Houston is located in Harris County, TX. The population is 2,161,686, making Houston the largest city in Harris County and the largest city in the state of Texas.
There are 748 public schools in Houston with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Houston is high, and there are 5,966 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Houston is moderate and the median home sales price is $41,900.