The city of Houston is located in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is within Matanuska-Susitna Borough included in the Anchorage, Alaska Metropolitan Statistical Area. The downtown Anchorage is a 58-mile drive from the city. Houston coordinates at 61°36′30″N 149°46′25″W with an elevation of 249 feet. It was incorporated as a 4th class city in 1966. Houston experienced a huge 37,500 acres wildfire that losses 433 buildings and homes with an estimated value of $8.9 million. As of 2010 census, the total population of Houston was 1,910. The population density was 97.17/sq mi. Houston has Zip code 99694.