Houston, Missouri Population 2021

2,080
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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 2,080, it is the 234th largest city in Missouri and the 7473rd largest city in the United States . Houston is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually and its population has decreased by -0.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,081 in 2010. 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 30.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $605 per month, and the median house value is $101,600. 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: 90.08%
  • Two or more races: 6.06%
  • Native American: 1.43%
  • Asian: 1.27%
  • Black or African American: 1.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Houston, Missouri is 2,080 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,080.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,081.

Houston, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,33590.08%
Two or More Races1576.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native371.43%
Asian331.27%
Black or African American301.16%
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Houston Population by Race

Houston Population Pyramid $2021

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Houston Median Age

40.8


Total

33.1


Male

49.9


Female

Houston Adults

There are 2,048 adults, (528 of whom are seniors) in Houston.

Houston Age Dependency

70.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Houston Sex Ratio

Female

1,304

50.31%

Male

1,288

49.69%

Houston Population by Age

Houston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Houston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male5.7%94.3%
Female28.4%71.6%
Non Family36.1%63.9%
All48.2%51.8%
Married80.8%19.2%

48.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Houston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9692.5348.2
Non Family4241.2336.1
Married3343.4780.8
Female1413.3228.4
Male704.365.7

3.31

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Houston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade794.36%
9th to 12th Grade27515.17%
High School Graduate62534.47%
Some College49027.03%
Associates Degree904.96%
Bachelors Degree19010.48%
Graduate Degree643.53%
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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
White1,5121,239250
2+ Races1471384
Hispanic9331
Native American3723
Black3028

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 93.88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.53%.

Houston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,135$30,294$22,315
Less Than 9th Grade$$$2,500
High School Graduate$20,875$30,565$13,631
Some College$28,036$33,194$25,139
Bachelors Degree$27,917$$28,542
Graduate Degree$43,000$23,542$

$24,135

Average Earnings

$30,294

Average Male

$22,315

Average Female

Houston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Houston Language by Age

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Houston Language

97.47% of Houston residents speak only English, while 2.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.32% of the population.

Houston Language

Houston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,01665332.39%
Hispanic1995929.65%
Multiple1434531.47%
Black19210.53%

30.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.57%

Male Poverty Rate

36.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Houston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Houston is White, with 32.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Houston is Black, with 10.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.58%.

Houston Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade62.73%
Some College23.25%
High School20.44%
Bachelors or Greater17.60%

Houston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed42.37%
Female Unemployed34.78%
Female Employed17.78%
Male Employed11.64%

Houston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Houston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,250$38,587
Families$34,450$47,840
Married Families$54,444-
Non Families$22,198$24,656
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Income by Household Type

Houston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

35.7%

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 Over 65, 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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277

Number of Veterans

255

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam124
Second Gulf War50
Korea26
World War II18
First Gulf War15

Houston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64117
65 to 7451
75+48
18 to 3440
35 to 5421

Houston Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1779.86%
2+ Races6745.58%
Asian33100.00%
Hispanic76.54%

Houston Veterans by Race

Houston Veterans by Education

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21.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

65.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Houston Veterans by Education

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44.3%

Labor Force Participation

40.1%

Employment Rate

8.9%

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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66.51%

Born in Houston

99.81%

Native Born

0.19%

Foreign Born

0.19%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.81% of Houston residents were born in the United States, with 66.51% having been born in Missouri. 0.19% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,080-1-0.05%
20202,081-1-0.05%
20192,082-1-0.05%
20182,0830.00%
20172,08330.14%
20162,080190.92%
20152,061-4-0.19%
20142,0650.00%
20132,065-14-0.67%
20122,079-12-0.57%
20112,09140.19%
20102,0870.00%

Houston Population by Year