Houston, Minnesota Population 2021

961
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Houston is a city located in Houston County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 961, it is the 361st largest city in Minnesota and the 10474th largest city in the United States . Houston is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually and its population has decreased by -1.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 979 in 2010. Houston reached it's highest population of 991 in 2011. Spanning over 1 miles, Houston has a population density of 765 people per square mile.

The average household income in Houston is $54,764 with a poverty rate of 16.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $639 per month, and the median house value is $103,600. The median age in Houston is 41.6 years, 36.6 years for males, and 47.9 years for females.

Houston Demographics

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

  • White: 97.48%
  • Native American: 1.36%
  • Two or more races: 1.06%
  • Black or African American: 0.10%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Houston, Minnesota is 961 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 967.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 979.

Houston, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,00797.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native141.36%
Two or More Races111.06%
Black or African American10.10%
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Houston Population by Race

Houston Population Pyramid $2021

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Houston Median Age

41.6


Total

36.6


Male

47.9


Female

Houston Adults

There are 786 adults, (221 of whom are seniors) in Houston.

Houston Age Dependency

82.8

Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Houston Sex Ratio

Female

518

50.15%

Male

515

49.85%

Houston Population by Age

Houston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Houston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
Male71.4%28.6%
All58.7%41.3%
Female56%44%
Non Family36%64%

58.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Houston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4792.0658.7
Non Family2111.1536
Married1792.9485.5
Female752.5256
Male142.0771.4

2.72

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

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Houston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade202.84%
9th to 12th Grade405.69%
High School Graduate25135.70%
Some College19027.03%
Associates Degree9213.09%
Bachelors Degree7310.38%
Graduate Degree375.26%
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Houston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Houston Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White691632110
2+ Races77
Native American44
Black1

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.92%.

Houston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,917$44,779$26,905
Less Than 9th Grade$26,875$$21,875
High School Graduate$31,375$32,361$21,250
Some College$30,583$44,444$25,982
Bachelors Degree$42,656$42,813$41,875
Graduate Degree$78,750$79,167$62,250

$32,917

Average Earnings

$44,779

Average Male

$26,905

Average Female

Houston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Houston Language by Age

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Houston Language

96.54% of Houston residents speak only English, while 3.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.20% of the population.

Houston Language

Houston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White96716016.55%
Multiple11218.18%
Black11100.00%

16.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.08%

Male Poverty Rate

18.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Houston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Houston is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Houston is White, with 16.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.13%.

Houston Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School24.56%
Less Than 9th Grade13.73%
Bachelors or Greater8.41%
Some College5.78%

Houston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed21.43%
Female Employed11.26%
Male Employed0.00%

Houston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Houston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,393$54,764
Families$52,917$63,321
Married Families$71,339-
Non Families$24,650$41,548
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Income by Household Type

Houston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

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 35-44.

Houston Marital Status by Race

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Houston Marital Status

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54

Number of Veterans

49

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War16
Vietnam13
Korea6
World War II
Second Gulf War

Houston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+28
55 to 6413
65 to 7410
35 to 543
18 to 34

Houston Veterans by Age

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Houston Veterans by Race

Houston Veterans by Education

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7.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

72.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Houston Veterans by Education

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66.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

5.2%

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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44.05%

Born in Houston

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Houston residents were born in the United States, with 44.05% having been born in Minnesota. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Houston Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021961-2-0.21%
2020963-2-0.21%
2019965-2-0.21%
2018967-9-0.92%
2017976-4-0.41%
2016980141.45%
2015966-4-0.41%
2014970-8-0.82%
2013978-4-0.41%
2012982-9-0.91%
201199140.41%
20109870.00%

Houston Population by Year