Houston is the largest city in Texas, and it is the fourth largest in the United States. The city is home to NASA’s Johnson Space Center, a multitude of sports teams, universities, prominent musicians, the Texas Medical center, and more. It is a city with a rich history, and a story to tell. After researching Houston’s Facebook users, we have discovered a lot about those who reside in the city. Check out the stats below.
Houston has about 2,995,940 users on Facebook. It has about a 44% male population, and the largest demographic of women on the site are between the ages of 25 and 34.
Soon to be one of the richest men in football, Andre Johnson seems to be on top of the world with his new contract. His team the Houston Texans have over 44,000 local fans on Facebook. The Astros, however, look to be the biggest Facebook supported team in the city with 57,000 fans who live in Houston. That’s about 2% of Houston’s Facebook population. Basketball team, the Houston Rockets, have just over 40,000 fans.
A large college in the city is the University of Houston. There about 117,000 Facebook users who graduated from the university in the United States. About 62% of those graduates stayed in the area. Another prestigious college in Houston, Rice University holds about 21,820 graduates in the US. About 33% of the graduates still live in the area. Maybe the rest couldn’t take the Texas heat?
Houston, being that it is close to the border and filled with awesome authentic spots, has over 22,000 fans of Mexican food. It also has 1,500 fajita fans. I’m getting hungry just thinking about it. Local beer company, Shiner, has 4,500 fans from Houston. For those not a fan of alcohol, there are 10,000 local sweet tea enthusiasts as well.
Houston stays pretty much consistently warm year around, with the exception of a few rare outlier weather storms. This is unfortunate for the 3,000 Houston fans of snow. It is excellent however for the 13,000 Houston locals that enjoy the sunshine.
One of the biggest events in Houston that attracts fans from all over, and is the largest of its kind anywhere in the world, is the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Grab your boots and spurs and head to the ranch with the 12,000 fellow Houstonians who are fans on Facebook.
Many notable musicians call Texas home. Country singer Robert Earl Keen has sung is way into the locals’ hearts with over 8,000 Houston-based fans on Facebook. Classic rock band ZZ Top, who also reside in Texas, has over 5,000 local fans on the site.
Houston is very active city, especially on Facebook. Many graduates from University of Houston choose to stay with reason. With good music, good weather, and good food Houston is a great place to be and also a great Facebook city.