Houston, Mississippi Population 2022

3,343
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Houston is a city located in Chickasaw County Mississippi. Houston has a 2020 population of 3,343. Houston is currently declining at a rate of -0.83% annually and its population has decreased by -7.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,631 in 2010.

The average household income in Houston is $46,040 with a poverty rate of 24.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $673 per month, and the median house value is $71,400. The median age in Houston is 38.1 years, 29.1 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Houston Demographics

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

  • White: 47.93%
  • Black or African American: 44.28%
  • Other race: 7.18%
  • Two or more races: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Houston, Mississippi is 3,343 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,343.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,631.

Houston, Mississippi Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,64247.93%
Black or African American1,51744.28%
Some Other Race2467.18%
Two or More Races210.61%
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Houston Population by Race

Houston Population Pyramid 2022

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Houston Median Age

46.1


Total

48.6


Male

44.2


Female

Houston Adults

There are 2,815 adults, (989 of whom are seniors) in Houston.

Houston Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

54.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Houston Sex Ratio

Female

2,167

63.25%

Male

1,259

36.75%

Houston Population by Age

Houston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Houston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married91.1%8.9%
All60.5%39.5%
Non Family51.7%48.3%
Female28.2%71.8%

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Houston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5612.1560.5
Married5182.8191.1
Male632.75100
Female4152.6928.2
Non Family5651.0851.7

2.71

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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Houston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30112.36%
9th to 12th Grade2088.54%
High School Graduate78032.03%
Some College51821.27%
Associates Degree29712.20%
Bachelors Degree24410.02%
Graduate Degree873.57%
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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
White1,2441,121268
Black1,05270163
Other Race7878
2+ Races55
Hispanic13499

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.54%.

Houston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,762$30,638$28,526
Less Than 9th Grade$$25,988$
High School Graduate$30,443$33,080$30,273
Some College$28,924$32,604$27,941
Bachelors Degree$29,327$$29,327
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,762

Average Earnings

$30,638

Average Male

$28,526

Average Female

Houston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Houston Language by Age

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Houston Language

95.99% of Houston residents speak only English, while 4.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.01% of the population.

Houston Language

Houston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,48943829.42%
White1,51340126.50%
OtherNaN%

24.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.76%

Male Poverty Rate

28.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Houston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Houston is Black, with 29.42% 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 0.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.66%.

Houston Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.81%
High School19.58%
Some College28.22%
Bachelors or Greater42.33%

Houston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.02%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed8.23%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Houston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Houston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,530$38,024
Families$38,590$45,113
Married Families$45,561-
Non Families$16,755$22,581
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Income by Household Type

Houston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

36.7%

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 Over 65.

Houston Marital Status by Race

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Houston Marital Status

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109

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1
First Gulf War
Vietnam80
Korea21
World War II

Houston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341
35 to 54
55 to 6413
65 to 7472
75+23

Houston Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White956.69%
Black141.16%

Houston Veterans by Race

Houston Veterans by Education

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0.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Houston Veterans by Education

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44.4%

Labor Force Participation

41.4%

Employment Rate

6.7%

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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81.44%

Born in Houston

97.93%

Native Born

2.07%

Foreign Born

1.63%

Non Citizen

0.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.93% of Houston residents were born in the United States, with 81.44% having been born in Mississippi. 1.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Houston Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19602,5770.00%
19702,7201430.54%
19803,7471,0273.26%
19903,9031560.41%
20004,0791760.44%
20103,631-448-1.16%
20113,604-27-0.74%
20123,588-16-0.44%
20133,556-32-0.89%
20143,553-3-0.08%
20153,542-11-0.31%
20163,500-42-1.19%
20173,476-24-0.69%
20183,455-21-0.60%
20193,427-28-0.81%
20203,399-28-0.82%
20213,371-28-0.82%
20223,343-28-0.83%

Houston Population by Year