Wise County TX Information


Wise County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 64,683
Population in Households 63,703
Population in Familes 55,669
Population in Group Qrtrs 980
Population Density1 72
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 23,048
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 17,567
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 26,034 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,801 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,247 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,986 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $148,949
Average Home Value $188,599


Median Household Income $59,446
Average Household Income $75,531
Per Capita Income $27,507
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.45% 1.39%
Households 1.49% 1.43%
Families 1.41% 1.38%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.


Wise County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wise 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 # 55 79th
Population Density1 # 57 78th
Diversity Index2 # 193 24th
Median Household Income # 24 91st
Per Capita Income # 48 81st

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