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As of 2010-2014, median price of a house in Houston is $125,400, which is about the same as the state average of $131,400 and is lower than the national average of $175,700. The Houston median house value has grown by 58.13% since 2000. The growth rate for the price of a house in Houston is about the same as the state average rate of 59.27% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. The median year that a house in Houston was built is 1976, which is older than the median year for a house built in the state which is 1984 and is about the same as the median year for a house built in the USA which is 1976.

Topics:House ValueHousing OccupancyYear Structure BuiltMortgage StatusMortgage Owner's CostsNone-Mortgage Owner's CostsUnits in StructureRoomsBedroomsHouse Heating FuelGross RentVehicle Available

House Value

Median Value of a Total of 353,069 Owner Occupied Houses in Houston, TX, #385
Houston, TX
125,400 USD
Texas
131,400 USD
U.S.
175,700 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2000, #620
Houston, TX
58.13%
Texas
59.27%
U.S.
46.91%
Ranks: $50K or Less, $50-100K, $100-150K, $150-200K, $200-300K, $300-500K, $500-1M, $1M or More

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house value data.

Housing Occupancy

 Houston, TXTexasU.S.
Total Housing Units913,006, see rank, 100%10,187,189132,741,033
Occupied Housing Units792,763, 86.83%, see rank88.48%87.55%
Owner Occupied353,069, 38.67%, see rank55.49%56.34%
Renter Occupied439,694, 48.16%, see rank32.99%31.21%
Vacant Housing Units120,243, 13.17%, see rank11.52%12.45%
For Rent55,736, 6.10%, see rank3.13%2.34%
For Sale Only7,723, 0.85%, see rank1.05%1.20%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied14,026, 1.54%, see rank0.97%0.92%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use6,990, 0.77%, see rank2.37%3.97%
For Migrant Workers261, 0.03%, see rank0.02%0.03%
Other Vacant35,507, 3.89%, see rank3.97%4.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical housing occupancy data.

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #897
Houston, TXTexasU.S.
197619841976

Ranks: 1995 or earlier, 1960-1969, 1970-1979, 1980-1989, 1990-2000, 2000-2010

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical year structure built data.

Mortgage Status

 Houston, TX%TexasU.S.
Owner-Occupied Units353,069100%5,652,54274,787,460
With a Mortgage205,47558.20%, see rank60.56%65.58%
Without a Mortgage147,59441.80%, see rank39.44%34.42%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical mortgage status data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units with a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Houston, TX
1,482 USD
Texas
1,443 USD
U.S.
1,522 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsHouston, TX%TexasU.S.
$299 or Less1220.06%, see rank0.15%0.20%
$300 to $4991,6590.81%, see rank1.18%1.59%
$500 to $6995,9332.89%, see rank4.49%5.01%
$700 to $99925,56812.44%, see rank14.70%14.32%
$1,000 to $1,49971,94735.01%, see rank33.20%27.90%
$1,500 to $1,99941,80020.34%, see rank22.54%20.35%
$2,000 to $2,99934,96617.02%, see rank16.45%19.52%
$3,000 or More23,48011.43%, see rank7.30%11.12%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Houston, TX
23.00% of the Total Income
Texas
22.20% of the Total Income
U.S.
23.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Houston, TX%TexasU.S.
10% or Less14,8927.25%, see rank6.26%5.86%
10% to 20%69,52933.84%, see rank36.09%31.95%
20% to 30%49,82024.25%, see rank27.65%27.64%
30% to 40%25,21812.27%, see rank12.28%13.74%
40% or More44,70321.76%, see rank17.16%20.29%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units with a mortgage data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units without a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Houston, TX
508 USD
Texas
459 USD
U.S.
457 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsHouston, TX%TexasU.S.
$199 or Less9,7266.59%, see rank7.97%7.76%
$200 to $29916,91211.46%, see rank14.81%14.70%
$300 to $49945,74230.99%, see rank33.97%34.63%
$500 to $69932,21821.83%, see rank22.08%21.16%
$700 or More42,99629.13%, see rank21.17%21.75%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Houston, TX
12.30% of the Total Income
Texas
11.90% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.30% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Houston, TX%TexasU.S.
10% or Less59,29440.17%, see rank41.43%40.19%
10% to 20%46,05731.21%, see rank32.37%31.47%
20% to 30%18,06912.24%, see rank11.78%12.24%
30% to 40%8,2475.59%, see rank5.09%5.64%
40% or More13,6869.27%, see rank8.03%9.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units without a mortgage data.

