U.S. Census Facts

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 Houston CountyTennessee
Population, 2020 Census82836,910,840
Population, 2010 Census8,4266,346,105
Persons under 5 years, 20215.20%6.00%
Persons under 18 years, 202121.10%22.10%
Persons 65 years and over, 202120.80%16.70%
Female persons, 202150.7%51.20%
White alone, percent, 202193.8%78.40%
Black or African American alone, 2021 3.00%17.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, 20210.50%0.50%
Asian alone, 20210.50%2.00%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, 20210.10%0.10%
Two or More Races, 20212.20%2.00%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 20212.50%5.70%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, 202191.70%73.50%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2016-202080.00%88.20%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2016-202013.4%28.20%
Veterans, 2016-2020804428,519
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2016-202036.625.4
Housing units, 20213,9493,087,963
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-202079.50%66.50%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020$126,300$177,600
Households, 2016-20202,9192,639,455
Persons per household, 2016-20202.732.51
Total employment, 20209982,760,605
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020$23,836$30,869
Persons below poverty level15.60%13.60%
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