Wheeler County, Texas Population 2018

Wheeler County, Texas's estimated population is 5,358 with a growth rate of -5.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wheeler County, Texas is the 202nd largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20175,358-284-5.03%
20165,642941.69%
20165,548-120-2.12%
20155,668-34-0.60%
20145,702-17-0.30%
20135,7191292.31%
20125,5901452.66%
20115,445561.04%
20105,389-490-8.33%
19905,879-1,258-17.63%
19807,13770310.93%
19706,434-1,513-19.04%
19607,947-2,370-22.97%
195010,317-2,094-16.87%
194012,411-3,144-20.21%
193015,5558,158110.29%
19207,3972,13940.68%
19105,2584,622726.73%
1900636-142-18.25%
189077826651.95%
18805120.00%

Wheeler County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White5,004
Some Other Race274
Two or More Races164
Black or African American159
Asian22
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12
American Indian and Alaska Native7

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Wheeler County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Wheeler County, Texas Median Age

39.3


Total

38.4


Male

40.4


Female

Wheeler County, Texas Adults

There are 4,175 adults, (1,004 of which are seniors) in Wheeler County, Texas.

Wheeler County, Texas Age Dependency

78

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wheeler County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

2,776

49.20%

Male

2,866

50.80%

Wheeler County, Texas Households and Families

Wheeler County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wheeler County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male77.1%22.9%
Married73.8%26.2%
All66.6%33.4%
Female57.8%42.2%
Non Family54.8%45.2%

66.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wheeler County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3302.3966.6
Married1,2862.9673.8
Non Family6811.1754.8
Female2582.757.8
Male1052.6577.1

2.81

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wheeler County, Texas Households

Wheeler County, Texas Education

Wheeler County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2727.17%
9th to 12th Grade47512.51%
High School Graduate1,18831.30%
Some College1,03527.27%
Associates Degree2907.64%
Bachelors Degree41510.93%
Graduate Degree1213.19%

Wheeler County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,8362,474490
Hispanic7624299
Other Race15468
Black100567
Multiple Races615313
Asian222217
Islander1212
Native American77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 77.27%.

Wheeler County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,896$46,047$19,779
Less Than High School$25,139$33,750$10,734
High School Grad$31,810$46,058$20,721
Some College$32,744$51,330$19,470
Bachelors Degree$38,819$45,250$33,214
Graduate Degree$64,583$67,143$52,292

$32,896

Average Earnings

$46,047

Average Male

$19,779

Average Female

Wheeler County, Texas Language

Wheeler County, Texas Language by Age

Wheeler County, Texas Language

78.56% of Wheeler County, Texas residents speak only English, while 21.44% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.02% of the population.

Wheeler County, Texas Poverty

Wheeler County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,48951434.52%
White3,76041310.98%
Other2727728.31%
Multiple1646539.63%
Black1492919.46%

17.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.11%

Male Poverty Rate

19.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wheeler County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wheeler County, Texas is Multiple, with 39.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wheeler County, Texas is White, with 10.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.70%.

Wheeler County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.47%
High School13.68%
Some College8.16%
Bachelors or Greater2.50%

Wheeler County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed24.51%
Female Unemployed17.02%
Female Employed10.81%
Male Employed8.62%

Wheeler County, Texas Income

Wheeler County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,082$66,320
Families$55,089$73,113
Married Families$66,250$
Non Families$31,553$40,769

Wheeler County, Texas Marital Status

Wheeler County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

62.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.5%

Male Marriage Rate

61.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Wheeler County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Wheeler County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Wheeler County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Wheeler County, Texas Veterans

Wheeler County, Texas Veterans by War

302

Number of Veterans

277

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam72
First Gulf War56
Second Gulf War43
Korea36
World War II18

Wheeler County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 6472
35 to 5470
75+64
65 to 7463
18 to 3433

Wheeler County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2867.53%
Hispanic273.11%
2 or More1625.81%

Wheeler County, Texas Veterans by Education

6.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wheeler County, Texas Employment Status

Wheeler County, Texas Employment by Age

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wheeler County, Texas Employment by Race

Wheeler County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wheeler County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Shamrock19101946361.88%
Wheeler15921625332.07%
Mobeetie10110432.97%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990