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Houston is a city in Houston County, in the La Crosse metro area.

The community was named after Sam Houston, first president of the Republic of Texas
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Houston. For links to other places called Houston, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Houston is 43.763N. The longitude is -91.568W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 686 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,011.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$29,236
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Houston demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Festival of Owls - March 2-4, 2007
  • Hoedown Days - July 27-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Houston web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Census & demographics

Sections below provide additional information and links about Houston demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Houston County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, La Crosse area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55943 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

28% of Houston residents report German ancestry, and 10% 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 $17,087, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

16% of Houston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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

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Guides to Houston
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History
Housing & real estate

Median rent in Houston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $327.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $618.


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Libraries

Libraries in Houston include Houston Public Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Houston 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 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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