Houston County, Texas Population 2018

Houston County, Texas's estimated population is 23,021 with a growth rate of 0.96% 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
201723,0212190.96%
201622,802-86-0.38%
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
White15,627
Black or African American5,701
Some Other Race867
Two or More Races474
Asian102
American Indian and Alaska Native31

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

Houston County, Texas 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, Texas Median Age

44.5


Total

42.9


Male

47.3


Female

Houston County, Texas Adults

There are 18,424 adults, (4,674 of which are seniors) in Houston County, Texas.

Houston County, Texas Age Dependency

66.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Houston County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

10,577

46.39%

Male

12,225

53.61%

Houston County, Texas Households and Families

Houston County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Houston County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All70.4%29.6%
Non Family61.8%38.2%
Male54.8%45.2%
Female43.8%56.2%

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Houston County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,2212.3970.4
Married3,7892.9886.4
Non Family2,9651.1261.8
Female1,1043.5343.8
Male3633.1654.8

3.06

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade1,0246.16%
9th to 12th Grade1,90411.45%
High School Graduate6,14636.95%
Some College3,91423.53%
Associates Degree1,2327.41%
Bachelors Degree1,78710.74%
Graduate Degree6263.76%

Houston County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,9179,6782,025
Black4,0623,146290
Hispanic1,40669773
Other Race44722129
Multiple Races20517526
Asian8431
Native American312610

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.65%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.26%.

Houston County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,400$29,819$20,713
Less Than High School$12,531$16,351$10,907
High School Grad$24,232$31,532$18,243
Some College$24,481$26,552$20,676
Bachelors Degree$39,914$42,063$38,491
Graduate Degree$41,938$40,813$43,304

$25,400

Average Earnings

$29,819

Average Male

$20,713

Average Female

Houston County, Texas Language

Houston County, Texas Language by Age

Houston County, Texas Language

92.17% of Houston County, Texas residents speak only English, while 7.83% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.15% of the population.

Houston County, Texas Poverty

Houston County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,5942,03044.19%
White12,8341,70113.25%
Hispanic1,77183647.20%
Other82345154.80%
Multiple37717045.09%
Asian1027169.61%

24.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.87%

Male Poverty Rate

28.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Houston County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Texas is Asian, with 69.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Texas is White, with 13.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.46%.

Houston County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.08%
High School16.16%
Some College11.88%
Bachelors or Greater8.76%

Houston County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.59%
Male Unemployed31.65%
Female Employed22.81%
Male Employed12.25%

Houston County, Texas Income

Houston County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,434$46,814
Families$45,802$57,970
Married Families$53,219$
Non Families$18,612$25,925

Houston County, Texas Marital Status

Houston County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

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 45To54.

Houston County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Houston County, Texas Veterans

Houston County, Texas Veterans by War

2,001

Number of Veterans

1,875

Male Veterans

126

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam744
Korea261
First Gulf War259
World War II123
Second Gulf War123

Houston County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+621
65 to 74560
35 to 54428
55 to 64324
18 to 3468

Houston County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,66112.95%
Black3096.68%
Hispanic372.23%
2 or More3110.95%

Houston County, Texas Veterans by Education

9.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Houston County, Texas Employment Status

Houston County, Texas Employment by Age

44.8%

Labor Force Participation

42.5%

Employment Rate

4.9%

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