Houston County, Texas Population 2024

21,934

Houston County, Texas's estimated 2024 population is 21,934 with a growth rate of -0.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Houston County, Texas is the 112th largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 23,683 and has seen a growth of -7.39% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202921,894-8-0.04%
202821,902-8-0.04%
202721,910-8-0.04%
202621,918-8-0.04%
202521,926-8-0.04%
202421,934-8-0.04%
202321,942-8-0.04%
202221,950-8-0.04%
202121,958-97-0.44%
202022,055-822-3.59%
201922,877-156-0.68%
201823,033-40-0.17%
201723,0731810.79%
201622,8921490.66%
201522,743-64-0.28%
201422,80710%
201322,806-406-1.75%
201223,212-221-0.94%
201123,433-250-1.06%
201023,683
199021,375-924-4.14%
198022,2994,44424.89%
197017,855-1,521-7.85%
196019,376-3,449-15.11%
195022,825-8,312-26.69%
194031,1371,1203.73%
193030,0171,4164.95%
192028,601-963-3.26%
191029,5644,11216.16%
190025,4526,09231.47%
189019,3602,65815.91%
188016,7028,555105.01%
18708,147891.1%
18608,0585,337196.14%
18502,721-19,173-87.57%
showing: 35 rows
2024 Growth Rate
-0.04% (-8)
County Website
Houston County
State
Texas
County Seat
2010 Population
23,683
Area
1231 mi²
Density
18 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-7.39% (-1,749)
Founded
1837

Houston County, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White14,50065.59%
Black or African American5,36824.28%
Two or more races1,3235.98%
Other race6452.92%
Native American1850.84%
Asian760.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander100.05%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Houston County, Texas Population by Race

Houston County, Texas Population Pyramid 2024

Houston County, Texas Median Age

43.9

Total

42.8

Male

46.2

Female

Houston County, Texas Adults

There are 17,749 adults, (4,890 of whom are seniors) in Houston County, Texas.

Houston County, Texas Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

38

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Houston County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female10,08645.62%
Male12,02154.38%

Houston County, Texas Population by Age

Houston County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,4642.5669.430.6
Married3,6883.0682.917.1
Non Family2,4631.1360.539.5
Female1,0213.8442.357.7
Male2923.7768.231.8
showing: 5 rows

3.14

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Houston County, Texas Households and Families

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Houston County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.68%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.22%.

Houston County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

$33,140

Average Earnings

$39,839

Average Male

$24,218

Average Female

Houston County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Houston County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Houston County, Texas Language

90.47% of Houston County, Texas residents speak only English, while 9.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.88% of the population.

Houston County, Texas Language

Houston County, Texas Poverty by Race

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black4,3281,47734.13%
White12,3411,28010.37%
Hispanic1,90557530.18%
Other46019642.61%
Multiple86210111.72%
Native13475.22%
showing: 6 rows

17.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.75%

Male Poverty Rate

17.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Houston County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Texas is Other, with 42.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Texas is Native, with 5.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.57%.

Houston County, Texas Poverty

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.71%
High School19.27%
Some College8.62%
Bachelors or Greater2.71%
showing: 4 rows

Houston County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed37.88%
Female Unemployed16.35%
Female Employed10.88%
Male Employed6.68%
showing: 4 rows

Houston County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Houston County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Houston County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Houston County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Houston County, Texas 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, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Houston County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,605

Number of Veterans

1,485

Male Veterans

120

Female Veterans

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Houston County, Texas Veterans by War

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Houston County, Texas Veterans by Age

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Houston County, Texas Veterans by Race

Houston County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Houston County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.8%

Labor Force Participation

42.7%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Houston County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Houston County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Houston County, Texas 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

81.42%

Born in Houston County, Texas

97.06%

Native Born

2.94%

Foreign Born

2.11%

Non Citizen

0.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.06% of Houston County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 81.42% having been born in Texas. 2.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Houston County, Texas Place of Birth

Sources