Harris County, TX

Current Temperature ° Population 4,253,700

Homefacts County Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 20%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 50.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 29.8%

Registered Offenders

14.18% Higher than national avg.
  • 7,802 offenders in Harris County
  • 18.34 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $230,000
  • Median Sales Price: $100,001
  • Foreclosures: 1,991
  • Homes For Sale: 3,861
  • Homes For Rent: 651

Environmental Hazards

13,809 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 82
  • Registered Polluters: 689
  • Superfunds: 403
  • Tanks & Spills: 12,635

Unemployment

Very High 5.2%
  • Texas unemployment average: 4.5%
  • National unemployment average: 4.2%

Schools view all

1,236 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 1,236 K-12 public schools in Harris County, TX and 327 private schools. Homefacts rates Harris County's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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Crime view details

7,802 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$230,000 compared to August 2016
Median Sales Price
$100,001 compared to August 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    8%
  • Rented
    43.3%
  • Owned
    48.8%

3,861 Homes For Sale View All

$181,000
1811 Spruce Knob Drive
Kingwood, TX 77339
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$65,000
1228 Paladin Trl
Houston, TX 78070
-- Beds | -- Baths
$60,000
1415 Paladin Trl
Houston, TX 78070
-- Beds | -- Baths
$65,000
1228 Paladin
Houston, TX 78070
-- Beds | -- Baths

1,991 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$68,000
Fawnway
Houston, TX 77048
4 Beds | 2 Baths
$150,000
Sea Branch
Houston, TX 77084
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$51,000
Wuthering Heights
Houston, TX 77045
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$58,000
Bluebonnet
Highlands, TX 77562
3 Beds | 2 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

40,060 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Harris County, TX issued 40,060 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 40,060 permits, 18533 were issued for single family homes and 21,527 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Harris County, TX issued 17,806 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 17,806 permits, 8776 were issued for single family homes and 9,030 were issued for multi-family homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

651 Rental Properties View All

$1,000
2750 Holly Hall
Houston, TX 77054
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$1,550
204 Woodvale Drive
League City, TX 77573
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$2,000
112 Island Breeze Circle
League City, TX 77573
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$1,200
6331 French Chateau Drive
Houston, TX 77088
3 Beds | 2 Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Harris County, TX
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $701
  • 1 Bedroom: $797
  • 2 Bedrooms: $976
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,333
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,690

Zip Codes

77520 77521 77522 77523 77401 77402 77530 77532 77536 77546 77549 77547

Cities

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Environmental Hazards

13809 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Harris County, TX
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Harris County, TX
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  • Superfunds
    in Harris County, TX
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  • Tanks & Spills
    in Harris County, TX
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Harris County, TX has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Harris County, TX is a green zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.57 Average
    Harris County, TX is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 53.53°
  • February 57.1°
  • March 63.77°
  • April 70.45°
  • May 77.86°
  • June 84.56°
  • July 85.1°
  • August 86.5°
  • September 80.5°
  • October 71.15°
  • November 62.82°
  • December 53.88°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Harris County, TX

Earthquakes
Harris County, TX has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Harris County, TX has a very high risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Harris County, TX has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Harris County, TX has a very high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Harris County, TX: $56,629

Unemployment

Unemployment in Harris County is 5.2%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.5% and 8.4% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 42.44%
White Collar - 57.56%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Greg Abbott
  • Sen. John Cornyn
  • Sen. Ted Cruz

Neighborhood Info

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