With an estimated population of more than 2.3 million people, Houston is the fourth largest city in the country in term of the number of residents. Sprawling across 667 square miles, it is also the largest southern city.
Houston is known for its extensive base in the energy, space and healthcare industries. It is also home to thriving entertainment, cultural, sports and media sectors. Johnson Space Center is located in the city and provides the opportunity to experience space first hand,
Within the city, every major professional sport -- with the exception of the NHL -- is represented. The NBA's Houston Rockets call the Toyota Center home while Minute Maid Park is the host of the Astros, a MLB team.