Wise County, Texas Population 2018

Wise County, Texas's estimated population is 66,181 with a growth rate of 6.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wise County, Texas is the 53rd largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201766,1814,0926.59%
201662,089-2,376-3.69%
201664,4651,6012.55%
201562,8641,1491.86%
201461,7157071.16%
201361,0086101.01%
201260,3984450.74%
201159,9538431.43%
201059,11024,43170.45%
199034,6798,10430.49%
198026,5756,88834.99%
197019,6872,67515.72%
196017,0128715.40%
195016,141-2,933-15.38%
194019,074-104-0.54%
193019,178-4,185-17.91%
192023,363-3,087-11.67%
191026,450-666-2.46%
190027,1162,98212.36%
189024,1347,53345.38%
188016,60115,1511044.90%
18701,450-1,710-54.11%
18603,1600.00%

Wise County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White58,788
Two or More Races1,241
Black or African American729
Some Other Race691
American Indian and Alaska Native343
Asian267
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30

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

Wise 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

Wise County, Texas Median Age

38.8


Total

38


Male

39.4


Female

Wise County, Texas Adults

There are 46,380 adults, (8,817 of which are seniors) in Wise County, Texas.

Wise County, Texas Age Dependency

65.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wise County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

30,992

49.92%

Male

31,097

50.08%

Wise County, Texas Households and Families

Wise County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wise County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.1%15.9%
All76.6%23.4%
Non Family68.6%31.4%
Male62.2%37.8%
Female57%43%

76.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wise County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,4272.8576.6
Married13,1273.2984.1
Non Family5,1581.2968.6
Female2,4433.6157
Male6993.4562.2

3.28

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wise County, Texas Households

Wise County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,8066.79%
9th to 12th Grade3,5478.58%
High School Graduate14,68535.54%
Some College10,64025.75%
Associates Degree2,6556.43%
Bachelors Degree5,37413.01%
Graduate Degree1,6123.90%

Wise County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White34,08330,6206,255
Hispanic5,8293,189373
Black589489180
Other Race50328966
Multiple Races39733464
Native American33729369
Asian18413750
Islander125

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.56%.

Wise County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,144$47,289$27,884
Less Than High School$21,295$29,562$13,955
High School Grad$34,446$42,602$22,382
Some College$39,256$49,910$27,631
Bachelors Degree$49,818$63,244$41,425
Graduate Degree$61,170$85,743$55,000

$38,144

Average Earnings

$47,289

Average Male

$27,884

Average Female

Wise County, Texas Language

Wise County, Texas Language by Age

Wise County, Texas Language

85.03% of Wise County, Texas residents speak only English, while 14.97% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.26% of the population.

Wise County, Texas Poverty

Wise County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White47,8104,7069.84%
Hispanic11,0942,71524.47%
Multiple1,23614311.57%
Other67910114.87%
Black511203.91%
Native343123.50%
Asian26741.50%

12.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.83%

Male Poverty Rate

15.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wise County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wise County, Texas is Hispanic, with 24.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wise County, Texas is Asian, with 1.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.02%.

Wise County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.52%
High School9.74%
Some College7.02%
Bachelors or Greater3.04%

Wise County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.13%
Male Unemployed14.33%
Female Employed6.73%
Male Employed6.19%

Wise County, Texas Income

Wise County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,396$74,948
Families$63,318$82,826
Married Families$70,819$91,699
Non Families$36,817$46,718

Wise County, Texas Marital Status

Wise County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wise County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Wise 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 55To64.

Wise County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Wise County, Texas Veterans

Wise County, Texas Veterans by War

4,902

Number of Veterans

4,471

Male Veterans

431

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,753
First Gulf War896
Second Gulf War698
Korea313
World War II216

Wise County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,391
35 to 541,307
55 to 641,012
75+820
18 to 34372

Wise County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,63910.52%
Hispanic2914.09%
Black12018.05%
Other6411.57%
2 or More5311.09%
Indian247.12%
Asian20.93%

Wise County, Texas Veterans by Education

6.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wise County, Texas Employment Status

Wise County, Texas Employment by Age

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wise County, Texas Employment by Race

Wise County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wise County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Fort Worth 74497385411310914014.65%
Decatur6042664860610.03%
Bridgeport597565075328.90%
Springtown 265528702158.10%
Rhome1527168415710.28%
Runaway Bay1286146718114.07%
Alvord133414351017.57%
Boyd1207137016313.50%
New Fairview125613671118.84%
Aurora1220135613611.15%
Newark 1007111310610.53%
Chico10151091767.49%
Paradise442478368.14%
Lake Bridgeport342371298.48%
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