Huntsville, Texas Population 2021

42,395
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Huntsville is a city located in Walker County Texas. It is also the county seat of Walker County. With a 2020 population of 42,395, it is the 82nd largest city in Texas and the 925th largest city in the United States . Huntsville is currently growing at a rate of 0.18% annually and its population has increased by 9.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 38,548 in 2010. Huntsville reached it's highest population of 42,395 in 2021. Spanning over 36 miles, Huntsville has a population density of 1,183 people per square mile.

The average household income in Huntsville is $45,772 with a poverty rate of 30.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $899 per month, and the median house value is $165,000. The median age in Huntsville is 30.3 years, 33.9 years for males, and 23.8 years for females.

Huntsville Demographics

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

  • White: 68.03%
  • Black or African American: 27.74%
  • Asian: 2.06%
  • Two or more races: 1.32%
  • Other race: 0.52%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Huntsville, Texas is 42,395 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 42,164.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 38,548.

Huntsville, Texas Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202172,641-165-0.23%
202072,806-165-0.23%
201972,971-165-0.23%
201873,1363200.44%
201772,8169711.33%
201671,8451,0091.40%
201570,8367601.07%
201470,0766720.96%
201369,4047951.15%
201268,6092000.29%
201168,4091680.25%
201068,2410.00%

Huntsville Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,29568.03%
Black or African American11,53827.74%
Asian8582.06%
Two or More Races5491.32%
Some Other Race2150.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native1370.33%
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Huntsville Population by Race

Huntsville Population Pyramid $2021

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Huntsville Median Age

30.3


Total

33.9


Male

23.8


Female

Huntsville Adults

There are 36,816 adults, (4,078 of whom are seniors) in Huntsville.

Huntsville Age Dependency

27

Age Dependency Ratio

12.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Huntsville Sex Ratio

Female

16,979

40.82%

Male

24,613

59.18%

Huntsville Population by Age

Huntsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Huntsville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male55.9%44.1%
Married54.6%45.4%
All30.9%69.1%
Female23.3%76.7%
Non Family16.2%83.8%

30.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Huntsville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,7292.2830.9
Non Family6,7001.6816.2
Married4,2563.0254.6
Female1,4352.7123.3
Male3383.0555.9

2.88

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Huntsville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6056.59%
9th to 12th Grade1,8477.59%
High School Graduate9,18437.74%
Some College4,96620.41%
Associates Degree1,2305.05%
Bachelors Degree3,79215.58%
Graduate Degree1,7137.04%
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Huntsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Huntsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,73512,0974,029
Black6,7635,7561,047
Hispanic4,3242,582210
Asian411341207
2+ Races979755
Native American8777
Other Race7773

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 56.70%.

Huntsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,958$32,462$31,258
Less Than 9th Grade$24,643$35,122$23,387
High School Graduate$25,464$29,147$21,408
Some College$32,250$33,212$31,805
Bachelors Degree$38,870$36,725$39,470
Graduate Degree$49,362$56,042$46,020

$31,958

Average Earnings

$32,462

Average Male

$31,258

Average Female

Huntsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Huntsville Language by Age

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Huntsville Language

78.94% of Huntsville residents speak only English, while 21.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.05% of the population.

Huntsville Language

Huntsville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,8533,93126.47%
Black8,2863,11037.53%
Hispanic5,0001,61332.26%
Asian79232140.53%
Multiple54918333.33%
Other2159845.58%

30.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.97%

Male Poverty Rate

33.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Huntsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Huntsville is Other, with 45.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Huntsville is White, with 26.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 56.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.80%.

Huntsville Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School17.64%
Less Than 9th Grade16.96%
Some College16.82%
Bachelors or Greater7.24%

Huntsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed65.67%
Female Unemployed58.52%
Female Employed26.97%
Male Employed19.83%

Huntsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Huntsville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,890$45,772
Families$57,518$66,210
Married Families$67,322-
Non Families$21,533$26,750
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Income by Household Type

Huntsville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.9%

Male Marriage Rate

29.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Huntsville Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Huntsville Marital Status by Race

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Huntsville Marital Status

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2,546

Number of Veterans

2,479

Male Veterans

67

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam724
Second Gulf War643
First Gulf War488
Korea81
World War II78

Huntsville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34596
35 to 54542
55 to 64517
75+461
65 to 74430

Huntsville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0477.98%
Black4995.08%
Hispanic1221.76%

Huntsville Veterans by Race

Huntsville Veterans by Education

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15.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Huntsville Veterans by Education

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43.8%

Labor Force Participation

42.7%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Huntsville Employment by Age

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Huntsville Employment by Race

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Huntsville 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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71.57%

Born in Huntsville

88.84%

Native Born

11.16%

Foreign Born

8.64%

Non Citizen

2.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.84% of Huntsville residents were born in the United States, with 71.57% having been born in Texas. 8.64% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202142,395770.18%
202042,318770.18%
201942,241770.18%
201842,1644291.03%
201741,7356341.54%
201641,1013830.94%
201540,7183460.86%
201440,3722990.75%
201340,0734851.23%
201239,58810.00%
201139,5878352.15%
201038,7523,6741.00%
200035,0787,1532.31%
199027,9253,9891.55%
198023,9366,3263.12%
197017,6105,6113.91%
196011,9992,1792.02%
19509,8204,7126.75%
19405,108800.16%
19305,0283390.70%
19204,6892,1893.19%
19002,500-36-0.07%
18802,5360.00%

Huntsville Population by Year