South Houston, TX Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,892 housing units in South Houston. This represents a 1.5% growth from 4,818 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,892 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in South Houston is about 58.7%. South Houston's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.8%. Average household size is 3.45 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in South Houston were built after 1967.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type5%
One Bedroom22.50%
Two Bedrooms32%
Three Bedrooms34.70%
Four Bedrooms5.10%
Five Bedrooms or more0.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.27
Median year structure was built1964
Median Value of occupied units$50,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$38,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.69
Median year structure was built1969
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$391

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage2.40%
Home Equity Loan2.10%
Simple Mortgage45.20%
Debt Free50.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.2%