Houston Demographics

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

Houston Population Demographics top

Total Population 2,267,336
Male Population 1,135,634
Female Population 1,131,702
Male Population 50.09 %
Female Population 49.91 %
Median Age 32.9
Citizen US Born 1,577,815
Citizen not US Born 220,765
Not Citizen 468,756
Citizen US Born 69.59 %
Citizen not US Born 9.74 %
Not Citizen 20.67 %
Moved from Abroad 36,297
Moved from Same Country 301,612
Moved from Same State 51,537
Moved from Different State 43,640
Same House as Last Year 1,799,538
Moved from Abroad 1.63 %
Moved from Same Country 13.51 %
Moved from Same State 2.31 %
Moved from Different State 1.95 %
Same House as Last Year 80.6 %

Occupational Employment in Houston top

White Collar 840,313
Blue Collar 268,988
White Collar 75.75 %
Blue Collar 24.25 %
Self Employees 104,213
Private Companies 836,519
Governmental Workers 101,495
Not for Profit Companies 67,074
Self Employees 9.39 %
Private Companies 75.41 %
Governmental Workers 9.15 %
Not for Profit Companies 6.05 %

Number of Households in Houston top

Total Households 838,950
Average People Per Household 3
Family Households 510,538
Non-family Households 328,412
Non-family Households 60.85 %
Family Households 39.15 %
Households with Children 278,210
Households without Children 560,740
Households with Children 278210 %
Households without Children 560740 %

Median and Average Income in Houston top

Average Household Income $79,344.00
Median Household Income $49,399.00
People below Poverty Level 460,664
People above Poverty Level 1,739,229

Housing in Houston top

Housing Units 943,183
Median Year Built 1977
Built in 1939 or Earlier 41,524
Built between 1940 and 1949 42,940
Built between 1950 and 1959 102,124
Built between 1960 and 1969 134,274
Built between 1970 and 1979 212,660
Built between 1980 and 1989 134,168
Built between 1990 and 1999 93,667
Built between 2000 and 2009 135,623
Built in 2010 or Later 46,203
Occupied Housing Units 838,950
Owner Occupied 362,878
Renter Occupied 476,072
Owner Occupied 43.25 %
Renter Occupied 56.75 %
With Mortgage 200,789
Without Mortgage 162,089
Median Value with Mortgage $169,600.00
Median Value without Mortgage $121,300.00
Median Housing Costs per Month $971.00
With Mortgage 55.33 %
Without Mortgage 44.67 %

Houston Education Statistics top

No High School 199,584
Some High School 574,243
Some College 343,044
Associate Degree 83,457
Bachelor's Degree 307,426
Graduate Degree 184,786
No High School 11.76 %
Some High School 33.83 %
Some College 20.51 %
Associate Degree 4.92 %
Bachelor's Degree 18.11 %
Graduate Degree 10.88 %

Marital Status in Houston top

Never Married 721,907
Married 799,082
Separated 57,748
Widowed 84,044
Divorced 178,634
Never Married 40.47 %
Married 44.8 %
Separated 3.24 %
Widowed 4.71 %
Divorced 10.01 %

Means of Transport to Work in Houston top

Car 958,219
Bus or TrolleyBus 40,749
Subway or Elevated 811
Railroad 615
Ferryboat 12
Bicycle 5,661
Motorcycle 1,083
TaxiCab 1,222
Walk 23,172

Recently added listings in Houston top

$3,200,000 USD
  • 7 Beds
  • 8.5 Baths
$250,000 USD
  • 5 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
$775,000 USD
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
$324,999 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
$630,000 USD
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 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.
Houston is an area in Harris County,Texas with a population of 2,267,336. There are 1,135,634 male residents living in Houston and 1,131,702 female residents. The total number of households is 838,950 with 3 people per household on average.
The median age of the current population is 33 with 799,082 people being married and 1,042,333 being single.

The employment numbers show that there are 75.75% white collar employees and 24.25% blue collar employees in Houston.