DATA: Getting to know Humble

The city of Humble was established in 1886 by Pleasant Smith Humble, and it quickly became known as an oil industry haven. (Kelly Schafler/Community Impact Newspaper)
The city of Humble was established in 1886 by Pleasant Smith Humble, and it quickly became known as an oil industry haven. (Kelly Schafler/Community Impact Newspaper)

The city of Humble was established in 1886 by Pleasant Smith Humble, and it quickly became known as an oil industry haven. (Kelly Schafler/Community Impact Newspaper)

The city of Humble was established in 1886 by Pleasant Smith Humble, and it quickly became known as an oil industry haven. Almost 16,000 residents now live within the cit'ss limits. While its population has only increased 3% between 2014 and 2018 5-year census estimates, city officials estimate more than 1,000 new single-family homes will debut within city limits in the next few years.



















Sources: American Community Survey 5-year estimates, city of Humble/Community Impact Newspaper
By Kelly Schafler

Editor, Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

Kelly Schafler is the editor for the Lake Houston, Humble and Kingwood edition of Community Impact Newspaper, covering public education, city government, development, businesses, local events and all things community-related. Before she became editor, she was the reporter for the Conroe and Montgomery edition for a year and a half.



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