Harris County, Texas's estimated population is 4,813,160 with a growth rate of 0.70% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Harris County, Texas is the 2nd largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 4,107,670 and has seen a growth of 17.17% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.82%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.32%.
55.65% of Harris County, Texas residents speak only English, while 44.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.04% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Harris County, Texas is Hispanic, with 20.80% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Harris County, Texas is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.16%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Harris County, Texas
73.86% of Harris County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 53.09% having been born in Texas. 16.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.