Houston County, Georgia Population 2022

Houston County, Georgia's estimated population is 164,883 with a growth rate of 1.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Houston County, Georgia is the 15th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 140,651 and has seen a growth of 17.23% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18307,3690.00%
18409,7112,34231.78%
185016,4506,73969.40%
186015,611-839-5.10%
187020,4064,79530.72%
188022,4142,0089.84%
189021,613-801-3.57%
190022,6411,0284.76%
191023,6099684.28%
192021,964-1,645-6.97%
193011,280-10,684-48.64%
194011,303230.20%
195020,9649,66185.47%
196039,15418,19086.77%
197062,92423,77060.71%
198077,60514,68123.33%
199089,20811,60314.95%
2010140,65151,44357.67%
2011143,7753,1242.22%
2012145,8272,0521.43%
2013147,5271,7001.17%
2014148,5751,0480.71%
2015149,3237480.50%
2016151,6222,2991.54%
2017153,2021,5801.04%
2018155,5232,3211.51%
2019157,8632,3401.50%
2020160,2032,3401.48%
2021162,5432,3401.46%
2022164,8832,3401.44%
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Houston County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White92,18259.35%
Black or African American48,63931.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native9350.60%
Asian5,2113.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2760.18%
Some Other Race1,5410.99%
Two or More Races6,5334.21%
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Houston County, Georgia Population by Race

Houston County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Houston County, Georgia Median Age

35.6


Total

33.9


Male

36.8


Female

Houston County, Georgia Adults

There are 115,659 adults, (19,658 of whom are seniors) in Houston County, Georgia.

Houston County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Houston County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

80,428

51.78%

Male

74,889

48.22%

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
Married81%19%
All66.5%33.5%
Non Family53.8%46.2%
Male52.1%47.9%
Female44.9%55.1%

66.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Houston County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All58,0422.6566.5
Married29,9123.2981
Male2,9203.152.1
Female7,8953.1644.9
Non Family17,3151.2353.8

3.17

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Houston County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6942.64%
9th to 12th Grade4,8874.80%
High School Graduate27,34226.83%
Some College24,48224.02%
Associates Degree10,92910.72%
Bachelors Degree18,08717.75%
Graduate Degree13,49113.24%
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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
Asian3,3052,7171,406
White60,87858,14519,956
Black30,34427,3998,737
Other Race872639202
2+ Races2,3742,202532
Native American682613148
Hispanic5,4064,274940
Islander276276

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 42.54%.

Houston County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,120$51,816$34,606
Less Than 9th Grade$27,354$30,639$21,360
High School Graduate$31,765$38,699$26,143
Some College$37,243$48,289$28,995
Bachelors Degree$60,166$67,661$40,739
Graduate Degree$69,743$82,306$62,335

$42,120

Average Earnings

$51,816

Average Male

$34,606

Average Female

Houston County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Houston County, Georgia Language by Age

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Houston County, Georgia Language

91.71% of Houston County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 8.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.45% of the population.

Houston County, Georgia Language

Houston County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic10,0462,78027.67%
Multiple6,4461,51323.47%
Native93518219.47%
Black47,7517,21615.11%
Asian5,20565012.49%
White85,0546,0667.13%
Other248NaN%

11.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.36%

Male Poverty Rate

12.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Houston County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 27.67% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.61%.

Houston County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.32%
High School13.58%
Some College7.63%
Bachelors or Greater3.10%

Houston County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.31%
Male Unemployed23.88%
Female Employed6.84%
Female Unemployed20.73%

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$65,870$80,547
Families$80,005$93,810
Married Families$97,855-
Non Families$35,414$45,686
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Income by Household Type

Houston County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

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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17,875

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War6,646
First Gulf War7,674
Vietnam4,797
Korea508
World War II270

Houston County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,711
35 to 545,978
55 to 644,844
65 to 743,199
75+2,143

Houston County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White11,72017.04%
Black5,68216.77%
Native American384.20%
Asian1263.28%
Islander155.43%
Other Race938.86%
2+ Races2017.03%
Hispanic4988.00%

Houston County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Houston County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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4.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Houston County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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66.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

5.5%

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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54.24%

Born in Houston County, Georgia

94.21%

Native Born

5.79%

Foreign Born

2.85%

Non Citizen

2.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.21% of Houston County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 54.24% having been born in Georgia. 2.85% 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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