Houston, Alaska Population 2024

2,216

Houston is a city located in Matanuska-Susitna County Alaska. Houston has a 2024 population of 2,216. Houston is currently growing at a rate of 2.36% annually and its population has increased by 11.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,981 in 2020.

The average household income in Houston is $81,581 with a poverty rate of 19.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Houston is 46.1 years, 43 years for males, and 47.7 years for females.

Houston Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Houston was:

  • White: 82.7%
  • Two or more races: 10.73%
  • Native American: 3.97%
  • Black or African American: 1.36%
  • Asian: 1.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.19%
  • Other race:
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
23.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
92.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
11.86% (235)
The current population of Houston, Alaska is 2,216 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,981.

Houston, Alaska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,33482.7%
Two or more races17310.73%
Native American643.97%
Black or African American221.36%
Asian171.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander30.19%
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Houston Population by Race

Houston Population Pyramid 2024

Houston Median Age

46.1

Total

43

Male

47.7

Female

Houston Adults

There are 1,331 adults, (269 of whom are seniors) in Houston.

Houston Age Dependency

51.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Houston Sex Ratio

Female70543.71%
Male90856.29%

Houston Population by Age

Houston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7262.2172.527.5
Non Family3151.2549.550.5
Married2902.8290.39.7
Female803.46955
Male412.857822
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2.85

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

72.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Houston Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Houston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Houston Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 18.18%.

Houston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,222

Average Earnings

$53,523

Average Male

$28,563

Average Female

Houston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Houston Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Houston Language

93.46% of Houston residents speak only English, while 6.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.91% of the population.

Houston Language

Houston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,29521216.37%
Multiple1736738.73%
Hispanic653046.15%
Native641421.88%
Asian171270.59%
Black22522.73%
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19.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.62%

Male Poverty Rate

23.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Houston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Houston is Asian, with 70.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Houston is White, with 16.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 24.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.33%.

Houston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School20.83%
Less Than 9th Grade15.09%
Some College14.99%
Bachelors or Greater12.58%
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Houston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed50%
Male Unemployed40.38%
Female Employed14.23%
Male Employed4.52%
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Houston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Houston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Houston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Houston Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Houston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Houston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Houston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

186

Number of Veterans

161

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

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Houston Veterans by War

count

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Houston Veterans by Age

count

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Houston Veterans by Race

Houston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Houston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.3%

Labor Force Participation

50.8%

Employment Rate

12.6%

Unemployment Rate

Houston Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Houston Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Houston Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

38.13%

Born in Houston

96.71%

Native Born

3.29%

Foreign Born

1.18%

Non Citizen

2.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.71% of Houston residents were born in the United States, with 38.13% having been born in Alaska. 1.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Houston Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,471512.11%
20282,420512.15%
20272,369512.2%
20262,318512.25%
20252,267512.3%
20242,216512.36%
20232,165512.41%
20222,114512.47%
20212,063824.14%
20201,981-445-18.34%
20192,426261.08%
20182,400381.61%
20172,362632.74%
20162,299883.98%
20152,211773.61%
20142,134582.79%
20132,076401.96%
20122,036502.52%
20111,986572.95%
20101,929
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Houston Population by Year