Houston, MO

2,420 Population
3.6 square miles 664.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
664.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
64.4%
was 71.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
0%
 
Percent Under 18
24.7%
was 27.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
19.4%
was 18.2%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
35.4%
was 31.1%
 
Median Household Income
$24,350
was $24,231
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
55.5
55.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
529.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
6,499.8
was 6,817.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
1,121
was 1,110
 
Median Rent
$609
was $554
 
Total Building Permits
4
 
Occupied Housing Units
885
was 874
 
Homeownership Rate
49.8%
was 49.7%
 
Single Family Building Permits
4
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
307.7
was 304.7
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
34.7%
was 34.9%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
3.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.8
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
79.6%
was 80.2%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
76.2%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
78.7%
was 81.2%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
13.8%
was 13.9%
 

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