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People

Total Population 1,014
Male Share of the Population 45%
Female Share of the Population 55%
Senior Citizens 31.7%
Employed Population 16+ 360
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 49.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.9%
Median Earnings25+ $31,711
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $41,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,417

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,750
% Above Poverty Level 81.9%
% Below Poverty Level 18.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.3%
Median Gross Rent $599
Median House Value $94,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.1%
US/American 0%
English 8.3%
Irish 9.7%

Houston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles W of La Crosse, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 111 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Houston
Metro Area La Crosse
Standard Zip Codes 55943
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.763
Longitude -91.568

Houston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CALEDONIA
Distance 9.6 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.9 inches
Station TREMPEALEAU DAM 6
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 24 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches
Station GENOA DAM 8
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Caledonia 2,824 $56,000
Hokah 559 $63,906
La Crescent 4,871 $64,844

Houston Public Libraries

Library
Houston Public Library
202 EAST CEDAR STREET
Houston, Minnesota
(507) 896-7323
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507-896-3161
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Student/teacher ratio: 13.2

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Serves 21 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7

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