Houston is rated Beta + by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network (GaWC) which evaluates and ranks the relationships between world cities in the context of globalisation. Beta level cities are cities that link moderate economic regions to the world economy.
Houston has a population of over 2,340,890 people. Houston also forms part of the wider Greater Houston metropolitan area which has a population of over 6,997,384 people.
Noncurrent-Carrying Wiring Device Manufacturing | Mobile Food Services | Pharmaceutical Preparation Manufacturing | International Trade Financing | Medical Laboratories | Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other | Mechanical Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing | Brick, Stone, and Related Construction Material Merchant Wholesalers | Poultry and Poultry Product Merchant Wholesalers | Bus and Other Motor Vehicle Transit Systems