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|People QuickFacts||South Houston||Texas|
|Population, 2013 estimate||17,397||26,448,193|
|Population, 2012 estimate||17,320||26,060,796|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||16,983||25,145,561|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||2.4%||5.2%|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012||2.0%||3.6%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010||9.7%||7.7%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010||33.3%||27.3%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010||7.2%||10.3%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010||49.4%||50.4%|
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a)||65.9%||70.4%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a)||1.5%||11.8%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a)||0.9%||0.7%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a)||0.6%||3.8%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a)||Z||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010||3.6%||2.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b)||88.1%||37.6%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010||9.9%||45.3%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||82.9%||82.6%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||34.0%||16.3%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||71.2%||34.6%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||55.6%||80.8%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||7.8%||26.3%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||26.2||24.9|
|Housing units, 2010||5,258||9,977,436|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||61.6%||63.9%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||25.3%||24.1%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$83,500||$128,000|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||3.44||2.80|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$14,952||$25,809|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$35,843||$51,563|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||27.8%||17.4%|
|Business QuickFacts||South Houston||Texas|
|Total number of firms, 2007||1,559||2,164,852|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||7.1%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||0.9%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||5.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||57.9%||20.7%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||28.2%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||D||593,541,502|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||106,951||424,238,194|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||191,625||311,334,781|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$11,699||$13,061|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||15,791||42,054,592|
|Geography QuickFacts||South Houston||Texas|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||3.05||261,231.71|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||5,564.5||96.3|