Houston County, Georgia Population 2021

Houston County, Georgia's estimated population is 162,543 with a growth rate of 1.46% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Houston County, Georgia is the 15th largest county inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 140,651 and has seen a growth of 15.56% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021162,5432,3401.46%
2020160,2032,3401.48%
2019157,8632,3401.50%
2018155,5232,3211.51%
2017153,2021,5801.04%
2016151,6222,2991.54%
2015149,3237480.50%
2014148,5751,0480.71%
2013147,5271,7001.17%
2012145,8272,0521.43%
2011143,7753,1242.22%
2010140,65151,44357.67%
199089,20811,60314.95%
198077,60514,68123.33%
197062,92423,77060.71%
196039,15418,19086.77%
195020,9649,66185.47%
194011,303230.20%
193011,280-10,684-48.64%
192021,964-1,645-6.97%
191023,6099684.28%
190022,6411,0284.76%
189021,613-801-3.57%
188022,4142,0089.84%
187020,4064,79530.72%
186015,611-839-5.10%
185016,4506,73969.40%
18409,7112,34231.78%
18307,3690.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.46% (2,340)
County Website
State
Founded
May 15, 1821
County Seat
2010 Population
140,651
Growth Since 2010
15.56% (21,892)
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Houston County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White92,66260.36%
Black or African American47,63731.03%
Two or More Races5,5333.60%
Asian5,0653.30%
Some Other Race1,8141.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native7850.51%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.01%
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Houston County, Georgia Population by Race

Houston County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Houston County, Georgia Median Age

35.4


Total

33.8


Male

36.7


Female

Houston County, Georgia Adults

There are 114,120 adults, (19,060 of whom are seniors) in Houston County, Georgia.

Houston County, Georgia Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Houston County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

79,071

51.51%

Male

74,436

48.49%

Houston County, Georgia Population by Age

Houston County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Houston County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female42.2%57.8%
Male51.5%48.5%
Non Family51.5%48.5%
All63.6%36.4%
Married78.2%21.8%

63.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Houston County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All57,0562.6663.6
Married28,9423.2278.2
Non Family16,4941.2651.5
Female8,7943.2942.2
Male2,8263.1351.5

3.14

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Houston County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6782.67%
9th to 12th Grade5,8115.78%
High School Graduate27,17127.04%
Some College24,86724.75%
Associates Degree11,49811.44%
Bachelors Degree16,89716.82%
Graduate Degree11,55111.50%
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Houston County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Houston County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White60,69657,15118,081
Black29,55826,6267,370
Hispanic5,3463,939934
Asian3,3412,8681,556
2+ Races1,7501,606539
Other Race975634120
Native American571515128
Islander1111

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 46.57%.

Houston County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,856$48,919$31,416
Less Than 9th Grade$23,998$28,573$15,305
High School Graduate$30,111$32,783$25,612
Some College$37,001$48,251$27,628
Bachelors Degree$53,516$66,372$39,652
Graduate Degree$68,584$90,410$57,903

$39,856

Average Earnings

$48,919

Average Male

$31,416

Average Female

Houston County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Houston County, Georgia Language by Age

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Houston County, Georgia Language

90.60% of Houston County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 9.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.99% of the population.

Houston County, Georgia Language

Houston County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black46,8349,25519.76%
White85,1107,4838.79%
Hispanic9,8342,95130.01%
Multiple5,4491,18721.78%
Asian5,05955210.91%
Other1,75337921.62%
Native7859211.72%

13.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.87%

Male Poverty Rate

15.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Houston County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 30.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Georgia is White, with 8.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.69%.

Houston County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.89%
High School14.65%
Some College8.88%
Bachelors or Greater3.83%

Houston County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed29.22%
Male Unemployed26.58%
Female Employed8.53%
Male Employed4.31%

Houston County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Houston County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,723$77,239
Families$72,018$88,740
Married Families$91,034-
Non Families$36,426$45,898
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Income by Household Type

Houston County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Houston County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Houston County, Georgia 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, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Houston County, Georgia Marital Status

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17,354

Number of Veterans

14,727

Male Veterans

2,627

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War7,976
Second Gulf War6,510
Vietnam4,685
Korea644
World War II231

Houston County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 546,576
55 to 644,172
65 to 742,842
75+2,048
18 to 341,716

Houston County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White11,83716.99%
Black5,23915.36%
Hispanic5849.56%
2+ Races1085.36%
Other Race917.35%
Asian471.23%
Native American213.09%
Islander11100.00%

Houston County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Houston County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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5.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Houston County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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66.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Houston County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Houston County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Houston County, Georgia 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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54.80%

Born in Houston County, Georgia

94.24%

Native Born

5.76%

Foreign Born

3.03%

Non Citizen

2.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.24% of Houston County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 54.80% having been born in Georgia. 3.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Houston County, Georgia 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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