Houston County Information

Houston in Georgia occupies 380 square miles and has a 2006 population of 127,530, a change from a 2000 population of 110,765 and 89,208 in 1990. 15% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 14.4% percent is 25-35, and 15.8% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 371 acts of violent crime reported in Houston in 2004, a change from 390 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 2,824 people: 4.3% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.3%.

Read more about Houston, Georgia in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyHouston 
StateGeorgia 
Land Area380 sq. milesRanked 2,655 of 3,140
Population 2006127,530Ranked 460 of 3,140
Population 2005125,576 
Population 2000110,765Ranked 489 of 3,140
Population 199089,208Ranked 514 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion69.2% 
African American26.9% 
Asian American1.9% 
Native American.4% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 57.4% 
Population 5 to 1414.5% 
Population 15 to 2415% 
Population 25 to 3414.4% 
Population 35 to 4415.8% 
Population 45 to 5414% 
Population 55 to 649% 
Population 65 to 746% 
Population 75 and up3.9% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes371390
Murders / Manslaughters4 
Forcible Rapes39 
Robberies93 
Aggravated Assaults235 
Total Property Crimes5,1714,555
Burglaries1,145 
Larceny Thefts3,700 
Motor Vehicle Thefts326 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population66,20253,848
Unemployed Population2,8241,802
Unemployment Rate4.3%3.3%

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