Wichita Falls, Texas Population 2021

105,337
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Wichita Falls is a city located in Wichita County Texas. It is also the county seat of Wichita County. With a 2020 population of 105,337, it is the 40th largest city in Texas and the 296th largest city in the United States . Wichita Falls is currently growing at a rate of 0.31% annually and its population has increased by 0.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 104,553 in 2010. Wichita Falls reached it's highest population of 105,337 in 2021. Spanning over 72 miles, Wichita Falls has a population density of 1,463 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wichita Falls is $63,306 with a poverty rate of 18.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $794 per month, and the median house value is $102,400. The median age in Wichita Falls is 33.1 years, 31 years for males, and 35.6 years for females.

Wichita Falls Demographics

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

  • White: 75.60%
  • Black or African American: 12.58%
  • Other race: 4.44%
  • Two or more races: 3.58%
  • Asian: 2.82%
  • Native American: 0.89%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
The current population of Wichita Falls, Texas is 105,337 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 104,356.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 104,553.

Wichita Falls, Texas Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021151,8522990.20%
2020151,5532990.20%
2019151,2542990.20%
2018150,955-1-0.00%
2017150,9566290.42%
2016150,3272440.16%
2015150,083-1,784-1.19%
2014151,8674190.28%
2013151,4484080.27%
2012151,0407290.48%
2011150,311-1,338-0.89%
2010151,6490.00%

Wichita Falls Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White78,84075.60%
Black or African American13,11412.58%
Some Other Race4,6274.44%
Two or More Races3,7333.58%
Asian2,9452.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native9280.89%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander920.09%
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Wichita Falls Population by Race

Wichita Falls Population Pyramid $2021

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Wichita Falls Median Age

33.1


Total

31


Male

35.6


Female

Wichita Falls Adults

There are 81,322 adults, (14,117 of whom are seniors) in Wichita Falls.

Wichita Falls Age Dependency

55.2

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wichita Falls Sex Ratio

Female

49,226

47.21%

Male

55,053

52.79%

Wichita Falls Population by Age

Wichita Falls Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wichita Falls Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.7%25.3%
All56.3%43.7%
Male54.2%45.8%
Female42.4%57.6%
Non Family41.4%58.6%

56.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wichita Falls Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All37,3042.456.3
Married15,6883.1974.7
Non Family14,4551.2341.4
Female4,932342.4
Male2,2293.1254.2

3.06

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Wichita Falls Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,6945.65%
9th to 12th Grade5,7558.80%
High School Graduate19,96530.54%
Some College15,28823.38%
Associates Degree5,1157.82%
Bachelors Degree10,09915.45%
Graduate Degree5,4638.36%
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Wichita Falls Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wichita Falls Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White42,70339,21011,938
Hispanic11,9848,0981,468
Black7,8976,1531,118
Other Race2,6961,641221
Asian1,7121,422887
2+ Races1,1771,039216
Native American54645957
Islander33275

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.82%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.81%.

Wichita Falls Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,920$40,953$26,912
Less Than 9th Grade$22,086$27,933$12,461
High School Graduate$27,745$32,327$22,576
Some College$31,200$40,727$25,150
Bachelors Degree$45,417$53,369$39,060
Graduate Degree$60,653$70,063$52,156

$32,920

Average Earnings

$40,953

Average Male

$26,912

Average Female

Wichita Falls Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wichita Falls Language by Age

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Wichita Falls Language

83.61% of Wichita Falls residents speak only English, while 16.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.29% of the population.

Wichita Falls Language

Wichita Falls Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White55,7937,71313.82%
Hispanic19,2794,16821.62%
Black9,6973,57036.82%
Other4,4631,04923.50%
Multiple3,20484226.28%
Asian2,37859525.02%
Native76515520.26%
Islander872731.03%

18.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.24%

Male Poverty Rate

20.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wichita Falls

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wichita Falls is Black, with 36.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wichita Falls is White, with 13.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.72%.

Wichita Falls Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.06%
High School19.12%
Some College12.09%
Bachelors or Greater5.99%

Wichita Falls Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed49.41%
Male Unemployed22.17%
Female Employed12.94%
Male Employed8.35%

Wichita Falls Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wichita Falls Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,476$63,306
Families$62,830$78,038
Married Families$75,194$91,786
Non Families$27,769$37,735
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Income by Household Type

Wichita Falls Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Wichita Falls Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Wichita Falls Marital Status

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8,423

Number of Veterans

7,251

Male Veterans

1,172

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3,138
First Gulf War2,423
Vietnam2,251
Korea529
World War II247

Wichita Falls Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,537
18 to 341,724
75+1,463
55 to 641,400
65 to 741,299

Wichita Falls Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,98412.03%
Hispanic1,0717.33%
Black8709.19%
Other Race2056.29%
2+ Races16410.21%
Native American11517.40%
Asian854.14%

Wichita Falls Veterans by Race

Wichita Falls Veterans by Education

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7.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wichita Falls Veterans by Education

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62.2%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Wichita Falls Employment by Age

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Wichita Falls Employment by Race

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Wichita Falls Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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59.62%

Born in Wichita Falls

92.09%

Native Born

7.91%

Foreign Born

4.69%

Non Citizen

3.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.09% of Wichita Falls residents were born in the United States, with 59.62% having been born in Texas. 4.69% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021105,3373270.31%
2020105,0103270.31%
2019104,6833270.31%
2018104,356310.03%
2017104,3252500.24%
2016104,0751830.18%
2015103,892-1,316-1.25%
2014105,2082600.25%
2013104,9483200.31%
2012104,6286620.64%
2011103,966-824-0.79%
2010104,7905930.06%
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%

Wichita Falls Population by Year