Houston County, Alabama Population 2022

Houston County, Alabama's estimated population is 109,218 with a growth rate of 1.03% 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 7.29% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
191032,4140.00%
192037,3344,92015.18%
193045,9358,60123.04%
194045,665-270-0.59%
195046,5228571.88%
196050,7184,1969.02%
197056,5745,85611.55%
198074,63218,05831.92%
199081,3316,6998.98%
2010101,79820,46725.17%
2011102,4886900.68%
2012103,3718830.86%
2013103,6432720.26%
2014104,1585150.50%
2015104,2601020.10%
2016104,218-42-0.04%
2017104,3781600.15%
2018104,7703920.38%
2019105,8821,1121.06%
2020106,9941,1121.05%
2021108,1061,1121.04%
2022109,2181,1121.03%
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Houston County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White71,85768.23%
Black or African American28,67727.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native2900.28%
Asian9960.95%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160.02%
Some Other Race6820.65%
Two or More Races2,8012.66%
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Houston County, Alabama Population by Race

Houston County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2022

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Houston County, Alabama Median Age

40.2


Total

38.1


Male

42.2


Female

Houston County, Alabama Adults

There are 81,009 adults, (18,669 of whom are seniors) in Houston County, Alabama.

Houston County, Alabama Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Houston County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

54,845

52.08%

Male

50,474

47.92%

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
Married83.4%16.6%
All65.9%34.1%
Non Family55.8%44.2%
Male49%51%
Female38.9%61.1%

65.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Houston County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,7842.6265.9
Married18,6493.1583.4
Male1,7893.5949
Female5,8113.9938.9
Non Family13,5351.1755.8

3.28

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Houston County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,7193.73%
9th to 12th Grade6,8459.39%
High School Graduate22,96831.52%
Some College17,25123.68%
Associates Degree6,9579.55%
Bachelors Degree10,10913.87%
Graduate Degree6,0148.25%
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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
Asian760660363
White50,96646,04113,039
2+ Races1,1671,014179
Native American21219432
Hispanic1,8661,314259
Other Race40528451
Black18,01114,1972,248
Islander44

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 47.76%.

Houston County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,208$43,408$27,242
Less Than 9th Grade$22,381$27,366$16,554
High School Graduate$27,416$34,193$21,038
Some College$34,084$43,047$26,413
Bachelors Degree$50,252$71,135$39,356
Graduate Degree$60,898$85,885$51,744

$35,208

Average Earnings

$43,408

Average Male

$27,242

Average Female

Houston County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Houston County, Alabama Language by Age

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Houston County, Alabama Language

96.08% of Houston County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 3.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.30% of the population.

Houston County, Alabama Language

Houston County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple2,73087732.12%
Black28,3478,99131.72%
Hispanic3,53599528.15%
Native2906923.79%
Asian99612212.25%
White68,6437,50710.94%
Other100NaN%

17.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.59%

Male Poverty Rate

19.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Houston County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Alabama is Multiple, with 32.12% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.75%.

Houston County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.30%
High School18.44%
Some College11.03%
Bachelors or Greater4.56%

Houston County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.34%
Male Unemployed31.28%
Female Employed9.40%
Female Unemployed44.43%

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$49,069$69,728
Families$64,557$84,316
Married Families$79,985$101,223
Non Families$26,801$38,982
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Income by Household Type

Houston County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

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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7,709

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,620
First Gulf War2,031
Vietnam2,646
Korea522
World War II169

Houston County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34520
35 to 541,986
55 to 641,450
65 to 742,067
75+1,686

Houston County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,01810.54%
Black1,4677.09%
Native American156.41%
Asian303.79%
Other Race397.37%
2+ Races1409.80%
Hispanic1175.30%

Houston County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Houston County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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6.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Houston County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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56.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

5.6%

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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66.08%

Born in Houston County, Alabama

97.60%

Native Born

2.40%

Foreign Born

1.20%

Non Citizen

1.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.60% of Houston County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 66.08% having been born in Alabama. 1.20% 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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