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Houston County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 23,551 (27% urban, 73% rural); it was 23,185 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,483
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,831
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,283
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,342 (it was 1,976 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

36%

Land area: 1231 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 19 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Houston County: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.2%), Retail trade (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Houston County, TX (2019)
    • 14,27961.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,91325.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,63711.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3931.7%Two or more races
    • 930.4%Asian alone
    • 570.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

45.1 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 12,764  (54.2%)
Females: 10,787  (45.8%)
Average household size:
Houston County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,227 ($28,119 in 1999)
This county:

$39,227
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $514 (lower quartile is $380, upper quartile is $635)
This county:

$514
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $116,987 (it was $48,400 in 2000)
Houston:

$116,987
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $61,339 - $214,573

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $171,821
Here:

$171,821
State:

$268,991

Townhouses or other attached units: $140,769
Here:

$140,769
State:

$268,635

Mobile homes: $78,007
Here:

$78,007
State:

$94,014

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $72,153
Here:

$72,153
State:

$52,538

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,191
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $442

Institutionalized population: 2,885

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 57
  • Thefts: 56
  • Auto thefts: 4

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 51
  • Thefts: 71
  • Auto thefts: 10
Houston County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $59,000
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $81,200
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $51,800
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $54,400
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $54,400
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $54,400
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $204,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Houston, TX residents
Average permit cost in Houston, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,432 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,071 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Houston, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Houston, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Houston, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 20.2%
Houston County:

20.2%
Texas:

13.6%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.4% for Black residents, 33.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.0% for American Indian residents, 62.0% for other race residents, 36.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 45.1 years old
(Males: 43.8 years old, Females: 48.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.7 years old, Black residents: 41.4 years old, American Indian residents: 51.5 years old, Asian residents: 49.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.9 years old, Other race residents: 23.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Houston County is $500 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $560 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $670 a month.

Cities in this county include: Crockett, Kennard-Ratcliff, Grapeland, Porter Springs, Lovelady, Kennard, Latexo.

Houston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Houston County: Dry Hollow School (A), Ellis Ranch (B), Slator Ranch (C), Stevens Ranch (D), Eola Volunteer Fire Department (E), The Earnest and Dorothy Barrow Foundation Museum (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Loveless Cemetery (1), Live Oak Cemetery (2), Eden Cemetery (3), Lakeview Community Cemetery (4), Millersview Cemetery (5), Sudduth Cemetery (6), Paint Rock Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Chandler Lake (A), Allison Lake (B), Sims Lake (C), Chandler Lake (D), W H Ellis Lake (E), Soil Conservation Service Site 1 Reservoir (F), Soil Conservation Service Site 3 Reservoir (G), Hartgrove Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Amos Creek (A), Welch Creek (B), Little Concho Creek (C), Lipan Creek (D), Concho River (E), Mustang Creek (F), Maverick Creek (G), Burr Oak Creek (H), Live Oak Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Anderson County , Bacon County, Georgia , Rapides Parish, Louisiana , Madison County , Runnels County , Schleicher County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.6%
Texas:

8.0%

Unemployment by year in Houston, TX
County total employment by year in Houston, TX
County average yearly wages by year in Houston, TX

Current college students: 487
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 767 (33.8% naturalized citizens)

Houston County:

3.3%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1112010 or later
  • 1832000 to 2009
  • 1731990 to 1999
  • 1121980 to 1989
  • 521970 to 1979
  • 45Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 79.1%

Houston County marital status for males Houston County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,300
  • One, attached: 55
  • Two: 292
  • 3 or 4: 184
  • 5 to 9: 138
  • 10 to 19: 26
  • 20 to 49: 70
  • 50 or more: 35
  • Mobile homes: 2,826
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 46

Housing units in Houston County with a mortgage: 1,839 (12 second mortgage, 42 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,185

Here:

20.0% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Houston County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,98263
Black Protestant1,5387
Mainline Protestant1,48514
Catholic1,4111
Other1452
None11,171-
Houston County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Houston County:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Houston County:

4.41 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Houston County:

11.4%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Houston County:

29.9%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.3%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Houston County:

Average size of farms: 307 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $22,776
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $107.08
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 81.59%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $25,113
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 12.76%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.34%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $34,366
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.92%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 22.25
Corn for grain: 2777 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 4406 harvested acres
Vegetables: 788 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,547 acres

Tornado activity:

Houston County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 24498482.6 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Houston County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 288% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 75.2 miles away from Houston County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 300.9 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 71.7 miles away from the county center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 363.0 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 69.4 miles away from Houston County center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: September 10, 2018 - November 2, 2018, FEMA Id: 4416, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2016 to June 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4272: June 11, 2016, FEMA Id: 4272, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: August 30, 2011 to December 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4029: September 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 4029, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to October 02, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1791: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1791, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Houston County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Fires: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Houston

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,090 (84.7%)
  • Carpooled: 471 (6.6%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 14 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 95 (1.3%)
  • Walked: 88 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 430 (6.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (67%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Ireland (4%)
  • Australia (3%)
  • Honduras (2%)
  • Canada (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Houston County


  • English (16%)
  • American (7%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • German (3%)
  • African (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Houston County, Texas in 2000:

  • 2,386 people in state prisons
  • 318 people in nursing homes
  • 243 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 52 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Houston County, Texas in 2010:

  • 2,436 people in state prisons
  • 270 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 109 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 70 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 23 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,094.

