Latin American History in Houston
Latin American History in Houston

Currently, Houston is one of the biggest city in the United States and one of the most populous cities in the U.S, it is also known that the city of Houston has one of the major population of Mexican American, Mexican immigrants, and Mexican citizen expatriates.

Located in Southeast Texas near Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, it is the seat of Harris County and the principal city of the Greater Houston metropolitan area, which is the fifth most populous metropolitan statistical area in the U.S.

We as a Multi-cultural supporting company want to talk a little bit about Latin American History in the city and how these different people from all around the world can blend with Houston's Mix of cultures


The Hispanic population in Houston is increasing as more immigrants from Latin American countries come to work in the area. As of 2006, the city has the third-largest Hispanic population in the United States. As of 2011, the city is 44% Hispanic. As of 2011, of the city's U.S. citizens that are Hispanic, half are at voting age or older. Many Hispanics in Houston are not U.S. citizens, especially those living in Gulfton and Spring Branch. 

Houston residents of Mexican origin make up the oldest Hispanic ethnic group in Houston and it was the most "well-established" Hispanophone ethnic group the city in 2007.

As a result, Hispanics have proportionally less representation in the municipal government than other ethnic groups.


It is Amazing how cheap and rentable is buying a house or luxurious apartment in comparison with other states, and since it is a huge city it has a lot of suburbs from were to choose from with different districts and styles.

Some are more remarked by some cultures than other but in general, all the city is a mix of cultures, you can easily see Spanish-inspired restaurants in The remarked Mexican area of the city, as well as Japanese-food restaurants in the main Galleria area.

Having this in mind it is clear that it does not matter from where are you coming from, every person despite your race, culture or believes is very welcome in this city.


In the late 1970s and early 1980s tens of thousands of Mexicans arrived in Houston due to increased economic opportunities from an increase in the oil business. In the 1970s 63,000 Mexicans arrived in the Houston metropolitan area. In the more recent immigrant wave, the Mexicans tended to work in informal labor markets. Most Mexicans in the immigrant wave in the 1970s and 1980s originated from Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas, states along the U.S. - Mexico border. In 1980, according to the U.S. census, there were 93,718 Mexicans who were born outside of the United States.

By 2007 many wealthy Mexican citizens escaping crime and kidnapping moved their families to Houston. Houston's air transport links to Mexico and the lower prices of luxury houses compared to other American cities made it attractive to wealthy Mexicans.


One of the main things that spark the attention of the people is the unlimited opportunities for young entrepreneurs, you can find a job in this city almost instantly if you are really into it.

Not only it offers good job opportunities, but they are also very well paid, which suits perfectly the high lifestyle this city demands of its citizens, meaning you earn good money, to spend good money.

Latin American History is based on hard work and adaptation and if you are interested in having a new good start, coming from wherever you are, this is an excellent first or permanent stop.


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