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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Houston is 230% more densely populated than Jacksonville.
People are 3.2% more likely to be married in Jacksonville.
The Median Age is 3.0 years younger in Houston.

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PEOPLE
 Houston, TXJacksonville, FLUnited States
 Population2,296,224868,031321,418,820
 Population - 20102,068,026811,833308,745,538
 Population - 20001,953,631735,617285,036,114
 Population - 19901,630,553635,115251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now40.83%36.67%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now17.54%18.00%12.76%
 Pop. Density3,8291,16291
 Land Area6007473,531,905
 Water Area28127264,837
 Median Age32.635.637.4
 Female Population49.91%51.61%50.81%
 Male Population50.09%48.39%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Houston, TXJacksonville, FLUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.83%6.95%6.36%
 Age 5 to 97.21%6.55%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.46%6.20%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.79%3.69%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.10%4.18%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.60%6.14%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3417.77%15.45%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4414.08%13.09%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.61%14.12%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.65%6.37%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.44%5.56%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.46%6.78%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.84%3.43%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.17%1.51%1.85%
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 RACE
 Houston, TXJacksonville, FLUnited States
 White25.52%54.16%62.77%
 Black22.83%30.19%12.24%
 Asian6.25%4.32%4.95%
 Native American0.17%0.24%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.04%0.09%0.16%
 Other0.15%0.21%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.16%2.56%2.13%
 Hispanic43.89%8.23%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic56.11%91.77%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Houston, TXJacksonville, FLUnited States
 Households792,763315,619116,211,000
 Family Households481,679198,34376,958,100
 Non Family Households311,084117,27639,253,000
 Household Size2.692.592.63
 Married Population45.01%46.45%50.58%
 Single Population54.99%53.55%49.42%
 Now Married41.56%43.60%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.46%2.86%2.17%
 Never Married39.62%33.73%32.55%
 Widowed4.93%5.94%5.95%
 Divorced10.44%13.88%10.92%
 Married, w/children31.67%27.68%31.68%
 Married, no children31.84%39.44%41.44%
 Single, w/children22.92%20.84%16.94%
 Single, no children13.58%12.04%9.95%

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