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Population in 2012: 104,552 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.3%
 

Males: 54,658  (52.3%)
Females: 49,894  (47.7%)

Median resident age:  32.5 years
Texas median age:  33.3 years

Zip codes: 76301, 76302, 76306, 76309, 76311.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,847 (it was $32,554 in 2000)
Wichita Falls:

$45,847
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,706

Wichita Falls city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $93,500 (it was $60,900 in 2000)
Wichita Falls:

$93,500
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $109,381; Detached houses: $111,688; Townhouses or other attached units: $133,548; In 2-unit structures: $88,837; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $77,596; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $134,230; Mobile homes: $35,901; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $18,037

Median gross rent in 2012: $728.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 76301, 76302, 76305, 76306, 76308, 76309, 76310, 76311.

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  • White alone - 64,286 (61.5%)
  • Hispanic - 21,875 (20.9%)
  • Black alone - 12,369 (11.8%)
  • Two or more races - 3,069 (2.9%)
  • Asian alone - 2,278 (2.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 632 (0.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 48 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wichita Falls: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (13.3%), German (12.6%), Irish (8.8%), English (7.0%), French (1.8%), Italian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 954 feet

Land area: 70.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,479 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Wichita Falls:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wichita Falls city:

  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

7,162 residents are foreign born (4.1% Latin America, 1.8% Asia, 0.8% Europe).

This city:  7.1%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 174 registered sex offenders living in Wichita Falls, Texas as of November 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Wichita Falls to the number of sex offenders is 601 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,042 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,460 (1.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (105.2 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (125.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Lakeside City, TX (2.2 miles ), Pleasant Valley, TX (2.3 miles ), Dean, TX (2.8 miles ), Cashion Community, TX (3.1 miles ), Jolly, TX (3.1 miles) , Iowa Park, TX (3.1 miles ), Holliday, TX (3.4 miles ), Burkburnett, TX (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 150 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 1998: 112 buildings, average cost: $115,100
  • 1999: 165 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2000: 177 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 2001: 190 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2002: 205 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2003: 258 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2004: 248 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2005: 226 buildings, average cost: $173,900
  • 2006: 238 buildings, average cost: $175,900
  • 2007: 153 buildings, average cost: $202,300
  • 2008: 111 buildings, average cost: $201,500
  • 2009: 140 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2010: 119 buildings, average cost: $199,100
  • 2011: 90 buildings, average cost: $207,300
  • 2012: 105 buildings, average cost: $262,600

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Latitude: 33.90 N, Longitude: 98.51 W

Wichita Falls nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): The City that Faith Built, The Gateway to Texas

Daytime population change due to commuting: -48,794 (-46.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 42,825 (87.8%)

Area code: 940

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Crime rates in Wichita Falls by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 541189694411715
per 100,000 4.93.810.17.78.65.88.84.13.910.97.00.94.7
Rapes 37213149714327314646443036
per 100,000 36.019.728.546.968.241.926.331.445.445.643.728.134.1
Robberies 162256246199216239169228208157133147150
per 100,000 157.4240.2226.0190.4207.6233.0164.6231.0205.4155.6132.1137.7142.2
Assaults 382590710826885445286313299306279281284
per 100,000 371.2553.7652.4790.2850.5433.8278.5317.1295.2303.3277.0263.2269.2
Burglaries 1,0981,5021,7261,7191,7501,7031,2911,5401,5151,2771,3171,2411,259
per 100,000 1067.01409.51585.91644.61681.71660.01257.41560.01495.91265.81307.61162.51193.5
Thefts 4,1355,3145,3275,2085,3785,3864,5744,7974,9364,0113,7103,3983,532
per 100,000 4018.34986.84894.64982.55168.25250.14454.84859.34873.73975.93683.63183.03348.2
Auto thefts 452498481580564552420498529330287237230
per 100,000 439.2467.3442.0554.9542.0538.1409.1504.5522.3327.1285.0222.0218.0
Arson 49313561481156439421629256
per 100,000 47.629.132.258.446.1112.162.339.541.515.928.823.45.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 434.0545.9588.1631.8677.4575.7446.1513.9510.4443.0408.8347.5371.2

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Crime rate in Wichita Falls detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 274 (191 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Texas average:

1.95

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Wichita Falls, Texas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +7,589 (+7.9%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Wichita Falls-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 202% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the Wichita Falls city center killed 7 people and injured 111 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/10/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the city center killed 42 people and injured 1740 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wichita Falls-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 61.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.2 miles away from Wichita Falls center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/2006 at 22:13:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.3 miles away from Wichita Falls center
On 12/17/1992 at 07:18:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wichita County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 7, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wichita Falls topographic map

Birthplace of: Greyson Chance - Singer-pianist, Greg Abbott - Texas Attorney General, Frank Kell Cahoon - Member of the Texas House of Representatives, Larry McMurtry - (1936-), novelist, Ray Farabee - Politician, Tommy Tune - Choreographer, Aaron Taylor (American football, born 1975) - College football player, Bert Clark - Player of and football, Clint Longley - Football player, John Barron (journalist) - Political writer.

