Houston County AL Information


Houston County Subdivisions

Houston County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 106,131
Population in Households 104,715
Population in Familes 85,722
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,416
Population Density1 183
Diversity Index2 50


Median Household Income $44,952
Average Household Income $65,043
Per Capita Income $26,345


Total Housing Units 47,951 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,769 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,850 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,332 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $139,643
Average Home Value $176,420


Total Households 42,619
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 28,640
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.54% 0.49%
Households 0.48% 0.46%
Families 0.26% 0.31%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   2.79%


Houston County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Houston County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 11 85th
Population Density # 10 87th
Diversity Index # 26 63rd
Median Household Income # 18 75th
Per Capita Income # 11 85th

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