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Houston County, Tennessee Facts

Facts
State Tennessee
Land area 200.3 square miles
Population Density 42.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 8,292
Population change -1.6%
Under 5 years of age 5.2%
Under 18 22%
65 and over 19.2%
Females 50.5%
White 94.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.2
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 1.9%
Black or African American 3%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 80%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 9.7%
Veterans 764
Households and Housing
Households 3,423
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 82.7%
Median household income $35,271
The per capita income $18,539
Live below the poverty line. 23.5%
housing units 4,146
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $87,300
Residents owning their homes. 70.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 810
Women-owned firms 17.8%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $33,434
Retail sales per capita $4,152
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0