Houston Tourism

Visit Houston - Best of Houston

Houston is America’s 4th largest city. Here you can enjoy meals at great restaurants and shop in the arts-antique neighbourhoods. This is the place where world-class painting can be seen. You can also enjoy a stroll on the beach and visit the Space Centre.

Facts and Stats for Houston*

  • Pollution Statistics in Houston

    Know the pollution level of Houston before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 54.44 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 53.07 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 54.02 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 48.25 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 34.21 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 31.14 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 40 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 42.98 (Moderate)
  • Houston: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Houston for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Houston.

    • Burglary and Theft 62.79 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 60.8 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 70.61 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 47.48 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 57.88 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 69.62 (High)
    • Attacks 56.15 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 72.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 58.21 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 24.62 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 52.12 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 40.53 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 70.99 (High)
  • Living in Houston - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Houston is 158.68 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 37.47 (Low)
    • Climate Index 84.4 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 56 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 43.55 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 71.69 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 71.53 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 1.83 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 146.2 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Houston

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Houston

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.17 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.56 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70.51 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 40.78 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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