Wilson County, Texas Population 2018

Wilson County, Texas's estimated population is 49,304 with a growth rate of 6.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wilson County, Texas is the 67th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201749,3042,8606.16%
201646,444-1,746-3.62%
201648,1901,0282.18%
201547,1621,0192.21%
201446,1439152.02%
201345,2288721.97%
201244,3566881.58%
201143,6686111.42%
201043,05720,40790.10%
199022,6505,89435.18%
198016,7563,71528.49%
197013,041-226-1.70%
196013,267-1,405-9.58%
195014,672-2,394-14.03%
194017,066-540-3.07%
193017,6063171.83%
192017,2892231.31%
191017,0663,10522.24%
190013,9613,30631.03%
189010,6553,53749.69%
18807,1184,562178.48%
18702,5560.00%

Wilson County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White43,615
Two or More Races1,070
Some Other Race825
Black or African American647
Asian136
American Indian and Alaska Native118
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander33

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

Wilson County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Wilson County, Texas Median Age

40.4


Total

39.5


Male

41.2


Female

Wilson County, Texas Adults

There are 34,926 adults, (6,781 of which are seniors) in Wilson County, Texas.

Wilson County, Texas Age Dependency

64.9

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilson County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

23,135

49.81%

Male

23,309

50.19%

Wilson County, Texas Households and Families

Wilson County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wilson County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.7%9.3%
All83.5%16.5%
Non Family74.3%25.7%
Female69.1%30.9%
Male67.1%32.9%

83.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wilson County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,4742.9683.5
Married9,5363.3190.7
Non Family3,4301.2974.3
Female1,7464.1169.1
Male7623.5167.1

3.34

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wilson County, Texas Households

Wilson County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8806.05%
9th to 12th Grade2,8079.04%
High School Graduate10,90335.09%
Some College7,07122.76%
Associates Degree2,4127.76%
Bachelors Degree4,07013.10%
Graduate Degree1,9256.20%

Wilson County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,30417,5994,670
Hispanic10,8197,9311,111
Other Race62340067
Black526475101
Multiple Races49838672
Asian11510645
Native American1058631

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.13%.

Wilson County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,396$51,414$33,534
Less Than High School$21,171$26,613$15,448
High School Grad$37,005$46,765$26,225
Some College$39,757$50,839$31,365
Bachelors Degree$51,353$78,954$45,579
Graduate Degree$61,572$72,083$56,667

$41,396

Average Earnings

$51,414

Average Male

$33,534

Average Female

Wilson County, Texas Language

Wilson County, Texas Language by Age

Wilson County, Texas Language

75.97% of Wilson County, Texas residents speak only English, while 24.03% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.68% of the population.

Wilson County, Texas Poverty

Wilson County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic17,6542,93916.65%
White26,5211,6866.36%
Multiple1,03518617.97%
Black53611421.27%
Other8148210.07%
Asian13610.74%

10.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.19%

Male Poverty Rate

11.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilson County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilson County, Texas is Black, with 21.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilson County, Texas is Asian, with 0.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.03%.

Wilson County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.92%
High School9.89%
Some College5.58%
Bachelors or Greater2.11%

Wilson County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.03%
Male Unemployed14.03%
Female Employed5.66%
Male Employed4.47%

Wilson County, Texas Income

Wilson County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$68,737$81,361
Families$78,959$89,752
Married Families$87,262$
Non Families$32,984$47,610

Wilson County, Texas Marital Status

Wilson County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilson County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Wilson County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Wilson County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Wilson County, Texas Veterans

Wilson County, Texas Veterans by War

4,477

Number of Veterans

3,922

Male Veterans

555

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,858
First Gulf War1,549
Second Gulf War959
Korea203
World War II173

Wilson County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,264
65 to 741,172
55 to 641,088
75+594
18 to 34359

Wilson County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,18212.79%
Hispanic9567.54%
Black13525.38%
2 or More8513.51%
Other446.21%
Indian3129.52%

Wilson County, Texas Veterans by Education

4.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilson County, Texas Employment Status

Wilson County, Texas Employment by Age

61.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Wilson County, Texas Employment by Race

Wilson County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wilson County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Floresville64487495104716.24%
Nixon 238524951104.61%
Poth1908221330515.99%
Elmendorf 1488171823015.46%
Stockdale1445159615110.45%
La Vernia1031140937836.66%
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