% 70.17% 66.51%
Non-Family HH 37.42% 29.83% 33.49%
Family Households
Married Family HH 39.07% 50.32% 48.14%
Other Family HH 23.51% 19.85% 18.37%
Other Family Households
Male Householder, No Wife Present 6.33% 5.24% 4.98%
Female Householder, No Husband Present 17.18% 14.61% 13.39%
Married Family Households
With Children Under 18 20.23% 25.32% 21.18%
No Children Under 18 18.84% 25% 26.96%
Other Family Households
Male Householder, No Wife Present with Children Under 18 3.36% 3.07% 2.85%
Male Householder, No Wife Present with No Children 2.96% 2.17% 2.14%
Female Householder, No Husband Present with Children Under 18 11.49% 10.03% 8.65%
Female Householder, No Husband Present with No Children 5.7% 4.58% 4.74%
Non-Family Households
Male Householder 19.59% 14.6% 15.74%
Female Householder 17.83% 15.24% 17.75%
Married Family Households
With Children Under 18 20.23% 25.32% 21.18%
No Children Under 18 18.84% 25% 26.96%
2012 Household Size Statistics Houston, TX Texas United States
Households 826,201 9,171,077 118,025,427
Households 2010 804,392 8,922,933 116,716,292
Households 2000 741,305 7,393,345 105,479,959
Households 1990 657,189 6,081,054 91,986,210
5 Year Households Projection (2017) 882,896 9,838,418 123,901,241
Household Growth Since 2010 2.71% 2.78% 1.12%
Household Growth Since 2000 11.45% 24.05% 11.89%
Household Growth Since 1990 25.72% 50.81% 28.31%
Average Household Size 2.66 2.76 2.58
Median Household Size 2.87 2.86 2.71
1 Person 30.05% 23.93% 26.63%
2 Person 27.48% 30.4% 32.86%
3 Person 15.27% 16.64% 16.08%
4 Person 12.53% 14.7% 13.27%
5 Person 7.46% 8.07% 6.46%
6 Person 3.81% 3.56% 2.69%
7 or More Person 3.38% 2.71% 2.01%

Family Household: A family household is a household maintained by a householder who is in a family, and includes any unrelated people (unrelated subfamily members and/or secondary individuals) who may be residing there.

Married Family Household: A married family household consists of a married householder and one or more other persons living in the same household who are related to the householder by birth, marriage or adoption.

Other Family Household: An other family household consists of a householder and one or more other persons living in the same household who are related to the householder by birth or adoption. These households may have a Male Householder with No Wife Present and/or Female Householder with No Husband Present.

Non-Family Household: A non-family household consists of a householder living alone (a one-person household) or where the householder shares the home exclusively with people to whom he/she is not related.

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Houston, Texas Number of Vehicles Per Household


2012 Number of Vehicles per Household Houston, TX Texas United States
Households, Median Vehicles 2 2.3 2.2
No Vehicles 9.75% 5.86% 9.08%
1 Vehicle 42.1% 33.63% 33.5%
2 Vehicle 34.1% 40.62% 37.45%
3 Vehicle 10.63% 14.57% 13.98%
4+ Vehicle 3.43% 5.32% 5.99%

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Houston, Texas Housing Statistics, Occupancy and Year Built


2012 Move In Date by Year Houston, TX Texas United States
Households 826,201 9,171,077 118,025,427
Household, Median Length of Residence in Years 12 9 11
Moved in 2005 or Later 54% 48.02% 41.51%
Moved in 2000 to 2004 17.87% 19.9% 20.15%
Moved in 1990 to 1999 13.38% 16.53% 18.66%
Moved in 1980 to 1989 5.85% 7.32% 8.86%
Moved in 1970 to 1979 5.07% 4.8% 5.92%
Moved in 1969 or Earlier 3.84% 3.42% 4.91%
2012 Housing Occupancy Statistics Houston, TX Texas United States
Total Housing Units 944,096 10,243,591 133,667,681
Occupied Units 826,201 9,171,077 118,025,427
Vacant Units 826,201 9,171,077 118,025,427
Total Housing Units
Owner Occupied Units 388,570 5,846,598 76,294,472
Renter Occupied Units 437,631 3,324,479 41,730,955
Vacant Units 117,895 1,072,514 15,642,254
Vacant Housing Units
Vacant Units For Rent 63.77% 36.89% 27.35%
Vacant Units For Sale 8.46% 11.28% 12.74%
Vacant Units Seasonal 4.28% 20.08% 31.14%
Vacant Units Vacant Other 19.63% 27.18% 24.61%
2012 Housing Statistic Year Built Houston, TX Texas United States
Total Housing Units 944,096 10,243,591 133,667,681
Housing, Median Year Built 1975 1982 1974
Built 2005 or Later 6.11% 8.89% 5.25%
Built 2000 to 2004 8.61% 12.62% 9.12%
Built 1990 to 1999 9.98% 16.07% 14.08%
Built 1980 to 1989 15.31% 17.88% 14.1%
Built 1970 to 1979 25.59% 17.28% 16.11%
Built 1960 to 1969 14.34% 9.9% 11.2%
Built 1950 to 1959 11.11% 8.84% 11.04%
Built 1940 to 1949 4.69% 4.05% 5.63%
Built 1939 or Earlier 4.26% 4.46% 13.47%

Occupied Units: Housing units that are Owner Occupied or Renter Occupied.