6.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,933 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.94% relocated from other counties in Texas ($45,027 average AGI)
0.54% relocated from other states ($2,906 average AGI)
Houston County:

0.54%
Texas average:

2.52%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harris County, TX  1.02% ($51,129 average AGI)
from Anderson County, TX  0.54% ($39,351)
from Angelina County, TX  0.51% ($36,400)
from Montgomery County, TX  0.45% ($35,903)
from Trinity County, TX  0.45% ($48,323)
from Walker County, TX  0.38% ($36,538)


5.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,705 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.51% relocated to other counties in Texas ($39,608 average AGI)
0.38% relocated to other states ($2,097 average AGI)
Houston County:

0.38%
Texas average:

2.32%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harris County, TX  0.73% ($37,260 average AGI)
to Anderson County, TX  0.53% ($34,111)
to Walker County, TX  0.50% ($52,794)
to Angelina County, TX  0.42% ($29,724)
to Montgomery County, TX  0.35% ($50,042)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Births per 1000 population in Houston County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Houston County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Houston County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 21.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Houston County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Houston County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Houston County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Houston County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Houston County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Houston County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,628 (3,925 aged, 703 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 660 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Houston County, Texas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (740)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (401)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (301)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (266)
  • Congestive heart failure (240)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (114)
  • Unspecified dementia (81)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (71)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (41)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (41)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.29
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,587
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 232
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 43,947

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,090
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,279

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 27
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 56

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 149.4. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,551
  • Male householders: 3,793 (1,160 living alone), Female householders: 4,711 (1,480 living alone)
  • 4,075 spouses (4,075 opposite-sex spouses), 395 unmarried partners, (388 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,607 children (5,284 natural, 89 adopted, 232 stepchildren), 665 grandchildren, 205 brothers or sisters, 251 parents, 15 foster children, 332 other relatives, 267 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 3,159

Size of family households: 2,831 2-persons, 1,089 3-persons, 1,010 4-persons, 366 5-persons, 139 6-persons, 103 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,641 1-person, 265 2-persons, 63 3-persons.

2,369 married couples with children.
1,291 single-parent households (331 men, 960 women).

91.5% of residents of Houston speak English at home.
8.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (79% speak English very well, 21% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $171,225,000 ($7,348 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,030,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $66,316,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $39,637,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,582,000
Federal grants: $55,928,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,192,000 ($2,071,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,569,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $437,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,890,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,493,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,362
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,617
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +243
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +75
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Houston County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.61 millions of gallons per day (52% from ground, 48% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.1

Year house built in Houston County, Texas
  • Year house built in Houston County, Texas
  • 2972014 or later
  • 2372010 to 2013
  • 1,5542000 to 2009
  • 1,7391990 to 1999
  • 2,0971980 to 1989
  • 2,1701970 to 1979
  • 1,2251960 to 1969
  • 1,1051950 to 1959
  • 5941940 to 1949
  • 8001939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Houston County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Houston County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Houston County, Texas
  • 281 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 893 rooms
  • 9354 rooms
  • 2,2345 rooms
  • 1,2716 rooms
  • 7087 rooms
  • 3848 rooms
  • 2839+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Houston County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Houston County, Texas
  • 511 room
  • 2002 rooms
  • 3653 rooms
  • 6544 rooms
  • 7275 rooms
  • 3596 rooms
  • 1147 rooms
  • 258 rooms
  • 359+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Houston County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Houston County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Houston County, Texas
  • 28no bedroom
  • 561 bedroom
  • 1,7522 bedrooms
  • 3,2423 bedrooms
  • 7844 bedrooms
  • 295+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Houston County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Houston County, Texas
  • 51no bedroom
  • 5111 bedroom
  • 8622 bedrooms
  • 8293 bedrooms
  • 2794 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Houston County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Houston County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Houston County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 104no vehicle
  • 1,5951 vehicle
  • 2,7942 vehicles
  • 9153 vehicles
  • 4764 vehicles
  • 425+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Houston County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Houston County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 506no vehicle
  • 1,2581 vehicle
  • 5522 vehicles
  • 2163 vehicles
  • 254 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

92.3% of Houston County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 93% lived in Texas.