Units in Structure

 Houston, TXTexasU.S.
Total Housing Units913,006, 100%10,187,189132,741,033
1-unit, Detached414,088, 45.35%, see rank65.34%61.65%
1-unit, Attached47,179, 5.17%, see rank2.68%5.82%
2 Units16,716, 1.83%, see rank1.94%3.75%
3 or 4 Units34,127, 3.74%, see rank3.20%4.43%
5 to 9 Units64,868, 7.10%, see rank4.85%4.78%
10 or More Units326,969, 35.81%, see rank14.35%13.08%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.9,059, 0.99%, see rank7.63%6.49%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical units in structure data.

Rooms

 Houston, TXTexasU.S.
Total Housing Units913,006, 100%10,187,189132,741,033
1 Room19,442, 2.13%, see rank1.69%1.95%
2 Rooms36,108, 3.95%, see rank2.86%2.48%
3 Rooms180,365, 19.76%, see rank10.61%9.13%
4 Rooms192,966, 21.14%, see rank16.68%16.60%
5 Rooms174,016, 19.06%, see rank21.74%20.41%
6 Rooms139,288, 15.26%, see rank18.39%18.06%
7 Rooms74,860, 8.20%, see rank11.53%12.27%
8 Rooms44,109, 4.83%, see rank7.50%8.48%
9 Rooms or More51,852, 5.68%, see rank8.98%10.60%
Median Rooms4.70, see rank5.305.50

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical rooms data.

Bedrooms

 Houston, TXTexasU.S.
Total Housing Units913,006, 100%10,187,189132,741,033
No Bedroom21,072, 2.31%, see rank1.85%2.17%
1 Bedroom229,091, 25.09%, see rank12.69%11.16%
2 Bedrooms271,120, 29.70%, see rank23.33%26.69%
3 Bedrooms275,070, 30.13%, see rank41.71%39.70%
4 Bedrooms99,656, 10.92%, see rank17.12%16.05%
5 or More Bedrooms16,997, 1.86%, see rank3.30%4.22%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical bedrooms data.

House Heating Fuel

 Houston, TXTexasU.S.
Total Housing Units792,763, 100%9,013,582116,211,092
Utility Gas293,462, 37.02%, see rank37.22%48.85%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas3,796, 0.48%, see rank3.42%4.86%
Electricity489,366, 61.73%, see rank58.19%36.68%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.378, 0.05%, see rank0.12%5.86%
Coal or Coke53, 0.01%, see rank0.01%0.12%
Wood409, 0.05%, see rank0.43%2.12%
Solar Energy124, 0.02%, see rank0.01%0.05%
Other Fuel577, 0.07%, see rank0.16%0.47%
No Fuel Used4,598, 0.58%, see rank0.44%1.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house heating fuel data.

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalHouston, TXTexasU.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent427,161, 100%3,174,41239,201,928
$199 or Less3,377, 0.79%, see rank1.28%1.50%
$200 to $2995,051, 1.18%, see rank2.20%3.18%
$300 to $49918,469, 4.32%, see rank6.35%7.37%
$500 to $69993,284, 21.84%, see rank19.10%16.01%
$700 to $999157,874, 36.96%, see rank35.25%29.17%
$1,000 to $1,499105,048, 24.59%, see rank26.13%26.88%
$1,500 to $1,99930,102, 7.05%, see rank6.97%9.79%
$2,000 or More13,956, 3.27%, see rank2.73%6.10%
Median$862, see rank$870$920

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gross rent data.

Vehicle Available

 Houston, TXTexasU.S.
Occupied Housing Units792,763, 100%9,013,582116,211,092
No Vehicles Available76,299, 9.62%, see rank5.88%9.12%
1 Vehicles Available343,906, 43.38%, see rank34.31%33.80%
2 Vehicles Available269,646, 34.01%, see rank40.44%37.48%
3 or More Vehicles Available102,912, 12.98%, see rank19.37%19.61%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical vehicle available data.


 
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