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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.
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.
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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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Houston was $17,087, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Houston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Houston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $327. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $618.
Libraries in Houston include Houston Public Library ... View libraries
Houston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Houston political report.
The average commute time for Houston workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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