Population Demographics

  • The population of Harris, TX is 4,092,459.
  • The county's population is 25.7% college educated and 77.6% have a high school diploma or a GED.
  • 52.1% of the county's population is married. The other 47.9% are single.
  • The county's residents are 49.8% men and 50.2% women.
  • 75.0% of people in Harris, TX were born U.S. citizens, while 25.0% were born outside of the country.
  • The top three races (in population) are: White [56.6%], Hispanic [40.8%] and Black or African American [18.9%].

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  • Of workers, 50.2% commute under 25 mins, 31.7% travel 25-45 mins, and 18.2% have a commute time of over 45 mins.
  • Harris, TX workers work 41/hrs per week on average.
  • The median worker income in Harris, TX is $29,087.
  • At the time of the last census, the Harris, TX unemployment rate was 7.3%.
  • Harris, TX has a poverty rate of 14.0%.

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