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South Houston is a city in Harris County, in the Houston-Baytown metro area.

The latitude of South Houston is 29.662N. The longitude is -95.235W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 30 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,058.


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Median household income
Local
$31,924
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our South Houston demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 126. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 7.7 per 1,000 people.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about South Houston demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Harris County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Houston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 77587 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

4% of South Houston residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the South Houston ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in South Houston was $12,308, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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3% of South Houston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in South Houston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $391.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $735.


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Libraries in South Houston include South Houston Branch Library ... View libraries

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Harris County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our South Houston political report.

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

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in South Houston between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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