Downtown demographics profile

StatisticDowntownHoustonTexas
Population10,0892,240,58226,956,435
Population density (sq mi)5,8483,52097
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%
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  • 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 or African American.
  • In Downtown 2.96% of the population is Asian.

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Downtown population breakdown by race

RaceDowntownHoustonTexas
White54.87%58.27%74.84%
Black or African American33.87%22.82%11.95%
Asian2.96%6.66%4.36%
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.

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