Willis, Texas Population 2021

8,010
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Willis is a city located in Montgomery County Texas. With a 2020 population of 8,010, it is the 280th largest city in Texas and the 3626th largest city in the United States . Willis is currently growing at a rate of 6.53% annually and its population has increased by 41.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,662 in 2010. Willis reached it's highest population of 8,010 in 2021. Spanning over 5 miles, Willis has a population density of 1,693 people per square mile.

The average household income in Willis is $45,887 with a poverty rate of 15.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,005 per month, and the median house value is $75,900. The median age in Willis is 33.7 years, 32.4 years for males, and 35.5 years for females.

Willis Demographics

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

  • White: 79.61%
  • Black or African American: 12.37%
  • Two or more races: 5.95%
  • Asian: 0.97%
  • Other race: 0.81%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Willis, Texas is 8,010 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,537.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,662.

Willis, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,22779.61%
Black or African American81212.37%
Two or More Races3915.95%
Asian640.97%
Some Other Race530.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.29%
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Willis Population by Race

Willis Population Pyramid $2021

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Willis Median Age

33.7


Total

32.4


Male

35.5


Female

Willis Adults

There are 4,808 adults, (593 of whom are seniors) in Willis.

Willis Age Dependency

55.8

Age Dependency Ratio

14.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Willis Sex Ratio

Female

3,484

53.06%

Male

3,082

46.94%

Willis Population by Age

Willis Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Willis Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married55.6%44.4%
All41.7%58.3%
Female33.8%66.2%
Non Family33.6%66.4%
Male28%72%

41.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Willis Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1872.9441.7
Married8523.8555.6
Non Family7051.5633.6
Female4053.4833.8
Male2252.8328

3.46

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

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Willis Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade85421.03%
9th to 12th Grade44310.91%
High School Graduate1,51937.40%
Some College95623.54%
Associates Degree832.04%
Bachelors Degree1654.06%
Graduate Degree411.01%
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Willis Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Willis Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,2111,907142
Hispanic1,31139264
Black397387
2+ Races1288141
Asian64
Other Race5319
Native American1919

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 32.03%.

Willis Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,284$33,547$18,100
Less Than 9th Grade$19,573$30,616$17,732
High School Graduate$25,982$32,159$20,042
Some College$35,089$36,583$30,721
Bachelors Degree$$$2,500
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,284

Average Earnings

$33,547

Average Male

$18,100

Average Female

Willis Earnings by Educational Attainment

Willis Language by Age

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Willis Language

64.48% of Willis residents speak only English, while 35.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.23% of the population.

Willis Language

Willis Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,94858419.81%
Hispanic2,40333313.86%
Multiple3914411.25%
Other533464.15%
Black802202.49%

15.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.01%

Male Poverty Rate

21.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Willis

The race most likely to be in poverty in Willis is Other, with 64.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Willis is Black, with 2.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.93%.

Willis Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater48.73%
Some College19.03%
Less Than 9th Grade18.00%
High School12.19%

Willis Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed27.97%
Female Employed24.62%
Female Unemployed14.81%
Male Employed1.49%

Willis Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Willis Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,912$45,887
Families$45,781$50,051
Married Families$47,245-
Non Families$26,347$35,728
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Income by Household Type

Willis Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.5%

Male Marriage Rate

30.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Willis Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Willis Marital Status by Race

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Willis Marital Status

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217

Number of Veterans

178

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War51
Vietnam39
World War II5
Korea
First Gulf War

Willis Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64111
18 to 3451
65 to 7429
75+26
35 to 54

Willis Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2175.68%
Hispanic906.13%

Willis Veterans by Race

Willis Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Willis Veterans by Education

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66.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Willis Employment by Age

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Willis Employment by Race

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Willis 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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66.97%

Born in Willis

85.59%

Native Born

14.41%

Foreign Born

13.54%

Non Citizen

0.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.59% of Willis residents were born in the United States, with 66.97% having been born in Texas. 13.54% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,0104916.53%
20207,5194916.99%
20197,0284917.51%
20186,537661.02%
20176,471340.53%
20166,437570.89%
20156,380500.79%
20146,3301482.39%
20136,1821472.44%
20126,035611.02%
20115,974621.05%
20105,9121,9274.02%
20003,9851,2213.73%
19902,7640.00%

Willis Population by Year