Population density (sq mi)5,8483,520113
Median age38.232.734.2
Male/Female ratio5.6:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a48%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1819%49%48%
Speak Englishn/a52%65%
Speak Spanishn/a38%30%

Key findings

  • The population density in Downtown is 66% higher than Houston
  • The median age in Downtown is 17% higher than Houston
  • In Downtown 54.87% of the population is White
  • In Downtown 33.87% of the population is Black
  • In Downtown 2.96% of the population is Asian

Compare Houston, TX Demographics


      Downtown population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.59%0.36%0.48%
      Native Hawaiian0.19%0.06%0.08%
      Mixed race1.55%2.01%2.50%
      Other race5.97%9.83%5.79%
      In Downtown, 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Downtown age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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