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Wichita Falls is 19th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Size in square miles

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Wichita Falls Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 104,552 31st 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 72.1 19th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,449.3 197th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Wichita Falls Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 7.0% 281st 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.7% 341st 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 12.4% 161st 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Wichita Falls Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 82.6% 173rd 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 20.9% 172nd 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Wichita Falls Rank Texas US
Race - White 73.2% 236th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 12.7% 118th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.0% 33rd 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.4% 113th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 169th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.2% 70th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 18.9% 262nd 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 63.6% 126th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Wichita Falls Rank Texas US
Female residents 48.2% 364th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.9% 249th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Wichita Falls Rank Texas US
Housing units 43,632 28th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 23.8% 97th 24.0% 25.9%
Households 37,623 30th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 60.9% 272nd 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $90,500 238th $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.4 354th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Wichita Falls Rank Texas US
Income per capita $22,426 178th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $42,559 222nd $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 15.7% 212th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Wichita Falls Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 8,750 33rd 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,597,340 35th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $15,717 139th $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $230,999 28th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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