General information about Houston
Country United States
Region Texas TX
Region 2Harris County 201
Population 2,099,451
Visitors 1,500,000/Year
Time Zone America/Chicago
Cost of living in Houston
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 412 651
Food 240 459
Transportation 36 127
Communications and utilities 94 103
Clothing 20 72
Sports and leisure 23 88
Total 825 1,499
Accommodation in Houston USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 417
Shared room in city centre 658
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 727
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 1,028
Coordinates of Houston
Time Zone America/Chicago
GMT -6
DST -5
Latitude 29.763280000
Longitude -95.363270000
Elevation 12 m.
Elevation (STRM3) 30 m.
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Cost of living and prices in Houston

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 14 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 60 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 7 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 3 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 5 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 4 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 3 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 3 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 4 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 4 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 9 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 8 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 4 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 4 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 13 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 7 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 45 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 3 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 24 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 20,000 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 37 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 15 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 11 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 41 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 36 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 71 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 99 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 1,284 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 908 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 2,467 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,562 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 122 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 50 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,972 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,046 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 3,554 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 3.79%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Houston

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 43 36 32 30 29 31 31 33 37 39 40 41 43
Average high °C 32 28 23 18 17 19 23 26 30 33 34 34 26
Average temperature °C 27 23 17 13 12 14 18 21 25 29 29 30 21
Average low °C 22 17 12 8 7 9 12 16 21 24 25 25 17
Record low °C 11 2 -2 -4 -6 -5 -6 3 11 18 19 18 -6
Snow Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Snowfall Cm. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Average precipitation Mm. 107 137 109 102 102 84 79 84 107 191 117 71 1288
Relative humidity % 74 75 75 74 74 73 73 74 75 76 76 75 74
Wind speed Km/h 11 12 13 14 15 15 15 14 13 11 10 9 12
Day Length Hours 13 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 14 15 14 14 13
Growing degree-day °C 931 700 411 212 176 223 426 611 859 999 1086 1091 7725
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 18 15 11 9 10 12 15 19 20 21 22 20 16
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Houston - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleRegionCountrySize
10 kmWilliam P Hobby AirportHoustonL
15 kmGeorge Bush Intercontinental Houston AirportHoustonL
16 kmEllington AirportHoustonM
20 kmSugar Land Regional AirportHoustonM
41 kmConroe-North Houston Regional AirportHoustonM
46 kmTexas Gulf Coast Regional AirportAngleton/Lake JacksonM
46 kmScholes International At Galveston AirportGalvestonM
69 kmHuntsville Regional AirportHuntsvilleM
81 kmSoutheast Texas Regional AirportBeaumont/Port ArthurM
83 kmEasterwood FieldCollege StationM

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