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Population Demographics for Houston, Texas in 2017, 2018

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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population2,099,451100
Hispanic or Latino919,66843
Black or African American498,46623
Some Other Race329,43615
Two or More Races68,5303
American Indian14,997Below 1%
Three or more races3,385Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander1,153Below 1%
Native Hawaiian241Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

Total Population1,053,5171,045,9342,099,451
Hispanic or Latino479,783439,885919,668
Black or African American233,768264,698498,466
Some Other Race174,242155,194329,436
Two or More Races35,18933,34168,530
American Indian8,1646,83314,997
Three or more races1,6211,7643,385
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander5895641,153
Native Hawaiian111130241

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Houston

Total Population:2,099,451
Male Population:1,053,517
Female Population:1,045,934

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Houston

Both sexes32

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Houston

Total Population:2,062,380
Male Population:1,028,878
Under 5 years:86,784
5 to 9 years:77,136
10 to 14 years:70,020
15 to 17 years:42,250
18 and 19 years:28,241
20 years:14,727
21 years:14,911
22 to 24 years:53,654
25 to 29 years:100,512
30 to 34 years:88,487
35 to 39 years:77,809
40 to 44 years:68,907
45 to 49 years:66,694
50 to 54 years:64,074
55 to 59 years:53,899
60 and 61 years:18,056
62 to 64 years:23,819
65 and 66 years:12,705
67 to 69 years:15,841
70 to 74 years:19,257
75 to 79 years:14,190
80 to 84 years:9,720
85 years and over:7,185
Female Population:1,033,502
Under 5 years:83,973
5 to 9 years:73,767
10 to 14 years:67,068
15 to 17 years:40,791
18 and 19 years:26,544
20 years:13,812
21 years:14,397
22 to 24 years:52,153
25 to 29 years:95,128
30 to 34 years:82,293
35 to 39 years:73,420
40 to 44 years:66,213
45 to 49 years:66,844
50 to 54 years:66,194
55 to 59 years:57,843
60 and 61 years:20,018
62 to 64 years:26,465
65 and 66 years:14,683
67 to 69 years:18,559
70 to 74 years:24,277
75 to 79 years:19,479
80 to 84 years:15,383
85 years and over:14,198

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Houston

Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Houston

Family led homes:481,570
Husband-wife family:305,088
Other family:176,482
Population of male led with no wife present:49,474
Population female led with no husband present:127,008
Population of Nonfamily homes:301,073
Population living alone:242,380
Population not living alone:58,693

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

Total occupied homes in Houston with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:272,777
Population of family homes:270,663
Husband-wife family:159,610
Under 6 years only:42,923
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:45,618
6 to 17 years only:71,069
Other family:111,053
Male householder, no wife present:26,039
Under 6 years only:8,307
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:5,784
6 to 17 years only:11,948
Female led with no husband present:85,014
Under 6 years only:19,905
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:21,098
6 to 17 years only:44,011
Nonfamily households:2,114
Male led households:1,476
Under 6 years only:389
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:127
6 to 17 years only:960
Female led householder:638
Under 6 years only:220
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:61
6 to 17 years only:357
Households with no people under 18 years:509,866
Family households:210,907
Husband-wife family:145,478
Other family:65,429
Male led with no wife present:23,435
Female led with no husband present:41,994
Nonfamily households:298,959
Male led householder:154,962
Female led householder:143,997

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Houston, by type

Total Home Population:782,643
Population of Family homes:481,570
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:24,337
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:103,968
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:110,457
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:101,118
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:41,363
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:33,038
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:39,806
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:21,467
Population of 85 year olds and over:6,016
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:301,073
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:27,108
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:69,777
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:45,992
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:52,389
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:26,558
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:22,206
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:28,158
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:19,112
Population of 85 year olds and over:9,773

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

 households in Houston containing people over 60

Total Population:782,643
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:206,509
1-person household:73,312
2-or-more-person household:133,197
Family households:125,588
Nonfamily households:7,609
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:576,134
1-person household:169,068
2-or-more-person household:407,066
Family homes:355,982
Nonfamily homes:51,084

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

 homes in Houston with multiple generations.

Total Population:782,643
Home has three or more generations:46,196
Home does not have three or more generations:736,447

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Houston under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:541,095
Unmarried partner of home lead present:48,984
In family homes:48,068
Population of male led and male partner homes:1,376
Population of male led and female partner households:22,408
Population of female led and female partner households:2,249
Population of female led and male partner households:22,035
In nonfamily homes:916
Population of male led and male partner homes:24
Population of male led and female partner homes:724
Population of female led and female partner homes:50
Population of female led and male partner homes:118
No unmarried partner of home lead present:492,111
In family homes:490,156
Population of husband-wife family homes:326,341
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:23,066
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:140,749
In nonfamily homes:1,955

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Houston

Total Population:1,626,966
Population Under 18 years:534,332
Population 18 years and over:1,092,634

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Houston have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:355,236
Family home:255,225
Nonfamily homess:100,011
Male led home:44,751
Living alone:35,181
Not living alone:9,570
Female led home:55,260
Living alone:48,857
Not living alone:6,403
Population of Renter occupied homes:427,407
Family run homes:226,345
Husband-wife family:112,856
Other family:113,489
Male led with no wife present:32,563
Female led with no husband present:80,926
Nonfamily Homes:201,062
Male led homes:111,687
Male living alone:85,096
Male not living alone:26,591
Female led homes:89,375
Females living alone:73,246
Females not living alone:16,129

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

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