Houston County, AL Demographics

The total population of Houston County is estimated to be 107,040 with 51,565 males (48.17%) and 55,475 females (51.83%). There are 3,910 more females than males in Houston County.
The median household income in Houston County was $54,286 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 1,316(2.37%) from $55,602 in 2020. This income is 72.76% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Houston County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $69,628. Overall, the median household income for the county of Houston County stands at $56,705.
In Houston County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $40,244 for males and $25,201 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $53,852 for males and $41,458 for females.
In Houston County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 6 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $120,650, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $32,983.
In 2022, the population of Houston County was 108,079, a 0.58% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Houston County's population was 107,453, an increase of 0.16% compared to a population of 107,286 in 2020.
The median age in Houston County, AL is 40.4, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 19.00% were under the age of 15, 18.31% aged 15 to 29, 44.89% aged 30 to 64, 15.88% aged 65 to 84, and 1.91% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Houston County population: 67.41% are White, 27.30% are Black or African American, 0.21% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.92% are Asian, 0.04% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 0.77% are some other race and 3.36% are multiracial.