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Overview

Introduction to Humble, Texas

Humble, Texas, in Harris county, is 17 miles N of Houston, Texas. The people of the city are in the Houston metropolitan area.

Humble History

The city of Humble was first settled in the early 1800s. Joseph Dunman visited the area in 1828 and is believed to be the city's first settler. The community was named after Pleasant Smith "Plez" Humble, one of the original settlers who later became the justice of the peace. In the early 1900s, oil was first produced in Humble and it became a major oil boom town. The first railroad entered the city in 1904. Humble was officially incorporated in 1933.

Humble and nearby Attractions

  • Mercer Arboretum and Botanical Gardens
  • Humble Historical Museum
  • Jesse H. Jones Park and Nature Center
  • San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
  • Sheldon Lake State Park
  • National Museum of Funeral History

Things To Do In Humble

The city of Humble offers several parks and open spaces including Hirsch Memorial Park, Humble City Park, Timberwood Park, Uptown Park, and Schott Park. Some of the local churches worth visting are the First Baptist Church of Humble, Bread of Life Baptist Church, Lamb of God Lutheran Church, and Church of Christ Humble. You can also visit Humble Museum to explore the city's history. Shopping can be enjoyed at Deerbrook Shopping Center.

Humble Transportation

George Bush Intercontinental Airport is nearby.

Humble Higher Education

San Jacinto College-North Campus, University of St Thomas, and University of Houston-Downtown offer higher educational facilities.

People

Total Population 15,516
Male Share of the Population 47.4%
Female Share of the Population 52.6%
Senior Citizens 11.7%
Employed Population 16+ 6,608
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 46.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,690
% Above Poverty Level 81.1%
% Below Poverty Level 18.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.1%
Median Gross Rent $844
Median House Value $108,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 73.7%
US/American 0%
English 4.9%
Irish 5.1%

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

Humble Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 17 miles N of Houston, Texas
County Harris
Standard Zip Codes 77338, 77339, 77345, 77346, 77396
P.O. Box Zip Codes 77325, 77347
Phone Area Codes 281
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.998
Longitude -95.261

Humble 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 HOUSTON BUSH INTL AP
Distance 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 62 F
Apr Temp 58 to 79 F
Jul Temp 74 to 94 F
Oct Temp 59 to 82 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Station HOUSTON SAN JACINTO DAM
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 63 F
Apr Temp 57 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 58 to 81 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Station HOUSTON HOBBY AP
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 45 to 63 F
Apr Temp 61 to 79 F
Jul Temp 75 to 94 F
Oct Temp 62 to 82 F
Annual Precip 53.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Humble, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bordersville (77338)

Kingwood (77346, 77325, 77339, 77345)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Houston 2,217,706 $51,046
Jacinto City 10,751 $32,218

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

Humble Hospitals

NORTHEAST MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
18951 MEMORIAL NORTH
(281) 540-7700
Emergency Service: Yes

KINGWOOD MEDICAL CENTER
(Proprietary)
22999 US HWY 59
(281) 359-7500
Emergency Service: Yes

KINGWOOD SPECIALTY HOSPITAL
(Proprietary)
300 KINGWOOD MEDICAL DRIVE
(281) 312-4000
Emergency Service: No

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Humble High Schools

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HUMBLE H S
1700 WILSON RD
281-540-5400
Serves 4,096 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

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18901 TIMBERFOREST DR
Serves 222 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.9

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P O BOX 2000
281-875-0106
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