Demographics

As the 14th largest of Georgia’s 159 counties, Houston County’s population continues to grow. Houston County’s population experienced a 9.2% growth rate from 2010 to 2017.

Houston County Population  
Population, 2017 151,755
Population, 2010 139,900

Population by Race  
White alone, 2017 59.4%
Black or African American alone, 2017 31.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native, alone, 2017 0.3%
Asian alone, 2017 3.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, 2017 0.2%
Two or More Races, 2017 3.3%
Hispanic or Latino, 2017 6.9%
Some other race alone, 2017 3.3%
Diversity Index 60.9
 

 
 
 
 
 

Population by Age  
Persons under 5 years, 2017   6.8%
Persons under 18 years, 2017 24.2%
Persons 65 years and over, 2017   5.1%
 
Educational Attainment/Background  
High school graduate or higher, persons age 25+, 2017 90.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, persons age 25+, 2017 24.9%
Veterans, 2010-2014 18,645
Housing  
Housing Units, 2017         60,555
Homeownership rate, 2017         56.8%
Median Home Value, 2017   $141.598
Household Income                                 
Households, 2017        57,605
Persons per household, 2017          3.1%
Per capita money income 2017      $27,900
Median household income, 2017      $57,047