Greater Houston Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Greater Houston Population Demographics top

Total Population 3,404,795
Male Population 1,685,715
Female Population 1,719,081
Male Population 49.51 %
Female Population 50.49 %
Median Age 36.4
Citizen US Born 2,765,726
Citizen not US Born 317,860
Not Citizen 321,209
Citizen US Born 81.23 %
Citizen not US Born 9.34 %
Not Citizen 9.43 %
Moved from Abroad 28,599
Moved from Same Country 260,550
Moved from Same State 134,600
Moved from Different State 65,887
Same House as Last Year 2,870,774
Moved from Abroad 0.84 %
Moved from Same Country 7.65 %
Moved from Same State 3.95 %
Moved from Different State 1.94 %
Same House as Last Year 84.32 %

Occupational Employment in Greater Houston top

White Collar 1,260,666
Blue Collar 335,697
White Collar 37.03 %
Blue Collar 9.86 %
Self Employees 149,148
Private Companies 1,169,894
Governmental Workers 196,177
Not for Profit Companies 81,144
Self Employees 4.38 %
Private Companies 34.36 %
Governmental Workers 5.76 %
Not for Profit Companies 2.38 %

Number of Households in Greater Houston top

Total Households 1,131,798
Average People Per Household 3
Family Households 863,266
Non-family Households 268,533
Non-family Households 25.35 %
Family Households 7.89 %
Households with Children 478,781
Households without Children 653,018
Households with Children 14.06 %
Households without Children 19.18 %

Median and Average Income in Greater Houston top

Average Household Income $79,880.02
Median Household Income $66,000.00
People below Poverty Level 336,896
People above Poverty Level 2,974,841

Housing in Greater Houston top

Housing Units 1,233,026
Median Year Built 1989
Built in 1939 or Earlier 18,693
Built between 1940 and 1949 19,305
Built between 1950 and 1959 48,279
Built between 1960 and 1969 69,788
Built between 1970 and 1979 178,094
Built between 1980 and 1989 186,726
Built between 1990 and 1999 214,306
Built between 2000 and 2009 362,892
Built in 2010 or Later 134,942
Occupied Housing Units 1,131,798
Owner Occupied 814,023
Renter Occupied 317,776
Owner Occupied 23.91 %
Renter Occupied 9.33 %
With Mortgage 528,634
Without Mortgage 285,389
Median Value with Mortgage $172,150.00
Median Value without Mortgage $120,800.00
Median Housing Costs per Month $942.00
With Mortgage 15.53 %
Without Mortgage 8.38 %

Greater Houston Education Statistics top

No High School 128,516
Some High School 788,482
Some College 666,832
Associate Degree 183,644
Bachelor's Degree 503,462
Graduate Degree 246,698
No High School 3.77 %
Some High School 23.16 %
Some College 19.59 %
Associate Degree 5.39 %
Bachelor's Degree 14.79 %
Graduate Degree 7.25 %

Marital Status in Greater Houston top

Never Married 735,953
Married 1,514,418
Separated 51,801
Widowed 117,865
Divorced 253,268
Never Married 21.62 %
Married 44.48 %
Separated 1.52 %
Widowed 3.46 %
Divorced 7.44 %

Means of Transport to Work in Greater Houston top

Car 1,447,048
Bus or TrolleyBus 17,232
Railroad 129
Ferryboat 47
Bicycle 3,118
Motorcycle 2,569
TaxiCab 968
Walk 15,575

Recently added listings in Greater Houston top

$434,900 USD
  • 6 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
$365,000 USD
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
$349,987 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
$499,000 USD 66.9K
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths

Disclaimer


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the 2017 American Community Survey and is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Greater Houston is an area in Texas with a population of 3,404,795. There are 1,685,715 male residents living in Greater Houston and 1,719,081 female residents. The total number of households is 1,131,798 with 3 people per household on average.
The median age of the current population is 36 with 1,514,418 people being married and 1,158,887 being single.

The employment numbers show that there are 78.97% white collar employees and 21.03% blue collar employees in Greater Houston.