Houston, Alaska Population 2022

1,987
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Houston is a city located in Matanuska-Susitna County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 1,987, it is the 48th largest city in Alaska and the 10987th largest city in the United States. Houston is currently growing at a rate of 0.30% annually and its population has increased by 0.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,975 in 2020. Spanning over 25 miles, Houston has a population density of 83 people per square mile.

The average household income in Houston is $66,481 with a poverty rate of 13.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $708 per month, and the median house value is $178,000. The median age in Houston is 39.4 years, 39.5 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.

Houston Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Houstonwas:

  • White: 87.40%
  • Two or more races: 5.53%
  • Native American: 4.56%
  • Black or African American: 1.84%
  • Asian: 0.51%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.15%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Houston, Alaska is 1,987 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,975.

Houston, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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Houston Population by Race

Houston Population Pyramid 2022

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Houston Median Age

39


Total

37.9


Male

39.4


Female

Houston Adults

There are 1,501 adults, (266 of whom are seniors) in Houston.

Houston Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Houston Sex Ratio

Female

823

42.16%

Male

1,129

57.84%

Houston Population by Age

Houston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Houston Household Types

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Houston Households and Families

3.89

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

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Houston Households by Type

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Houston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Houston Educational Attainment by Race

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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 white people with a rate of 12.43%.

Houston Educational Attainment by Race

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$36,875

Average Earnings

$51,089

Average Male

$26,477

Average Female

Houston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Houston Language by Age

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Houston Language

95.39% of Houston residents speak only English, while 4.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.17% of the population.

Houston Language

Houston Poverty by Race

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13.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.88%

Male Poverty Rate

13.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Houston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Houston is Asian, with 70.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Houston is Other, with NaN% 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 13.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.97%.

Houston Poverty

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Houston Poverty Rate by Education

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Houston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Houston Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Houston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Houston Marital Status by Race

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Houston Marital Status

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161

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Houston Veterans by War

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Houston Veterans by Age

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Houston Veterans by Race

Houston Veterans by Education

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9.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Houston Veterans by Education

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61.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

16.4%

Unemployment Rate

Houston Employment by Age

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Houston Employment by Race

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Houston Employment by Education

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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44.11%

Born in Houston

97.95%

Native Born

2.05%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

1.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.95% of Houston residents were born in the United States, with 44.11% having been born in Alaska. 0.26% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Houston Population by Year