Walker County vs. Houston County

Walker County (TX)Houston County (TX)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)72,48023,169
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)6.8%-2.4%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)67,86123,731
Population, Census, April 1, 201067,86123,732
Persons under 5 years, percent4.3%5.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent15.1%19.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent13.2%22.0%
Female persons, percent41.8%46.5%
White alone, percent72.9%71.6%
Black or African American alone, percent23.4%25.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.8%0.7%
Asian alone, percent1.2%0.8%
Two or More Races, percent1.5%1.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent18.1%11.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent56.4%61.3%
Veterans, 2014-20184,9901,851
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20188.4%3.0%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)26,40811,712
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201851.2%68.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$149,100$84,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,410$1,117
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$444$406
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$882$676
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201326.0%7.5%
Households, 2014-201821,6368,209
Persons per household, 2014-20182.472.41
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201880.3%92.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201816.8%8.2%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201889.8%74.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201877.0%55.6%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201885.1%80.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201820.6%14.1%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20185.0%10.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent19.3%20.1%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201841.7%44.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201847.6%45.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)92,10116,867
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)180,20353,890
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)352,735159,990
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)759,659160,651
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$11,105$6,936
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201826.626.2
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$41,855$34,297
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$17,789$18,080
Persons in poverty, percent26.1%26.1%
Total employer establishments, 20171,015342
Total employment, 201712,3643,797
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)364,339131,410
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20172.3%15.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 20174,5781,430
All firms, 20124,4931,218
Men-owned firms, 20122,246592
Women-owned firms, 20121,519431
Minority-owned firms, 20121,278283
Nonminority-owned firms, 20122,993871
Veteran-owned firms, 201232280
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20123,8681,031
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20077.5%0.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200729.0%23.5%
Population per square mile, 201086.519.3
Land area in square miles, 2010784.171,230.91

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Walker county (TX) and Houston county (TX) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.