Wichita County TX Information


Wichita County Subdivisions

Wichita County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 134,258
Daytime Population: Workers 68,114
Daytime Population: Residents 67,011
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 135,125
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 121,547
Population in Familes 96,785
Population in Group Qrtrs 12,711
Population Density2 214
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $47,125
Average Household Income $65,390
Per Capita Income $25,563


Total Housing Units 56,531 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29,422 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 20,342 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,767 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $101,696
Average Home Value $149,368


Total Households 49,764
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 31,939
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% -0.01%
Households 0.21% -0.03%
Families 0.12% -0.09%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.37%


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, 2017 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 # 32 88th
Population Density # 30 89th
Diversity Index # 136 47th
Median Household Income # 138 46th
Per Capita Income # 114 56th

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