Houston, TX Population

Population: 1,953,631. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,016,582 (+3.2% change)
Males: 975,551 (49.9%), Females: 978,080 (50.1%)

Harris County

Zip codes: 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007, 77008, 77009, 77010, 77011, 77012, 77013, 77014, 77015, 77016, 77017, 77018, 77019, 77020, 77021, 77022, 77023, 77024, 77025, 77026, 77027, 77028, 77029, 77030, 77031, 77032, 77033, 77034, 77035, 77036, 77037, 77038, 77039, 77040, 77041, 77042, 77043, 77044, 77045, 77046, 77047, 77048, 77049, 77050, 77051, 77053, 77054, 77055, 77056, 77057, 77058, 77059, 77060, 77061, 77062, 77063, 77064, 77065, 77066, 77067, 77068, 77069, 77070, 77071, 77072, 77073, 77074, 77075, 77076, 77077, 77078, 77079, 77080, 77081, 77082, 77083, 77084, 77085, 77086, 77087, 77088, 77089, 77090, 77091, 77092, 77093, 77094, 77095, 77096, 77098, 77099.

Median resident age: 30.9 years
Median household income: $36,616
Median house value: $79,300

Races in Houston:

  • Hispanic (37.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (30.8%)
  • Black (25.3%)
  • Other race (16.5%)
  • Two or more races (3.1%)
  • Vietnamese (1.7%)
  • Chinese (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (6.1%), English (5.0%), Irish (4.3%), United States (3.7%), French (1.9%), Italian (1.6%).

Land area: 579.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Houston

  • High school or higher: 70.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 27.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Houston city

  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

26.4% Foreign born (19.4% Latin America, 4.7% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +246,383 (+14.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Houston:

  • BAYOU CITY MEDICAL CENTER (6700 BELLAIRE)
  • BEACON HEALTH WESTCHASE (2929 WOODLAND PARK DRIVE)
  • BELLAIRE MEDICAL CENTER (5314 DASHWOOD)
  • CHRISTUS ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL (1919 LABRANCH)
  • COLUMBIA E HOUSTON MED CTR E LOOP CAMP (13111 EAST FREEWAY)
  • COLUMBIA SPRING BRANCH MEDICAL CENTER (8850 LONG POINT ROAD PO BOX 55227)
  • CYPRESS CREEK HOSPITAL INC (17750 CALI DRIVE)
  • CYPRESS FAIRBANKS MED CTR HOSPITAL (10655 STEEPLETOP DRIVE)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL TIDWELL (510 W TIDWELL)
  • DUBUIS HOSPITAL OF HOUSTON (1919 LABRANCH)
  • HARRIS COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (1504 TAUB LOOP)
  • HARRIS CTY PSYCHIATRIC CTR (2800 MACGREGOR WAY)
  • HEALTHSOUTH HOSP FOR SPECIALIZED SURGE (5445 LABRANCH STREET)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION INSTITUTE (17506 RED OAK DRIVE)
  • HERMANN HOSPITAL (6411 FANNIN)
  • HOUSTON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (2807 LITTLE YORK RD)
  • HOUSTON NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER (710 FM 1960 WEST)
  • IHS HOSP AT HOUSTON (6160 S LOOP EAST)
  • INSTUTUTE FOR REHAB & RESEARCH,THE (1333 MOURSUND AVE)
  • INTRACARE MEDICAL CTR (7601 FANNIN)
  • INTRACARE NORTH HOSPITAL (1120 CYPRESS STATION DR)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL-HOUSTON (6441 MAIN ST)
  • MEMORIAL HERMANN CONTINUING CARE HOSPI (3034 N GESSNER)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEMORIAL CITY (920 FROSTWOOD DR)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SYSTEM (7737 SOUTHWEST FREEWAY SUITE 200)
  • METHODIST HOSPITAL,THE (6565 FANNIN)
  • METHODIST WILLOWBROOK HOSPITAL (18220 TOMBALL PARKWAY)
  • PARK PLAZA HOSPITAL (1313 HERMANN DR)
  • PLAZA SPECIALTY HOSP (1300 BINZ)
  • RIVERSIDE GENERAL HOSPITAL (3204 ENNIS ST)
  • SCCI HOSPITAL HOUSTON CENTRAL (105 DREW)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-HOUSTON HEIG (1917 ASHLAND)
  • SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF HOUSTON (5556 GASMER)
  • ST LUKES EPISCOPAL HOSPITAL (6720 BERTNER)
  • TEXAS CHILDRENS HOSP (6621 FANNIN STREET)
  • TEXAS ORTHOPEDIC HOSPITAL (7401 SOUTH MAIN STREET)
  • TOPS SURGICAL SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (17080 RED OAK DR BOX 73409)
  • TRIUMPH HOSPITAL OF NORTH HOUSTON (233 WEST PARKER ROAD)
  • UNIV OF TX M D ANDERSON CANCER CTR,THE (1515 HOLCOMBE BLVD)
  • VENCOR HOSPITAL HOUSTON NORTHWEST (11297 FALLBROOK)
  • WEST HOUSTON MEDICAL CENTER (12141 RICHMOND AVE)
  • WEST OAKS HOSPITAL INC (6500 HORNWOOD)
  • WOMANS HOSPITAL OF TEXAS,THE (7600 FANNIN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Houston:

