Advertising in Houston

On June 5, 1837, Houston was incorporated after being founded in 1836. The city was named after General Sam Houston, the commander during the Battle of San Jacinto and the president of the Republic of Texas.  It’s the largest city in the state of Texas and the fourth-largest in the US. Houston’s economy is rich with energy, manufacturing, aeronautics, transportation, health care industries and building oilfield equipment. The city has a growing international community due to many different ethnic and religious groups.

  • Estimated Population :2,312,717
  • Foreign born :29.00%
  • Language other than English spoken at home :48.00%
  • High school graduates :77.40%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher :31.20%
  • Median Household income :$47,010
  • Per Capita income :$29,224
  • Population per sq. mile :3,501
  • White :58.30%,Black or African :22.80%,American Indian :0.40%,Asian :6.70%,Others :11.80%

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Events in Houston

  • Winterfest
  • Mardi Gras! Galveston
  • Mardi Gras of Southeast Texas
  • Taste of the Triangle
  • Lone Star Throwdown
  • The Gusher Marathon
  • Cultural Kite Festival
  • Southeast Texas State Fair
  • Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair
  • The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival
  • Cajun Fest
  • with Elite Redfish Series
  • Walker County Fair & Rodeo
  • Keels and Wheels Concours D'Elegance
  • The Rails & Tails Mudbug Festival
  • Mediterranean Festival
  • Garden Fest
  • Texas Outlaw Challenge
  • July 4th Celebration & Street Festival
  • Great Texas Mosquito Festival
  • Fourth Fest
  • Pearland Opry On The Square
  • Grito Fest
  • Pearland Art & Crafts on the Pavilion
  • Gulf Coast International Dragon Boat Regatta
  • Fair on the Square
  • Lone Star Rally
  • Pearland Opry On The Square
  • Dickens on the Strand
  • Reindeer Park

Business & Education in Houston

  • The city is home to twenty-three Fortune 500 companies. They are ConocoPhillips, Enterprise Products Partners, Sysco, Plains All American Pipeline, Halliburton, Baker Hughes, Apache, Marathon Oil, National Oilwell Varco, Waste Management, EOG Resources, KBR, Enbridge Energy Partners, CenterPoint Energy, Kinder Morgan, Targa Resources, Cameron International, Calpine, Group 1 Automotive, Spectra Energy, FMC Technologies, El Paso, and MRC Global.
  • There is one public university located within the city limits: University of Houston (UH). Private colleges in the city include Texas Southern University (TSU), William Marsh Rice University, and Baylor College of Medicine (BCM).