Wichita County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2017:132,000More data
Estimate 2016:131,310 
Estimate 2015:130,871 
Estimate 2014:132,573 
Estimate 2013:132,134 
Estimate 2012:131,652 
Estimate 2011:130,776 
Census 2010:131,500More data
Census 2000:131,664More data
Population of the County Seat (Wichita Falls)
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:11,170More data
Cashion Community city:350More data
Electra city:2,710More data
Iowa Park city:6,355More data
Pleasant Valley town:329More data
Wichita Falls city:104,747More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:627.8More data
Water Area:5.3More data
Total Area:633.1More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:209.47More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:89.33More data
Percent Rural:10.67More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:19.2%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:82.5%More data
Percent African American Alone:11.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.4%More data
Percent Asian Alone:2.1%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:65.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:10.5%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.4%More data
65 and Older:14.5%More data
85 and Older:2.0%More data
Median Age:34.2More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$40,034More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$5,284,453,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$44,593More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:16.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:21.0%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:86.0% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:22.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$38,842More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$38,621 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$38,057 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$37,693 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$36,716 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.9 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.657303More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$7,389,170,982More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$6,670,257,042More data
Total Actual Levy:$43,843,800More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$N/AMore data
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:15.398More data
US Highways:47.302More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:129.135More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:156.163More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:86.526More data
On-System Subtotal:434.524More data
City Streets:665.311More data
Certified County Roads:383.749More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,049.060More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,483.584More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:71.912More data
US Highways:200.618More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:345.121More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:340.788More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:179.038More data
On-System Subtotal:1,137.477More data
City Streets:1,411.036More data
Certified County Roads:767.498More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,178.534More data
County Total:3,316.011More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Wichita County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Wichita County Narrative Profile»
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.