In 2021, Harris County, TX had a population of 4.7M people with a median age of 33.9 and a median household income of $65,788. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Harris County, TX grew from 4.68M to 4.7M, a 0.371% increase and its median household income grew from $63,022 to $65,788, a 4.39% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Harris County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (28.3%), White (Hispanic) (23.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18.5%), Other (Hispanic) (9.87%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (9.15%).
None of the households in Harris County, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
83.9% of the residents in Harris County, TX are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Harris County, TX are University of Houston (11,581 degrees awarded in 2021), San Jacinto Community College (227979) (7,278 degrees), and Houston Community College (225423) (6,693 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Harris County, TX was $201,200, and the homeownership rate was 54.9%.
Most people in Harris County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Harris County, TX was 2 cars per household.