Houston, Alaska Population 2020

2,524
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Houston is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 2,524, it is the 19th largest city in Alaska and the 6787th largest city in the United States. Houston is currently growing at a rate of 2.73% annually and its population has increased by 32.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,912 in 2010. Spanning over 25 miles, Houston has a population density of 105 people per square mile.

The average household income in Houston is $62,768 with a poverty rate of 14.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $955 per month, and the median house value is $169,100. The median age in Houston is 36.4 years, 40.1 years for males, and 34.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.9 males.

Houston Demographics

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

  • White: 84.35%
  • Native American: 7.14%
  • Two or more races: 5.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.66%
  • Black or African American: 0.78%
  • Other race: 0.51%
  • Asian: 0.37%
The current population of Houston, Alaska is 2,524, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,390.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,912.

Houston, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,83284.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native1557.14%
Two or More Races1135.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander361.66%
Black or African American170.78%
Some Other Race110.51%
Asian80.37%
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Houston Population Pyramid 2020

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Houston Median Age

36.4


Total

40.1


Male

34.9


Female

Houston Adults

There are 1,562 adults, (246 of whom are seniors) in Houston.

Houston Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Houston Sex Ratio

Female

1,103

50.78%

Male

1,069

49.22%

Houston Households and Families

Houston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Houston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male94.3%5.7%
Married85.8%14.2%
All76.8%23.2%
Female65%35%
Non Family63.9%36.1%

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6693.2476.8
Married3443.7185.8
Non Family2301.463.9
Female606.7765
Male354.6394.3

4.01

Average Family Size

3.24

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Houston Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade151.08%
9th to 12th Grade1309.35%
High School Graduate53038.10%
Some College44231.78%
Associates Degree1047.48%
Bachelors Degree1037.40%
Graduate Degree674.82%
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Houston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,2081,075139
Native American59496
Multiple Races47476
Hispanic29278
Islander22223
Black17178
Asian66
Other Race33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 47.06%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,946$58,750$21,875
Less Than High School$36,667$52,813$
High School Grad$35,938$62,679$20,000
Some College$31,434$60,000$21,250
Bachelors Degree$32,250$39,167$23,958
Graduate Degree$60,938$63,125$36,250

$32,946

Average Earnings

$58,750

Average Male

$21,875

Average Female

Houston Language

Houston Language by Age

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Houston Language

96.72% of Houston residents speak only English, while 3.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.74% of the population.

Houston Poverty

Houston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,75127415.65%
Multiple1131815.93%
Native155106.45%
Black17529.41%
Asian8337.50%

14.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.80%

Male Poverty Rate

17.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Houston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Houston is Asian, with 37.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Houston is Native, with 6.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.24%.

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Name Poverty
High School21.13%
Less Than High School20.00%
Some College5.68%
Bachelors or Greater1.76%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed16.48%
Male Unemployed10.00%
Female Employed7.04%
Male Employed2.92%

Houston Income

Houston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,625$62,768
Families$63,375$75,020
Married Families$69,750-
Non Families$22,292$33,999
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Houston Marital Status

Houston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Houston Married by Age and Sex

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Houston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Houston Marital Status by Race

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Houston Veterans

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208

Number of Veterans

188

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam87
First Gulf War62
Second Gulf War26
World War II10
Korea4
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6480
35 to 5457
65 to 7454
75+17
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White18113.71%
Black1376.47%
2 or More68.96%
Hawaiian627.27%
Hispanic513.51%
Indian21.57%

Houston Veterans by Education

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12.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Houston Employment Status

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59.1%

Labor Force Participation

49%

Employment Rate

17%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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44.71%

Born in Alaska

98.34%

Native Born

1.66%

Foreign Born

0.41%

Non Citizen

1.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.34% of Houston residents were born in the United States, with 44.71% having been born in Alaska. 0.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,524672.73%
20192,457672.80%
20182,390421.79%
20172,348672.94%
20162,281843.82%
20152,197783.68%
20142,119562.71%
20132,063391.93%
20122,024492.48%
20111,975562.92%
20101,9190.00%