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Waco city, Texas

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Waco city, Texas
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
143,984
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
143,984
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
140,119
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
2.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 138,486
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 124,805
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
7.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
23.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
12.9%
Female persons, percent
51.4%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
59.9%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
20.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
Two or More Races, percent
14.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
30.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
44.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 7,022
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 10.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 47.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $174,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,590
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $590
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,038
Building permits, 2022 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 52,256
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.52
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 77.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 22.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 92.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 84.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 85.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 27.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 8.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
16.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 60.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 57.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 505,428
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,651,184
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 145,011
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,401,002
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $17,541
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 17.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $47,421
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $26,825
Persons in poverty, percent
24.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 X
Total employment, 2021 X
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 X
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,576
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,360
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 260
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,735
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,852
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,560.7
Population per square mile, 2010 1,402.9
Land area in square miles, 2020 88.73
Land area in square miles, 2010 88.96
FIPS Code 4876000
Value Notes

Methodology differences may exist between data sources, and so estimates from different sources are not comparable.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2023) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2023). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2018-2022 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2022 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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