Harris County, Texas Apartments
Information about Harris County:
There were more than 3,400,578 people residing in Harris County according to the United States Census results in the year 2000. These 3 and a half million people reside in more than 1,205,516 households. The racial make up for Harris County is around sixty percent Caucasian, slightly less than twenty percent African American or Black, less than one percent Native American, five percent Asian, less than one percent Pacific Islander, thirty two percent Hispanic or Latino of any race, and fifteen or sixteen percent other race or two or more races.
There are more than 1,205,516 households, and around 37-percent of them have children who are under the age of eighteen and who are currently living with them. Around 50-percent of households involve married couples who are living together, 14-percent have a female in charge of the household with no present husband, and around 31-percent are households with non families. 25-percent of all households are comprised of individuals, while 5-percent have someone who is sixty five years or older living within. The average household size is 2.79, with the average family size around 3.38.
In Harris County, the population is spread out quite a bit, with around 29-percent of people under the age of eighteen years old, 10-percent of people between the ages of 18 to 24, 33-percent of people between the ages of 25 and 44, 19-percent of people between the ages of 45 to 64 and 7-percent of people who are at least 65 years old, or older. The median age in Harris County is 31 years of age. For every one hundred females in Harris County, there are 99.2 males. For every 100 females who are aged at least eighteen or over, there are only 97 males.
The median income for a single household in Harris county is $42,500, with the median income for a family household averaging around $49,000. Males in Harris County have a median income of around $37,361, while females on the other hand have a median income of $28,941. The per capita income amount for the county is around $21,435. Fifteen percent of the population and twelve percent of families in the population are below the poverty line in Harris County. Out of the entire population in Harris County, around nineteen percent of those under the age of eighteen, and around twelve percent of those above the age of sixty five are also living below the poverty line.
Harris County Government