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Houston County, Alabama Facts

Facts
State Alabama
Land area 579.8 square miles
Population Density 175.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 103,668
Population change 2.1%
Under 5 years of age 6.4%
Under 18 24%
65 and over 15.6%
Females 52%
White 70.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.3
Asian 0.9%
Two or more races 1.8%
Black or African American 26.4%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 84%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 19.7%
Veterans 9,254
Households and Housing
Households 39,250
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.3%
Median household income $40,948
The per capita income $23,316
Live below the poverty line. 18%
housing units 45,958
Multi-unit structures 15%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $122,300
Residents owning their homes. 64.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 10,151
Women-owned firms 25.5%
Asian-owned firms 1.4%
Hispanic-owned firms 1.3%
Black-owned firms 12.1%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,909,615
Retail sales per capita $19,608
Manufacturers shipments $1,310,677
Merchant wholesaler sales $0