Wood County, Texas Population 2023

Wood County, Texas's estimated 2023 population is 45,707 with a growth rate of 0.63% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wood County, Texas is the 76th largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 41,964 and has seen a growth of 8.92% since that time.

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Wood County, Texas Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wood County, Texas Population by Race

Wood County, Texas Population Pyramid 2023

Wood County, Texas Median Age

48.3

Total

47.3

Male

50

Female

Wood County, Texas Adults

There are 36,405 adults, (12,045 of whom are seniors) in Wood County, Texas.

Wood County, Texas Age Dependency

85

Age Dependency Ratio

49.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wood County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female22,72850.45%
Male22,32649.55%

Wood County, Texas Population by Age

Wood County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.14

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wood County, Texas Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Wood County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 19.07%.

Wood County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$35,198

Average Earnings

$41,929

Average Male

$30,240

Average Female

Wood County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wood County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wood County, Texas Language

90.59% of Wood County, Texas residents speak only English, while 9.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.97% of the population.

Wood County, Texas Language

Wood County, Texas Poverty by Race

rate

14.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.82%

Male Poverty Rate

13.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wood County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wood County, Texas is Hispanic, with 30.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wood County, Texas is Asian, with 3.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.18%.

Wood County, Texas Poverty

Wood County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Wood County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wood County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wood County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wood County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wood 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.

Wood County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wood County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4,076

Number of Veterans

3,894

Male Veterans

182

Female Veterans

Wood County, Texas Veterans by War

Wood County, Texas Veterans by Age

count

Wood County, Texas Veterans by Race

Wood County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wood County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.1%

Labor Force Participation

44.7%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Wood County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wood County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wood 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

69.42%

Born in Wood County, Texas

96.33%

Native Born

4.14%

Foreign Born

2.87%

Non Citizen

1.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.33% of Wood County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 69.42% having been born in Texas. 2.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wood County, Texas Place of Birth

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