Houston, TX population by gender
The table below shows Houston's population by gender
|Gender||Population||% of Total Population|
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Houston, TX population by gender, in percentage
The female percentage in the USA is 50.50% while the male percentage is 49.50%, compared to 50.21% females and 49.79% males in Houston, TX.
The above comparison shows there are more females than males in the Houston city as compared to the nation.
Houston, TX gender ratio
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021
In Houston, TX, there are less men than women. The Houston, TX gender ratio is 99.2:100 i.e. 99.2 men to 100 women (0.992).
This ratio is higher than the national average of 98:100 i.e 98 men to 100 women (0.980).
Houston, TX gender ratio by age
In Houston, TX, the sex ratio for children under 18 years is 101.2 boys per 100 girls (101.2:100).Having said that, for seniors aged 80 and older, there are 58.4 males per 100 females (58.4:100).
On the national level, the sex ratio (male per 100 females) for under 18 age group is 104.8:100, and 64.5:100 for the senior population 80 years and older.
The table below lists the male and female population in each age group along with the gender ratio for Houston, TX.
|Age Group||Population (Male)||Population (Female)||Gender Ratio|
|Under 5 years||82,640||82,135||1.01|
|5 to 9 years||79,236||74,761||1.06|
|10 to 14 years||77,628||79,042||0.98|
|15 to 19 years||71,696||73,601||0.97|
|20 to 24 years||82,084||82,933||0.99|
|25 to 29 years||105,059||106,016||0.99|
|30 to 34 years||104,400||96,480||1.08|
|35 to 39 years||92,214||82,635||1.12|
|40 to 44 years||77,897||74,799||1.04|
|45 to 49 years||70,217||69,681||1.01|
|50 to 54 years||66,937||62,786||1.07|
|55 to 59 years||61,864||63,888||0.97|
|60 to 64 years||57,580||59,557||0.97|
|65 to 69 years||43,274||46,528||0.93|
|70 to 74 years||29,012||37,224||0.78|
|75 to 79 years||18,935||22,916||0.83|
|80 to 84 years||10,493||16,386||0.64|
|85 years and over||10,751||20,003||0.54|
Interesting observation from the above table:
- The sex ratio at birth is 1.006 i.e. 100.6 boys per 100 girls.
- For the 60-64 years, the sex ratio is 0.967 i.e. 3.3 less men per 100 women.
- While for senior most population of 85+ age group, the sex ratio is 0.537 i.e. 53.7 senior men per 100 senior women.
Houston, TX population by gender & age
For male population, the largest age group is 25-29 years with a population of 105,059. Whereas, for the female population, the largest age group is 25-29 years with a population of 106,016.
As you can note from the above numbers, the largest age group for men and women are same. The above comparison also shows that there are 957 more females than males, in the age group 25-29 years (The largest age group for both of the genders).
Under the age of 5, there are 82,640 boys and 82,135 girls in Houston, TX. Thus there are 505 more boys than girls under the age of 5.
Between the age group of 60-64 years, there are 57,580 males and 59,557 females in Houston, TX. Thus there are 1,977 less males than females between the age of 60 and 64 years.
For the senior most age group of 85+ years, there are 10,751 males and 20,003 females.
Things to know
What percent of Houston, TX is female?
According to the ACS survey, of the total Houston, TX population of 2.29 million, 50.21% percent are females.
What percentage of Houston, TX is male?
According to the ACS survey, of the total Houston, TX population of 2.29 million, 49.79% percent are males.
What is the male to female ratio in Houston, TX?
In Houston, TX, the male to female ratio is 99.2:100 i.e. 99.2 men to 100 women (0.992).
- U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates