Houston County, Tennessee Population 2024

8,093

Houston County, Tennessee's estimated 2024 population is 8,093 with a growth rate of -0.77% 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 8,450 and has seen a growth of -4.22% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,778-63-0.8%
20287,841-63-0.8%
20277,904-63-0.79%
20267,967-63-0.78%
20258,030-63-0.78%
20248,093-63-0.77%
20238,156-63-0.77%
20228,219-63-0.76%
20218,282-21-0.25%
20208,303971.18%
20198,206-29-0.35%
20188,235750.92%
20178,160500.62%
20168,110-17-0.21%
20158,127-95-1.16%
20148,222-54-0.65%
20138,276-149-1.77%
20128,425790.95%
20118,346-104-1.23%
20108,450
19907,0181472.14%
19806,8711,02617.55%
19705,8451,05121.92%
19604,794-524-9.85%
19505,318-1,114-17.32%
19406,43287715.79%
19305,555-657-10.58%
19206,212-12-0.19%
19106,224-252-3.89%
19006,4761,08620.15%
18905,3901,09525.49%
18804,295-3,483-44.78%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.77% (-63)
County Website
Houston County
County Seat
2010 Population
8,450
Area
200 mi²
Density
40 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-4.22% (-357)
Founded
1871

Houston County, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,72893.64%
Black or African American2813.4%
Two or more races1732.1%
Asian270.33%
Native American250.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander190.23%
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Houston County, Tennessee Population by Race

Houston County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2024

Houston County, Tennessee Median Age

44.1

Total

41.5

Male

44.8

Female

Houston County, Tennessee Adults

There are 6,464 adults, (1,659 of whom are seniors) in Houston County, Tennessee.

Houston County, Tennessee Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Houston County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female4,14550.22%
Male4,10849.78%

Houston County, Tennessee Population by Age

Houston County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,0262.668020
Married1,4123.5188.211.8
Non Family1,1641.1968.531.5
Female3053.6291.18.9
Male1454.1569.730.3
showing: 5 rows

3.42

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

80.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Houston County, Tennessee Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Houston County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Houston County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 20.78%.

Houston County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,105

Average Earnings

$46,771

Average Male

$30,841

Average Female

Houston County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Houston County, Tennessee Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Houston County, Tennessee Language

99.34% of Houston County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 0.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.37% of the population.

Houston County, Tennessee Language

Houston County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,2621,03714.28%
Multiple173148.09%
Black24383.29%
Native25728%
Hispanic23420.85%
showing: 5 rows

13.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.97%

Male Poverty Rate

14.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Houston County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Tennessee is Native, with 28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Tennessee is Hispanic, with 0.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.62%.

Houston County, Tennessee Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.31%
High School15.37%
Some College6.51%
Bachelors or Greater3.7%
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Houston County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed29.67%
Female Employed9.39%
Male Employed1.69%
Female Unemployed
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Houston County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Houston County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Houston County, Tennessee Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Houston County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Houston County, Tennessee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Houston County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Houston County, Tennessee Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

698

Number of Veterans

574

Male Veterans

124

Female Veterans

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Houston County, Tennessee Veterans by War

count

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Houston County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

count

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Houston County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Houston County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Houston County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Houston County, Tennessee Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Houston County, Tennessee Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Houston County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

63.31%

Born in Houston County, Tennessee

98.96%

Native Born

1.04%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

0.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.96% of Houston County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 63.31% having been born in Tennessee. 0.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Houston County, Tennessee Place of Birth

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