Houston, TX Population

Houston Population by Race

View population data for Houston, TX below. The largest racial group is White, who make up 50.5% of the population. The second largest group is Hispanic, who make up 43.8% of the local population.

Race City State USA
White
50.5%
1,060,491 people
70.4%
17,701,552 people
72.4%
223,553,265 people
Hispanic
43.8%
919,668 people
37.6%
9,460,921 people
16.3%
50,477,594 people
Black or African American
23.7%
498,466 people
11.8%
2,979,598 people
12.6%
38,929,319 people
Asian
6.0%
126,378 people
3.8%
964,596 people
4.8%
14,674,252 people
Two or more races
3.3%
68,530 people
2.7%
679,001 people
2.9%
9,009,073 people
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.7%
14,997 people
0.7%
170,972 people
0.9%
2,932,248 people
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
0.1%
1,153 people
0.1%
21,656 people
0.2%
540,013 people

Houston Population by Gender

The following table shows information on Houston, TX gender demographics. The city is 50.2% males. The population is 49.8% females.

Gender City State USA
Male
50.2%
1,053,517 people
49.6%
12,472,280 people
49.2%
151,781,326 people
Female
49.8%
1,045,934 people
50.4%
12,673,281 people
50.8%
156,964,212 people

Houston Population by Age

The following table displays Houston, TX population information, broken down by age. At the last census, there were 2,099,451 people living in the city. People aged < 25 were the largest group.

Age City State USA
< 25
36.8%
773,004 people
37.5%
9,438,793 people
34.0%
104,853,555 people
25 - 44
34.9%
732,505 people
31.6%
7,957,459 people
30.3%
93,634,060 people
45 - 64
22.4%
471,302 people
24.0%
6,033,027 people
26.4%
81,489,445 people
> 64
9.0%
189,942 people
10.3%
2,601,886 people
13.0%
40,267,984 people
Notes
  • City rating based on comparing Houston to other Texas cities.
  • State rating based on comparing Texas to other U.S. states.
  • All ratings are segmented into quintiles (very low, low, average, high, very high).
  • Data provided by the 2010 U.S. Census.
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