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Houston is a borough in Washington County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.

The latitude of Houston is 40.246N. The longitude is -80.211W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 991 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,284.


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Median household income
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$30,598
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Houston demographic reports
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Houston demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Pittsburgh area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 15342 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

19% of Houston residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Houston ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Houston was $18,001, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Houston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Houston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $347.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $782.


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Libraries in Houston include Chartiers-Houston Com Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Washington County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Houston political report.

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The average commute time for Houston workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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