StatisticSouth HoustonTexasNational
Population17,47428,995,881328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)5,73811391
Median age28.834.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1854%48%43%
Speak English24%65%79%
Speak Spanish76%30%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in South Houston is 4977% higher than Texas
  • The median age in South Houston is 16% lower than Texas
  • In South Houston 68.48% of the population is White
  • In South Houston 1.43% of the population is Black
  • In South Houston 0.64% of the population is Asian

Compare South Houston, TX Demographics

      vs

      South Houston population breakdown by race

      RaceSouth HoustonTexasNational
      White68.48%74.84%73.35%
      Black1.43%11.95%12.63%
      Asian0.64%4.36%5.22%
      American Indian0.78%0.48%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race3.03%2.50%3.06%
      Other race25.64%5.79%4.75%
      In South Houston, 88.8% 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

      South Houston age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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