Houston County, Tennessee Population 2022

Houston County, Tennessee's estimated population is 8,102 with a growth rate of -0.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Houston County, Tennessee is the 89th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 Population was 8,451 and has seen a growth of -4.13% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18804,2950.00%
18905,3901,09525.49%
19006,4761,08620.15%
19106,224-252-3.89%
19206,212-12-0.19%
19305,555-657-10.58%
19406,43287715.79%
19505,318-1,114-17.32%
19604,794-524-9.85%
19705,8451,05121.92%
19806,8711,02617.55%
19907,0181472.14%
20108,4511,43320.42%
20118,347-104-1.23%
20128,424770.92%
20138,276-148-1.76%
20148,221-55-0.66%
20158,124-97-1.18%
20168,101-23-0.28%
20178,158570.70%
20188,234760.93%
20198,201-33-0.40%
20208,168-33-0.40%
20218,135-33-0.40%
20228,102-33-0.41%
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Houston County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,64493.21%
Black or African American3914.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.27%
Asian130.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.24%
Two or More Races1111.35%
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Houston County, Tennessee Population by Race

Houston County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2022

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Houston County, Tennessee Median Age

43.8


Total

40.9


Male

45.4


Female

Houston County, Tennessee Adults

There are 6,420 adults, (1,692 of whom are seniors) in Houston County, Tennessee.

Houston County, Tennessee Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Houston County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

4,082

49.77%

Male

4,119

50.23%

Houston County, Tennessee Population by Age

Houston County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Houston County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.4%12.6%
Female84.6%15.4%
All79.5%20.5%
Non Family69.7%30.3%
Male56.5%43.5%

79.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Houston County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9192.7379.5
Married1,4433.4787.4
Male626.4456.5
Female2734.3784.6
Non Family1,1411.269.7

3.55

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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Houston County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3966.82%
9th to 12th Grade76613.19%
High School Graduate2,48342.76%
Some College90315.55%
Associates Degree4818.28%
Bachelors Degree4868.37%
Graduate Degree2925.03%
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Houston County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Houston County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,4074,323761
Native American22223
Black31723914
Asian1313
Islander2020
2+ Races1313
Hispanic1515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.07%.

Houston County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,326$36,411$25,277
Less Than 9th Grade$26,208$35,515$18,214
High School Graduate$30,225$38,042$19,655
Some College$28,012$35,625$26,820
Bachelors Degree$23,750$24,063$
Graduate Degree$75,197$91,146$69,167

$29,326

Average Earnings

$36,411

Average Male

$25,277

Average Female

Houston County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Houston County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Houston County, Tennessee Language

99.10% of Houston County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 0.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.54% of the population.

Houston County, Tennessee Language

Houston County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native221254.55%
White7,2641,13715.65%
Black312154.81%
OtherNaN%
Multiple11121.80%
Hispanic12410.81%

14.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.10%

Male Poverty Rate

17.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Houston County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Tennessee is Native, with 54.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Tennessee is Hispanic, with 0.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.75%.

Houston County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.57%
High School16.04%
Some College10.83%
Bachelors or Greater6.16%

Houston County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.31%
Male Unemployed27.27%
Female Employed12.80%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Houston County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Houston County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,521$59,969
Families$56,935$73,242
Married Families$70,992-
Non Families$20,255$37,429
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Income by Household Type

Houston County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Houston County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Houston County, Tennessee 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.

Houston County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Houston County, Tennessee Marital Status

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804

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War176
First Gulf War238
Vietnam288
Korea28
World War II29

Houston County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3417
35 to 54258
55 to 64152
65 to 74170
75+207

Houston County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White77513.02%
Black164.61%
Native American1254.55%
2+ Races11.89%

Houston County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Houston County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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7.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Houston County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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50.4%

Labor Force Participation

47.3%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Houston County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Houston County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Houston County, Tennessee 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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63.68%

Born in Houston County, Tennessee

99.45%

Native Born

0.55%

Foreign Born

0.30%

Non Citizen

0.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.45% of Houston County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 63.68% having been born in Tennessee. 0.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Houston County, Tennessee 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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