Vacant Units: Housing units that are For Sale and Vacant, For Rent and Vacant, Seasonal and Vacant and Other.

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Houston, Texas Home Values and Rental Rates


2012 Homeowner Statistics and Home Values Houston, TX Texas United States
Owner Occupied Units 388,570 5,846,598 76,294,472
Owner Households, With Mortgage Any 65.35% 65.54% 69.5%
Owner Households, With No Mortgage 34.65% 34.46% 30.5%
Housing, Median Value Owner Households $178,743 $128,761 $191,717
Home Valued at Less than $10,000 0.76% 1.43% 1.33%
Home Valued at $10,000-$14,999 0.74% 1.15% 0.93%
Home Valued at $15,000-$19,999 0.56% 1.15% 0.84%
Home Valued at $20,000-$24,999 0.65% 1.3% 0.85%
Home Valued at $25,000-$29,999 0.65% 1.34% 0.79%
Home Valued at $30,000-$34,999 0.71% 1.63% 0.92%
Home Valued at $35,000-$39,999 0.82% 1.39% 0.72%
Home Valued at $40,000-$49,999 2.26% 3.24% 1.76%
Home Valued at $50,000-$59,999 2.68% 3.64% 2.13%
Home Valued at $60,000-$69,999 4.08% 4.18% 2.46%
Home Valued at $70,000-$79,999 5.65% 4.77% 2.9%
Home Valued at $80,000-$89,999 7.08% 5.69% 3.46%
Home Valued at $90,000-$99,999 7.32% 5.52% 3.2%
Home Valued at $100,000-$124,999 14.41% 12.06% 7.92%
Home Valued at $125,000-$149,999 10.23% 10.16% 7.08%
Home Valued at $150,000-$174,999 8.66% 10.33% 8.65%
Home Valued at $175,000-$199,999 4.72% 6.14% 6.07%
Home Valued at $200,000-$249,999 7.44% 8.23% 10.69%
Home Valued at $250,000-$299,999 5.13% 5.13% 8.07%
Home Valued at $300,000-$399,999 6.18% 5.4% 10.91%
Home Valued at $400,000-$499,999 3.72% 2.41% 6.1%
Home Valued at $500,000-$749,999 2.77% 2.12% 7.2%
Home Valued at $750,000-$999,999 1.1% 0.71% 2.6%
Home Valued at More than $1,000,000 1.68% 0.88% 2.43%
2012 Housing Rental Rates Houston, TX Texas United States
Rental Occupied Units 437,631 3,324,479 41,730,955
Median Rent $714 $660 $730
Housing Rent less than $250 3.11% 5.5% 6.36%
Housing Rent $250-$499 17.27% 18.4% 16.47%
Housing Rent $500-$749 39.18% 35.89% 26.42%
Housing Rent $750-$999 21.81% 20.27% 19.5%
Housing Rent $1,000-$1,249 8.03% 7.48% 10.88%
Housing Rent $1,250-$1,499 3.47% 3.05% 5.89%
Housing Rent $1,500-$1,999 2.47% 2.06% 5.6%
Housing Rent $2,000+ 1.36% 1.15% 3.23%
No Cash Rent 3.3% 6.21% 5.66%

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Houston, Texas Employment, Occupation and Industry


2012 Employment Statistics for Potential Employees (Age 16+) Houston, TX Texas United States
Employed Civilian Males 33.12% 31.36% 29.71%
Employed Civilian Females 28.39% 29.08% 28.71%
Armed Forces Male 0.03% 0.48% 0.39%
Armed Forces Female 0% 0.1% 0.07%
Unemployed Males 3.36% 2.67% 3.27%
Unemployed Females 2.61% 2.29% 2.67%
Not in the Labor Force Male 3.36% 13.21% 14.49%
Not in the Labor Force Female 2.61% 20.81% 20.68%
2012 Employment by Job Type for Civilian Population (Age 16+) Houston, TX Texas United States
White Collar 69.72% 73.54% 75.24%
Blue Collar 30.28% 26.46% 24.76%
 
