Wilson County, TX Demographic Data

Wilson County, TX Summary

Wilson County is located in Texas
  • Population: 43,719
  • Area: 808.41 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 803.73 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 4.68 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 54.08 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 479.33 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Wilson County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
22,686
50%
50.8
Male
22,823
50%
49.2
Total Population
45,509
 
321,419,000

Wilson County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
2,550
5.6% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
3,101
6.8% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
3,605
7.9% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
3,371
7.4% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
2,459
5.4% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
4,823
10.6% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
5,736
12.6% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
7,100
15.6% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
3,294
7.2% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
3,046
6.7% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
3,848
8.5% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
1,728
3.8% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
848
1.9% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
34,075
74.9%
77.1
Female
17,128
50.3%
51.4
Male
16,947
49.7%
48.6
21 Years and over
32,124
70.6%
72.9
62 Years and over
8,172
18.0%
18.3
65 Years and over
6,424
14.1%
14.9
Female
3,321
51.7%
55.9
Male
3,103
48.3%
44.1
Median Age (years)
40
NR
NR

Wilson County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
44,350
97.5% 
96.9
White
42,489
93.4% 
73.1
Black or African American
734
1.6% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
142
0.3% 
0.8
Asian
120
0.3% 
5.4
Asian Indian
22
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
0
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
31
0.1% 
0.9
Japanese
5
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
15
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
47
0.1% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
865
1.9% 
4.8
Two or More Races
1,159
2.5% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
17,637
38.8% 
17.6
Mexican
15,866
34.9% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
281
0.6% 
1.7
Cuban
22
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
1,468
3.2% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
27,872
61.2% 
82.4

Wilson County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
2,044
6.7% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
2,495
8.2% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
10,582
34.8% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
6,907
22.7% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
2,460
8.1% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
4,114
13.5% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
1,821
6.0% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
4,539
14.9%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
25,884
85.1%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
5,935
19.5%
30.6

Wilson County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
9,346
25.8%
33.5%
Now Married
20,296
56.0%
47.5
Divorced
3,839
10.6%
11.0%
Separated
594
1.6%
2.1
Widowed
2,178
6.0
5.8%

Wilson County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
33,005
76.8%
78.5%
Languages other than english
9,954
23.2%
21.5%
Spanish
9,324
21.7%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
519
1.2%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
100
0.2%
3.5%
Other Languages
11
0.0%
1.0%

Wilson County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
655
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
778
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
1,312
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
1,291
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
1,674
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
2,788
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
2,383
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
2,874
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
1,066
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
656
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
68,100
 
55,775
Per capita income
28,887
 
29,979

Wilson County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
1,126
5.5%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
1,237
6.0%
9.8
Construction
2,195
10.7%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
4,257
20.7%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
1,075
5.2%
6.5
Information
232
1.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
1,628
7.9%
10.3
Other services except public administration
702
3.4%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
1,653
8.1%
11.3
Public administration
1,811
8.8%
4.6
Retail trade
2,286
11.1%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
1,626
7.9%
5.1
Wholesale trade
693
3.4%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
3,072
15.0%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
6,726
32.8%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
2,478
12.1%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
4,849
23.6%
23.6%
Service occupations
3,396
16.5%
18.0%

Wilson County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
20,225
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
16,544
81.8%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
2,293
11.3%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
18
0.1%
5.2
Walked
148
0.7%
2.8
Other means
98
0.5%
1.8
Worked at home
1,124
5.6%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
33.0
 
26.0

Wilson County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
515
3.3%
8.9
1 vehicles
3,446
22.3%
33.5
2 vehicles
6,371
41.2%
37.2
3 or more
5,145
33.2%
20.3

Wilson County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
15,477
91.4%
87.7
Owner Occupied
12,931
83.5%
63.0
Renter Occupied
2,546
16.5%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
1,454
8.6%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
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
3.0
NR
3.0

Wilson County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
16,931
1 room
147
0.9%
2.3
2 rooms
389
2.3%
2.5
3 rooms
1,136
6.7%
9.0
4 rooms
2,408
14.2%
16.6
5 rooms
3,737
22.1%
20.0
6 rooms
3,426
20.2%
17.9
7 rooms
2,497
14.7%
12.1
8 rooms
1,728
10.2%
8.5
9 rooms or more
1,463
8.6%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Wilson County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
16,931
 
 
1-unit, detached
11,945
70.6%
61.4
1-unit, attached
87
0.5%
5.8
2-units
187
1.1%
3.7
3 or 4 units
328
1.9%
4.5
5 to 9 units
35
0.2%
4.8
10 to 19 units
108
0.6%
4.6
20 or more units
56
0.3%
8.8
Mobile home
4,159
24.6%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
26
0.2%
0.1

Wilson County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
557
3.3%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
613
3.6%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
794
4.7%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
762
4.5%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
1,704
10.1%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
2,703
16.0%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
4,014
23.7%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
5,117
30.2%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
607
3.6%
2.5%
2014 or later
60
0.4%
0.5%

Wilson County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,467
9.5%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
1,718
11.1%
4.7
Electricity
12,030
77.7%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
0
0.0%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
148
1.0%
2.0
Solar energy
14
0.1%
0.1
Other fuel
11
0.1%
0.5
No fuel used
89
0.6%
1.2

Wilson County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
7,372
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
110
1.5%
1.5%
$3,000 or more
220
3.0%
9.9%
$2,500 to $2,999
449
6.1%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
1,301
17.6%
11.8%
$500 to $999
1,515
20.6%
20.5%
$1,500 to 1,999
1,672
22.7%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
2,105
28.6%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
3,103
42.3%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
1,507
20.6%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
916
12.5%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
488
6.7%
7.3%
35.0% or more
1,319
18.0%
22.3%
Not Computed
39
NR
NR

Wilson County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
2,051 
 
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
28
1.4%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
81
3.9%
4.1%
Less than $500
279
13.6%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
477
23.3%
27.9%
$500 to $999
1,186
57.8%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
495
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
817
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
502
24.6%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
313
15.4%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
264
12.9%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
299
14.7%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
54
2.6%
9.2%
35.0% or more
607
29.8%
41.4%
Not Computed
507
NR
NR

Wilson County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
12,931
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
1,742
13.5%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
2,104
16.3%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
2,145
16.6%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
2,014
15.6%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
2,973
23.0%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
1,619
12.5%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
280
2.2%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
54
0.4%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
159,700
 
194,500
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