The business-friendly Lake Houston area is strategically located in one of the most vibrant markets in North America, just 20 miles North of downtown Houston along Highway 59. The Lake Houston area and our communities can be counted on to have the same pro-business outlook and culture that Texas is famous for.
The Lake Houston area is not just one community. It is comprised of several cities and communities including; Atascocita, Fall Creek, Humble, Kingwood, Summerwood and parts of Spring. While experiencing the area in person would be ideal, the next best thing is to access the community profiles available here on our website. We provide a comprehensive look at the Lake Houston area. Each individual community is profiled in order to get a sense of both the area as a whole and what makes each individual community unique. In our area and individual community profiles, information is available on such topics as existing industries, major employers, state and local tax information, roads and other infrastructure, education, housing and climate.
The demographics of the Lake Houston area speak for themselves: A low unemployment rate coupled with an educated and skilled workforce makes this an area where industries can make a home and businesses can grow and prosper. Low taxes, a great climate, quality residential communities, ample outdoor and athletic recreation, and a cost of living that is 7.8% below the U.S. average, make for a quality of life which is unmatched.
Demographic information can also be accessed on the site. We provide a demographic overview of the Lake Houston area. Site visitors may also view the individual demographics of the communities of Kingwood, Humble, Atascocita, Fall Creek, Summerwood and Spring. Accessing the population demographic data in addition to the broader community profile will bring together the human resources with the regional resources and allow a comprehensive view of the region to emerge.
Data for All Businesses in the Lake Houston Area
Total Employees: 65,592
Total Residential Population: 260,491
Employee/Residential Population Ratio: 0.24
Civilian Population 16+: 130,671
Employed Civilian Population 16+: 121,038
Unemployed Population 16+: 9,633
2010 Unemployment Rate: 7%
Top 10 Employers
1. Bush Intercontinental Airport
2. Humble ISD
3. Kingwood Medical Center
4. Memorial Hermann Northeast
6. Randall Reed’s Planet Ford
7. Weatherford Production Optimization
8. Texas Steel Conversion
9. Union Tank Car Co.
10. Fenner Advanced Sealing Technologies
Fastest Growing Industries
Industry Data by NAICAS Code
|by NAICAS Codes||BUSINESS||EMPLOYEES|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting||27||0.40%||31||0.10%|
|Transportation & Warehousing||222||3.00%||2,481||4.00%|
|Finance & Insurance||427||5.80%||1,510||2.40%|
|Real Estate, Rental & Leasing||394||5.40%||2,383||3.80%|
|Professional, Scientific & Tech Services||582||7.90%||2,219||3.50%|
|Management of Companies & Enterprises||8||0.10%||24||0.00%|
|Administrative & Support & Waste Management & Remediation Services||333||4.50%||2,234||3.60%|
|Health Care & Social Assistance||472||6.40%||6,110||9.80%|
|Arts, Entertainment & Recreation||136||1.90%||2,207||3.50%|
|Accommodation & Food Services||510||6.90%||7,008||11.20%|
|Other Services (except Public Administration)||951||12.90%||4,276||6.80%|
Source: Business data provided by Infogroup, Omaha NE Copyright 2010, all rights reserved. Esri forecasts for 2010.
Job Predictions by NAICS Code
|NAICS Code||Description||2011 Jobs||2016 Jobs||Change||% Change||2011 Average Earnings|
|72211||Full Service Restaurants||3,660||4,277||617||17%||$23,093|
|62211||General Medical and Surgical Hospitals||3,245||3,735||490||15%||$69,448|
|72221||Limited Service Eating Places||4,158||4,647||489||12%||$19,737|
|62111||Offices of Physicians||1,573||1,881||308||20%||$111,009|
|45291||Warehouse Clubs and Supercenters||1,841||2,113||272||15%||$39,461|
|62441||Child Day Care Services||1,829||2,092||263||14%||$22,568|
|56141||Document Preparation Services||1,046||1,261||215||21%||$27,394|
|44511||Supermarkets and Other Grocery (except Convenience) Stores||1,859||1,994||135||7%||$29,155|
Source: EMSI Complete Employment – 2011.4