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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTexas

Demographic Statistics

Houston, Texas

Number

Percent

Total population1,953,631100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male975,55149.9
Female978,08050.1
Under 5 years160,7978.2
5 to 9 years154,6387.9
10 to 14 years139,6917.2
15 to 19 years138,7627.1
20 to 24 years161,7548.3
25 to 34 years354,44418.1
35 to 44 years305,73815.6
45 to 54 years235,24912.0
55 to 59 years79,0554.0
60 to 64 years59,4383.0
65 to 74 years93,0864.8
75 to 84 years53,4392.7
85 years and over17,5400.9
Median age (years)30.9(X)
18 years and over1,416,97372.5
Male
700,51035.9
Female
716,46336.7
21 years and over1,329,34468.0
62 years and over197,95610.1
65 years and over164,0658.4
Male
66,7473.4
Female
97,3185.0
RACE
One race1,892,15396.9
White
962,61049.3
Black or African American
494,49625.3
American Indian and Alaska Native
8,5680.4
Asian
103,6945.3
Asian Indian
20,1491.0
Chinese
24,0011.2
Filipino
7,8900.4
Japanese
2,5190.1
Korean
5,5440.3
Vietnamese
32,2611.7

Other Asian 1

11,3300.6
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1,1820.1
Native Hawaiian
2270.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
3090.0
Samoan
2200.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

4260.0
Some other race
321,60316.5
Two or more races61,4783.1

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White1,012,41351.8
Black or African American505,10125.9
American Indian and Alaska Native15,7430.8
Asian114,1405.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,8770.1
Some other race367,42318.8
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population1,953,631100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)730,86537.4
Mexican
527,44227.0
Puerto Rican
6,9060.4
Cuban
4,9700.3
Other Hispanic or Latino
191,5479.8
Not Hispanic or Latino1,222,76662.6
White alone
601,85130.8
RELATIONSHIP
Total population1,953,631100.0
In households1,920,37598.3
Householder
717,94536.7
Spouse
310,06615.9
Child
598,59630.6
Own child under 18 years
455,64023.3
Other relatives
183,1549.4
Under 18 years
69,0543.5
Nonrelatives
110,6145.7
Unmarried partner
36,5381.9
In group quarters33,2561.7
Institutionalized population
18,8191.0
Noninstitutionalized population
14,4370.7
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households717,945100.0
Family households (families)457,54963.7
With own children under 18 years
237,70933.1
Married-couple family
310,06643.2
With own children under 18 years
159,31522.2
Female householder, no husband present
109,72315.3
With own children under 18 years
63,2528.8
Nonfamily households260,39636.3
Householder living alone
212,71829.6
Householder 65 years and over
44,8566.2
Households with individuals under 18 years271,10537.8
Households with individuals 65 years and over122,03717.0
Average household size2.67(X)
Average family size3.39(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units782,009100.0
Occupied housing units717,94591.8
Vacant housing units64,0648.2
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
4,1690.5
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)1.6(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)8.7(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units717,945100.0
Owner-occupied housing units328,74145.8
Renter-occupied housing units389,20454.2
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.84(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.54(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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