Wilson County, Texas Population 2018

Wilson County, Texas's estimated population is 49,304 with a growth rate of 2.31% 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
201747,205-2,099-4.26%
201749,3041,1142.31%
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
White44,176
Two or More Races1,179
Some Other Race852
Black or African American659
Asian183
American Indian and Alaska Native124
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander32

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Wilson County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Wilson County, Texas Median Age

40.4


Total

39.3


Male

41.2


Female

Wilson County, Texas Adults

There are 35,545 adults, (6,863 of whom are seniors) in Wilson County, Texas.

Wilson County, Texas Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilson County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

23,502

49.79%

Male

23,703

50.21%

Wilson County, Texas Households and Families

Wilson County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Wilson County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.1%9.9%
All83.5%16.5%
Non Family74.8%25.2%
Female69.7%30.3%
Male66.1%33.9%

83.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wilson County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,7552.9683.5
Married9,9763.3690.1
Non Family3,3901.2674.8
Female1,5173.9769.7
Male8723.1966.1

3.33

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

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 Grade1,9656.21%
9th to 12th Grade2,8298.94%
High School Graduate11,15635.27%
Some College7,05222.29%
Associates Degree2,4677.80%
Bachelors Degree4,19913.27%
Graduate Degree1,9636.21%

Wilson County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,43917,7624,742
Hispanic11,2098,1751,055
Other Race62239887
Multiple Races549439110
Black539504215
Asian14413468
Native American1139140

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 93.51%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 47.22%.

Wilson County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,887$52,317$34,890
Less Than High School$22,898$30,698$15,283
High School Grad$36,420$42,853$25,635
Some College$44,523$53,855$33,365
Bachelors Degree$53,081$77,357$48,677
Graduate Degree$63,750$70,364$61,324

$42,887

Average Earnings

$52,317

Average Male

$34,890

Average Female

Wilson County, Texas Language

Wilson County, Texas Language by Age

Wilson County, Texas Language

75.39% of Wilson County, Texas residents speak only English, while 24.61% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.12% of the population.

Wilson County, Texas Poverty

Wilson County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic18,0922,97916.47%
White26,8011,5325.72%
Multiple1,12430326.96%
Black5718915.59%
Other841779.16%
Asian1834222.95%

10.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.67%

Male Poverty Rate

11.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilson County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilson County, Texas is Multiple, with 26.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilson County, Texas is White, with 5.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.70%.

Wilson County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.93%
High School10.42%
Some College3.98%
Bachelors or Greater2.43%

Wilson County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.75%
Male Unemployed17.08%
Male Employed5.69%
Female Employed5.36%

Wilson County, Texas Income

Wilson County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$71,942$85,668
Families$82,157$94,138
Married Families$90,228$
Non Families$35,397$50,879

Wilson County, Texas Marital Status

Wilson County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.6%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Wilson County, Texas Veterans

Wilson County, Texas Veterans by War

4,460

Number of Veterans

3,772

Male Veterans

688

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
First Gulf War1,854
Vietnam1,774
Second Gulf War995
Korea216
World War II135

Wilson County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,414
65 to 741,128
55 to 641,074
75+612
18 to 34232

Wilson County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,13112.44%
Hispanic1,0528.02%
Black15628.73%
2 or More9214.11%
Other516.94%
Indian3026.55%

Wilson County, Texas Veterans by Education

3.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilson County, Texas Employment Status

Wilson County, Texas Employment by Age

60.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

6%

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