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


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