Waco, TX Demographic Data

Waco, TX Summary

Waco is located in Mclennan County in Texas
  • Population: 127,003
  • Area: 101.26 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 88.96 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 12.30 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 1,254.20 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 521.33 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Waco, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
68,890
52%
50.8
Male
63,452
48%
49.2
Total Population
132,342
 
321,419,000

Waco, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
10,042
7.6% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
8,774
6.6% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
8,436
6.4% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
11,379
8.6% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
18,591
14.0% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
17,443
13.2% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
14,610
11.0% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
12,859
9.7% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
7,186
5.4% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
6,078
4.6% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
8,934
6.8% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
4,957
3.7% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
3,053
2.3% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
100,770
76.1%
77.1
Female
53,178
52.8%
51.4
Male
47,592
47.2%
48.6
21 Years and over
88,966
67.2%
72.9
62 Years and over
20,414
15.4%
18.3
65 Years and over
16,944
12.8%
14.9
Female
10,109
59.7%
55.9
Male
6,835
40.3%
44.1
Median Age (years)
29
NR
NR

Waco, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
129,488
97.8% 
96.9
White
94,181
71.2% 
73.1
Black or African American
28,650
21.6% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
260
0.2% 
0.8
Asian
3,807
2.9% 
5.4
Asian Indian
149
0.1% 
1.2
Chinese
495
0.4% 
1.3
Filipino
388
0.3% 
0.9
Japanese
52
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
928
0.7% 
0.5
Vietnamese
620
0.5% 
0.5
Other Asian
1,175
0.9% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
2,590
2.0% 
4.8
Two or More Races
2,854
2.2% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
40,585
30.7% 
17.6
Mexican
35,398
26.7% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
771
0.6% 
1.7
Cuban
260
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
4,156
3.1% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
91,757
69.3% 
82.4

Waco, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
4,868
6.5% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
7,377
9.8% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
20,829
27.7% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
16,063
21.4% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
7,392
9.8% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
11,690
15.6% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
6,901
9.2% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
12,245
16.3%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
62,875
83.7%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
18,591
24.8%
30.6

Waco, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
42,463
40.4%
33.5%
Now Married
42,629
40.6%
47.5
Divorced
10,560
10.0%
11.0%
Separated
2,365
2.3%
2.1
Widowed
7,073
6.7
5.8%

Waco, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
93,943
76.8%
78.5%
Languages other than english
28,357
23.2%
21.5%
Spanish
NR
NR
13.3
Other indo-european languages
NR
NR
3.7
Asian and Pacific islander languages
NR
NR
3.5
Other Languages
NR
NR
1

Waco, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
7,131
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
2,767
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
6,954
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
6,197
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
8,003
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
7,941
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
3,330
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
3,412
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
1,308
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
1,405
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
36,792
 
55,775
Per capita income
21,193
 
29,979

Waco, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
409
0.7%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
6,089
10.8%
9.8
Construction
3,708
6.6%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
13,805
24.5%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
3,836
6.8%
6.5
Information
606
1.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
5,660
10.0%
10.3
Other services except public administration
3,081
5.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
4,705
8.3%
11.3
Public administration
3,217
5.7%
4.6
Retail trade
7,715
13.7%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
1,995
3.5%
5.1
Wholesale trade
1,578
2.8%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
5,411
9.6%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
18,532
32.9%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
7,705
13.7%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
12,662
22.4%
23.6%
Service occupations
12,094
21.4%
18.0%

Waco, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
55,661
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
44,535
80.0%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
7,172
12.9%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
120
0.2%
5.2
Walked
1,742
3.1%
2.8
Other means
370
0.7%
1.8
Worked at home
1,722
3.1%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
19.0
 
26.0

Waco, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
4,235
8.7%
8.9
1 vehicles
19,578
40.4%
33.5
2 vehicles
17,138
35.4%
37.2
3 or more
7,497
15.5%
20.3

Waco, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
48,448
89.9%
87.7
Owner Occupied
23,077
47.6%
63.0
Renter Occupied
25,371
52.4%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
5,463
10.1%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
3
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
2
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Waco, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
53,911
1 room
698
1.3%
2.3
2 rooms
1,135
2.1%
2.5
3 rooms
6,751
12.5%
9.0
4 rooms
9,462
17.6%
16.6
5 rooms
13,741
25.5%
20.0
6 rooms
12,560
23.3%
17.9
7 rooms
5,336
9.9%
12.1
8 rooms
1,955
3.6%
8.5
9 rooms or more
2,273
4.2%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Waco, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
53,911
 
 
1-unit, detached
31,658
58.7%
61.4
1-unit, attached
1,158
2.1%
5.8
2-units
3,452
6.4%
3.7
3 or 4 units
3,432
6.4%
4.5
5 to 9 units
3,770
7.0%
4.8
10 to 19 units
4,920
9.1%
4.6
20 or more units
5,013
9.3%
8.8
Mobile home
508
0.9%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Waco, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
2,790
5.2%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
1,594
3.0%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
9,654
17.9%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
6,345
11.8%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
13,172
24.4%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
5,068
9.4%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
4,860
9.0%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
7,927
14.7%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
2,277
4.2%
2.5%
2014 or later
224
0.4%
0.5%

Waco, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
NR
NR
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
NR
NR
4.7
Electricity
NR
NR
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
NR
NR
5.1
Coal or coke
NR
NR
0.1
Wood
NR
NR
2.0
Solar energy
NR
NR
0.1
Other fuel
NR
NR
0.5
No fuel used
NR
NR
1.2

Waco, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
12,962
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
36
0.3%
1.5%
$3,000 or more
528
4.1%
9.9%
$2,500 to $2,999
752
5.8%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
817
6.3%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
2,965
22.9%
20.3%
$500 to $999
3,853
29.7%
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
4,011
30.9%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
4,168
32.3%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
2,829
22.0%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
1,234
9.6%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,229
9.5%
7.3%
35.0% or more
3,428
26.6%
22.3%
Not Computed
74
NR
NR

Waco, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
24,473 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$1,500 to $1,999
124
0.5%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
744
3.0%
4.1%
Less than $500
2,521
10.3%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
5,286
21.6%
27.9%
$500 to $999
15,798
64.6%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
898
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
781
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
2,626
11.5%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
2,848
12.5%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
1,973
8.6%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
2,204
9.7%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
3,491
15.3%
9.2%
35.0% or more
9,678
42.4%
41.4%
Not Computed
2,551
NR
NR

Waco, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
23,077
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
3,367
14.6%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
7,100
30.8%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
3,564
15.4%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
4,164
18.0%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
2,688
11.6%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
1,713
7.4%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
481
2.1%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
0
0.0%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
114,100
 
194,500
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