Wheeler County, TX Demographic Data

Wheeler County, TX Summary

Wheeler County is located in Texas
  • Population: 5,414
  • Area: 915.48 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 914.52 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.96 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 5.91 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 2,514.11 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Wheeler County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
2,776
49%
50.8
Male
2,842
51%
49.2
Total Population
5,618
 
321,419,000

Wheeler County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
392
7.0% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
488
8.7% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
352
6.3% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
298
5.3% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
297
5.3% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
674
12.0% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
678
12.1% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
725
12.9% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
450
8.0% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
300
5.3% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
554
9.9% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
317
5.6% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
93
1.7% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
4,159
74.0%
77.1
Female
2,094
50.3%
51.4
Male
2,065
49.7%
48.6
21 Years and over
4,060
72.3%
72.9
62 Years and over
1,161
20.7%
18.3
65 Years and over
964
17.2%
14.9
Female
516
53.5%
55.9
Male
448
46.5%
44.1
Median Age (years)
39
NR
NR

Wheeler County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
5,492
97.8% 
96.9
White
4,942
88.0% 
73.1
Black or African American
128
2.3% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
9
0.2% 
0.8
Asian
26
0.5% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
6
0.1% 
1.3
Filipino
5
0.1% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
9
0.2% 
0.5
Vietnamese
2
0.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
4
0.1% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
16
0.3% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
16
0.3% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
371
6.6% 
4.8
Two or More Races
126
2.2% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
1,482
26.4% 
17.6
Mexican
1,421
25.3% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
10
0.2% 
1.7
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
51
0.9% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
4,136
73.6% 
82.4

Wheeler County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
251
6.6% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
458
12.1% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,185
31.3% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
1,010
26.6% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
247
6.5% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
507
13.4% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
133
3.5% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
709
18.7%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
3,082
81.3%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
640
16.9%
30.6

Wheeler County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
799
18.2%
33.5%
Now Married
2,803
63.9%
47.5
Divorced
431
9.8%
11.0%
Separated
80
1.8%
2.1
Widowed
273
6.2
5.8%

Wheeler County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
4,048
77.5%
78.5%
Languages other than english
1,178
22.5%
21.5%
Spanish
1,068
20.4%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
24
0.5%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
48
0.9%
3.5%
Other Languages
38
0.7%
1.0%

Wheeler County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
125
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
81
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
261
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
198
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
406
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
533
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
282
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
249
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
96
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
62
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
52,221
 
55,775
Per capita income
26,184
 
29,979

Wheeler County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
725
27.0%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
168
6.3%
9.8
Construction
214
8.0%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
530
19.7%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
113
4.2%
6.5
Information
24
0.9%
2.1
Manufacturing
66
2.5%
10.3
Other services except public administration
166
6.2%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
119
4.4%
11.3
Public administration
118
4.4%
4.6
Retail trade
218
8.1%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
206
7.7%
5.1
Wholesale trade
21
0.8%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
593
22.1%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
744
27.7%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
348
12.9%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
526
19.6%
23.6%
Service occupations
477
17.7%
18.0%

Wheeler County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
2,665
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
2,305
86.5%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
213
8.0%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
0
0.0%
5.2
Walked
35
1.3%
2.8
Other means
50
1.9%
1.8
Worked at home
62
2.3%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
18.0
 
26.0

Wheeler County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
75
3.3%
8.9
1 vehicles
642
28.0%
33.5
2 vehicles
884
38.6%
37.2
3 or more
692
30.2%
20.3

Wheeler County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,293
84.6%
87.7
Owner Occupied
1,603
69.9%
63.0
Renter Occupied
690
30.1%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
416
15.4%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Wheeler County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,709
1 room
26
1.0%
2.3
2 rooms
37
1.4%
2.5
3 rooms
133
4.9%
9.0
4 rooms
465
17.2%
16.6
5 rooms
688
25.4%
20.0
6 rooms
575
21.2%
17.9
7 rooms
349
12.9%
12.1
8 rooms
216
8.0%
8.5
9 rooms or more
220
8.1%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Wheeler County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,709
 
 
1-unit, detached
2,336
86.2%
61.4
1-unit, attached
8
0.3%
5.8
2-units
7
0.3%
3.7
3 or 4 units
27
1.0%
4.5
5 to 9 units
46
1.7%
4.8
10 to 19 units
18
0.7%
4.6
20 or more units
6
0.2%
8.8
Mobile home
255
9.4%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
6
0.2%
0.1

Wheeler County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
382
14.1%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
398
14.7%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
445
16.4%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
328
12.1%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
447
16.5%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
365
13.5%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
155
5.7%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
189
7.0%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
0
0.0%
2.5%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
0.5%

Wheeler County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,331
58.0%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
198
8.6%
4.7
Electricity
694
30.3%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
0
0.0%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
47
2.0%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
23
1.0%
0.5
No fuel used
0
0.0%
1.2

Wheeler County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
492
 
47140700.0
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
6.8%
Less than $500
4
0.8%
1.5%
$3,000 or more
19
3.9%
9.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
23
4.7%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
81
16.5%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
149
30.3%
29.2%
$500 to $999
216
43.9%
20.5%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
215
43.7%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
95
19.3%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
57
11.6%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
26
5.3%
7.3%
35.0% or more
99
20.1%
22.3%
Not Computed
0
NR
NR

Wheeler County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
479 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.1%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$1,500 to $1,999
7
1.5%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
44
9.2%
27.9%
Less than $500
96
20.0%
11.0%
$500 to $999
332
69.3%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
211
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
618
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
123
25.7%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
78
16.3%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
56
11.7%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
119
24.8%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
26
5.4%
9.2%
35.0% or more
77
16.1%
41.4%
Not Computed
211
NR
NR

Wheeler County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
1,603
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
486
30.3%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
446
27.8%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
256
16.0%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
168
10.5%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
164
10.2%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
52
3.2%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
31
1.9%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
0
0.0%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
84,000
 
194,500
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