Houston County, TX Demographic Data

Houston County, TX Summary

Houston County is located in Texas
  • Population: 23,421
  • Area: 1,236.58 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 1,230.91 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 5.67 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 18.94 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 340.22 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Houston County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
10,722
47%
50.8
Male
12,227
53%
49.2
Total Population
22,949
 
321,419,000

Houston County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
1,181
5.1% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
1,146
5.0% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
1,381
6.0% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
1,186
5.2% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
1,349
5.9% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
2,457
10.7% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
2,932
12.8% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
3,440
15.0% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
1,791
7.8% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
1,421
6.2% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
2,522
11.0% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
1,510
6.6% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
633
2.8% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
18,470
80.5%
77.1
Female
8,494
46.0%
51.4
Male
9,976
54.0%
48.6
21 Years and over
17,684
77.1%
72.9
62 Years and over
5,546
24.2%
18.3
65 Years and over
4,665
20.3%
14.9
Female
2,522
54.1%
55.9
Male
2,143
45.9%
44.1
Median Age (years)
44
NR
NR

Houston County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
22,487
98.0% 
96.9
White
15,459
67.4% 
73.1
Black or African American
5,865
25.6% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
22
0.1% 
0.8
Asian
34
0.1% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
0
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
5
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
14
0.1% 
0.5
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
15
0.1% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
1,107
4.8% 
4.8
Two or More Races
462
2.0% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
2,431
10.6% 
17.6
Mexican
2,287
10.0% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
20
0.1% 
1.7
Cuban
8
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
116
0.5% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
20,518
89.4% 
82.4

Houston County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
1,031
6.2% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
1,894
11.3% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
6,229
37.3% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
3,954
23.7% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
1,169
7.0% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
1,829
10.9% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
600
3.6% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
2,925
17.5%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
13,781
82.5%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
2,429
14.5%
30.6

Houston County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
5,474
28.4%
33.5%
Now Married
8,447
43.9%
47.5
Divorced
2,678
13.9%
11.0%
Separated
565
2.9%
2.1
Widowed
2,077
10.8
5.8%

Houston County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
20,111
92.4%
78.5%
Languages other than english
1,657
7.6%
21.5%
Spanish
1,492
6.9%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
124
0.6%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
41
0.2%
3.5%
Other Languages
0
0.0%
1.0%

Houston County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
1,012
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
791
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
1,386
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
1,090
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
1,055
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
1,132
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
750
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
668
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
57
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
105
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
32,698
 
55,775
Per capita income
17,570
 
29,979

Houston County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
579
7.5%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
439
5.7%
9.8
Construction
656
8.5%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
1,858
24.1%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
415
5.4%
6.5
Information
25
0.3%
2.1
Manufacturing
594
7.7%
10.3
Other services except public administration
441
5.7%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
270
3.5%
11.3
Public administration
719
9.3%
4.6
Retail trade
1,038
13.5%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
518
6.7%
5.1
Wholesale trade
142
1.8%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
1,029
13.4%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,887
24.5%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
1,194
15.5%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
1,885
24.5%
23.6%
Service occupations
1,699
22.1%
18.0%

Houston County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
7,570
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
6,158
81.3%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
840
11.1%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
3
0.0%
5.2
Walked
111
1.5%
2.8
Other means
76
1.0%
1.8
Worked at home
382
5.0%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
26.0
 
26.0

Houston County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
641
8.0%
8.9
1 vehicles
2,979
37.0%
33.5
2 vehicles
3,059
38.0%
37.2
3 or more
1,367
17.0%
20.3

Houston County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
8,046
69.7%
87.7
Owner Occupied
5,530
68.7%
63.0
Renter Occupied
2,516
31.3%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
3,497
30.3%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
3
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
7
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Houston County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
11,543
1 room
168
1.5%
2.3
2 rooms
247
2.1%
2.5
3 rooms
826
7.2%
9.0
4 rooms
2,771
24.0%
16.6
5 rooms
3,527
30.6%
20.0
6 rooms
2,115
18.3%
17.9
7 rooms
1,126
9.8%
12.1
8 rooms
337
2.9%
8.5
9 rooms or more
426
3.7%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Houston County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
11,543
 
 
1-unit, detached
7,730
67.0%
61.4
1-unit, attached
160
1.4%
5.8
2-units
544
4.7%
3.7
3 or 4 units
201
1.7%
4.5
5 to 9 units
104
0.9%
4.8
10 to 19 units
53
0.5%
4.6
20 or more units
102
0.9%
8.8
Mobile home
2,626
22.7%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
23
0.2%
0.1

Houston County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
800
6.9%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
502
4.3%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
920
8.0%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
1,282
11.1%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
1,856
16.1%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
2,193
19.0%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
2,027
17.6%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
1,758
15.2%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
152
1.3%
2.5%
2014 or later
53
0.5%
0.5%

Houston County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,703
21.2%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
1,329
16.5%
4.7
Electricity
4,629
57.5%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
16
0.2%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
265
3.3%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
65
0.8%
0.5
No fuel used
39
0.5%
1.2

Houston County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
1,761
 
47140700.0
$3,000 or more
41
2.3%
9.9%
Less than $500
51
2.9%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
54
3.1%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
65
3.7%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
122
6.9%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
559
31.7%
29.2%
$500 to $999
869
49.3%
20.5%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
696
39.9%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
252
14.5%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
159
9.1%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
73
4.2%
7.3%
35.0% or more
563
32.3%
22.3%
Not Computed
18
NR
NR

Houston County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
2,120 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
8
0.4%
4.1%
$1,500 to $1,999
34
1.6%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
170
8.0%
27.9%
Less than $500
583
27.5%
11.0%
$500 to $999
1,325
62.5%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
396
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
635
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
209
10.0%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
109
5.2%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
208
9.9%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
278
13.3%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
174
8.3%
9.2%
35.0% or more
1,118
53.3%
41.4%
Not Computed
420
NR
NR

Houston County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
5,530
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
1,753
31.7%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
1,590
28.8%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
717
13.0%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
540
9.8%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
537
9.7%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
270
4.9%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
90
1.6%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
33
0.6%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
76,500
 
194,500
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