Houston County Information

Houston in Alabama occupies 582 square miles and has a 2006 population of 95,660, a change from a 2000 population of 88,784 and 81,331 in 1990. 12.6% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 13% percent is 25-35, and 14.2% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 301 acts of violent crime reported in Houston in 2004, a change from 353 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 1,440 people: 3% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.9%.

Read more about Houston, Alabama in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyHouston 
StateAlabama 
Land Area582 sq. milesRanked 1,819 of 3,140
Population 200695,660Ranked 581 of 3,140
Population 200593,964 
Population 200088,784Ranked 587 of 3,140
Population 199081,331Ranked 559 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion72.2% 
African American25.9% 
Asian American.7% 
Native American.4% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 57% 
Population 5 to 1413.3% 
Population 15 to 2412.6% 
Population 25 to 3413% 
Population 35 to 4414.2% 
Population 45 to 5414.6% 
Population 55 to 6411.2% 
Population 65 to 747.4% 
Population 75 and up6.6% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes301353
Murders / Manslaughters10 
Forcible Rapes59 
Robberies124 
Aggravated Assaults108 
Total Property Crimes3,5953,155
Burglaries861 
Larceny Thefts2,551 
Motor Vehicle Thefts183 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population47,25345,633
Unemployed Population1,4401,777
Unemployment Rate3%3.9%

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