Houston County, Alabama Population 2018

Houston County, Alabama's estimated population is 104,346 with a growth rate of 0.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Houston County, Alabama is the 11th largest county in Alabama.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017104,108-238-0.23%
2017104,3461730.17%
2016104,173-76-0.07%
2015104,2491010.10%
2014104,1485230.50%
2013103,6252630.25%
2012103,3628940.87%
2011102,4686780.67%
2010101,79020,45925.16%
199081,3316,6998.98%
198074,63218,05831.92%
197056,5745,85611.55%
196050,7184,1969.02%
195046,5228571.88%
194045,665-270-0.59%
193045,9358,60123.04%
192037,3344,92015.18%
191032,4140.00%

Houston County, Alabama Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White72,271
Black or African American27,844
Two or More Races2,088
Asian899
Some Other Race581
American Indian and Alaska Native403
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander22

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Houston County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Houston County, Alabama Median Age

39.6


Total

37.6


Male

41.3


Female

Houston County, Alabama Adults

There are 79,562 adults, (17,203 of whom are seniors) in Houston County, Alabama.

Houston County, Alabama Age Dependency

66.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Houston County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

54,203

52.06%

Male

49,905

47.94%

Houston County, Alabama Households and Families

Houston County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Houston County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
All64.6%35.4%
Non Family54.7%45.3%
Male51.9%48.1%
Female37.3%62.7%

64.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Houston County, Alabama Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,5602.6164.6
Married17,9573.1683
Non Family13,6431.2154.7
Female6,3033.7937.3
Male1,6573.651.9

3.26

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Houston County, Alabama Households

Houston County, Alabama Education

Houston County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,0704.31%
9th to 12th Grade7,38510.37%
High School Graduate22,69431.86%
Some College16,58023.27%
Associates Degree6,6069.27%
Bachelors Degree9,41813.22%
Graduate Degree5,4857.70%

Houston County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White50,72845,31412,434
Black17,09312,8721,804
Hispanic1,7681,177206
Multiple Races869730149
Asian689573268
Other Race29417016
Native American27224965
Islander55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 38.90%.

Houston County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,199$38,580$25,427
Less Than High School$20,240$23,832$15,222
High School Grad$25,794$30,979$20,433
Some College$31,149$40,879$24,487
Bachelors Degree$43,258$59,444$34,837
Graduate Degree$57,500$81,184$50,042

$31,199

Average Earnings

$38,580

Average Male

$25,427

Average Female

Houston County, Alabama Language

Houston County, Alabama Language by Age

Houston County, Alabama Language

96.19% of Houston County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 3.81% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.37% of the population.

Houston County, Alabama Poverty

Houston County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black27,5449,35733.97%
White69,3447,83811.30%
Hispanic3,3291,06231.90%
Multiple2,01272736.13%
Asian89713715.27%
Other57412521.78%
Native3944912.44%
Islander2222100.00%

18.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.50%

Male Poverty Rate

20.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Houston County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Alabama is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Alabama is White, with 11.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.65%.

Houston County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.04%
High School15.61%
Some College11.55%
Bachelors or Greater4.88%

Houston County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.30%
Male Unemployed27.94%
Female Employed10.81%
Male Employed6.20%

Houston County, Alabama Income

Houston County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,803$61,526
Families$54,935$73,950
Married Families$71,689$90,386
Non Families$25,192$35,853

Houston County, Alabama Marital Status

Houston County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Houston County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

Houston County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Houston County, Alabama Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Houston County, Alabama Veterans

Houston County, Alabama Veterans by War

8,300

Number of Veterans

7,553

Male Veterans

747

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,057
First Gulf War1,859
Second Gulf War1,447
Korea770
World War II231

Houston County, Alabama Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,091
35 to 542,035
75+1,758
55 to 641,658
18 to 34758

Houston County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,42811.26%
Black1,6188.14%
2 or More12712.16%
Hispanic1155.49%
Indian6821.66%
Other307.61%
Asian294.08%

Houston County, Alabama Veterans by Education

6.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Houston County, Alabama Employment Status

Houston County, Alabama Employment by Age

58%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Houston County, Alabama Employment by Race

Houston County, Alabama Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Houston County, Alabama

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Dothan 657736846826954.10%
Taylor 23712393220.93%
Kinsey22032187-16-0.73%
Ashford21332149160.75%
Cowarts18951994995.22%
Rehobeth1294148218814.53%
Webb14211396-25-1.76%
Cottonwood12891255-34-2.64%
Columbia740729-11-1.49%
Avon521505-16-3.07%
Madrid351338-13-3.70%
Gordon332327-5-1.51%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990