For population 25 years and over in Houston:
For population 15 years and over in Houston city:
82 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $722 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (97.2 miles , pop. 77,906).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (100.8 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (456.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Woodland, MS (3.0 miles) , New Houlka, MS (3.1 miles ), Vardaman, MS (3.2 miles ), Mantee, MS (3.5 miles) , Okolona, MS (4.0 miles ), Derma, MS (4.1 miles ), Calhoun City, MS (4.3 miles ), Algoma, MS (4.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.90 N, Longitude: 89.00 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,068 (+57.4%)
Area code: 662
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
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Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-0.3%).
Work and jobs in Houston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Houston, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Houston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 183% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/29/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.3 miles away from the Houston city center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 3/11/1963, a category F4 tornado 24.1 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Houston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.5 miles away from Houston center
On 5/10/2008 at 17:52:50, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/15/1995 at 01:03:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/28/2000 at 11:32:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.2 miles away from Houston center
On 5/21/2002 at 20:35:34, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Chickasaw County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Winds: 3, Freezes: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Howard Waldrop - Writer, Terry Catledge - Basketball player, Bobby Pepper - Journalist.
Hospitals/medical centers in Houston:
Airports located in Houston:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Houston:
Public high school in Houston:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Houston:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00566. This is significantly better than average. There were 41 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.214. This is significantly better than average. There were 75 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.04. This is significantly better than average. There were 119 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. There were 110 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.3. This is better than average. There were 210 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.7. This is about average. There were 108 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 11.5. This is about average. There were 38 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Houston and their reported violations in the past:CITY OF HOUSTON (Population served: 3903, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.5%
(20.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.7% for Black residents, 49.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 14.0% for other race residents, 93.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
70 people in nursing homes in 2000
50 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Houston compared to Mississippi state average:
Banks with branches in Houston (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008 2012
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Houston city (based on Chickasaw County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.49%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,915 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,860 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Houston:
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TV broadcast stations around Houston:
See more detailed statistics of Houston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Houston, MS
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $144,000
Total average daily traffic: 28,640
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,290
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Houston)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:100 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Houston, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Houston)
FAA Registered Aircraft:17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Houston)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Houston, MS
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.