Wise County, Texas Population 2021

Wise County, Texas's estimated population is 73,384 with a growth rate of 2.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wise County, Texas is the 52nd largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 59,115 and has seen a growth of 24.14% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202173,3841,7002.37%
202071,6841,7002.43%
201969,9841,7002.49%
201868,2842,4363.70%
201765,8481,3702.12%
201664,4781,6212.58%
201562,8571,1551.87%
201461,7026831.12%
201361,0195950.98%
201260,4244570.76%
201159,9678521.44%
201059,11524,43670.46%
199034,6798,10430.49%
198026,5756,88834.99%
197019,6872,67515.72%
196017,0128715.40%
195016,141-2,933-15.38%
194019,074-104-0.54%
193019,178-4,185-17.91%
192023,363-3,087-11.67%
191026,450-666-2.46%
190027,1162,98212.36%
189024,1347,53345.38%
188016,60115,1511044.90%
18701,450-1,710-54.11%
18603,1600.00%
2021 Growth Rate
2.37%
County Website
State
Founded
1856
County Seat
2010 Population
59,115
Growth Since 2010
24.14%
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Wise County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White61,99393.52%
Two or More Races1,5422.33%
Some Other Race1,0361.56%
Black or African American9481.43%
Asian3380.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native3010.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1320.20%
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Wise County, Texas Population by Race

Wise County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Wise County, Texas Median Age

38.3


Total

37.7


Male

38.8


Female

Wise County, Texas Adults

There are 49,829 adults, (9,851 of whom are seniors) in Wise County, Texas.

Wise County, Texas Age Dependency

65.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wise County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

32,884

49.61%

Male

33,406

50.39%

Wise County, Texas Population by Age

Wise County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wise County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
All77.9%22.1%
Non Family70.4%29.6%
Male61%39%
Female51%49%

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wise County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,3692.9277.9
Married13,6063.4486.7
Non Family5,5161.2470.4
Female2,2413.7151
Male1,0063.4161

3.39

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

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Wise County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6095.87%
9th to 12th Grade3,9248.83%
High School Graduate15,46134.78%
Some College10,94924.63%
Associates Degree3,5067.89%
Bachelors Degree6,04213.59%
Graduate Degree1,9614.41%
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Wise County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wise County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White36,20632,7767,072
Hispanic6,7743,830450
Other Race64236948
2+ Races604557170
Black523441134
Native American27123179
Asian22922075
Islander676231

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 96.07%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 46.27%.

Wise County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,169$51,469$29,300
Less Than 9th Grade$25,756$30,438$15,136
High School Graduate$33,681$48,251$25,050
Some College$41,465$52,430$28,814
Bachelors Degree$60,339$73,286$50,390
Graduate Degree$62,673$71,121$54,479

$41,169

Average Earnings

$51,469

Average Male

$29,300

Average Female

Wise County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wise County, Texas Language by Age

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Wise County, Texas Language

83.98% of Wise County, Texas residents speak only English, while 16.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.15% of the population.

Wise County, Texas Language

Wise County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White50,3454,2668.47%
Hispanic12,4152,61721.08%
Multiple1,542694.47%
Black708365.08%
Other983232.34%
Islander1321914.39%
Native29551.69%
Asian33830.89%

10.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.20%

Male Poverty Rate

12.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wise County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wise County, Texas is Hispanic, with 21.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wise County, Texas is Asian, with 0.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.24%.

Wise County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.10%
High School9.44%
Some College6.65%
Bachelors or Greater3.55%

Wise County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed46.10%
Male Unemployed13.64%
Female Employed6.56%
Male Employed4.72%

Wise County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wise County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,536$82,046
Families$75,083$92,228
Married Families$85,485$101,399
Non Families$36,866$46,706
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Income by Household Type

Wise County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Wise County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Wise County, Texas 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 45-54.

Wise County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Wise County, Texas Marital Status

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4,823

Number of Veterans

4,410

Male Veterans

413

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,796
First Gulf War1,234
Second Gulf War1,007
Korea283
World War II65

Wise County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,346
35 to 541,324
55 to 64892
75+852
18 to 34409

Wise County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,5229.64%
Hispanic2593.16%
Black8812.61%
Native American8129.03%
2+ Races758.64%
Other Race577.61%

Wise County, Texas Veterans by Race

Wise County, Texas Veterans by Education

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6.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wise County, Texas Veterans by Education

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60.6%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wise County, Texas Employment by Age

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Wise County, Texas Employment by Race

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Wise 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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67.73%

Born in Wise County, Texas

92.20%

Native Born

7.80%

Foreign Born

5.52%

Non Citizen

2.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.20% of Wise County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 67.73% having been born in Texas. 5.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wise 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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