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.
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Houston County, Tennessee
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.