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Houston is a city in Texas County.

It is the county seat.

According to local legend, named for Sam Houston after he stopped overnight in the village en route to Texas

The latitude of Houston is 37.326N. The longitude is -91.955W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,165 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,969.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$20,886
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Houston demographic reports
Burned twice during the Civil War
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Emmett Kelly Sr., clown
Local festivals include:
  • Emmett Kelly Days - May 4-5, 2007
Dates often change. Check Houston web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Texas County Missouri Historical and Military Muse
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Census & demographics

Sections below provide additional information and links about Houston demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Texas County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 65483 ZIP code.

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Houston Web sites

Ancestry & family history

16% of Houston residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Houston ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Houston was $14,977, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

12% of Houston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Houston festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

Geocaching & geography
Gifts & collectibles
Government
Guides to Houston
Health
Historical societies
Historical societies
History
Housing & real estate

Median rent in Houston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $220.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $645.


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Libraries

Libraries in Houston include Texas County Library ... View libraries

Maps

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Military
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Politics

Texas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Houston political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Houston workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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