StatisticHoustonDelawareNational
Population389973,764328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,01550491
Median age44.639.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1826%39%43%
Speak English95%87%79%
Speak Spanish2%7%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Houston is 101% higher than Delaware
  • The median age in Houston is 13% higher than Delaware
  • In Houston 88.69% of the population is White
  • In Houston 3.86% of the population is Black
  • In Houston 5.40% of the population is Asian

Compare Houston, DE Demographics

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      Houston population breakdown by race

      RaceHoustonDelawareNational
      White88.69%69.22%73.35%
      Black3.86%21.72%12.63%
      Asian5.40%3.68%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.37%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
      Mixed race2.06%2.76%3.06%
      Other race0.00%2.19%4.75%
      In Houston, 5.4% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Houston age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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