Presented by Geraldine Vasek
Houston Relocation Overview
Houston has one of the youngest, fastest-growing and most diverse populations in the world. People from around the globe relocate here every year to take advantage of the abundant lifestyle and job opportunities the region provides. The Houston metropolitan area is currently the fifth-largest in the nation with a total of 6.9 million people. Between 2010 and 2017, Houston’s population grew 16.4%, the fastest rate of growth among the nation’s largest metros.
All the content presented has been compiled by Geraldine Vasek with data pulled from the City of Houston’s website, and industry knowledge.
Houston is the most diverse city in the nation and is also the most affordable. Though a relatively young city compared with counterparts like Boston, New York and Los Angeles, Houston is the one of the fastest growing big cities in the country. Ranked fourth in the U.S. by total population, Houston is luring more residents from around the globe drawn by its mix of cultural amenities, world-class restaurants, diverse communities and a low cost of living.
Houston is a thriving, international city with ties stretching to all corners of the world. The region’s geographic location makes it easy to move both goods and people around the world efficiently. From the Port of Houston and the Houston Airport System to a host of multi-national entities doing business around the clock, Houston is where you want to be to connect your business to the world.
With a labor force more than 3 million workers strong, the Houston area offers a wide variety of talent at all skill levels. But there is also a regional focus on developing tomorrow’s workforce through educating young people on emerging industries and re-training mid-career professionals for high-demand careers. Houston has developed a strong bridge between the talent needs of various industries and the educational programs being offered through colleges, universities and technical programs.
Houston offers a highly competitive business environment at a favorable cost. The region is a national leader in business relocations and expansions thanks in large part to its pro-growth attitude. State and local incentives as well as a favorable tax structure make this region an attractive place to do business for companies of all sizes.
Houston offers a highly competitive business environment at a favorable cost. The region is a national leader in business relocation and expansions thanks in large part to its pro-growth attitude. State and local incentives as well as a favorable tax structure make this region an attractive place to do business for companies of all sizes.