Wichita Falls, Texas Population 2020

105,156

Wichita Falls is a city located in Texas. With a 2020 population of 105,156, it is the 39th largest city in Texas and the 297th largest city in the United States. Wichita Falls is currently growing at a rate of 0.28% annually and its population has increased by 0.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 104,553 in 2010. Wichita Falls reached it's highest population of 105,216 in 2014. Spanning over 72 miles, Wichita Falls has a population density of 1,460 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wichita Falls is $61,915 with a poverty rate of 20.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $784 per month, and the median house value is $97,400. The median age in Wichita Falls is 32.9 years, 30.7 years for males, and 35.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 111.4 males.

Wichita Falls Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wichita Falls was:

  • White: 74.98%
  • Black or African American: 12.51%
  • Other race: 4.83%
  • Two or more races: 3.88%
  • Asian: 2.64%
  • Native American: 1.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Wichita Falls, Texas is 105,156, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 104,576.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 104,553.

Wichita Falls, Texas Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020151,5581260.08%
2019151,4321260.08%
2018151,3061260.08%
2017151,1807080.47%
2016150,4723230.21%
2015150,149-1,714-1.14%
2014151,8634160.27%
2013151,4474240.28%
2012151,0237370.49%
2011150,286-1,363-0.91%
2010151,6490.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White78,35374.98%
Black or African American13,07712.51%
Some Other Race5,0494.83%
Two or More Races4,0573.88%
Asian2,7592.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,1361.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander630.06%

Wichita Falls Population Pyramid 2020

Wichita Falls Median Age

32.9


Total

30.7


Male

35.3


Female

Wichita Falls Adults

There are 80,805 adults, (13,582 of whom are seniors) in Wichita Falls.

Wichita Falls Age Dependency

55.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wichita Falls Sex Ratio

Female

49,430

47.30%

Male

55,064

52.70%

Wichita Falls Households and Families

Wichita Falls Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wichita Falls Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.4%24.6%
All56.7%43.3%
Male50.5%49.5%
Non Family43.3%56.7%
Female40.5%59.5%

56.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,7232.4356.7
Married15,3133.275.4
Non Family14,0831.2243.3
Female5,2503.0640.5
Male2,0773.3450.5

3.1

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wichita Falls Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,6885.67%
9th to 12th Grade5,7208.80%
High School Graduate19,76230.40%
Some College15,30223.54%
Associates Degree4,9647.63%
Bachelors Degree10,47516.11%
Graduate Degree5,1067.85%

Wichita Falls Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White42,58539,14511,985
Hispanic11,7877,8551,549
Black7,9416,2251,229
Other Race2,8121,744220
Asian1,5701,300678
Multiple Races1,2401,084252
Native American65456873
Islander3733

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.18%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,045$40,367$25,636
Less Than High School$18,928$24,845$12,749
High School Grad$26,972$32,377$21,510
Some College$30,583$39,814$25,025
Bachelors Degree$43,055$50,532$36,203
Graduate Degree$60,809$76,097$50,383

$32,045

Average Earnings

$40,367

Average Male

$25,636

Average Female

Wichita Falls Language

Wichita Falls Language by Age

Wichita Falls Language

83.39% of Wichita Falls residents speak only English, while 16.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.78% of the population.

Wichita Falls Poverty

Wichita Falls Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White56,1037,99914.26%
Hispanic18,9715,42128.58%
Black9,4473,70139.18%
Other4,8901,74535.69%
Multiple3,47285924.74%
Asian2,21851022.99%
Native1,02117417.04%
Islander6346.35%

20.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.09%

Male Poverty Rate

22.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wichita Falls

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wichita Falls is Black, with 39.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wichita Falls is Islander, with 6.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.63%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.69%
High School19.72%
Some College12.73%
Bachelors or Greater6.39%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.41%
Male Unemployed24.88%
Female Employed14.19%
Male Employed9.09%

Wichita Falls Income

Wichita Falls Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,476$61,915
Families$58,949$76,247
Married Families$75,254$92,546
Non Families$28,367$36,730

Wichita Falls Marital Status

Wichita Falls Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Wichita Falls Married by Age and Sex

Wichita Falls Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wichita Falls Marital Status by Race

Wichita Falls Veterans

8,784

Number of Veterans

7,544

Male Veterans

1,240

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3,206
Vietnam2,458
First Gulf War2,302
Korea645
World War II296
Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,487
18 to 341,895
75+1,569
55 to 641,438
65 to 741,395
Name Veterans % of Total
White7,30412.72%
Hispanic1,1057.70%
Black9269.75%
Other2065.94%
2 or More19410.92%
Indian10112.41%
Asian532.87%

$Wichita Falls Veterans by Education

8.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wichita Falls Employment Status

61.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Wichita Falls Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

59.61%

Born in Texas

92.00%

Native Born

8.00%

Foreign Born

5.12%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.00% of Wichita Falls residents were born in the United States, with 59.61% having been born in Texas. 5.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020105,1562900.28%
2019104,8662900.28%
2018104,576830.08%
2017104,4932900.28%
2016104,2032430.23%
2015103,960-1,256-1.19%
2014105,2162610.25%
2013104,9553330.32%
2012104,6226760.65%
2011103,946-847-0.81%
2010104,7935960.06%
2000104,1977,9380.80%
199096,2592,0580.22%
198094,201-2,064-0.22%
197096,265-5,459-0.55%
1960101,72433,6824.10%
195068,04222,9304.20%
194045,1121,4220.32%
193043,6903,6110.87%
192040,07931,87917.20%
19108,2005,70012.61%
19002,5000.00%