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Wichita County, Texas

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Wichita County, Texas
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 132,230
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 132,230
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 131,659
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 0.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 129,350
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 131,500
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
15.0%
Female persons, percent
48.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
82.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
11.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
2.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
19.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
64.6%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 11,085
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 6.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 56,200
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 60.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $100,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,183
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $450
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $797
Building permits, 2020 187
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 48,356
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.41
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 80.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 13.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 88.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 77.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 86.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 23.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 11.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
18.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 55.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 55.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,051,654
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,400,778
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,991,029
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $15,134
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 15.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $48,650
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $24,872
Persons in poverty, percent
13.9%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 3,023
Total employment, 2019 45,482
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 1,715,851
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 -0.2%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 7,797
All firms, 2012 9,239
Men-owned firms, 2012 5,118
Women-owned firms, 2012 2,560
Minority-owned firms, 2012 1,470
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 7,218
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 1,248
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 7,035
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 209.5
Land area in square miles, 2010 627.78
FIPS Code 48485
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

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., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

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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