Wichita County, Texas Population 2021

Wichita County, Texas's estimated population is 133,076 with a growth rate of 0.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wichita County, Texas is the 37th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 131,794 and has seen a growth of 0.97% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021133,0764230.32%
2020132,6534230.32%
2019132,2304230.32%
2018131,8071180.09%
2017131,6893940.30%
2016131,2953340.26%
2015130,961-1,685-1.27%
2014132,6464540.34%
2013132,1924910.37%
2012131,7018980.69%
2011130,803-991-0.75%
2010131,7949,4167.69%
1990122,3781,2961.07%
1980121,082-780-0.64%
1970121,862-1,666-1.35%
1960123,52825,03525.42%
195098,49324,88933.81%
194073,604-812-1.09%
193074,4161,5052.06%
192072,91156,817353.03%
191016,09410,288177.20%
19005,80697520.18%
18904,8314,3981015.70%
18804330.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.32%
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State
Founded
February 1, 1882
County Seat
2010 Population
131,794
Growth Since 2010
0.97%
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Wichita County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White103,92078.97%
Black or African American13,62310.35%
Some Other Race5,0643.85%
Two or More Races4,4683.40%
Asian3,1092.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,3070.99%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1050.08%
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Wichita County, Texas Population by Race

Wichita County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Wichita County, Texas Median Age

34.5


Total

32.6


Male

37.1


Female

Wichita County, Texas Adults

There are 102,166 adults, (19,043 of whom are seniors) in Wichita County, Texas.

Wichita County, Texas Age Dependency

58.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Wichita County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

63,207

48.03%

Male

68,389

51.97%

Wichita County, Texas Population by Age

Wichita County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wichita County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.3%22.7%
All60.3%39.7%
Male58%42%
Non Family45.9%54.1%
Female44.2%55.8%

60.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wichita County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All48,3562.4160.3
Married21,5313.1477.3
Non Family17,8921.2345.9
Female6,2232.9744.2
Male2,7103.2158

3.03

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Wichita County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,2585.05%
9th to 12th Grade7,0428.35%
High School Graduate26,74031.72%
Some College20,04223.77%
Associates Degree6,7648.02%
Bachelors Degree12,82515.21%
Graduate Degree6,6307.86%
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Wichita County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wichita County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White59,31454,28215,411
Hispanic13,2659,1601,691
Black8,3066,5121,167
Other Race2,9601,828254
Asian1,8411,544971
2+ Races1,5401,315282
Native American79467957
Islander33275

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.52%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.74%.

Wichita County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,940$41,246$27,572
Less Than 9th Grade$23,097$28,937$13,750
High School Graduate$28,662$35,033$21,956
Some College$31,616$40,953$25,542
Bachelors Degree$45,470$54,070$40,511
Graduate Degree$60,160$68,831$52,901

$33,940

Average Earnings

$41,246

Average Male

$27,572

Average Female

Wichita County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wichita County, Texas Language by Age

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Wichita County, Texas Language

86.16% of Wichita County, Texas residents speak only English, while 13.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.42% of the population.

Wichita County, Texas Language

Wichita County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White78,73010,51413.35%
Hispanic21,7104,33919.99%
Black10,2023,62635.54%
Other4,8771,04921.51%
Multiple3,93394424.00%
Asian2,54259523.41%
Native1,14430426.57%
Islander1002727.00%

16.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.96%

Male Poverty Rate

18.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wichita County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wichita County, Texas is Black, with 35.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wichita County, Texas is White, with 13.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.74%.

Wichita County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.04%
High School17.42%
Some College11.59%
Bachelors or Greater5.27%

Wichita County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed48.53%
Male Unemployed22.06%
Female Employed11.65%
Male Employed7.39%

Wichita County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wichita County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,650$63,778
Families$63,857$77,992
Married Families$76,449$90,349
Non Families$27,816$37,282
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Income by Household Type

Wichita County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Wichita County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Wichita County, Texas 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 County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Wichita County, Texas Marital Status

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11,085

Number of Veterans

9,650

Male Veterans

1,435

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3,793
Vietnam3,295
First Gulf War3,033
Korea681
World War II288

Wichita County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 543,250
55 to 642,085
65 to 742,052
18 to 341,865
75+1,833

Wichita County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9,49512.31%
Hispanic1,3168.16%
Black9229.36%
Other Race2336.54%
2+ Races20310.04%
Native American14715.54%
Asian853.87%

Wichita County, Texas Veterans by Race

Wichita County, Texas Veterans by Education

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7.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wichita County, Texas Veterans by Education

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61.8%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Wichita County, Texas Employment by Age

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Wichita County, Texas Employment by Race

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Wichita 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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61.02%

Born in Wichita County, Texas

93.38%

Native Born

6.62%

Foreign Born

3.82%

Non Citizen

2.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.38% of Wichita County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 61.02% having been born in Texas. 3.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wichita 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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