Wheeler County, Texas Population 2022

Wheeler County, Texas's estimated population is 4,750 with a growth rate of -2.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wheeler County, Texas is the 205th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 5,387 and has seen a growth of -11.82% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18805120.00%
189077826651.95%
1900636-142-18.25%
19105,2584,622726.73%
19207,3972,13940.68%
193015,5558,158110.29%
194012,411-3,144-20.21%
195010,317-2,094-16.87%
19607,947-2,370-22.97%
19706,434-1,513-19.04%
19807,13770310.93%
19905,879-1,258-17.63%
20105,387-492-8.37%
20115,446591.10%
20125,5891432.63%
20135,7161272.27%
20145,696-20-0.35%
20155,658-38-0.67%
20165,518-140-2.47%
20175,300-218-3.95%
20185,158-142-2.68%
20195,056-102-1.98%
20204,954-102-2.02%
20214,852-102-2.06%
20224,750-102-2.10%
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Wheeler County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,67090.03%
Black or African American1422.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.35%
Asian170.33%
Some Other Race1422.74%
Two or More Races1983.82%
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Wheeler County, Texas Population by Race

Wheeler County, Texas Population Pyramid 2022

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Wheeler County, Texas Median Age

40.6


Total

37.3


Male

43.8


Female

Wheeler County, Texas Adults

There are 3,866 adults, (1,012 of whom are seniors) in Wheeler County, Texas.

Wheeler County, Texas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wheeler County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

2,479

47.79%

Male

2,708

52.21%

Wheeler County, Texas Population by Age

Wheeler County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wheeler County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male87.1%12.9%
Married78.5%21.5%
All70.3%29.7%
Non Family64.5%35.5%
Female49.5%50.5%

70.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wheeler County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0602.4970.3
Married9753.0778.5
Male1402.4987.1
Female3173.4449.5
Non Family6281.1164.5

2.99

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Wheeler County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2667.58%
9th to 12th Grade43912.52%
High School Graduate1,07530.65%
Some College87324.89%
Associates Degree3199.10%
Bachelors Degree41611.86%
Graduate Degree1193.39%
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Wheeler County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wheeler County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races594011
White2,6382,319487
Native American18162
Hispanic67635235
Asian1717
Black13284
Other Race8933

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 18.64%.

Wheeler County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,155$43,799$21,264
Less Than 9th Grade$22,234$32,431$14,221
High School Graduate$29,440$57,708$19,353
Some College$35,195$51,500$24,375
Bachelors Degree$44,138$47,443$36,250
Graduate Degree$48,182$$47,727

$32,155

Average Earnings

$43,799

Average Male

$21,264

Average Female

Wheeler County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wheeler County, Texas Language by Age

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Wheeler County, Texas Language

81.63% of Wheeler County, Texas residents speak only English, while 18.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.56% of the population.

Wheeler County, Texas Language

Wheeler County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,33645433.98%
Multiple1966533.16%
Black1402215.71%
White3,51537410.64%
Native1616.25%
Other20NaN%

17.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.57%

Male Poverty Rate

20.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wheeler County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wheeler County, Texas is Hispanic, with 33.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wheeler County, Texas is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.90%.

Wheeler County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.01%
High School11.21%
Some College4.48%
Bachelors or Greater0.95%

Wheeler County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.33%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed17.81%
Female Unemployed18.18%

Wheeler County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wheeler County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,036$66,702
Families$57,292$76,046
Married Families$79,861-
Non Families$37,115$42,996
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Income by Household Type

Wheeler County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Wheeler County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Wheeler County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Wheeler County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Wheeler County, Texas Marital Status

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231

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War28
First Gulf War62
Vietnam101
Korea20
World War II13

Wheeler County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 349
35 to 5436
55 to 6446
65 to 7483
75+57

Wheeler County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2106.00%
Black118.33%
Native American15.56%
2+ Races912.00%
Hispanic70.87%

Wheeler County, Texas Veterans by Race

Wheeler County, Texas Veterans by Education

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7.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wheeler County, Texas Veterans by Education

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64.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Wheeler County, Texas Employment by Age

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Wheeler County, Texas Employment by Race

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Wheeler County, Texas 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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65.01%

Born in Wheeler County, Texas

92.60%

Native Born

7.40%

Foreign Born

5.92%

Non Citizen

1.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.60% of Wheeler County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 65.01% having been born in Texas. 5.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wheeler County, Texas Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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