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Title: Read Bibliography of Houston City


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Bibliography of Houston City
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Tables of Content
  • Geography of Houston
  • Demography of Houston
  • Economy of Houston
  • Culture of Houston
  • Transportation of Houston
  • Environment of Houston
  • Government of Houston
  • Population of Houston
  • Reference

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  • Houston is located in the Gulf Coastal Plain
    biome, and its vegetation is classified as
    temperate grassland. Much of the city was built
    on marshes, forested land, swamp, or prairie, all
    of which can still be seen in surrounding areas.
  • The city's topography is very flat, making
    flooding a recurring problem for its residents.
    The city stands about 50 feet above sea levelthe
    highest area within city limits being 90 feet.

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Demography of Houston
  • This article on the demographics of Houston in
    the early 21st century (20012015) contains
    information on population characteristics of
    Houston, Texas, United States of America,
    including households, family status, age, gender,
    income, race and ethnicity.

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  • The economy of Houston is based primarily on the
    energy industry, particularly oil. However,
    health care, biomedical research, and aerospace
    also constitute large sectors.
  • The HoustonSugar LandBaytown metropolitan area
    ranked 33rd among the nation's 361 MSAs on per
    capita personal income at US36,852 - 11.5
    percent higher than the national figure of
    US33,050. In 2012, Houston was ranked 1 by
    Forbes for paycheck worth, and, in late May 2013,
    it was identified as America's top city for job
    creation.

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  • About 90 languages are regularly spoken in the
    Houston area. Some neighborhoods with high
    populations of Vietnamese and Chinese residents
    have Chinese and Vietnamese street signs in
    addition to English ones.
  • There are many popular events held in the city
    celebrating cultures of Houstonians. The
    largestcitation needed is the annual Houston
    Livestock Show and Rodeo that is held over 20
    days from late February through early March.

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Transportation of Houston
  • Houston's freeway system includes 575.5 miles of
    freeways and expressways in the 10-county metro
    area.
  • METRO began running light rail service
    (Metrorail) on January 1, 2004. Currently the
    track runs approximately 13 miles (20.8 km) from
    Downtown Houston to the Texas Medical Center and
    Reliant Park Southbound and to the North line
    Mall Northbound.
  • Houston is served by two commercial airportsthe
    largest of which is the George Bush
    Intercontinental Airport. The second-largest
    commercial airport in Houston is the William P.
    Hobby Airport.

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Climate of Houston
  • The climate of Houston is classified as humid
    subtropical climate, with tropical influences.
    August normally ranks as the warmest month at
    94.5 F (34.7 C) and January the coldest month
    at 42.2 F (5.7 C).
  • Occasional severe weather of Houston mostly takes
    the form of flooding, which happens a lot during
    between May to October, which is the city's wet
    season

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Government of Houston
  • The city of Houston has a strong mayoral form of
    municipal government. Houston is a home rule city
    and all municipal elections in the Texas are
    nonpartisan.
  • The city's elected officials are the mayor, city
    controller and 16 members of the Houston City
    Council. The current mayor of Houston is
    Sylvester Turner, a Democrat elected on a
    nonpartisan ballot.

10
Population of Houston
  • On checking the population from 2015-19 the
    population of Houston has grown by 0.18112
    Million in the past 5 years. As per average, each
    year the population increases by 0.036224
    Million. Additionally, the population in 2020 is
    estimated to be 2.47112 Million 0.036224
    Million 2.507344 Million. To conclude, the
    Houston population in 2020 as per estimates
    2.507344 Million.

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Reference Link
  • https//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Houston
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