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Harris County is a county located within the
Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area. As
of 2000 U.S. Census, the county had a population of
3,400,578 (though a 2007 estimate placed the
population at 3,935,855), making it the most
populous county in Texas and the third most populous
county in the United States. Its county seat is
Harris County is named for John Richardson Harris,
an early settler of the area.
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As of the census of 2000, there were
3,400,578 people, 1,205,516 households, and 834,217
families residing in the county, making it the
largest county by population in Texas. The
population density was 1,967 people per square mile
(759/km˛). There were 1,298,130 housing units at an
average density of 751 per square mile (290/km˛).
The racial makeup of the county was 58.73% White,
18.49% Black or African American, 0.45% Native
American, 5.14% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander,
14.18% from other races, and 2.96% from two or more
races. 32.93% of the population were Hispanic or
Latino of any race. 7.2% were of German, 6.2%
American and 5.3% English ancestry according to
Census 2000. 63.8% spoke English, 28.8% Spanish and
1.6% Vietnamese as their first language.
In 2006 Harris County had 3,886,207 residents.
This represented 14.3% growth since 2000.
2005 saw Harris county with 37.5% of its population
Latino. This represented an increase of over 120,000
in the number of Latinos in the county. 5.5% of the
population was Asian. South Asians especially Indian
Americans making up one of the fastest-growing
immigrant groups in Harris County, with 35,971
counted in the 2000 Census;.. African Americans
constituted 18.4% of the county's population,
representing a slight decline in percentage. It
however meant the total number of African-Americans
in the county had risen.
In 2000 There were 1,205,516 households out of which
37.70% had children under the age of 18 living with
them, 50.60% were married couples living together,
13.70% had a female householder with no husband
present, and 30.80% were non-families. 25.10% of all
households were made up of individuals and 5.30% had
someone living alone who was 65 years of age or
older. The average household size was 2.79 and the
average family size was 3.38.
In the county, the population was spread out with
29.00% under the age of 18, 10.30% from 18 to 24,
33.40% from 25 to 44, 19.80% from 45 to 64, and
7.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median
age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were
99.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over,
there were 97.00 males.
The median income for a household in the county was
$42,598, and the median income for a family was
$49,004. Males had a median income of $37,361 versus
$28,941 for females. The per capita income for the
county was $21,435. About 12.10% of families and
14.97% of the population were below the poverty
line, including 19.60% of those under age 18 and
12.20% of those age 65 or over.
Various companies are headquartered in incorporated
and unincorporated areas throughout Harris County.
Academy Sports and Outdoors, a sporting goods
retailer, has its corporate offices and product
distribution center in unincorporated western Harris
Hewlett-Packard operates its United States region
office in a complex northwest unincorporated Harris
County; the complex formerly belonged to Compaq
prior to Compaq's merger with HP.
As Houston mostly resides in Harris County, much
of the county's economy is related to Houston.
Harrison County Communities
Baytown (Partly in Chambers County)
Bunker Hill Village
Friendswood (Mostly in Galveston County)
Houston (Portions are in adjacent counties)
Hunters Creek Village
Katy (Portions are in adjacent counties)
League City (Portions are in adjacent counties)
Missouri City (Mostly in Fort Bend County)
Pearland (Portions are in adjacent counties)
Piney Point Village
Spring Valley Village
Stafford (Mostly in Fort Bend County)
Taylor Lake Village
West University Place
Harrison CountyUnincorporated areas
Cinco Ranch (partly in Fort Bend County)
Mission Bend (partly in Fort Bend County)
Harrison County Other areas
Harrison County TX
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