Houston, MS


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Houston is a very small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 3,544 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Houston is the 81st largest community in Mississippi.

Houston is a blue-collar town, with 45.59% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Houston is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Houston who work in sales jobs (10.40%), office and administrative support (8.62%), and teaching (7.19%).

Houston is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Houston rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.85% of adults 25 and older in Houston have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Houston in 2010 was $15,415, which is lower middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $61,660 for a family of four.

Houston is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Houston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Houston residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Houston also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.11% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Houston include Irish, Scots-Irish, French , and African.

The most common language spoken in Houston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.

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