Management, Business, and Financial Operations 13.22% 15.01% 15.41%
Professional and Related 19.26% 20.56% 21.58%
Sales and Office 23.85% 25.06% 24.37%
Service 18.94% 16.97% 17.72%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry 0.25% 0.59% 0.73%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance 11.23% 10.01% 8.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving 13.24% 11.81% 11.9%
2012 Employment by Type of Employer Total Civilian Population (Age 16+) Houston, TX Texas United States
Private for-Profit Wage and Salary Workers 74% 68.77% 66.07%
Private for-Profit Self Employed 2.39% 2.82% 3.68%
Private Not-for-Profit Wage and Salary Workers 5.38% 5.58% 8.2%
Local Government Workers 5.91% 7.89% 7.88%
State Government Workers 3.47% 4.97% 4.81%
Federal Government Workers 1.57% 2.71% 2.79%
Self-Employed Workers in Own Not Incorporated Business 7.15% 7.08% 6.39%
Unpaid Family Workers 0.14% 0.18% 0.18%
2012 Employment by Industry for Civilian Population (Age 16+) Houston, TX Texas United States
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 0.28% 1.08% 1.35%
Mining 2.38% 1.95% 0.52%
Construction 9.8% 7.74% 6.45%
Manufacturing 9.25% 9.26% 10.25%
Wholesale Trade 3.16% 2.99% 2.82%
Retail Trade 11.07% 11.29% 11.28%
Transportation and Warehousing 4.77% 4.66% 4.14%
Utilities 0.79% 0.93% 0.88%
Information 1.48% 2.03% 2.26%
Finance and Insurance 3.47% 4.9% 4.84%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 2.1% 1.99% 1.97%
Professional and Scientific 7.35% 6.06% 6.53%
Management 0.19% 0.13% 0.11%
Administration 5.73% 4.46% 4.11%
Educational Services 8.58% 10.46% 9.7%
Health Care and Social Assistance 11.1% 11.93% 13.86%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1.29% 1.41% 2.06%
Accommodation and Food Services 7.83% 6.76% 6.91%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 6.43% 5.2% 4.92%
Public Administration 2.96% 4.75% 5.05%

Workforce Statistics: The Workforce breakdown is derived from data, published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

White Collar Employment: perform tasks that are considered less physically laborious.

Blue Collar Employment: perform tasks that are manual, technical labor or are in technical maintenance "trades".

Civilian Employers (Population Age 16+): This data represents 2012 employment by type of employers for the total civilian population, over age 16.

Employment by Industry: This data represents 2012 employment by industry for the total civilian population.

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Houston, Texas Travel Time and Mode of Transportation to Work


2012 Travel Time to Work Houston, TX Texas United States
Travel Time Less than 15 Min 19% 26.77% 27.66%
Travel Time 15-29 Min 41% 36.95% 36.52%
Travel Time 30-59 Min 33% 29.19% 27.63%
Travel Time 60-89 Min 5% 5.09% 5.66%
Travel Time 90+ Min 2% 1.99% 2.53%
2012 Mode of Transportation to Work Houston, TX Texas United States
Car to Work 88.58% 90.96% 85.93%
Motorcycle to Work 0.1% 0.23% 0.22%
Bicycle to Work 0.4% 0.23% 0.55%
Walk to Work 2.09% 1.6% 2.85%
Public Transportation to Work 4.05% 1.54% 5.12%
Other Transportation to Work 1.63% 1.33% 0.88%
Work at Home 3.15% 4.1% 4.45%

Travel Time to Work: Half the workers in the area have a longer travel time than this, half have less travel time.

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Houston, Texas Employee Statistics by NAICS Code


2012 Employee Statistics by NAICS Code Houston, TX Texas United States
Employees, Total (by Place of Work) 1,148,350 8,733,436 113,112,248
Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Agriculture Support 0% 0.08% 0.14%
Mining 1.85% 1.54% 0.45%
Utilities 0.64% 0.56% 0.58%
Construction 7.4% 6.87% 5.44%
Manufacturing 6.4% 8.95% 10.3%
Wholesale Trade 6.22% 5.33% 5.1%
Retail Trade 8.33% 12.96% 13.07%
Transportation and Warehousing 4.16% 3.99% 3.64%
Information 2.57% 2.84% 2.97%
Finance and Insurance 5.29% 5.35% 5.61%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 2.78% 2.06% 1.9%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 11.09% 6.59% 6.96%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 6.26% 3.16% 2.53%
Admin, Support, Waste Mgt, Remediation Services 10.34% 7.42% 6.42%
Educational Services 2.07% 1.56% 2.57%
Health Care and Social Assistance 10.75% 14.07% 15.46%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1.24% 1.32% 1.84%
Accommodation and Food Services 8.29% 10.6% 10.29%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 4.3% 4.74% 4.73%

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS): NAICS is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.

