Houston County, Texas Population 2022

Houston County, Texas's estimated population is 22,668 with a growth rate of -0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Houston County, Texas is the 110th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 23,682 and has seen a growth of -4.28% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18502,7210.00%
18608,0585,337196.14%
18708,147891.10%
188016,7028,555105.01%
189019,3602,65815.91%
190025,4526,09231.47%
191029,5644,11216.16%
192028,601-963-3.26%
193030,0171,4164.95%
194031,1371,1203.73%
195022,825-8,312-26.69%
196019,376-3,449-15.11%
197017,855-1,521-7.85%
198022,2994,44424.89%
199021,375-924-4.14%
201023,6822,30710.79%
201123,434-248-1.05%
201223,213-221-0.94%
201322,809-404-1.74%
201422,8090.00%
201522,747-62-0.27%
201622,8971500.66%
201723,0891920.84%
201823,068-21-0.09%
201922,968-100-0.43%
202022,868-100-0.44%
202122,768-100-0.44%
202222,668-100-0.44%
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Houston County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,16170.44%
Black or African American5,83025.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native660.29%
Asian750.33%
Some Other Race2220.97%
Two or More Races5882.56%
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Houston County, Texas Population by Race

Houston County, Texas Population Pyramid 2022

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Houston County, Texas Median Age

43.8


Total

42.3


Male

46.9


Female

Houston County, Texas Adults

There are 18,466 adults, (5,049 of whom are seniors) in Houston County, Texas.

Houston County, Texas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Houston County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

10,556

46.01%

Male

12,386

53.99%

Houston County, Texas Population by Age

Houston County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Houston County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
All70.4%29.6%
Non Family61.3%38.7%
Male58.9%41.1%
Female45.2%54.8%

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Houston County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,2342.4170.4
Married3,7882.9486.7
Male4773.2558.9
Female1,2443.3845.2
Non Family2,7251.0761.3

2.96

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Houston County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0316.12%
9th to 12th Grade2,13412.68%
High School Graduate6,12236.37%
Some College3,68821.91%
Associates Degree1,2377.35%
Bachelors Degree1,85010.99%
Graduate Degree7724.59%
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Houston County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Houston County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian645431
2+ Races30727394
White10,9209,6712,194
Native American665510
Black4,0253,052248
Other Race1915511
Hispanic1,60069562

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 88.93%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 48.44%.

Houston County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,214$31,395$21,787
Less Than 9th Grade$16,107$16,690$13,250
High School Graduate$25,000$30,164$20,200
Some College$24,534$32,690$20,184
Bachelors Degree$47,875$44,167$51,389
Graduate Degree$46,711$43,750$50,750

$26,214

Average Earnings

$31,395

Average Male

$21,787

Average Female

Houston County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Houston County, Texas Language by Age

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Houston County, Texas Language

91.47% of Houston County, Texas residents speak only English, while 8.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.94% of the population.

Houston County, Texas Language

Houston County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native17741.18%
Multiple37814037.04%
Black4,7761,72136.03%
Hispanic1,75860134.19%
Asian651116.92%
White13,0501,37310.52%
Other69NaN%

19.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.20%

Male Poverty Rate

18.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Houston County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Texas is Native, with 41.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Houston 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 6.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.71%.

Houston County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.40%
High School16.05%
Some College11.28%
Bachelors or Greater3.64%

Houston County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.58%
Male Unemployed39.36%
Female Employed10.57%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Houston County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Houston County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,838$58,528
Families$49,392$65,423
Married Families$57,454-
Non Families$21,267$40,862
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Income by Household Type

Houston County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Houston County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Houston County, Texas Marital Status

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1,958

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War176
First Gulf War289
Vietnam812
Korea171
World War II23

Houston County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3476
35 to 54282
55 to 64380
65 to 74524
75+696

Houston County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,63612.46%
Black2595.66%
Native American46.06%
Asian2026.67%
Other Race2613.61%
2+ Races133.02%
Hispanic522.90%

Houston County, Texas Veterans by Race

Houston County, Texas Veterans by Education

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9.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Houston County, Texas Veterans by Education

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43.9%

Labor Force Participation

42.6%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Houston County, Texas Employment by Age

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Houston County, Texas Employment by Race

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Houston County, Texas 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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81.94%

Born in Houston County, Texas

97.04%

Native Born

2.96%

Foreign Born

1.94%

Non Citizen

1.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.04% of Houston County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 81.94% having been born in Texas. 1.94% 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

  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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