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Houston, Texas
Vale, Oregon
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Houston is 137% more densely populated than Vale.
People are 5% less likely to be married in Vale.
The Median Age is 2.9 years younger in Houston.

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PEOPLE
 Houston, TXVale, ORUnited States
 Population2,296,2241,833321,418,820
 Population - 20102,068,0261,557308,745,538
 Population - 20001,953,6311,976285,036,114
 Population - 19901,630,5531,491251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now40.83%22.94%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now17.54%-7.24%12.76%
 Pop. Density3,8291,61591
 Land Area60013,531,905
 Water Area280264,837
 Median Age32.635.537.4
 Female Population49.91%48.95%50.81%
 Male Population50.09%51.05%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Houston, TXVale, ORUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.83%5.46%6.36%
 Age 5 to 97.21%9.88%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.46%11.26%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.79%3.59%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.10%5.19%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.60%3.26%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3417.77%10.87%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4414.08%14.74%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.61%10.43%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.65%4.80%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.44%3.26%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.46%8.17%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.84%5.46%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.17%3.64%1.85%
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 RACE
 Houston, TXVale, ORUnited States
 White25.52%75.22%62.77%
 Black22.83%0.66%12.24%
 Asian6.25%0.28%4.95%
 Native American0.17%0.11%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.04%0.00%0.16%
 Other0.15%0.00%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.16%0.99%2.13%
 Hispanic43.89%22.74%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic56.11%77.26%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Houston, TXVale, ORUnited States
 Households792,763635116,211,000
 Family Households481,67939676,958,100
 Non Family Households311,08423939,253,000
 Household Size2.692.692.63
 Married Population45.01%50.08%50.58%
 Single Population54.99%49.93%49.42%
 Now Married41.56%48.20%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.46%1.88%2.17%
 Never Married39.62%28.72%32.55%
 Widowed4.93%8.87%5.95%
 Divorced10.44%12.33%10.92%
 Married, w/children31.67%39.39%31.68%
 Married, no children31.84%32.83%41.44%
 Single, w/children22.92%20.20%16.94%
 Single, no children13.58%7.58%9.95%
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