  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 13 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: HOU)
  • GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL ARPT/HOUSTON (about 15 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: IAH)
  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 20 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: EFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Houston:

  • SKYWAY MANOR (about 16 miles; PEARLAND, TX; Abbreviation: T79)
  • FLYIN’ B (about 16 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: 39R)
  • HOUSTON-SOUTHWEST (about 19 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: AXH)
Amtrak station:
HOUSTON (902 WASHINGTON AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

 

Biggest Colleges/Universities in Houston:

  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (Full-time enrollment: 25,479; Location: 4800 CALHOUN; Public; Website: www.uh.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM (Full-time enrollment: 21,140; Location: 3100 Main Street P.O. Box 667517; Public; Website: www.hccs.cc.tx.us)
  • NORTH HARRIS MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (Full-time enrollment: 13,933; Location: 250 N SAM HOUSTON PKY E STE 300; Public; Website: www.nhmccd.edu)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-DOWNTOWN (Full-time enrollment: 6,236; Location: 1 MAIN ST; Public; Website: www.uhd.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 5,808; Location: 3100 CLEBURNE ST; Public; Website: www.tsu.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (Full-time enrollment: 4,735; Location: 2700 BAY AREA BLVD; Public; Website: www.cl.uh.edu/; Offers Master’s degree)
  • RICE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 4,158; Location: 6100 S MAIN; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.rice.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 3,513; Location: 13735 BEAMER RD; Public; Website: www.sjcd.cc.tx.us)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 2,819; Location: 5800 UVALDE; Public; Website: www.sjcd.cc.tx.us)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 2,595; Location: PO BOX 20036; Public; Website: www.uth.tmc.edu/; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST THOMAS (Full-time enrollment: 2,541; Location: 3800 MONTROSE BLVD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.stthom.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • HOUSTON BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,273; Location: 7502 FONDREN RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.hbu.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • UNIVERSAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE INC (Full-time enrollment: 1,625; Location: 721 LOCKHAVEN DR; Private, for-profit; Website: uticorp.com)
  • BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE (Full-time enrollment: 1,192; Location: ONE BAYLOR PLAZA; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bcm.tmc.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • SOUTH TEXAS COLLEGE OF LAW (Full-time enrollment: 1,062; Location: 1303 SAN JACINTO ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.STCL.EDU)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF HOUSTON (Full-time enrollment: 551; Location: 1900 YORKTOWN; Private, for-profit; Website: www.aih.aii.edu)
  • ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 538; Location: 2950 S GESSNER; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 457; Location: 15621 BLUE ASH DR STE 160; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • TEXAS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS-SOUTHWEST INC (Full-time enrollment: 453; Location: 6363 RICHMOND STE 300; Private, for-profit; Website: www.tsb.edu)
  • ULTRASOUND DIAGNOSTIC SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 429; Location: 10500 Forum Place Dr. , Suite 200; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.UDSEDUCATION.COM)
Biggest public high schools in Houston:

