Wichita Falls, Texas Population 2024

102,420

Wichita Falls is a city located in Wichita County Texas. Wichita Falls has a 2024 population of 102,420. It is also the county seat of Wichita County.Wichita Falls is currently declining at a rate of -0.12% annually and its population has decreased by -0.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 102,513 in 2020.

The average household income in Wichita Falls is $76,967 with a poverty rate of 17.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wichita Falls is 32.8 years, 31.5 years for males, and 34.6 years for females.

Wichita Falls Demographics

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

  • White: 72.26%
  • Black or African American: 12.45%
  • Two or more races: 8.15%
  • Other race: 3.5%
  • Asian: 2.74%
  • Native American: 0.76%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
72.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,422.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.09% (-93)
The current population of Wichita Falls, Texas is 102,420 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 102,513.

Wichita Falls, Texas Population 2024

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Wichita Falls Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White74,05172.26%
Black or African American12,75712.45%
Two or more races8,3528.15%
Other race3,5873.5%
Asian2,8122.74%
Native American7760.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1470.14%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wichita Falls Population by Race

Wichita Falls Population Pyramid 2024

Wichita Falls Median Age

32.8

Total

31.5

Male

34.6

Female

Wichita Falls Adults

There are 79,163 adults, (14,382 of whom are seniors) in Wichita Falls.

Wichita Falls Age Dependency

58.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Wichita Falls Sex Ratio

Female48,82647.64%
Male53,65652.36%

Wichita Falls Population by Age

Wichita Falls Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All37,6762.456.343.7
Married15,3703.1376.723.3
Non Family14,5991.2140.959.1
Female5,1973.2939.260.8
Male2,5103.0355.644.4
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3.06

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

56.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wichita Falls Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wichita Falls Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wichita Falls Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 94.37%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.64%.

Wichita Falls Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,410

Average Earnings

$46,489

Average Male

$32,735

Average Female

Wichita Falls Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wichita Falls Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wichita Falls Language

85.13% of Wichita Falls residents speak only English, while 14.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.03% of the population.

Wichita Falls Language

Wichita Falls Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White54,2637,86114.49%
Hispanic20,2495,00524.72%
Black10,0792,40323.84%
Multiple7,5261,72822.96%
Other3,30460318.25%
Asian2,5941867.17%
Native630518.1%
Islander1201915.83%
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17.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.34%

Male Poverty Rate

20.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wichita Falls

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wichita Falls is Hispanic, with 24.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wichita Falls is Asian, with 7.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.56%.

Wichita Falls Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.54%
High School18.29%
Some College9.87%
Bachelors or Greater5.58%
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Wichita Falls Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed33.85%
Male Unemployed32.23%
Female Employed13.48%
Male Employed7.28%
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Wichita Falls Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wichita Falls Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wichita Falls Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Wichita Falls Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wichita Falls Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

8,343

Number of Veterans

6,843

Male Veterans

1,500

Female Veterans

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Wichita Falls Veterans by War

count

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Wichita Falls Veterans by Age

count

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Wichita Falls Veterans by Race

Wichita Falls Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wichita Falls Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wichita Falls Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wichita Falls Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wichita Falls Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

60.61%

Born in Wichita Falls

92.95%

Native Born

7.05%

Foreign Born

4.53%

Non Citizen

2.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.95% of Wichita Falls residents were born in the United States, with 60.61% having been born in Texas. 4.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wichita Falls Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029101,810-122-0.12%
2028101,932-122-0.12%
2027102,054-122-0.12%
2026102,176-122-0.12%
2025102,298-122-0.12%
2024102,420-122-0.12%
2023102,542-122-0.12%
2022102,664-122-0.12%
2021102,7862730.27%
2020102,513-2,261-2.16%
2019104,7742480.24%
2018104,5261220.12%
2017104,4042670.26%
2016104,1371840.18%
2015103,953-1,309-1.24%
2014105,2622700.26%
2013104,9923340.32%
2012104,6586780.65%
2011103,980-818-0.78%
2010104,7986010.58%
2000104,1977,9388.25%
199096,2592,0582.18%
198094,201-2,064-2.14%
197096,265-5,459-5.37%
1960101,72433,68249.5%
195068,04222,93050.83%
194045,1121,4223.25%
193043,6903,6119.01%
192040,07931,879388.77%
19108,2005,700228%
19002,500
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Wichita Falls Population by Year