|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of South Houston is 15,878. South Houston, Texas is the 2,266th largest city in the US.
South Houston is located entirely in Harris County.
The peak population of South Houston was in 2010, when its population was 16,983. In 2010, South Houston was the 1,990th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,266th largest city in the US. South Houston is currently 6.5% smaller than it was in 2010.
South Houston has grown 0.1% since the 2000. South Houston, Texas's growth is below average. 72% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
South Houston has a population density of 5,564.5 people per square mile. South Houston has the 9th highest population density in Texas.
|2286||Rio Grande City||15,670||28.6%|
|2264||Coos Bay, Oregon||15,907||3.7%|
|2266||South Houston, Texas||15,878||0.1%|
|2270||Live Oak, Texas||15,840||65.7%|
|2271||Middleburg Heights, Ohio||15,830||1.8%|
The total voting age population of South Houston, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 7,763. The voting age population is 49.1% male and 50.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 8.8% of the residents of South Houston are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of South Houston are 83.6% White, 13.7% Other, 0.9% Black, 0.9% Two or more races, 0.8% American Indian and 0.1% Asian. Additionally, 91.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In South Houston, 20.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 29.6%. On a per-household basis, 17.2% of families are below the poverty line in South Houston.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.3% of South Houston residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 57.6% of South Houston residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 6.1% have a bachelor's degree and 1.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among South Houston residents aged 5 and older, 76.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 76.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in South Houston is 6.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In South Houston, 8.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in South Houston is $45,852.
In South Houston, 56.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 43.6% of housing units in South Houston.
Of all the housing units in South Houston, 1.9% of them were build before 1940.
In South Houston, 14.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 780 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in South Houston is $862.
In South Houston, 64.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.