Greater Houston

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Greater Houston, designated by the United States Office of Management and Budget as Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land,[1][2][3] is the fifth-most populous metropolitan statistical area in the United States. It is made up of nine counties along the Gulf Coast in Southeast Texas. With a population of 6,997,384 people as of 2018 census estimates and over 7 million in 2019,[4][5] Greater Houston is the second-most populous in Texas after the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex.[6][7][8][9][10]

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  3. "Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX - May 2019 OES Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates". www.bls.gov. Retrieved 2020-08-16.
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