Houston County, Alabama Population 2021

Houston County, Alabama's estimated population is 108,106 with a growth rate of 1.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Houston County, Alabama is the 11th largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 101,798 and has seen a growth of 6.20% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021108,1061,1121.04%
2020106,9941,1121.05%
2019105,8821,1121.06%
2018104,7703920.38%
2017104,3781600.15%
2016104,218-42-0.04%
2015104,2601020.10%
2014104,1585150.50%
2013103,6432720.26%
2012103,3718830.86%
2011102,4886900.68%
2010101,79820,46725.17%
199081,3316,6998.98%
198074,63218,05831.92%
197056,5745,85611.55%
196050,7184,1969.02%
195046,5228571.88%
194045,665-270-0.59%
193045,9358,60123.04%
192037,3344,92015.18%
191032,4140.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.04%
County Website
State
Founded
February 9, 1903
County Seat
2010 Population
101,798
Growth Since 2010
6.20%
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Houston County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White72,34469.10%
Black or African American28,15726.89%
Two or More Races2,3032.20%
Asian9300.89%
Some Other Race6340.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native2710.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander630.06%
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Houston County, Alabama Population by Race

Houston County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Houston County, Alabama Median Age

40.1


Total

38


Male

41.8


Female

Houston County, Alabama Adults

There are 80,349 adults, (18,052 of whom are seniors) in Houston County, Alabama.

Houston County, Alabama Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Houston County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

54,512

52.06%

Male

50,190

47.94%

Houston County, Alabama Population by Age

Houston County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Houston County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
All65.7%34.3%
Non Family56.6%43.4%
Male51.2%48.8%
Female37.7%62.3%

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Houston County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,3112.6465.7
Married18,0553.1983.2
Non Family13,5641.2156.6
Female6,0713.937.7
Male1,6213.6951.2

3.3

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Houston County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,9704.11%
9th to 12th Grade7,1069.84%
High School Graduate22,55831.24%
Some College16,92023.44%
Associates Degree6,9739.66%
Bachelors Degree9,68213.41%
Graduate Degree5,9908.30%
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Houston County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Houston County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White50,82745,69712,972
Black17,61513,5821,975
Hispanic1,8291,195252
2+ Races991869143
Asian710586279
Other Race38626234
Native American19317437
Islander1818

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 asian people with a rate of 39.30%.

Houston County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,910$41,927$26,681
Less Than 9th Grade$21,737$26,673$15,755
High School Graduate$26,491$32,096$20,801
Some College$32,510$42,265$26,457
Bachelors Degree$49,706$69,777$37,833
Graduate Degree$59,938$90,402$50,984

$32,910

Average Earnings

$41,927

Average Male

$26,681

Average Female

Houston County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Houston County, Alabama Language by Age

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Houston County, Alabama Language

96.24% of Houston County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 3.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.15% of the population.

Houston County, Alabama Language

Houston County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black27,8359,17832.97%
White68,8467,81311.35%
Hispanic3,4591,02129.52%
Multiple2,24777134.31%
Asian93012713.66%
Other6348313.09%
Islander633657.14%
Native2623111.83%

18.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.13%

Male Poverty Rate

20.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Houston County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Alabama is Islander, with 57.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Alabama is White, with 11.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.33%.

Houston County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.22%
High School18.23%
Some College11.67%
Bachelors or Greater4.93%

Houston County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed44.33%
Male Unemployed28.92%
Female Employed11.01%
Male Employed5.88%

Houston County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Houston County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,580$67,855
Families$60,763$81,500
Married Families$77,321$98,634
Non Families$27,382$39,431
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Income by Household Type

Houston County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Houston County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Houston County, Alabama 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 45-54.

Houston County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Houston County, Alabama Marital Status

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7,889

Number of Veterans

7,171

Male Veterans

718

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,889
First Gulf War2,082
Second Gulf War1,652
Korea512
World War II134

Houston County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,126
35 to 542,125
75+1,583
55 to 641,416
18 to 34639

Houston County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,06110.60%
Black1,5867.82%
2+ Races12810.52%
Hispanic1165.37%
Asian466.16%
Native American3816.45%
Other Race306.28%

Houston County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Houston County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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6.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Houston County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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57.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Houston County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Houston County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Houston County, Alabama 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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65.73%

Born in Houston County, Alabama

97.61%

Native Born

2.39%

Foreign Born

1.25%

Non Citizen

1.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.61% of Houston County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 65.73% having been born in Alabama. 1.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Houston County, Alabama Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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