Houston County, Georgia Population 2018

Houston County, Georgia's estimated population is 153,479 with a growth rate of 2.91% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Houston County, Georgia is the 14th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017153,4794,3422.91%
2016149,137-2,725-1.79%
2016151,8622,1771.45%
2015149,6857590.51%
2014148,9261,1750.80%
2013147,7511,6901.16%
2012146,0612,0901.45%
2011143,9713,2152.28%
2010140,75651,54857.78%
199089,20811,60314.95%
198077,60514,68123.33%
197062,92423,77060.71%
196039,15418,19086.77%
195020,9649,66185.47%
194011,303230.20%
193011,280-10,684-48.64%
192021,964-1,645-6.97%
191023,6099684.28%
190022,6411,0284.76%
189021,613-801-3.57%
188022,4142,0089.84%
187020,4064,79530.72%
186015,611-839-5.10%
185016,4506,73969.40%
18409,7112,34231.78%
18307,3690.00%

Houston County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White92,425
Black or African American44,074
Two or More Races4,949
Asian4,263
Some Other Race2,829
American Indian and Alaska Native517
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Houston County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Houston County, Georgia Median Age

35


Total

33.6


Male

36.1


Female

Houston County, Georgia Adults

There are 110,511 adults, (17,598 of which are seniors) in Houston County, Georgia.

Houston County, Georgia Age Dependency

60.4

Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Houston County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

76,592

51.36%

Male

72,545

48.64%

Houston County, Georgia Households and Families

Houston County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Houston County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.9%21.1%
All65.1%34.9%
Non Family53.6%46.4%
Male49.2%50.8%
Female46.9%53.1%

65.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Houston County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All54,1882.7265.1
Married27,3033.2878.9
Non Family16,2561.2453.6
Female8,2103.6346.9
Male2,4193.3449.2

3.27

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Houston County, Georgia Households

Houston County, Georgia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,0543.17%
9th to 12th Grade6,7437.00%
High School Graduate28,23829.31%
Some College25,15726.11%
Associates Degree9,99110.37%
Bachelors Degree13,93314.46%
Graduate Degree9,2209.57%

Houston County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White60,23255,13015,158
Black26,35023,5235,424
Hispanic5,0153,6291,062
Asian2,9652,5781,139
Multiple Races1,6901,546273
Other Race1,6161,061421
Native American384324108
Islander69697

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 38.41%.

Houston County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,971$46,289$28,958
Less Than High School$16,597$20,751$13,333
High School Grad$26,816$31,374$21,323
Some College$37,171$47,651$28,631
Bachelors Degree$51,239$60,696$38,194
Graduate Degree$65,332$90,093$56,689

$36,971

Average Earnings

$46,289

Average Male

$28,958

Average Female

Houston County, Georgia Language

Houston County, Georgia Language by Age

Houston County, Georgia Language

90.99% of Houston County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 9.01% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.98% of the population.

Houston County, Georgia Poverty

Houston County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black43,29511,54026.65%
White85,36810,30012.07%
Hispanic9,5463,40635.68%
Other2,82996834.22%
Multiple4,92472114.64%
Asian4,25655813.11%
Native5178115.67%
Islander805771.25%

17.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.62%

Male Poverty Rate

20.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Houston County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Georgia is Islander, with 71.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Georgia is White, with 12.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.75%.

Houston County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.01%
High School16.80%
Some College11.13%
Bachelors or Greater4.41%

Houston County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.49%
Male Unemployed26.04%
Female Employed10.11%
Male Employed5.58%

Houston County, Georgia Income

Houston County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,480$67,283
Families$63,929$76,711
Married Families$78,089$90,645
Non Families$35,746$42,797

Houston County, Georgia Marital Status

Houston County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Houston County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Houston County, Georgia 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 45To54.

Houston County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Houston County, Georgia Veterans

Houston County, Georgia Veterans by War

17,646

Number of Veterans

15,128

Male Veterans

2,518

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
First Gulf War7,420
Second Gulf War5,911
Vietnam5,851
Korea1,021
World War II365

Houston County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 546,653
55 to 644,066
65 to 742,826
75+2,124
18 to 341,977

Houston County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White11,90917.13%
Black5,01616.23%
Hispanic60610.40%
2 or More39917.84%
Other1758.22%
Asian782.36%
Hawaiian5791.94%
Indian123.13%

Houston County, Georgia Veterans by Education

6.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Houston County, Georgia Employment Status

Houston County, Georgia Employment by Age

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Houston County, Georgia Employment by Race

Houston County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Houston County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Warner Robins 685607438858288.50%
Perry 1379516200240517.43%
Centerville713376154826.76%
Byron 4552513358112.76%
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