Wilson County, Texas Population 2024

55,643

Wilson County, Texas's estimated 2024 population is 55,643 with a growth rate of 2.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wilson County, Texas is the 66th largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 43,054 and has seen a growth of 29.24% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202962,9131,4542.37%
202861,4591,4542.42%
202760,0051,4542.48%
202658,5511,4542.55%
202557,0971,4542.61%
202455,6431,4542.68%
202354,1891,4542.76%
202252,7351,4542.84%
202151,2811,2302.46%
202050,051-899-1.76%
201950,9508001.6%
201850,1509241.88%
201749,2261,0242.12%
201648,2021,0212.16%
201547,1811,0342.24%
201446,1479232.04%
201345,2248681.96%
201244,3566871.57%
201143,6696151.43%
201043,054
199022,6505,89435.18%
198016,7563,71528.49%
197013,041-226-1.7%
196013,267-1,405-9.58%
195014,672-2,394-14.03%
194017,066-540-3.07%
193017,6063171.83%
192017,2892231.31%
191017,0663,10522.24%
190013,9613,30631.03%
189010,6553,53749.69%
18807,1184,562178.48%
18702,556-60,357-95.94%
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2024 Growth Rate
2.68% (1,454)
County Website
Wilson County
State
Texas
County Seat
2010 Population
43,054
Area
804 mi²
Density
69 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
29.24% (12,589)
Founded
1860

Wilson County, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White38,76776.95%
Two or more races8,29816.47%
Other race2,0584.08%
Black or African American8031.59%
Native American2360.47%
Asian2190.43%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wilson County, Texas Population by Race

Wilson County, Texas Population Pyramid 2024

Wilson County, Texas Median Age

39.9

Total

39.4

Male

41

Female

Wilson County, Texas Adults

There are 38,465 adults, (8,177 of whom are seniors) in Wilson County, Texas.

Wilson County, Texas Age Dependency

66.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilson County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female24,91149.45%
Male25,47050.55%

Wilson County, Texas Population by Age

Wilson County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All17,3452.8885.614.4
Married12,0053.2791.78.3
Non Family3,3441.1668.431.6
Female1,3293.4675.524.5
Male6673.1782.617.4
showing: 5 rows

3.22

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

85.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wilson County, Texas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wilson County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wilson County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 94.73%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.54%.

Wilson County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$55,042

Average Earnings

$67,376

Average Male

$41,396

Average Female

Wilson County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wilson County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wilson County, Texas Language

78.27% of Wilson County, Texas residents speak only English, while 21.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.4% of the population.

Wilson County, Texas Language

Wilson County, Texas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic20,3352,61712.87%
White27,1382,1778.02%
Multiple8,1831,04612.78%
Other2,03736818.07%
Black7847910.08%
Asian2195424.66%
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10.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.22%

Male Poverty Rate

11.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilson County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilson County, Texas is Asian, with 24.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilson County, Texas is White, with 8.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.58%.

Wilson County, Texas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.85%
High School9.82%
Some College7.52%
Bachelors or Greater3.65%
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Wilson County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed14.47%
Male Unemployed9.62%
Male Employed5.07%
Female Employed5.07%
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Wilson County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wilson County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wilson County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.1%

Male Marriage Rate

61.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilson County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wilson County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Wilson County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wilson County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4,596

Number of Veterans

4,229

Male Veterans

367

Female Veterans

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Wilson County, Texas Veterans by War

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Wilson County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Wilson County, Texas Veterans by Race

Wilson County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilson County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wilson County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wilson County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wilson County, Texas 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

77%

Born in Wilson County, Texas

95.72%

Native Born

4.28%

Foreign Born

2.53%

Non Citizen

1.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.72% of Wilson County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 77% having been born in Texas. 2.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wilson County, Texas Place of Birth

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