About Houston

Houston is one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S.! The strong economy and job market have made it the headline of news everywhere. It is also one of the largest cities and the constant growth and redevelopment are seen from almost any angle.
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Quotes About Houston

“It’s the city of big plans and no rules, world-class museums, and the biggest liquor store on the planet. How could you not love Houston?”

— Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

“It’s easy to conclude that Houston has one of the most satisfying food scenes in the country right now.”

— The New York Post

“Houston is ready for the big leagues.”

— Business Traveler


Culture & History

  • America’s 4th largest city
  • 2.3 million residents
  • 90 languages spoken
  • “Houston” first word spoken on the Moon
  • 6th largest port
  • Largest rodeo in the world
  • 3rd largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies
  • 6th largest airport system in the world
  • Energy capital of the world
  • 60 cuisines offered by Houston restaurants
  • 8,986 food service and drinking establishments
  • 6 James Beard Award nominations in 2011
  • Houstonians eat out 5-7 times per week
  • 18 museums within walking distance
  • 6.6 million visitors to the Museum District
  • 17 block Theater District
  • 12 resident performing arts companies
  • 44 Houston Grand Opera world premieres


  • Houston Dynamo has won MLS Cup 2 times
  • Houston Rockets won the NBA Championship 2 times
  • 2 Retractable-roof stadiums (Minute Maid and Reliant Park)
  • 3 Downtown stadiums

Medical Center

  • Largest Medical Center in the world
  • 49 institutions in the Medical Center
  • 21 Academic institutions
  • 16 Hospitals
  • 3 Medical schools
  • 3 Public Health Organizations
  • 1 Dental school
  • 6 Nursing schools
  • 2 schools of Pharmacy
  • 25 Agencies of Government
  • #1 Ranking of M.D. Anderson as the top cancer center in the country
  • 1,000 acres within the Texas Medical Center
  • 93,530 Texas Medical Center employees

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