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Houston, Texas Establishment Statistics by NAICS Code


2012 Establishments by NAICS Code Houston, TX Texas United States
Establishments, Total (by Place of Work) 1,148,350 8,733,436 113,112,248
Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Agriculture Support 0.03% 0.21% 0.29%
Mining 1.34% 1.41% 0.35%
Utilities 0.34% 0.37% 0.23%
Construction 5.41% 7.84% 9.64%
Manufacturing 4.48% 3.86% 4.16%
Wholesale Trade 8.32% 6.08% 5.62%
Retail Trade 11.89% 14.86% 14.54%
Transportation and Warehousing 3.09% 3.07% 2.83%
Information 1.89% 1.73% 1.81%
Finance and Insurance 8% 7.44% 6.56%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 5.27% 5.01% 4.75%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 14.75% 11.28% 11.36%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1.48% 0.81% 0.69%
Admin, Support, Waste Mgt, Remediation Services 5.71% 4.89% 5.15%
Educational Services 1.18% 1.06% 1.2%
Health Care and Social Assistance 10.73% 11% 10.8%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1.01% 1.17% 1.66%
Accommodation and Food Services 7.44% 8.65% 8.59%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 7.65% 9.27% 9.78%

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS): NAICS is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.

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Houston, Texas Household Income Statistics


2012 Household Income Statistics Houston, TX Texas United States
Total Area Household Income $67,402,735 $688,295,930,589 $9,110,376,126,223
Median Household Income $57,694 $55,454 $57,639
Average Household Income $74,022 $75,051 $77,190
Per Capita Household Income $30,797 $26,591 $29,126
 
Income Less than $15,000 14.22% 12.26% 11.77%
Income $15,000 to $24,999 11.64% 10.09% 9.67%
Income $25,000 to $34,999 11.55% 10.2% 9.73%
Income $35,000 to $49,999 13.95% 13.58% 13.33%
Income $50,000 to $74,999 16.5% 17.76% 18.03%
Income $75,000 to $99,999 10.59% 12.46% 12.97%
Income $100,000 to $124,999 6.73% 8.35% 8.65%
Income $125,000 to $149,999 4.26% 5.21% 5.4%
Income $150,000 to $199,999 4.52% 4.9% 5.12%
Income $200,000 and Over 6.05% 5.2% 5.34%

Household Income: Data on consumer income collected by the Census Bureau covers money income received (exclusive of certain money receipts such as capital gains) before payments for personal income taxes, social security, union dues, medicare deductions, etc. Therefore, money income does not reflect the fact that some families receive part of their income in the form of non-cash benefits, such as food stamps, health benefits, rent-free housing, and goods produced and consumed on the farm.

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Houston, Texas Consumer Price Indexes (CPI)


2012 Consumer Price Indexes (CPI) Houston, TX Texas United States
All Items - CPI 191.1 203.5 213.1
Education and Communications CPI 110 123.4 125.1
Food and Beverages CPI 202.3 216.4 219
Housing CPI 179.8 199.3 217.8
Medical Care CPI 340.4 352 367
Other Goods and Services CPI 308.6 337.4 349.1
Recreation CPI 108.3 113.6 114.3
Transportation CPI 168.5 170.8 175.2

Consumer Price Index: The current Consumer Price Index is created by comparing current values to the average from 1982 through 1984. A value of 175 would indicate 75% inflation from that time. A value of 90 would indicate 10% deflation.

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Houston, Texas Retail Sales Statistics


2012 Retail Sales Statistics Houston, TX Texas United States
Total Retail Sales (including Food Services) $34,347,170 $379,450,531 $4,690,741,823
Building Materials and Garden Store Sales $1,645,946 $21,568,079 $300,121,841
Clothing and Accessories Store Sales $2,146,450 $18,346,276 $225,430,344
Electrical and Appliances Store Sales $986,357 $8,608,136 $101,037,294
Food and Beverage Store Sales $4,767,221 $46,481,549 $612,863,797
Food Services $4,231,099 $39,062,164 $502,456,682
Gasoline Stations Store Sales $3,177,847 $46,505,182 $526,122,149
General Merchandise Store Sales $3,376,113 $55,661,341 $634,982,512
Health and Personal Care Store Sales $1,819,088 $17,480,151 $270,681,729
Home Furnishings Store Sales $959,014 $7,531,400 $90,949,539
Miscellaneous Store Sales $784,776 $7,814,849 $122,027,154
Nonstore Purchases Sales $1,705,393 $28,258,325 $398,848,318
Sporting Goods Store Sales $776,612 $7,438,147 $89,619,853

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