Demographics

 Population Demographics: Houston County, Texas

Population

2012 (est.) 2010 Census 2000 Census
City 6,950 6,950 7,141
County 23,732 23,732 23,185

 

The number of households in the study area in 1990 was 7,792 and changed to 8,259 in 2000, representing a change of 6.0%. The household count in 2007 was 8,531 and the household projection for 2012 is 8,793, a change of 3.1%.

The population in the study area in 1990 was 21,375 and in 2000 it was 23,185, roughly a 8.5% change. The population in 2007 was 23,449 and the projection for 2012 is 23,942 representing a change of 2.1%.

 

Percent Change
  1990 Census 2000 Census 2007 Estimate 2012 Projection 1990 to 2000 2007-2012
Total Population 21,375 23,185 23,4449 23,942 8.5% 2.1%
Total Households 7,792 8,259 8,531 8,793 6.0% 3.1%

 

Population by Age

In 1990, the median age of the total population in the study area was 35.9, and in 2000, it was 40.3. The median age in 2007 is 41.2 and it is predicted to change in five years to 41.9 years. In 2007, females represented 46.3% of the population with a median age of 42.5 and males represented 53.7% of the population with a median age of 40.4 years. In 2007, the most prominent age group in this geography is Age 45 to 54 years. The age group least represented in this geography is 0 to 4 years. 

Age Groups Percent Change
  1990 
Census 
 % 2000 
Census 
 % 2007 
Estimate 
 % 2012 
Projection 
 % 1990 to 2000 2007 to 2012
0 to 4 1,378   6.5% 1,214   5.2% 1,353   5.8% 1,529   6.4% -11.9% 13.0%
5 to 14 3,051   14.3% 3,011   13.0% 2,643   11.3% 2,638   11.0% -1.3% -0.2%
15 to 19  1,488   7.0%  1,738   7.5% 1,581   6.7%  1,415   5.9%  16.8%  -10.5% 
20 to 24 1,105   5.2%  1,001   4.3%  1,495   6.4%  1,559   6.7%  -9.4%  7.0% 
25 to 34  3,354   15.7%  2,637   11.4%  2,675   11.4%  2,860   11.9%  -21.4%  6.9% 
35 to 44 2,831   13.2%  3,774   16.3%  3,374   14.4%  2,931   12.2%  33.3%  -13.1% 
45 to 54 2,000   9.4%  3,235   14.0%  3,436   14.7%  3,587   15.0%  61.8%  15.1% 
55 to 64 2,062   9.6%  2,408   10.4%  2,622   11.2%  3,018   12.6%  16.8%  15.1% 
65 to 74 2,090   9.8%  2,094   9.0%  2,097   8.9%  2,125   8.9%  0.2%  1.3% 
75+ 2,016    9.4%  2,073    8.9%  2,170    9.3%  2,235    9.3%  2.8%  3.0% 

 

Population by Race/Ethnicity

In 2007, the predominant race/ethnicity category in this study area is White. The race & ethnicity category least represented in this geography is American Indian, Alaska Native.

Race & Ethnicity Percent Change
  1990 
Census 
 % 2000 
Census 
 % 2007 
Estimate 
 % 2012 
Projection 
 % 1990 to 2000 2007 to 2012
White 14,373   67.2% 15,899   68.6% 16,256   69.4% 16,770   70.0% 10.6% 3.1%
Black 6,326   29.6% 6,476   27.9% 6,338   27.0% 6,304   26.3% 2.4% -0.5%
American Indian or Alaska Native  32   0.2%  61   0.3% 65   0.3%  63   0.3%  90.6%  -3.1% 
Asian or Pacific Islander 49   0.2%  70   0.3%  76   0.3%  85   0.4%  42.9%  11.8% 
Other Race 595   2.8%  502   2.2%  519   2.2%  552   2.3%  -15.6%  6.4% 
Two or More Races      177   0.8%  186   0.8%  168   0.7%    -9.7% 
Hispanic Ethnicity 965   4.5%  1,739   7.5%  2,272   9.7%  2,723   11.4%  80.2%  19.9% 
Not Hispanic or Latino 20,410   95.5%  21,446   92.5%  21,177   90.3%  21,219   88.6%  5.1%  0.2% 

 

Households by Income

In 2007 the predominant household income category in this study area is $0 - $15K, and the income group that is least represented in this geography is $150K +.

 

HH Income Categories
Percent Change
  1990 
Census 
 % 2000 
Census 
 % 2007 
Estimate 
 % 2012 
Projection 
 % 1990 to 2000 2007 to 2012
$0-$14,999 3,361   43.1% 2,279   27.6% 1,985   23.3% 1,857   21.1% -32.2% -6.4%
$15,000-$24,999 1,408   18.1% 1,476   17.9% 1,313   15.4% 1,289   26.% 2.4% -0.5%
$25,000-$34,999  1,160   14.9%  1,170   14.2% 1,122   13.2%  1,036   11.8%  0.9%  -7.7% 
$35,000-$49,999 970   12.4%  1,296   15.7%  1,321   15.5%  1,323  15.0%  33.6%  0.2% 
$50,000-$74,999 532   6.8%  1,284   15.5%  1,524   17.9%  1,604   18.2%  141.4%  5.3% 
$75,000-$99,999 165   2.1%  405   4.9%  630   7.4%  793   9.0%   145.5% 25.9% 
$100,000-$149,000 124   1.6%  242   2.9%  418   4.9%  581   6.6%  95.2%  39.0% 
$150,000+ 61   0.8%  107   1.3%  218   2.6%  310   3.5%  75.4%  42.2% 
 
Average Hhld Income $26,840    $37,773    $40,530    $43,292    40.7% 6.8%
Median Hhld Income $18,235    $28,027    $33,368    $37,141    53.7% 11.3%
Per Capita Income $9,960    $13,455    $16,325    $17,513    35.1% 7.3%