Willis, Texas Population 2024

7,435

Willis is a city located in Montgomery County and San Jacinto County Texas. Willis has a 2024 population of 7,435. Willis is currently growing at a rate of 3.45% annually and its population has increased by 15.4% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,443 in 2020.

The average household income in Willis is $59,111 with a poverty rate of 7.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Willis is 39.5 years, 39.6 years for males, and 39.3 years for females.

Willis Demographics

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

  • White: 67.92%
  • Two or more races: 20.94%
  • Other race: 6.33%
  • Black or African American: 2.5%
  • Native American: 2.32%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
4.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,571.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
15.4% (992)
The current population of Willis, Texas is 7,435 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,443.

Willis, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,45667.92%
Two or more races1,37420.94%
Other race4156.33%
Black or African American1642.5%
Native American1522.32%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Willis Population by Race

Willis Population Pyramid 2024

Willis Median Age

39.5

Total

39.6

Male

39.3

Female

Willis Adults

There are 5,258 adults, (953 of whom are seniors) in Willis.

Willis Age Dependency

52.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Willis Sex Ratio

Female2,91644.44%
Male3,64555.56%

Willis Population by Age

Willis Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,3512.766139
Married1,3133.5483.816.2
Non Family6791.1937.762.3
Female2363.1228.471.6
Male1232.388.991.1

3.38

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

61.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Willis Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade49010.84%
9th to 12th Grade48410.71%
High School Graduate1,55034.28%
Some College1,08023.89%
Associates Degree3607.96%
Bachelors Degree47010.4%
Graduate Degree871.92%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Willis Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Willis Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,6722,481199
Hispanic1,700917336
2+ Races777586278
Other Race33530118
Black1171170
Native American3300

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 35.78%.

Willis Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$36,712$37,392$28,403
Less Than 9th Grade$36,374$36,460$0
High School Graduate$30,891$31,064$0
Some College$40,655$46,441$36,600
Bachelors Degree$0$0$23,163
Graduate Degree$56,356$0$0

$36,712

Average Earnings

$37,392

Average Male

$28,403

Average Female

Willis Earnings by Educational Attainment

Willis Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Willis Language

62.84% of Willis residents speak only English, while 37.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 37.16% of the population.

Willis Language

Willis Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,18734010.67%
Hispanic3,1001153.71%
Other402389.45%
Multiple1,368322.34%

7.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.9%

Male Poverty Rate

9.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Willis

The race most likely to be in poverty in Willis is White, with 10.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Willis is Multiple, with 2.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.73%.

Willis Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater17.24%
Less Than 9th Grade10.19%
High School5.32%
Some College4.58%

Willis Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed13.4%
Male Employed1.85%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Willis Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Willis Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$55,876$59,111
Families$65,565$65,725
Married Families$66,867$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,475$42,298

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Willis Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

59.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Willis Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Willis Marriage

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

Willis Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Willis Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

266

Number of Veterans

226

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam147
First Gulf War42
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Willis Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+116
55 to 6476
65 to 7452
35 to 5422
18 to 340

Willis Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2246.24%
2+ Races424.27%
Hispanic200.9%

Willis Veterans by Race

Willis Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Willis Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Willis Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Willis Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Willis 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

63.6%

Born in Willis

82%

Native Born

18%

Foreign Born

13.06%

Non Citizen

4.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82% of Willis residents were born in the United States, with 63.6% having been born in Texas. 13.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Willis Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,6752482.94%
20288,4272483.03%
20278,1792483.13%
20267,9312483.23%
20257,6832483.34%
20247,4352483.45%
20237,1872483.57%
20226,9392303.43%
20216,7092664.13%
20206,443-610-8.65%
20197,0534987.6%
20186,555761.17%
20176,479340.53%
20166,445600.94%
20156,385520.82%
20146,3331512.44%
20136,1821512.5%
20126,031611.02%
20115,970621.05%
20105,9081,92348.26%
20003,9851,22144.18%
19902,76400%

Willis Population by Year