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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Big Wells is 487. Big Wells, Texas is the 13,277th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Big Wells was in 1990, when its population was 756. In 1990, Big Wells was the 11,076th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 13,277th largest city in the US. Big Wells is currently 35.6% smaller than it was in 1990.
Big Wells has shrunk 30.5% since the year 2000. Big Wells, Texas's growth is extremely below average. 94% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|13272||Gilmore City, Iowa||488||-11.7%|
|13277||Big Wells, Texas||487||-30.5%|
|13278||Forman, North Dakota||487||-3.5%|
The total voting age population of Big Wells, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 718. The voting age population is 47.5% male and 52.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.6% of the residents of Big Wells are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Big Wells are 94.9% White, 3.7% Other and 1.4% Asian. Additionally, 97.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Big Wells, 43.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 72.4%. On a per-household basis, 37.0% of families are below the poverty line in Big Wells.
Among those aged 16 and older, 41.1% of Big Wells residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 67.5% of Big Wells residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 3.3% have a bachelor's degree and 1.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Big Wells residents aged 5 and older, 70.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 69.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Big Wells is 13.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Big Wells, 20.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Big Wells is $24,962.
In Big Wells, 84.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 15.9% of housing units in Big Wells.
Of all the housing units in Big Wells, 4.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Big Wells, 13.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Big Wells is $800.
In Big Wells, 53.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.