  • WESTFIELD H S (Students: 4,112; Location: 16713 ELLA BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ELSIK H S (Students: 4,079; Location: 12601 HIGH STAR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HASTINGS H S (Students: 4,068; Location: 4410 COOK RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CLEAR LAKE H S (Students: 3,474; Location: 2929 BAY AREA BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MAYDE CREEK H S (Students: 3,397; Location: 19202 GROSCHKE RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LAMAR H S (Students: 3,292; Location: 3325 WESTHEIMER RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • KLEIN FOREST H S (Students: 3,234; Location: 11400 MISTY VLY; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LANGHAM CREEK H S (Students: 3,189; Location: 17610 FM 529; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CYPRESS FALLS H S (Students: 3,166; Location: 9811 HUFFMEISTER RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • JERSEY VILLAGE H S (Students: 3,072; Location: 7600 SOLOMON ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Biggest private high schools in Houston:

  • KINKAID (Students: 1,289; Location: 201 KINKAID SCHOOL DR; Grades: PK – 12)
  • THE AWTY INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 956; Location: 7455 AWTY SCHOOL LANE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • NORTHLAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 825; Location: 4363 SYLVANFEILD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • STRAKE JESUIT COLLEGE PREP (Students: 742; Location: 8900 BELLAIRE BLVD; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)
  • ST AGNES ACADEMY SCHOOL (Students: 732; Location: 9000 BELLAIRE BLVD; Grades: 9 – 12; Girls only)
  • ST THOMAS’ EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 717; Location: PO BOX 35096; Grades: KG – 12)
  • ST PIUS X HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 670; Location: 811 DONOVAN STREET; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • SWEETWATER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 645; Location: 8600 SWEETWATER; Grades: KG – 12)
  • DUCHESNE ACADEMY (Students: 636; Location: 10202 MEMORIAL DR; Grades: PK – 12; Girls only)
  • HOUSTON SCHOOL FOR ACCELERATED (Students: 618; Location: 7055 BEECHNUT; Grades: 5 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Houston:

  • NORTH SHORE H S (Students: 2,123; Location: 13501 HOLLY PARK; Grades: 09 – 11)
  • PERSHING MIDDLE (Students: 1,691; Location: 7000 BRAES BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • YOUNG LEARNERS (Students: 1,611; Location: 3333 BERING DR,STE 200; Grades: PK – PK)
  • DOWLING MIDDLE (Students: 1,589; Location: 14000 STANCLIFF ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ENERGIZED FOR EXCELLENCE ACADEMY (Students: 1,570; Location: 6201 BISSONNET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ARAGON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,552; Location: 16823 WEST RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LONG MIDDLE (Students: 1,539; Location: 6501 BELLAIRE BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HARTMAN MIDDLE (Students: 1,495; Location: 7111 WESTOVER; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WATKINS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,482; Location: 4800 CAIRNVILLAGE ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • COOK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,446; Location: 9111 WHEATLAND DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Houston:

  • THE VILLAGE SCHOOL (Students: 752; Location: 13077 WESTELLA; Grades: PK – 8)
  • RIVER OAKS BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 734; Location: 2300 WILLOWICK RD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • GRACE SCHOOL (Students: 713; Location: 10219 ELLA LEE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST FRANCIS EPISCOPAL DAY SCH (Students: 706; Location: 335 PINEY POINT RD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST THOMAS MORE PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 648; Location: 5927 WIGTON; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ANNUNCIATION ORTHODOX SCHOOL (Students: 634; Location: 3600 YOAKUM; Grades: PK – 8)
  • JOHN PAUL II CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 616; Location: 1400 PARKWAY PLAZA DR; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST MARK LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 565; Location: 1515 HILLENDAHL BLVD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST FRANCIS DE SALES SCHOOL (Students: 514; Location: 8100 ROOS ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST. MICHAEL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 501; Location: 1833 SAGE ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Libraries in Houston:

  • HOUSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $36,806,321; Location: 500 MCKINNEY ST; 2,615,959 books; 163,310 audio materials; 84,543 video materials; 15,677 serial subscriptions)
  • HARRIS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $14,552,466; Location: 8080 EL RIO ST; 1,240,577 books; 36,918 audio materials; 34,794 video materials; 2,994 serial subscriptions)