Houston, PA Population

Population: 1,314. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,276 (-2.9% change)
Males: 612 (46.6%), Females: 702 (53.4%)

Washington County

Zip code: 15342

Median resident age: 41.5 years
Median household income: $30,598
Median house value: $78,300

Races in Houston:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.1%)
  • Black (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)

Ancestries: German (23.1%), Italian (15.8%), Irish (13.1%), English (11.1%), Polish (9.3%), Scotch-Irish (7.5%).

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 0.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Houston

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Houston borough

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 13.6%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -151 (-10.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Houston:

  • CANONSBURG GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; CANONSBURG, PA)
  • WASHINGTON HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; WASHINGTON, PA)
  • MAYVIEW STATE HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; BRIDGEVILLE, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Houston:

  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 17 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: PIT)
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 22 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: AGC)
  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 48 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Abbreviation: MGW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Houston:

  • WASHINGTON COUNTY (about 10 miles; WASHINGTON, PA; Abbreviation: AFJ)
  • BANDEL (about 13 miles; EIGHTY FOUR, PA; Abbreviation: 22D)
  • FINLEYVILLE AIRPARK (about 15 miles; FINLEYVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: G05)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Houston:

  • ROBERT MORRIS COLLEGE (about 18 miles; MOON TOWNSHIP, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,426)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 19 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,199)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 20 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,058)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 21 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,189)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 21 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,246)
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,903)

Schools

Public high school in Houston:

  • CHARTIERS-HOUSTON JSHS (Students: 634; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Houston:

  • ALLISON PARK EL SCH (Students: 600; Grades: KG – 06)
Private primary/middle school in Houston:

  • CENTRAL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 236; Location: 145 MCGOVERN ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Houston:

  • CHARTIERS-HOUSTON COM LIBRARY (Operating income: $147,683; Location: 730 WEST GRANT ST; 47,101 books; 1,155 audio materials; 2,113 video materials; 93 serial subscriptions)

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