Wise County, Texas Population 2020

Wise County, Texas's estimated population is 73,189 with a growth rate of 3.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wise County, Texas is the 50th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202073,1892,4423.45%
201970,7472,4423.58%
201868,3052,4423.71%
201765,8631,3972.17%
201664,4661,6092.56%
201562,8571,1521.87%
201461,7056931.14%
201361,0125980.99%
201260,4144650.78%
201159,9498481.43%
201059,10124,42270.42%
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%

Wise County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White60,34093.35%
Two or More Races1,6082.49%
Some Other Race1,1831.83%
Black or African American8271.28%
Asian2810.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native2760.43%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1240.19%

Wise County, Texas Population Pyramid 2020

Wise County, Texas Median Age

38.4


Total

37.5


Male

39.1


Female

Wise County, Texas Adults

There are 48,496 adults, (9,502 of whom are seniors) in Wise County, Texas.

Wise County, Texas Age Dependency

65.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Wise County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

32,215

49.84%

Male

32,424

50.16%

Wise County, Texas Households and Families

Wise County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wise County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All76.9%23.1%
Non Family70.7%29.3%
Male59.3%40.7%
Female53.5%46.5%

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,0802.8876.9
Married13,0423.3785.4
Non Family5,5781.2770.7
Female2,5313.8153.5
Male9293.2459.3

3.36

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wise County, Texas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4275.61%
9th to 12th Grade4,0289.31%
High School Graduate14,61233.79%
Some College11,16025.81%
Associates Degree3,4698.02%
Bachelors Degree5,65013.07%
Graduate Degree1,8974.39%

Wise County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White35,38031,7776,753
Hispanic6,4373,777423
Other Race75744268
Multiple Races570499107
Black542442126
Native American26923158
Asian21720858
Islander645925

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 95.85%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 39.06%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,493$49,756$30,194
Less Than High School$26,207$30,521$16,155
High School Grad$34,554$45,659$23,102
Some College$39,852$51,089$28,569
Bachelors Degree$54,341$65,948$47,625
Graduate Degree$60,734$68,947$53,863

$40,493

Average Earnings

$49,756

Average Male

$30,194

Average Female

Wise County, Texas Language

Wise County, Texas Language by Age

Wise County, Texas Language

84.70% of Wise County, Texas residents speak only English, while 15.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.50% of the population.

Wise County, Texas Poverty

Wise County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White49,3184,7139.56%
Hispanic11,9563,04525.47%
Multiple1,6031036.43%
Black5855910.09%
Other1,183352.96%
Islander1241512.10%
Asian28131.07%
Native26931.12%

12.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.68%

Male Poverty Rate

14.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wise County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wise County, Texas is Hispanic, with 25.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wise County, Texas is Asian, with 1.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.55%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.92%
High School11.29%
Some College7.14%
Bachelors or Greater3.83%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.78%
Male Unemployed9.90%
Female Employed7.53%
Male Employed6.08%

Wise County, Texas Income

Wise County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,709$79,497
Families$69,314$88,527
Married Families$82,192$98,902
Non Families$37,337$48,548

Wise County, Texas Marital Status

Wise County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Wise County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Wise 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 45-54.

Wise County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Wise County, Texas Veterans

4,922

Number of Veterans

4,479

Male Veterans

443

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,886
First Gulf War1,135
Second Gulf War1,022
Korea294
World War II164
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,65010.21%
Hispanic3334.26%
Black8712.24%
Other718.16%
2 or More627.87%
Indian5218.84%

$Wise County, Texas Veterans by Education

7.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wise County, Texas Employment Status

60.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Wise County, Texas Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

68.51%

Born in Texas

92.78%

Native Born

7.22%

Foreign Born

4.91%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.78% of Wise County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 68.51% having been born in Texas. 4.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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