•Houston was founded on August 30, 1836 by brothers Augustus Chapman Allen and John Kirby Allen on land near the banks of Buffalo Bayou. •Houston is the fourth most populous city in the nation (trailing only New York, Los Angeles and Chicago), and is the largest in the southern US and Texas. •The Houston-Galveston-Brazoria Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area (Houston CMSA) consists of eight counties: Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery and Waller •The Houston CMSA covers 8778 square miles, an area slightly smaller than Massachusetts but larger than New Jersey. •Founded in 1836, the City of Houston has a 2010 population of 2.1 million, according to the US Census Bureau — www.census.gov. Houston’s population in 1850 was listed as 2396. •The metro area’s population of 5.95 million in 2010 is 6th largest among US metropolitan statistical areas, according to www.census.gov, and a 26% increase since 2000. •Harris County’s population is 4092459. 2010 Census Cities Population New York Los Angeles Chicago Houston Philadelphia 8175133 3792621 2695598 2099451 1526006 •If Houston were an independent nation, it would rank as the world’s 30th largest economy •The Third Quarter 2010 ACCRA Cost of Living Index shows that Houston’s overall after-taxes living costs are 9% below the nationwide average, largely due to housing costs that are 21% below the average. •Houstonians eat out more than residents of any other city. While here you can choose to
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