Houston is located close to the center of Alaska. Houston is part of Matanuska Susitna County. Houston has 22.40 square miles of land area and 1.16 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Houston population is 2,058, which has grown 71.21% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 16.17% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Houston median household income is $52,019 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 31.31% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 39.28% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Houston median house value is $168,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 84.46% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 70.80% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Houston is better than the state average in quality. The Houston area code is 907.