Wichita County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2021:130,069More data
Census 2020:129,350More data
Census 2010:131,500More data
Census 2000:131,664More data
Population of the County Seat (Wichita Falls)
Census 2020:102,316 
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:10,975More data
Cashion Community city:288More data
Electra city:2,282More data
Iowa Park city:6,547More data
Pleasant Valley town:356More data
Wichita Falls city:102,988More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:627.6More data
Water Area:5.3More data
Total Area:632.9More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:206.11More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:89.33More data
Percent Rural:10.67More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:20.7%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:81.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:11.2%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.5%More data
Percent Asian Alone:2.2%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:3.1%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:63.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:10.5%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.7%More data
65 and Older:15.1%More data
85 and Older:1.8%More data
Median Age:34.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$46,322More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$6,170,359,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$54,659More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:16.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:20.9%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:88.3% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:23.1% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$45,104More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$43,180 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$41,493 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$39,945 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$38,780 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:5.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:6.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.7 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.613841More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$8,794,107,195More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$7,837,398,593More data
Total Actual Levy:$48,109,165More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$N/AMore data
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:15.398More data
US Highways:47.272More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:128.338More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:156.087More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:87.196More data
On-System Subtotal:434.291More data
City Streets:665.277More data
Certified County Roads:384.812More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,050.089More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,484.380More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:71.780More data
US Highways:194.956More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:345.441More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:340.726More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:180.570More data
On-System Subtotal:1,133.473More data
City Streets:1,410.982More data
Certified County Roads:769.624More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,180.606More data
County Total:3,314.079More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2020»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2020»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Wichita County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
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.