U.S. Census Facts

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 Houston CountyTennessee
Population, 2015 estimate8,1496,600,299
Population, 2014 estimate 8,2676,549,352
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2015-3.30%4.00%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2014 -1.90%3.20%
Population, 2010 8,4266,346,105
Persons under 5 years, percent, 2014 5.00%6.10%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2014 21.80%22.80%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2014 19.50%15.10%
Female persons, percent, 2014 51.20%51.30%
White alone, percent, 2014 (a) 94.00%78.90%
Black or African American alone, percent, 2014 (a) 3.20%17.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2014 (a) 0.40%0.40%
Asian alone, percent, 2014 (a) 0.40%1.70%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2014 (a) 0.10%0.10%
Two or More Races, percent, 2014 1.90%1.70%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2014 (b) 2.30%5.00%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2014 91.90%74.60%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2010-2014 1.10%4.70%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2010-2014 1.20%6.80%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2010-2014 80.50%84.49%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2010-2014 11.00%24.40%
Veterans, 2010-2014740471,819
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 31.224.3
Housing units, 2014 4,1702,869,323
Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 70.10%67.80%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 4.50%18.30%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2010-2014$92,000 $139,900
Households, 2010-2014
3,3112,487,349
Persons per household, 2010-2014 2.462.53
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2014 dollars), 2010-2014$19,230$24,811
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 23.50%17.60%
Geography Quick Facts
Land area in square miles, 2010200.2941,234.90
Persons per square mile, 201042.1153.9

(a) Includes persons reporting only one race
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories