Houston Population 2021

6,490,749
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Houston's 2021 population is now estimated at 6,490,749. In 1950, the population of Houston was 709,058. Houston has grown by 120,045 since 2015, which represents a 1.88% annual change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of Houston, which typically includes Houston's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Houston Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20357,569,2200.81%61,180
20347,508,0400.83%62,071
20337,445,9690.85%62,997
20327,382,9720.87%64,004
20317,318,9680.90%65,212
20307,253,7560.93%66,777
20297,186,9790.97%68,889
20287,118,0901.02%71,761
20277,046,3291.09%75,671
20266,970,6581.17%80,855
20256,889,8031.29%87,477
20246,802,3261.42%95,332
20236,706,9941.57%103,870
20226,603,1241.73%112,375
20216,490,7491.88%120,045
20206,370,7042.02%126,166
20196,244,5382.13%129,961
20186,114,5772.61%155,585
20175,958,9922.61%151,626
20165,807,3662.61%147,768
20155,659,5982.61%143,812
20145,515,7862.61%140,159
20135,375,6272.60%136,411
20125,239,2162.61%133,311
20115,105,9052.61%129,743
20104,976,1622.61%126,446
20094,849,7162.60%123,065
20084,726,6512.61%120,270
20074,606,3812.61%117,050
20064,489,3312.61%114,075
20054,375,2562.60%111,026
20044,264,2302.61%108,503
20034,155,7272.61%105,598
20024,050,1292.61%102,916
20013,947,2132.60%100,163
20003,847,0502.75%102,997
19993,744,0532.79%101,741
19983,642,3122.79%98,976
19973,543,3362.79%96,157
19963,447,1792.80%93,801
19953,353,3782.79%91,125
19943,262,2532.79%88,649
19933,173,6042.79%86,122
19923,087,4822.80%84,014
19913,003,4682.79%81,617
19902,921,8512.09%59,947
19892,861,9041.86%52,291
19882,809,6131.87%51,475
19872,758,1381.86%50,463
19862,707,6751.86%49,540
19852,658,1351.86%48,567
19842,609,5681.87%47,810
19832,561,7581.86%46,870
19822,514,8881.86%46,013
19812,468,8751.86%45,109
19802,423,7663.24%76,159
19792,347,6073.70%83,720
19782,263,8873.70%80,735
19772,183,1523.69%77,751
19762,105,4013.70%75,185
19752,030,2163.70%72,401
19741,957,8153.70%69,820
19731,887,9953.69%67,239
19721,820,7563.70%65,020
19711,755,7363.70%62,613
19701,693,1233.88%63,285
19691,629,8383.94%61,764
19681,568,0743.95%59,584
19671,508,4903.94%57,242
19661,451,2483.94%55,070
19651,396,1783.94%52,909
19641,343,2693.95%51,042
19631,292,2273.94%49,035
19621,243,1923.94%47,175
19611,196,0173.94%45,324
19601,150,6934.73%52,004
19591,098,6894.99%52,182
19581,046,5074.99%49,703
1957996,8044.98%47,279
1956949,5254.99%45,158
1955904,3674.99%42,953
1954861,4144.99%40,912
1953820,5024.98%38,917
1952781,5854.99%37,171
1951744,4144.99%35,356
1950709,0580.00%

Houston Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2021 Population 2021 Growth
New York Newark18,822,5700.10%
Los Angeles Long Beach Santa Ana12,458,8880.10%
Chicago8,877,4290.14%
Houston6,490,7491.88%
Dallas Fort Worth6,396,5051.52%
Miami6,167,3580.74%
Atlanta5,911,2391.86%
Philadelphia5,733,5780.29%
Washington, D.c.5,378,3771.06%
Phoenix Mesa4,583,7521.60%
Boston4,314,8930.15%
Detroit3,530,467-0.48%
Seattle3,460,5610.80%
San Francisco Oakland3,313,351-0.01%
San Diego3,272,0930.65%
Minneapolis St Paul2,945,9020.68%
Tampa St Petersburg2,911,3761.19%
Denver Aurora2,862,4581.27%
Las Vegas2,771,8402.71%
Riverside San Bernardino2,513,9651.82%

Other Cities in United States

  1. World Urbanization Prospects - United Nations population estimates and projections of major Urban Agglomerations

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