Houston County:

92.3%
State average:

84.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 19,104
  • Other state: 3,546
  • Northeast: 304
  • Midwest: 675
  • South: 1,627
  • West: 941
Year householders moved into unit in Houston County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Houston County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 59.7%Electricity
  • 19.3%Utility gas
  • 17.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 69.1%Electricity
  • 20.1%Utility gas
  • 7.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 150
Here:

7.8%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 97
Here:

9.1%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 89
Here:

12.3%
Texas:

14.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Houston County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $571,000
  • Charges - Other: $704,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $1,314,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,285,000
    Regular Highways: $2,161,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,686,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,406,000
    Central Staff Services: $929,000
    General Public Buildings: $827,000
    Financial Administration: $527,000
    Corrections - Other: $300,000
    Parks and Recreation: $178,000
    General - Other: $154,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $131,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $41,000
    Health - Other: $40,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $635,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $564,000
    Other - Water Utilities: $251,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $33,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,835,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,505,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $330,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $432,000
    General Revenue - Other: $121,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $93,000
    Sale of Property: $63,000
    Interest Earnings: $46,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $752,000
    General - Other: $606,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,015,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $622,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,697,000
    General Local Government Support: $508,000
    Highways: $45,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,937,000
    Other License: $1,118,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $984,000
    Other Selective Sales: $44,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,273,000

Houston County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $571,000
  • Charges - Other: $704,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $1,314,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,285,000
    Regular Highways: $2,161,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,686,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,406,000
    Central Staff Services: $929,000
    General Public Buildings: $827,000
    Financial Administration: $527,000
    Corrections - Other: $300,000
    Parks and Recreation: $178,000
    General - Other: $154,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $131,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $41,000
    Health - Other: $40,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $635,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $564,000
    Other - Water Utilities: $251,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $33,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,835,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,505,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $330,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $432,000
    General Revenue - Other: $121,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $93,000
    Sale of Property: $63,000
    Interest Earnings: $46,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $752,000
    General - Other: $606,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,015,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $622,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,697,000
    General Local Government Support: $508,000
    Highways: $45,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,937,000
    Other License: $1,118,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $984,000
    Other Selective Sales: $44,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,273,000

Houston County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $571,000
  • Charges - Other: $704,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $1,314,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,285,000
    Regular Highways: $2,161,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,686,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,406,000
    Central Staff Services: $929,000
    General Public Buildings: $827,000
    Financial Administration: $527,000
    Corrections - Other: $300,000
    Parks and Recreation: $178,000
    General - Other: $154,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $131,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $41,000
    Health - Other: $40,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $635,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $564,000
    Other - Water Utilities: $251,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $33,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,835,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,505,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $330,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $432,000
    General Revenue - Other: $121,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $93,000
    Sale of Property: $63,000
    Interest Earnings: $46,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $752,000
    General - Other: $606,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,015,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $622,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,697,000
    General Local Government Support: $508,000
    Highways: $45,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,937,000
    Other License: $1,118,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $984,000
    Other Selective Sales: $44,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,273,000

Houston County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $571,000
  • Charges - Other: $704,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $1,314,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,285,000
    Regular Highways: $2,161,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,686,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,406,000
    Central Staff Services: $929,000
    General Public Buildings: $827,000
    Financial Administration: $527,000
    Corrections - Other: $300,000
    Parks and Recreation: $178,000
    General - Other: $154,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $131,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $41,000
    Health - Other: $40,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $635,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $564,000
    Other - Water Utilities: $251,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $33,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,835,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,505,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $330,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $432,000
    General Revenue - Other: $121,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $93,000
    Sale of Property: $63,000
    Interest Earnings: $46,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $752,000
    General - Other: $606,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,015,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $622,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,697,000
    General Local Government Support: $508,000
    Highways: $45,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,937,000
    Other License: $1,118,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $984,000
    Other Selective Sales: $44,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,273,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 894
  • Number of aged recipients: 171
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 723
  • Number of recipients under 18: 133
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 478
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 283
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 383
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 351
Most common first names in Houston County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John23875.8 years
James23473.2 years
William20276.5 years
Mary18579.4 years
Willie12376.7 years
Robert11874.8 years
George11577.0 years
Charles9768.4 years
Annie7482.8 years
Henry7479.4 years
Most common last names in Houston County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16677.0 years
Jones14374.4 years
Johnson11275.9 years
Williams9077.1 years
Moore8475.9 years
Davis7873.1 years
Brown7378.3 years
Turner6679.4 years
Allen6278.2 years
Walker5474.0 years
Businesses in Houston County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike4
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1RadioShack1
H&R Block1SONIC Drive-In1
Holiday Inn1Sears1
KFC1Taco Bell1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture2UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1