Wichita County TX Information


Wichita County Subdivisions

Wichita County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 134,706
Population in Households 122,441
Population in Familes 97,537
Population in Group Qrtrs 12,265
Population Density1 215
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 50,448
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 32,354
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 56,767 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29,681 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 20,767 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,319 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $95,827
Average Home Value $139,045


Median Household Income $44,750
Average Household Income $62,180
Per Capita Income $24,561
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.28%
Households 0.46% 0.36%
Families 0.35% 0.28%
Median Household Income   0.59%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Wichita County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wichita County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 31 88th
Population Density1 # 30 89th
Diversity Index2 # 136 47th
Median Household Income # 136 47th
Per Capita Income # 108 58th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.