Texas

Texas

State in United States


Texas has a land area of 261,193.9 square miles and a water area of 7,330.9 square miles. It is the 2nd largest state by area. Texas is bordered by Arkansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Louisiana.

Population and People

  • Total Population

    29,527,941
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Average Age

    35.5 Year
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Senior Population (65 years and older)

    3,892,411
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Veterans

    6.4%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Income and Poverty

  • Median Household Income

    $93,714
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Poverty

    23.3%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Employment and Labor Force

  • Total Eligible Employment Population

    22,814,721
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Unemployed

    4.0%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Housing

  • Housing Units

    10,796,247
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Median Gross Rent (in dollars)

    $1,167
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Gross Rent vs Percentage of Household Income: Less Than 30% Household Income

    52.5%
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Gross Rent vs Percentage of Household Income: 30% or More of Household Income

    47.5%
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Median Home Price (in dollars)

    $237,400
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Renter Rate

    4,035,245
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Homeownership Rate

    6,761,002
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Health

  • Disabled

    12.1%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is on its mission to provide decent and affordable housing to Americans with low-income. Within the United States there are 10 different geographical regions that HUD has been divided into. Depending on where your state is located you would be zoned to one of these Regional Offices. To find your Regional office: Affordable Housing411 Regional Office Page.

Within these Regional Offices zones there are 54 different Field Offices. Again, depending on your location you will be zoned to a particular Field Office. To Find Your Field Office visit: Affordable Housing411 Field Offices Page.

Lastly locally there are almost 4,000 Local Housing Authorities Offices. To find your local office visit: Affordable Housing411 Public Housing Authority Page

Each State or area can have different income limits and eligibility requirements. We recommend you contact your local housing authority for specific income guidelines.

The State of Texas is located in Fort Worth Regional Office. Within Texas there are . Throughout Texas there are 399 Public Housing Authority Offices.

We at Affordable Housing 411, have gathered all the contact information for all of HUD’s Offices. We want to be an advocate for those in need of affordable housing.

CONTACT HUD: TEXAS

For general questions about HUD or its programs, contact the HUD office nearest you. In Texas, offices are located in Fort WorthHouston and San Antonio.

For questions about FHA loans or programs, contact our FHA Resource Center:

For questions about HUD rental programs, including Housing Choice (Section 8) Vouchers, contact our Public and Indian Housing Information Resource Center:

FIELD OFFICES HUD: TEXAS

REGIONAL OFFICE HUD: TEXAS

TANF OFFICE HUD: TEXAS

LIHEAP OFFICE HUD: TEXAS

LIHWAP OFFICE HUD: TEXAS

Public Housing Authority in Texas

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RENTAL HELP: TEXAS

Subsidized Apartments
HUD helps apartment owners offer reduced rents to low-income tenants. To apply, contact or visit the management office of each apartment building that interests you.

Public Housing and Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8)
To apply for either type of help, visit your local Public Housing Agency (PHA).

Some PHAs have long waiting lists, so you may want to apply at more than one PHA. Your PHA can also give you a list of locations at which your voucher can be used.

Need advice?

HOMEOWNERSHIP: TEXAS

Owning a home is a big part of the American Dream. Here are some resources that can help you buy, maintain and keep your home.

Getting Started

Buying a Home

Owning and Maintaining Your Home

Population by Age Range in Texas

Age and Sex

35.5 +/- 0.1

Median Age in Texas

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Age and Sex

35.5 +/- 0.1
Median Age in Texas
38.8 +/- 0.1
Median Age in United States

Population by Age Range in Texas

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Older Population by Age Range in Texas

Older Population

13.20 +/- 0.1

65 Years and Older in Texas

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Older Population

13.20 +/- 0.1
65 Years and Older in Texas
16.8 +/- 0.1
65 Years and Older in United States

Older Population by Age in Texas

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Veterans in Texas

Veterans

6.40 +/- 0.1

Veterans in Texas

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Veterans

6.40 +/- 0.1
Veterans in Texas
6.4 +/- 0.1
Veterans in United States

Veterans in Texas

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Median Household Income in Texas

Median Household Income

$69,717 +/- $134

Median Household Income in Texas

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Median Household Income

$69,717 +/- $134
Median Household Income in Texas
$69,717 +/- $134
Median Household Income in United States

Median Household Income in Texas

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Poverty in Texas

Poverty

14.20 +/- 0.3

Poverty in Texas

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Poverty

14.20 +/- 0.3
Poverty in Texas
12.8 +/- 0.1
Poverty in United States

Poverty in Texas

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Educational Attainment in Texas

Educational Attainment

33.10 +/- 0.2

Educational Attainment in Texas

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Educational Attainment

33.10 +/- 0.2
Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Texas
35.0 +/- 0.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher in United States

Educational Attainment in Texas

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Employment and Labor Force Status in Texas

Employment rate

60.20% +/- 0.2%

Employment rate in Texas

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Employment rate

60.20% +/- 0.2%
Employment rate in Texas
58.6% +/- 0.1%
Employment rate in United States

HUD MAILING LISTS: TEXAS

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HUD Multifamily Housing Updates for the Southwest Region This Mailing list’s purpose will be to provide updates and announcements for the Southwest Region Multifamily stakeholders, owners, management agents, and lenders.

Region VI Environment To provide information updates about environmental review information resources and training opportunities.

For more information, search U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

Last Updated: August 23, 2023