Houston County, Texas Population 2018

Houston County, Texas's estimated population is 23,021 with a growth rate of 0.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Houston County, Texas is the 108th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201722,849-172-0.75%
201723,0211330.58%
201622,8881520.67%
201522,736-59-0.26%
201422,795-11-0.05%
201322,806-401-1.73%
201223,207-218-0.93%
201123,425-257-1.09%
201023,6822,30710.79%
199021,375-924-4.14%
198022,2994,44424.89%
197017,855-1,521-7.85%
196019,376-3,449-15.11%
195022,825-8,312-26.69%
194031,1371,1203.73%
193030,0171,4164.95%
192028,601-963-3.26%
191029,5644,11216.16%
190025,4526,09231.47%
189019,3602,65815.91%
188016,7028,555105.01%
18708,147891.10%
18608,0585,337196.14%
18502,7210.00%

Houston County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White15,566
Black or African American5,726
Some Other Race879
Two or More Races545
Asian87
American Indian and Alaska Native46

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

Houston County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Houston County, Texas Median Age

44.6


Total

43.2


Male

47.5


Female

Houston County, Texas Adults

There are 18,443 adults, (4,772 of whom are seniors) in Houston County, Texas.

Houston County, Texas Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Houston County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

10,575

46.28%

Male

12,274

53.72%

Houston County, Texas Households and Families

Houston County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Houston County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All68.7%31.3%
Non Family56.9%43.1%
Male53.9%46.1%
Female42.7%57.3%

68.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Houston County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,3282.3668.7
Married3,9282.9386.4
Non Family2,8831.1356.9
Female1,1483.3142.7
Male3692.8853.9

2.96

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Houston County, Texas Households

Houston County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9465.68%
9th to 12th Grade2,11912.73%
High School Graduate6,16437.03%
Some College3,71822.33%
Associates Degree1,2907.75%
Bachelors Degree1,83010.99%
Graduate Degree5803.48%

Houston County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,9249,5472,015
Black4,0453,070223
Hispanic1,403745122
Other Race40823045
Multiple Races28424261
Asian773713
Native American463711

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.39%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.91%.

Houston County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,343$29,722$20,360
Less Than High School$13,246$15,417$11,967
High School Grad$25,138$32,234$17,943
Some College$24,800$26,937$21,077
Bachelors Degree$40,050$41,667$38,299
Graduate Degree$36,705$36,458$42,563

$25,343

Average Earnings

$29,722

Average Male

$20,360

Average Female

Houston County, Texas Language

Houston County, Texas Language by Age

Houston County, Texas Language

92.06% of Houston County, Texas residents speak only English, while 7.94% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.16% of the population.

Houston County, Texas Poverty

Houston County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,6112,00143.40%
White12,7631,76613.84%
Hispanic1,75787950.03%
Other83853263.48%
Multiple42615235.68%
Asian874754.02%

24.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.69%

Male Poverty Rate

28.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Houston County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Texas is Other, with 63.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Texas is White, with 13.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.47%.

Houston County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.33%
Some College15.53%
High School14.22%
Bachelors or Greater8.38%

Houston County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.82%
Male Unemployed29.89%
Female Employed24.09%
Male Employed12.09%

Houston County, Texas Income

Houston County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,552$47,082
Families$44,092$56,324
Married Families$51,968$
Non Families$17,977$28,641

Houston County, Texas Marital Status

Houston County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Houston County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Houston County, Texas 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 35To44.

Houston County, Texas Marital Status by Race


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

Houston County, Texas Veterans

Houston County, Texas Veterans by War

1,938

Number of Veterans

1,820

Male Veterans

118

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam742
Korea256
First Gulf War239
World War II125
Second Gulf War122

Houston County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74607
75+605
55 to 64337
35 to 54326
18 to 3463

Houston County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,67813.13%
Black2314.98%
Hispanic382.25%
2 or More297.97%

Houston County, Texas Veterans by Education

8.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Houston County, Texas Employment Status

Houston County, Texas Employment by Age

42.4%

Labor Force Participation

40.4%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Houston County, Texas Employment by Race

Houston County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Houston County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Crockett69506544-406-5.84%
Grapeland14891419-70-4.70%
Lovelady647621-26-4.02%
Kennard337324-13-3.86%
Latexo322309-13-4.04%
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