Huntsville, Texas Population 2023

48,158

Huntsville is a city located in Walker County Texas. It is also the county seat of Walker County. With a 2023 population of 48,158, it is the 78th largest city in Texas and the 924th largest city in the United States.Huntsville is currently growing at a rate of 1.56% annually and its population has increased by 4.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 45,941 in 2020. Spanning over 36 miles, Huntsville has a population density of 1,343 people per square mile.

The average household income in Huntsville is $45,772 with a poverty rate of 22.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Huntsville is 30.6 years, 34 years for males, and 24.8 years for females.

Huntsville Demographics

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

  • White: 65.47%
  • Black or African American: 26.43%
  • Two or more races: 4.39%
  • Asian: 2.04%
  • Other race: 0.95%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.40%
  • Native American: 0.33%
The current population of Huntsville, Texas is 48,158 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 45,941.

Huntsville, Texas Population 2023

Huntsville Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Huntsville Population by Race

Huntsville Population Pyramid 2023

Huntsville Median Age

30.6

Total

34

Male

24.8

Female

Huntsville Adults

There are 36,958 adults, (4,479 of whom are seniors) in Huntsville.

Huntsville Age Dependency

28.3

Age Dependency Ratio

13.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Huntsville Sex Ratio

Female17,05140.93%
Male24,61359.07%

Huntsville Population by Age

Huntsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.01

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

30.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Huntsville Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Huntsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Huntsville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 34.19%.

Huntsville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$30,855

Average Earnings

$31,963

Average Male

$29,251

Average Female

Huntsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Huntsville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Huntsville Language

79.10% of Huntsville residents speak only English, while 20.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.60% of the population.

Huntsville Language

Huntsville Poverty by Race

rate

22.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.09%

Male Poverty Rate

35.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Huntsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Huntsville is Asian, with 60.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Huntsville is White, with 19.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 53.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.20%.

Huntsville Poverty

Huntsville Poverty Rate by Education

Huntsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Huntsville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Huntsville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

27.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.3%

Male Marriage Rate

26.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Huntsville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Huntsville 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 55-64.

Huntsville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Huntsville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,701

Number of Veterans

2,456

Male Veterans

245

Female Veterans

Huntsville Veterans by War

Huntsville Veterans by Age

count

Huntsville Veterans by Race

Huntsville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Huntsville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

41.4%

Labor Force Participation

39.9%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Huntsville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Huntsville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Huntsville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

64.52%

Born in Huntsville

81.22%

Native Born

9.48%

Foreign Born

7.32%

Non Citizen

2.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.22% of Huntsville residents were born in the United States, with 64.52% having been born in Texas. 7.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Huntsville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Huntsville Population by Year