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Where is Harris County, Texas?

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Harris County is a county equivalent area found in Texas, USA. The county government of Harris is found in the county seat of Houston.

With a total 4,603.66 sq. km of land and water area, Harris County, Texas is the 377th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 4,441,370 people, Harris County has a total 1651305 households earning 53137 on average per year.

Harris County, Texas offers the following attraction to visitors: Menil Collection

Harris is the home to these professional sports teams: Astros (MLB), Texans (NFL), Houston Rockets (NBA)

Harris County, Texas - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 48201
Area Codes 713,281,936
Time Zone CST
Major Cities Houston (population: 2,992,167), Katy (population: 197,583), Spring (population: 194,150), Pasadena (population: 151,736), Humble (population: 136,020), Cypress (population: 127,641), Baytown (population: 89,359), Tomball (population: 70,740), Kingwood (population: 66,327), La Porte (population: 37,071)
Land Area 1,714,822 sq miles
Water Area 1,704 sq miles
Household Income $53,137
Housing Units 1,651,305
Median Home Value $131,400
High School Grads 79% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 28% of population
Retail Spending $13,276 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $7,874,724 per capita
Universities and Colleges Franklin Beauty School, University of Houston-Downtown, University of Houston, San Jacinto Community College District, University of Houston-System Administration, Institute of Ocean Technology, The Academy of Health Care Professions, Mai-trix Beauty College, Remington College-Houston Southeast, Regency Beauty Institute-Pasadena, Regency Beauty Institute-Cypresswood

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.