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Houston is a township in Houston County, in the La Crosse metro area. [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 43.787N. The longitude is -91.543W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 751 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 438.
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, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55947 ZIP code.
34% of Houston residents report German ancestry, and 9% 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 $18,933, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Houston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Houston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $372. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $630.
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 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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