A city of over 2 million
With a population density 1/3 of Los Angeles
88 Super Neighborhoods
Covering 627 square miles
And 25% vacant (Enough vacant land to build all of Boston three times)
Population density by super neighborhood (2000)
How is it divided?
By east and west
Left to Right: Median household income map, Home prices by zip code map
How is it connected?
With 575 miles of freeways
100 miles of HOV lanes
2,500 miles of waterways and tributaries
And an extensive flood plain that negates social distinctions
Houston highways and waterways
How is it defined?
But really, what is Houston? . . . more soon