Wichita Falls, TX

104,735 Population
72.2 square miles 1,450.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
Ranked 36th Highest in TX
Population Density
1,450.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
47.9%
was 42.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
7.0%
was 9.4%
Ranked 53rd Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
22.5%
was 21.4%
Ranked 53rd Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
13.3%
was 11.9%
Ranked 18th Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.9
was 4.3
Ranked 13th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
19.2%
was 20.8%
Ranked 41st Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$43,997
was $44,448
Ranked 46th Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
46.8
45.6
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
43,696
was 43,309
Ranked 33rd Highest in TX
Median Rent
$743
was $741
Ranked 52nd Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
133
was 171
 
Occupied Housing Units
38,585
was 37,173
 
Homeownership Rate
52.2%
was 55.6%
Ranked 41st Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
93
was 105
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
605.1
was 599.8
Ranked 51st Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
21.7%
was 27.1%
Ranked 19th Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
40
was 66
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.4
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
91.1%
was 92.5%
Ranked 32nd Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
79.0%
Ranked 26th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
Ranked 1st Highest in TX

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
85.2%
was 81.3%
Ranked 26th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
25.6%
was 22.9%
Ranked 32nd Highest in TX

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