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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Waco is 139,594. Waco, Texas is the 196th largest city in the US.
Waco is located entirely in McLennan County.
The current population of Waco (139,594) is it's peak population.
Waco has grown 21.7% since the 2000. Waco, Texas's growth is about average. 45% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Waco has a population density of 1,402.9 people per square mile.
|197||West Valley City, Utah||139,110||27.3%|
|201||Columbia, South Carolina||137,541||15.2%|
The total voting age population of Waco, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 93,747. The voting age population is 47.6% male and 52.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.2% of the residents of Waco are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Waco are 70.5% White, 21.2% Black, 3.2% Other, 2.5% Two or more races, 2.1% Asian, 0.4% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 32.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Waco, 26.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 31.7%. On a per-household basis, 18.1% of families are below the poverty line in Waco.
Among those aged 16 and older, 59.7% of Waco residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 81.6% of Waco residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 24.9% have a bachelor's degree and 9.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Waco residents aged 5 and older, 23.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 21.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Waco is 4.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Waco, 12.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Waco is $40,190.
In Waco, 46.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 53.9% of housing units in Waco.
Of all the housing units in Waco, 6.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Waco, 21.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 11,600 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Waco is $862.
In Waco, 75.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.