Houston, Missouri Population 2022

2,079
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Houston is a city located in Texas County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Texas County. With a 2020 population of 2,079, it is the 252nd largest city in Missouri and the 10737th largest city in the United States. Houston is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -28.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,927 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Houston has a population density of 571 people per square mile.

The average household income in Houston is $38,587 with a poverty rate of 26.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Houston is 40.8 years, 33.1 years for males, and 49.9 years for females.

Houston Demographics

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

  • White: 85.10%
  • Two or more races: 7.35%
  • Asian: 7.04%
  • Black or African American: 0.51%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Houston, Missouri is 2,079 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,927.

Houston, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

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Houston Population by Race

Houston Population Pyramid 2022

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Houston Median Age

35.6


Total

32.5


Male

38.8


Female

Houston Adults

There are 2,371 adults, (618 of whom are seniors) in Houston.

Houston Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Houston Sex Ratio

Female

1,538

52.55%

Male

1,389

47.45%

Houston Population by Age

Houston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Houston Household Types

58.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Houston Households and Families

3.02

Average Family Size

2.52

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 2+ races people with a rate of 94.42%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.27%.

Houston Educational Attainment by Race

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$24,167

Average Earnings

$31,979

Average Male

$21,870

Average Female

Houston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Houston Language by Age

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Houston Language

92.06% of Houston residents speak only English, while 7.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.40% of the population.

Houston Language

Houston Poverty by Race

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26.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.75%

Male Poverty Rate

30.66%

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 Multiple, with 23.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.56%.

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

35.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.8%

Male Marriage Rate

36.1%

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 45-54.

Houston Marital Status by Race

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Houston Marital Status

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417

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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9.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Houston Veterans by Education

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55.3%

Labor Force Participation

50.1%

Employment Rate

9.1%

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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67.03%

Born in Houston

99.86%

Native Born

0.14%

Foreign Born

0.14%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.86% of Houston residents were born in the United States, with 67.03% having been born in Missouri. 0.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Houston Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Houston Population by Year