houston Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 194,960 15.9 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 320,925 26.2 % 32.8 %
Some College 271,678 22.2 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 263,883 21.5 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 173,387 14.2 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 936,997 76.5 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 372,349 30.4 % 30.4 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 2,240,796 - -
19 years old and under 615,198 27.5 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 906,648 40.5 % 13.1 %
45 to 64 years old 499,625 22.3 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 219,325 9.8 % 2.0 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 1,071,239 56.3 % 84.8 %
Spanish 792,174 41.6 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 40,175 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 335,163 41.0 % 33.2 %
Married 348,401 42.6 % 50.6 %
Separated 31,862 3.9 % 2.6 %
Divorced 102,337 12.5 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 931,083 - -
Occupied Housing Units 834,204 89.6 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 96,879 10.4 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 416,577 44.7 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 43,513 4.7 % 5.8 %
2-Units 16,791 1.8 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 30,252 3.2 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 63,207 6.8 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 140,487 15.1 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 211,723 22.7 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 8,382 0.9 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 151 0.0 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 95,308 10.2 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 130,837 14.1 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 210,459 22.6 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 145,236 15.6 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 142,587 15.3 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 44,250 4.8 % 13.1 %
Electric 526,611 56.6 % 32.8 %
Oil / Kerosene 320 0.0 % 4.6 %
Natural Gas 298,361 32.0 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 3,891 0.4 % 4.2 %
Coal 43 0.0 % 0.1 %
Wood 356 0.0 % 1.9 %
Solar 288 0.0 % 0.1 %
Other Fuel 557 0.1 % 0.4 %
None 3,777 0.4 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 1,291,693 58.8 % 75.7 %
African-American 524,877 23.9 % 13.1 %
Native American 10,572 0.5 % 0.8 %
Asian 154,325 7.0 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 215,200 9.8 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 45,460 53,657
Median Family Income 50,776 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 28,725 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 74.19 %
  • Temperature 94.86 ℉
  • Rainfall 2.45 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0
    [CDD] 21.48
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.02 %
6.0 0.00 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com