Wichita County, TX Demographic Data

Wichita County, TX Summary

Wichita County is located in Texas
  • Population: 131,559
  • Area: 633.12 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 627.78 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 5.34 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 207.79 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 1,054.13 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Wichita County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
62,624
48%
50.8
Male
69,081
53%
49.2
Total Population
131,705
 
321,419,000

Wichita County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
8,432
6.4% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
7,964
6.0% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
7,898
6.0% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
10,690
8.1% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
12,644
9.6% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
18,795
14.3% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
15,837
12.0% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
15,330
11.6% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
9,186
7.0% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
6,992
5.3% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
9,387
7.1% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
6,186
4.7% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
2,364
1.8% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
102,599
77.9%
77.1
Female
49,025
47.8%
51.4
Male
53,574
52.2%
48.6
21 Years and over
93,752
71.2%
72.9
62 Years and over
21,771
16.5%
18.3
65 Years and over
17,937
13.6%
14.9
Female
10,336
57.6%
55.9
Male
7,601
42.4%
44.1
Median Age (years)
35
NR
NR

Wichita County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
127,592
96.9% 
96.9
White
104,889
79.6% 
73.1
Black or African American
13,562
10.3% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
989
0.8% 
0.8
Asian
3,278
2.5% 
5.4
Asian Indian
NR
NR 
1.2
Chinese
NR
NR 
1.3
Filipino
NR
NR 
0.9
Japanese
NR
NR 
0.2
Korean
NR
NR 
0.5
Vietnamese
NR
NR 
0.5
Other Asian
NR
NR 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
27
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
4,847
3.7% 
4.8
Two or More Races
4,113
3.1% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
24,546
18.6% 
17.6
Mexican
22,398
17.0% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
594
0.5% 
1.7
Cuban
160
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
1,394
1.1% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
107,159
81.4% 
82.4

Wichita County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
5,731
6.8% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
8,558
10.2% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
26,580
31.6% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
18,319
21.8% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
6,097
7.3% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
12,360
14.7% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
6,432
7.7% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
14,289
17.0%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
69,788
83.1%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
18,792
22.4%
30.6

Wichita County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
37,080
34.5%
33.5%
Now Married
47,057
43.8%
47.5
Divorced
14,530
13.5%
11.0%
Separated
1,946
1.8%
2.1
Widowed
6,798
6.3
5.8%

Wichita County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
104,386
84.7%
78.5%
Languages other than english
18,887
15.3%
21.5%
Spanish
14,708
11.9%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
671
0.5%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
2,499
2.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
1,009
0.8%
1.0%

Wichita County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
4,496
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
3,433
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
5,329
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
5,098
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
8,249
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
8,799
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
4,945
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
5,534
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
1,172
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
1,015
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
45,416
 
55,775
Per capita income
21,896
 
29,979

Wichita County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
2,412
4.4%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
6,578
12.1%
9.8
Construction
3,566
6.6%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
13,462
24.7%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
1,404
2.6%
6.5
Information
1,148
2.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
4,264
7.8%
10.3
Other services except public administration
2,979
5.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
3,772
6.9%
11.3
Public administration
3,234
5.9%
4.6
Retail trade
8,368
15.4%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
2,188
4.0%
5.1
Wholesale trade
1,057
1.9%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
6,337
11.6%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
17,479
32.1%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
6,893
12.7%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
12,882
23.7%
23.6%
Service occupations
10,841
19.9%
18.0%

Wichita County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
58,577
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
45,753
78.1%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
5,041
8.6%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
315
0.5%
5.2
Walked
5,741
9.8%
2.8
Other means
593
1.0%
1.8
Worked at home
1,134
1.9%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
15.0
 
26.0

Wichita County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
3,376
7.0%
8.9
1 vehicles
16,044
33.4%
33.5
2 vehicles
17,616
36.6%
37.2
3 or more
11,034
23.0%
20.3

Wichita County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
48,070
85.7%
87.7
Owner Occupied
28,308
58.9%
63.0
Renter Occupied
19,762
41.1%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
8,035
14.3%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
3
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
9
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

Wichita County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
56,105
1 room
895
1.6%
2.3
2 rooms
1,998
3.6%
2.5
3 rooms
5,179
9.2%
9.0
4 rooms
9,444
16.8%
16.6
5 rooms
12,611
22.5%
20.0
6 rooms
11,957
21.3%
17.9
7 rooms
6,048
10.8%
12.1
8 rooms
4,303
7.7%
8.5
9 rooms or more
3,670
6.5%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Wichita County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
56,105
 
 
1-unit, detached
40,054
71.4%
61.4
1-unit, attached
702
1.3%
5.8
2-units
2,191
3.9%
3.7
3 or 4 units
3,879
6.9%
4.5
5 to 9 units
2,851
5.1%
4.8
10 to 19 units
1,596
2.8%
4.6
20 or more units
2,243
4.0%
8.8
Mobile home
2,589
4.6%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Wichita County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
4,492
8.0%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
5,172
9.2%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
9,166
16.3%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
8,373
14.9%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
10,285
18.3%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
6,844
12.2%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
4,593
8.2%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
5,899
10.5%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
1,222
2.2%
2.5%
2014 or later
59
0.1%
0.5%

Wichita County, 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

Wichita County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
14,419
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
318
2.2%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
415
2.9%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
600
4.2%
11.8%
$3,000 or more
657
4.6%
9.9%
$1,500 to 1,999
2,052
14.2%
20.3%
$500 to $999
5,146
35.7%
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
5,231
36.3%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
6,941
48.1%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
2,198
15.2%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
1,277
8.9%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
844
5.9%
7.3%
35.0% or more
3,159
21.9%
22.3%
Not Computed
0
NR
NR

Wichita County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
18,643 
 
41,410,200 
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
56
0.3%
4.1%
$2,500 to $2,999
363
1.9%
1.7%
$1,500 to $1,999
411
2.2%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
3,254
17.5%
27.9%
Less than $500
3,584
19.2%
11.0%
$500 to $999
10,975
58.9%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
1,119
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
743
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
2,759
15.0%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
2,594
14.1%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
2,860
15.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
1,771
9.6%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,877
10.2%
9.2%
35.0% or more
6,560
35.6%
41.4%
Not Computed
1,341
NR
NR

Wichita County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
28,308
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
5,433
19.2%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
8,896
31.4%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
6,626
23.4%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
3,010
10.6%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
2,491
8.8%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
1,272
4.5%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
419
1.5%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
161
0.6%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
98,400
 
194,500
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