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People

Total Population 1,328
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 20%
Employed Population 16+ 615
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 44.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,000
% Above Poverty Level 84.5%
% Below Poverty Level 15.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 41.7%
Median Gross Rent $709
Median House Value $117,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.5%
US/American 0%
English 6%
Irish 15.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Houston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 17 miles SW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Washington
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15342
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.246
Longitude -80.211

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 WASHINGTON 3 NE
Distance 4.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 38.1 inches
Station DONORA 1 SW
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
Station WELLSBURG WTR TRMT PL
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 39.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bridgeville 5,135 $66,183
Canonsburg 8,944 $56,985
McDonald 2,159 $60,781

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Houston Public Libraries

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730 WEST GRANT ST
Houston, Pennsylvania
(724) 745-4300
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CHARTIERS-HOUSTON JSHS
724-745-3350
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 634 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

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