Southwest demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,7853,52097
Median age33.632.734.2
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a48%56%
Speak Englishn/a52%65%
Speak Spanishn/a38%30%

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  • The population density in Southwest is 21% lower than Houston.
  • The median age in Southwest is 3% higher than Houston.
  • In Southwest 38.56% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Southwest 45.40% of the population is African American.
  • In Southwest 2.22% of the population is Asian.

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Southwest population breakdown by race

African American45.40%22.82%11.95%
American Indian0.12%0.36%0.48%
Native Hawaiian0.10%0.06%0.08%
Mixed race1.55%2.01%2.50%
Other race12.06%9.83%5.79%
In Southwest, 44.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Southwest age breakdown

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Age of children in married couples

Source: The Southwest, Houston, TX demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).