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The City of Houston had a population of 2,095 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Houston is located at latitude 37.3209 and longitude -91.9612 in Texas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Houston (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Texas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,165 feet.

The City of Houston (GNIS ID: 2394426) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Houston is located within Township of Piney, a minor civil division (MCD) of Texas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Houston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Houston: Mineral Springs City.

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Houston, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,095
Population in Households 2,017
Population in Familes 1,539
Population in Group Qrtrs 78
Population Density1 575
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 930
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 549
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,063 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 562 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 369 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $103,602
Average Home Value $151,381


Median Household Income $28,573
Average Household Income $44,246
Per Capita Income $20,062
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.05%
Households -0.09% -0.09%
Families 1.09% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Houston, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Houston to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 255 75th
Population Density1 # 667 35th
Diversity Index2 # 539 48th
Median Household Income # 951 8th
Per Capita Income # 631 39th

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