|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wheeler is 1,462. Wheeler, Texas is the 8,794th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Wheeler was in 2010, when its population was 1,592. In 2010, Wheeler was the 8,443rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,794th largest city in the US. Wheeler is currently 8.2% smaller than it was in 2010.
Wheeler has grown 7.1% since the 2000. Wheeler, Texas is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 73% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|8788||Seaside Park, New Jersey||1,463||-35.3%|
|8790||New Haven, West Virginia||1,462||-6.2%|
|8792||South Palm Beach, Florida||1,462||-4.3%|
|8796||North Pekin, Illinois||1,461||-8.6%|
|8799||Castleton-on-Hudson, New York||1,459||-9.7%|
|8800||Columbus, New Mexico||1,459||-16.8%|
The total voting age population of Wheeler, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 853. The voting age population is 46.7% male and 53.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 22.1% of the residents of Wheeler are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Wheeler are 87.4% White, 10.3% Other, 1.1% Black, 0.9% Two or more races and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 44.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Wheeler, 20.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 26.2%. On a per-household basis, 15.7% of families are below the poverty line in Wheeler.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.3% of Wheeler residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 72.5% of Wheeler residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 21.2% have a bachelor's degree and 6.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Wheeler residents aged 5 and older, 39.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 39.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Wheeler is 6.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wheeler, 25.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wheeler is $45,769.
In Wheeler, 69.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 30.4% of housing units in Wheeler.
Of all the housing units in Wheeler, 16.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Wheeler, 11.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wheeler is $677.
In Wheeler, 63.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.