Wichita County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2019:132,230More data
Estimate 2018:131,807 
Estimate 2017:131,689 
Estimate 2016:131,295 
Estimate 2015:130,961 
Estimate 2014:132,646 
Estimate 2013:132,192 
Estimate 2012:131,701 
Estimate 2011:130,803 
Census 2010:131,500More data
Census 2000:131,664More data
Population of the County Seat (Wichita Falls)
Census 2010:104,553 
Census 2000:104,197 
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Burkburnett city:11,270More data
Cashion Community city:355More data
Electra city:2,730More data
Iowa Park city:6,339More data
Pleasant Valley town:330More data
Wichita Falls city:104,683More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:627.6More data
Water Area:5.3More data
Total Area:632.9More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:209.53More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:89.33More data
Percent Rural:10.67More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:19.5%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:82.5%More data
Percent African American Alone:11.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.3%More data
Percent Asian Alone:2.1%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:64.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:10.4%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.5%More data
65 and Older:14.7%More data
85 and Older:2.1%More data
Median Age:34.4More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$43,170More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$5,701,223,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$47,477More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:17.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:22.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:86.5% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:23.0% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$39,945More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$38,780 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$38,621 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$38,057 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$37,693 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.2More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.657147More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$7,614,702,321More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$6,882,247,142More data
Total Actual Levy:$45,226,481More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$N/AMore data
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:15.398More data
US Highways:47.268More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:128.397More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:156.082More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:87.440More data
On-System Subtotal:434.585More data
City Streets:665.280More data
Certified County Roads:383.717More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,048.997More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,483.582More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:71.780More data
US Highways:200.874More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:344.343More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:340.604More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:180.725More data
On-System Subtotal:1,138.326More data
City Streets:1,410.988More data
Certified County Roads:767.434More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,178.422More data
County Total:3,316.748More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2018»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Wichita County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Wichita County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Wichita County»

Special Districts in Wichita County.
School Districts in Wichita County.
History of City Tax Rates in Wichita County.

Airports in Wichita County.
Hospitals in Wichita County.
Prisons in Wichita County.