Houston is also called the “Space City,” but it is most popular for being the fourth largest city in the United States of America and the largest in the state of Texas.
The City of Houston has an estimated population of 2.2 million people all within an area of 600 square miles. Houston has a humid, subtropical climate with average temperatures in the winter of 5-84 degrees and in the summer 62-109 degrees. Demographics for Honolulu are; 49.27% Caucasian; 25.31% African American; .44% Native American; 5.31% Asian; 16.46% Mixed.
The state’s economy is best known for energy (oil and natural gas), biomedical and aeronautics while ranking second in employment growth rate at 2.8%.
Districts within Houston are divided into Wards and they are classified by being inside or outside the Interstate 610 Loop. The Central Business District is located inside the loop with suburbs on the outside.
Houston boasts a truly diverse culture with a growing international community. There is an active visual and performing arts area; the theater district located in downtown Houston has six performance halls with the Houston Grand Opera, Houston Ballet, Houston Symphony Orchestra and a number of folk and various art groups calling the area home. For sports fans there are the Houston Astros (Baseball), Texans (Football), and Rockets (Basketball) professional franchises.
Houston has more Fortune 500 headquarters based within the city limits than any other US city except for New York City.