Wichita Falls, TX

104,709 Population
72.2 square miles 1,455.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
Ranked 36th Highest in TX
Population Density
1,455.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
42.8%
was 45.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
9.4%
was 7.8%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
21.4%
was 22.5%
Ranked 54th Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
11.9%
was 12.2%
Ranked 20th Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.7
was 4.3
Ranked 14th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
20.8%
was 22.1%
Ranked 41st Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$44,448
was $42,129
Ranked 48th Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.6
46.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1
was 6.7
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
386
was 383.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,632.6
was 4,361.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
43,309
was 44,016
Ranked 31st Highest in TX
Median Rent
$741
was $730
Ranked 49th Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
133
was 171
 
Occupied Housing Units
37,173
was 38,748
 
Homeownership Rate
55.6%
was 56.8%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
93
was 105
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
599.8
was 609.5
Ranked 51st Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
27.1%
was 24.0%
Ranked 5th Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
40
was 66
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.3
Ranked 57th Highest in TX
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
3.0
was 4.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.3
was 1.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
92.5%
was 89.7%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
79.6%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 99.1%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
81.3%
was 87.2%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
22.9%
was 21.5%
Ranked 41st Highest in TX

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