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Population Demographics for Harris County, Texas in 2017, 2018

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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population4,092,459100
Hispanic or Latino1,671,54040
Black or African American775,49218
Some Other Race583,56614
Two or More Races131,3323
American Indian27,763Below 1%
Three or more races6,606Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander3,018Below 1%
Native Hawaiian611Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

Total Population2,037,4052,055,0544,092,459
Hispanic or Latino858,840812,7001,671,540
Black or African American363,492412,000775,492
Some Other Race304,214279,352583,566
Two or More Races66,54464,788131,332
American Indian14,59213,17127,763
Three or more races3,1483,4586,606
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander1,5031,5153,018
Native Hawaiian286325611

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Harris County

Total Population:4,092,459
Male Population:2,037,405
Female Population:2,055,054

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Harris County

Both sexes32

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Harris County

Total Population:4,047,935
Male Population:2,008,321
Under 5 years:171,034
5 to 9 years:163,559
10 to 14 years:156,451
15 to 17 years:93,929
18 and 19 years:57,964
20 years:27,808
21 years:27,231
22 to 24 years:92,224
25 to 29 years:169,246
30 to 34 years:159,294
35 to 39 years:151,412
40 to 44 years:138,928
45 to 49 years:135,582
50 to 54 years:130,701
55 to 59 years:108,522
60 and 61 years:36,059
62 to 64 years:46,791
65 and 66 years:24,576
67 to 69 years:30,214
70 to 74 years:34,898
75 to 79 years:24,429
80 to 84 years:16,193
85 years and over:11,276
Female Population:2,039,614
Under 5 years:164,953
5 to 9 years:156,569
10 to 14 years:149,714
15 to 17 years:89,699
18 and 19 years:53,731
20 years:25,726
21 years:26,294
22 to 24 years:90,092
25 to 29 years:166,445
30 to 34 years:157,992
35 to 39 years:152,565
40 to 44 years:139,732
45 to 49 years:140,430
50 to 54 years:136,336
55 to 59 years:115,011
60 and 61 years:39,110
62 to 64 years:50,662
65 and 66 years:27,356
67 to 69 years:34,199
70 to 74 years:42,726
75 to 79 years:32,976
80 to 84 years:25,088
85 years and over:22,208

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Harris County

Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:2

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Harris County

Family led homes:985,652
Husband-wife family:679,994
Other family:305,658
Population of male led with no wife present:86,367
Population female led with no husband present:219,291
Population of Nonfamily homes:449,503
Population living alone:361,888
Population not living alone:87,615

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Harris County with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:577,506
Population of family homes:573,356
Husband-wife family:373,460
Under 6 years only:89,248
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:103,859
6 to 17 years only:180,353
Other family:199,896
Male householder, no wife present:49,052
Under 6 years only:14,369
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:10,830
6 to 17 years only:23,853
Female led with no husband present:150,844
Under 6 years only:32,659
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:36,134
6 to 17 years only:82,051
Nonfamily households:4,150
Male led households:2,977
Under 6 years only:744
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:291
6 to 17 years only:1,942
Female led householder:1,173
Under 6 years only:364
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:117
6 to 17 years only:692
Households with no people under 18 years:857,649
Family households:412,296
Husband-wife family:306,534
Other family:105,762
Male led with no wife present:37,315
Female led with no husband present:68,447
Nonfamily households:445,353
Male led householder:227,875
Female led householder:217,478

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Harris County, by type

Total Home Population:1,435,155
Population of Family homes:985,652
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:39,807
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:198,142
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:242,804
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:226,260
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:89,784
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:68,627
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:75,985
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:35,354
Population of 85 year olds and over:8,889
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:449,503
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:37,913
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:96,034
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:67,848
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:82,793
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:41,902
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:35,156
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:44,098
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:29,662
Population of 85 year olds and over:14,097

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

 households in Harris County containing people over 60

Total Population:1,435,155
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:368,348
1-person household:113,656
2-or-more-person household:254,692
Family households:242,689
Nonfamily households:12,003
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:1,066,807
1-person household:248,232
2-or-more-person household:818,575
Family homes:742,963
Nonfamily homes:75,612

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

 homes in Harris County with multiple generations.

Total Population:1,435,155
Home has three or more generations:90,969
Home does not have three or more generations:1,344,186

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Harris County under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:1,144,885
Unmarried partner of home lead present:90,078
In family homes:87,842
Population of male led and male partner homes:2,580
Population of male led and female partner households:41,202
Population of female led and female partner households:4,398
Population of female led and male partner households:39,662
In nonfamily homes:2,236
Population of male led and male partner homes:40
Population of male led and female partner homes:1,850
Population of female led and female partner homes:122
Population of female led and male partner homes:224
No unmarried partner of home lead present:1,054,807
In family homes:1,051,198
Population of husband-wife family homes:760,132
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:44,974
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:246,092
In nonfamily homes:3,609

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Harris County

Total Population:3,378,724
Population Under 18 years:1,130,480
Population 18 years and over:2,248,244

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Harris County have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:814,810
Family home:636,203
Nonfamily homess:178,607
Male led home:81,123
Living alone:63,522
Not living alone:17,601
Female led home:97,484
Living alone:85,116
Not living alone:12,368
Population of Renter occupied homes:620,345
Family run homes:349,449
Husband-wife family:176,723
Other family:172,726
Male led with no wife present:48,362
Female led with no husband present:124,364
Nonfamily Homes:270,896
Male led homes:149,729
Male living alone:113,819
Male not living alone:35,910
Female led homes:121,167
Females living alone:99,431
Females not living alone:21,736

Content provided by the US Census bureau for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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