South Houston, Texas

South Houston: City in Harris County, Texas, United States


South Houston is a city located in the county of Harris in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 16,983 and a population density of 2,148 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 17,446 inhabitants.

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Location of South Houston on Texas map.

Quick Facts about South Houston

Population : 17,446 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Harris County
Postal code : 77587
Phone Area Codes : 713
Area : 7.91 km2
Altitude : 30 feet / 9 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 00:33:28 (22nd July 2024)
Density : 2,207 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.65% (2010-2020)
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South Houston is located at 29°39'47"N 95°14'8"W (29.6630100, -95.2354900).

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The population of South Houston increased by 2.65% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 16,983 - census
2011 17,186 1.18% estimation process
2012 17,403 1.25% estimation process
2013 17,523 0.68% estimation process
2014 17,629 0.6% estimation process
2015 17,667 0.22% estimation process
2016 17,648 -0.11% estimation process
2017 17,601 -0.27% estimation process
2018 17,552 -0.28% estimation process
2019 17,438 -0.65% estimation process
2020 17,446 0.05% estimation process

South Houston zip code is 77587. County name: Harris, County fips: 48201

People born in South Houston (1)

theoretical physicist Nathan Isgur was born in South Houston

Schools in South Houston

College & universities near South Houston, TX

Code Name City ZIP
440776 Interactive College of Technology Pasadena (TX) 77502
227748 Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Houston Houston (TX) 77061
383792 Houston Training School-Gulfgate Houston (TX) 77087
228866 Texas Chiropractic College Foundation Inc Pasadena (TX) 77505-1699
380067 Houston Training School-Main Campus Houston (TX) 77026

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near South Houston, TX

Code Name Address Type
HOG Houston, TX 2121 Main Street BUS
HOS Houston 902 Washington Ave. RAIL
GLS Galveston (Texas Eagle Bus), Texas 25th St. and Strand St. BUS
PVW Prairie View, TX 44814 US Highway 290 Business \r\n BUS
BMT Beaumont 2555 W. Cedar Street RAIL

Post offices near South Houston

Post Office Name City ZIP
Park Pla Post Office Houston (TX) 77017
South Houston Post Office South Houston (TX) 77587
John Foster Post Office Pasadena (TX) 77502
Windmill Post Office Houston (TX) 77075
Broadway Post Office Houston (TX) 77087

Other cities in Harris County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Harris County , TX. (more)

City Name Population Title
Houston 2,316,120 The fourth most populous city in the United States and the center of the Houston metropolitan area.
Pasadena 149,440 The second most populous city in Harris County, Texas.
Baytown 77,288 The most populous city in Harris County, Texas.
Atascocita 65,844 Census designated place
Spring 54,298 Census-designated place in Harris County, Texas, United States
Channelview 38,289 Census designated place
La Porte 35,775 City in LaPorte County, Indiana, United States of America
Deer Park 32,913 City in Harris County, Texas, United States
Katy 23,889 City in Texas, United States; within the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area
Cloverleaf 22,942 Census designated place
Bellaire 18,906 Village in Belmont County, Ohio, United States
Brownwood 18,208 City in Texas, United States of America
Aldine 15,869 Census designated place
Humble 15,539 City in Texas
West University Place 15,496 City in Harris County, Texas, U.
Seabrook 13,879 City in Texas, United States

Distance to Other Cities

South Houston distances to largest Texas cities