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Harris County, TX

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Harris County, TX
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatHouston, TX
  • Population4,092,459
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 1703.4800
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 2402.4000

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)20104,092,4593 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)20102,402.4057 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)201819.9%514 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)201843.3%135 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201311 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20193.8%1416 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016566.403021 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201622.7%2496 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)201610.701070 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201833.1%2834 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)201612128 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)20155.8%2927 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201823.9%876 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$10,543,269,000.004 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)2014757 of 2245
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201196.50463 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201948.9%985 of 1006
Second Highest 1-hour Carbon Monoxide Measurement (County)20193.1015 of 165
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)2018961 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)20118.752970 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2017$254,359,699.591 of 435
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$201,818,065,000.008 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20104.3%175 of 2773
Attendance to Arts and Culture Events (County)201519,836,9862 of 109
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201239.2%369 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)20186984 of 1961
Inmates Executed, All Races (Cumulative Since 1977) (County)1977-20181301 of 198
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2017-201835134 of 389
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)201050,3604 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)201948,647.321886 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$9,705,000,000.0024 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$133,958,000,000.002 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$39,983,000,000.001 of 2178
Population (County)20507,142,0002 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$282,020.00176 of 3112
Total Employees (County)20505,250,0002 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)2050705,0002 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)20507,5321 of 2780
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