Houston County, Tennessee Population 2018

Houston County, Tennessee's estimated population is 8,213 with a growth rate of -0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Houston County, Tennessee is the 88th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20178,213-21-0.26%
20168,2341161.43%
20168,118-4-0.05%
20158,122-94-1.14%
20148,216-55-0.66%
20138,271-129-1.54%
20128,400570.68%
20118,343-104-1.23%
20108,4471,42920.36%
19907,0181472.14%
19806,8711,02617.55%
19705,8451,05121.92%
19604,794-524-9.85%
19505,318-1,114-17.32%
19406,43287715.79%
19305,555-657-10.58%
19206,212-12-0.19%
19106,224-252-3.89%
19006,4761,08620.15%
18905,3901,09525.49%
18804,2950.00%

Houston County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White7,776
Black or African American239
Two or More Races157
American Indian and Alaska Native40
Asian22

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

Houston County, Tennessee 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, Tennessee Median Age

43.5


Total

42.1


Male

44.2


Female

Houston County, Tennessee Adults

There are 6,381 adults, (1,606 of which are seniors) in Houston County, Tennessee.

Houston County, Tennessee Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Houston County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

4,114

49.96%

Male

4,120

50.04%

Houston County, Tennessee Households and Families

Houston County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Houston County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
All76.5%23.5%
Non Family68.9%31.1%
Female44%56%
Male43.4%56.6%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Houston County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1062.5876.5
Married1,7262.9988.4
Non Family9831.2168.9
Female2914.444
Male1063.6443.4

3.15

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Houston County, Tennessee Households

Houston County, Tennessee Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3415.95%
9th to 12th Grade98117.13%
High School Graduate2,58645.15%
Some College96016.76%
Associates Degree2444.26%
Bachelors Degree4888.52%
Graduate Degree1272.22%

Houston County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,3794,108498
Black16511914
Hispanic10510596
Multiple Races41362
Asian2222
Native American15155

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 91.43%.

Houston County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,639$29,694$19,923
Less Than High School$21,367$24,375$11,333
High School Grad$24,110$29,010$16,442
Some College$27,118$37,431$23,299
Bachelors Degree$33,707$26,167$35,833
Graduate Degree$43,750$$43,500

$25,639

Average Earnings

$29,694

Average Male

$19,923

Average Female

Houston County, Tennessee Language

Houston County, Tennessee Language by Age

Houston County, Tennessee Language

98.38% of Houston County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 1.62% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.73% of the population.

Houston County, Tennessee Poverty

Houston County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,3851,47619.99%
Hispanic1726738.95%
Multiple1575836.94%
Black2244118.30%
Native403075.00%

20.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.09%

Male Poverty Rate

20.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Houston County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Tennessee is Native, with 75.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Tennessee is Black, with 18.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.91%.

Houston County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.12%
Some College13.55%
High School13.44%
Bachelors or Greater8.83%

Houston County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.57%
Male Unemployed21.01%
Female Employed11.64%
Male Employed8.83%

Houston County, Tennessee Income

Houston County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,680$47,056
Families$48,934$54,643
Married Families$53,300$
Non Families$18,750$29,103

Houston County, Tennessee Marital Status

Houston County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Houston County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Houston County, Tennessee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Houston County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Houston County, Tennessee Veterans

Houston County, Tennessee Veterans by War

668

Number of Veterans

632

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam310
First Gulf War139
Second Gulf War92
Korea56
World War II20

Houston County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74216
75+153
55 to 64139
35 to 54130
18 to 3430

Houston County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White62810.34%
Black3515.22%
Hispanic3230.48%
Indian533.33%

Houston County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

5.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Houston County, Tennessee Employment Status

Houston County, Tennessee Employment by Age

50%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Houston County, Tennessee Employment by Race

Houston County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Houston County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Tennessee Ridge 13761334-42-3.05%
Erin13171283-34-2.58%
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