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Demographics

People

Total Population3,547
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens13.1%
Employed Population 16+1,468
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married39%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.2%
Median Earnings25+$26,937
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,440
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,917

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,380
% Above Poverty Level72.5%
% Below Poverty Level27.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home0.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.6%
Median Gross Rent$497
Median House Value$67,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)58%
English7.9%
Irish5.5%
French Except Basque1.4%
African1.1%
German0.4%
Italian0.2%
Dutch0.1%
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Houston Almanac

CategoryValue
County Chickasaw County
Standard Zip Codes38851
Phone Area Codes662
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude33.89
Approximate Longitude-89

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)

StationHOUSTON
Distance1.3 miles
Jan Temp30 to 51 F
Apr Temp47 to 73 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp47 to 75 F
Annual Precip58.2 inches
StationPONTOTOC EXP STN
Distance17.4 miles
Jan Temp31 to 50 F
Apr Temp49 to 72 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp51 to 75 F
Annual Precip58.4 inches
StationVERONA EXPERIMENT STN
Distance26.4 miles
Jan Temp30 to 50 F
Apr Temp49 to 73 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp49 to 75 F
Annual Precip55.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Algoma780$46,705
Derma898$28,385
Mantee228$64,000
Okolona2,649$27,008
Vardaman1,325$40,588
Woodland202$26,500

Houston Hospitals

Trace Regional Hospital
(Proprietary)
1004 East Madison Street
(662) 456-3700

Houston Public Schools

Houston High School
634 Starkville Road
ZIP: 38851
(662) 456-3320
Other
Total Enrollment 479
Houston Lower Elementary
123 Starkville Street
ZIP: 38851
(662) 456-3323
Primary
Total Enrollment 494
Houston Middle School
632-a Starkville Road
ZIP: 38851
(662) 456-5174
Middle
Total Enrollment 414
Houston Upper Elementary
452 Pittsboro Street
ZIP: 38851
(662) 456-2797
Primary
Total Enrollment 397
Houston Voc Center
634-a Starkville Road
ZIP: 38851
(662) 456-3748
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