Living in Houston
Houston–the nation’s fourth-largest city–is well known for its healthy economic climate and warm hospitality. According to Forbes, Houston is ranked among the top U.S. cities where paychecks stretch the furthest and has one of the largest concentrations of Fortune 1000 companies in the country.
Houston is also home to the internationally renowned Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world, but also garners attention for its aerospace, oil and gas industries, its international port, and its fresh architectural style. Newcomers to Houston are often impressed with the climate, nearby gulf coast beaches, relatively low cost of living, world-class culinary scene, and cultural diversity. You can enjoy the outdoors all year round, experience nature in some of the best urban parks in America, and explore hundreds of miles of hike and bike trails. Then, you can grab a bite to eat at one of our 10,000 restaurants, many of which are home to award-winning chefs.
This dynamic city puts a world of excitement at your doorstep. In Houston, there’s something for everyone, from symphonic strings to country twang, barbeque to fine cuisine, professional and collegiate sports to Little League.
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