Houston County, TX Demographics

The total population of Houston County is estimated to be 22,107 with 12,021 males (54.38%) and 10,086 females (45.62%). There are 1,935 less females than males in Houston County.
The median household income in Houston County was $47,175 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 900(1.94%) from $46,275 in 2020. This income is 63.23% 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 $52,925. Overall, the median household income for the county of Houston County stands at $47,175.
In Houston County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $29,696 for males and $21,139 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $46,366 for males and $37,364 for females.
In Houston County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 4 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Two or More Races households have the highest median household income at $83,063, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $30,382.
In 2022, the population of Houston County was 21,950, a 0.04% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Houston County's population was 21,958, a decline of 0.44% compared to a population of 22,055 in 2020.
The median age in Houston County, TX is 44.1, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 16.45% were under the age of 15, 14.89% aged 15 to 29, 47.02% aged 30 to 64, 18.89% aged 65 to 84, and 2.75% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Houston County population: 67.64% are White, 24.95% are Black or African American, 0.27% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.32% are Asian, 2.03% are some other race and 4.79% are multiracial.