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South Houston, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of South Houston had a population of 17,904 as of July 1, 2019. South Houston ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for South Houston is located at latitude 29.663 and longitude -95.2355 in Harris County. The formal boundaries for the City of South Houston encompass a land area of 3.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harris County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 33 feet.

The City of South Houston (GNIS ID: 2411936) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of South Houston is located within Houston Division of Harris County.


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South Houston, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

South Houston, TX Housing Affordability Index is 175
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

South Houston, TX Wealth Index is 43
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 17,904
Population in Households 17,900
Population in Familes 16,006
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density 5,879
Diversity Index1 65
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,206
Average Household Income $55,222
Per Capita Income $15,447
Wealth Index3 43

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,364 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,560 (47.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,448 (45.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 356 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $98,940
Housing Affordability Index2 175
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,008
Average Household Size 3.57
Family Households 4,046
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.57% 0.71%
Households 0.48% 0.63%
Families 0.46% 0.61%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

South Houston, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Houston to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 166 91st
Population Density # 49 97th
Diversity Index # 471 73rd
Median Household Income # 1121 36th
Per Capita Income # 1474 16th

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