For population 25 years and over in Houston:
For population 15 years and over in Houston city:
14 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $593 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (73.6 miles , pop. 151,580).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (130.0 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (386.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Raymondville, MO (2.6 miles ), Licking, MO (3.6 miles ), Cabool, MO (4.0 miles ), Summersville, MO (4.4 miles ), Mountain Grove, MO (4.6 miles ), Willow Springs, MO (4.8 miles ), Edgar Springs, MO (5.2 miles) , Mountain View, MO (5.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.32 N, Longitude: 91.96 W
Area code: 417
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Houston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -181 (-8.3%).
Work and jobs in Houston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Houston, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Houston-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/25/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the Houston city center killed 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 9/26/1959, a category F4 tornado 34.3 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Houston-area historical earthquake activity is below Missouri state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 49.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/16/2003 at 05:09:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 40.3 miles away from Houston center
On 8/22/2000 at 20:12:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 74.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1999 at 08:18:00, a magnitude 3.9 (3.3 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 12.0 mi) earthquake occurred 77.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/2/1991 at 03:49:01, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 17.9 miles away from Houston center
On 4/30/1992 at 00:01:30, a magnitude 3.6 (2.9 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Texas County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospital/medical center in Houston:
Airports and heliports located in Houston:
See details about airports and heliports located in Houston, MO
Local government website: www.houstonmissouri.org
College/University in Houston:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Houston:
Public high schools in Houston:
Private high school in Houston:
See full list of schools located in Houston, School District: HOUSTON R-I SCHOOL DISTRICT
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.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 17.5%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.6% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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People in group quarters in Houston in 2000:
Houston compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Houston (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Houston (based on Texas County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.43%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Houston government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Houston government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Houston government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):
Houston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
8.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,883 average adjusted gross income)
0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($565 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,956 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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Houston, Missouri: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: 3
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $397,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,241
Total average daily truck traffic: 356
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 4,535
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Houston)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Houston)
FAA Registered Aircraft:11 (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, MO
Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.