Houston is considered a Megalopolis with a population of 5,446,468 and 319,290 businesses. 4,424 in 2018 were added to the Houston Chamber of Commerce business directory which was more than 2017 which had 3,463.
The economy of Houston employs 3,687,259 people and has an unemployment rate of 6.6%. Some of the largest industries in Houston are Professional Services (21,978),Restaurants (8,722), and Personal Services & Consultants (7,786).
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