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Wichita Falls: Neel E. Kearby, Thomas W. Fowler.


Hospitals/medical centers in Wichita Falls:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE NORTH TEXAS (Dialysis Facility, 1600 NINTH STREET)
  • 1ST TEXAS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 710 LAMAR SUITE 340)
  • AT HOME CARE LLC (Home Health Center, 1109 BROOK AVENUE)
  • BESTCARE HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 5800 KELL WEST BOULEVARD SUITE 500)
  • BEYOND FAITH HOMECARE AND REHAB OF WICHITA FALLS (Home Health Center, 4007 CALLFIELD SUITE E)
  • DOCTORS NURSING SERVICE INC (Home Health Center, 2101 KEMP BLVD)
  • FALLS HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 1401 HOLLIDAY SUITE 216)
  • GREATER LIFE CAREGIVING SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, 4706 BROOKDALE SUITE 4)
  • HEALTHSOUTH HOME HEALTH AGENCY OF WICHITA FALLS (Home Health Center, 3901 ARMORY ROAD)
  • HOMECARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 4001 CEDAR ELM)
  • INTEGRACARE OF WICHITA FALLS, LLC (Home Health Center, 2733 MIDWESTERN PKWY SUITE 120)
  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, 4007 CALL FIELD ROAD STE D)
  • NEW LIFE HOME HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, 1106 TRAVIS ST STE 130)
  • NORTH TEXAS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 1106 TRAVIS STREET SUITE 130)
  • OUTREACH HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 1411 13TH STREET SUITE 3)
  • SPECIALTY NURSES (Home Health Center, 4309 JACKSBORO HIGHWAY SUITE 101)
  • WICHITA HOME HEALTH SERVICE INC (Home Health Center, 4245 KEMP BLVD SUITE 420)
  • AMERICAN HOSPICE (Hospital, 4210 KELL BOULEVARD SUITE 211)
  • CHANUTE CIRCLE (Hospital, 14 CHANUTE DRIVE)
  • COUNTRYVIEW COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 4666 SIERRA MADRE DR)
  • CUMBERLAND COURT (Hospital, 2114 8TH ST)
  • DNS HOSPICE (Hospital, 2101 KEMP BLVD)
  • EXTENDED LIVING FACILITY (Hospital, 1110 TURTLE CREEK)
  • HAMLIN HOUSE (Hospital, 1509 P B LN)
  • HORIZON HOUSE (Hospital, 3201 SUE ANN)
  • HOSPICE OF WICHITA FALLS (Hospital, 4909 JOHNSON ROAD)
  • IHS HOSPITAL AT WICHTA FALLS (Hospital, 1103 GRACE STREET)
  • KELL WEST REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, provides emergency services, 5402 KELL WEST BOULEVARD)
  • MIRAMAR (Hospital, 2911 AVE L)
  • NORRIS PLACE (Hospital, 1555 NORRIS ST)
  • NORTH TEXAS STATE HOSPITAL (Hospital, PO BOX 300 6515 LAKE RD)
  • OUACHITA ACRES (Hospital, 7752 STATE HWY 79 SOUTH)
  • OUACHITA FLATS (Hospital, 6086 KOVARIK RD)
  • RED RIVER HOSPITAL (Hospital, 1505 8TH ST)
  • SOMERSET HILLS (Hospital, 4515 LAKEVIEW DR)
  • UNITED REGIONAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1600 11TH STREET)
  • WICHITA VALLEY REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, 302 LOOP 11)
  • BETHANIA SUB ACUTE CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, 1600 ELEVENTH STREET)
  • CANTERBURY VILLA OF WICHITA FALLS (Nursing Home, 1908 SIXTH STREET)
  • CEDAR FALLS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1908 SIXTH ST)
  • COURTYARD GARDENS (Nursing Home, 1501 7TH ST)
  • DENVER MANOR (Nursing Home, 608 DENVER ST)
  • DENVER MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 608 DENVER)
  • GRACE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1101 GRACE ST)
  • GRACE PARK MANOR (Nursing Home, 4411 HENRY S GRACE FREEWAY)
  • HEALTHSOUTH TRANSITIONAL UNIT OF WICHITA FALLS (Nursing Home, 3901 ARMORY ROAD)
  • HIGHLAND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 4822 LAKE ROAD)
  • MIDWESTERN HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 601 MIDWESTERN PKWY)
  • MIDWESTERN PARKWAY HERITAGE MANOR (Nursing Home, 601 MIDWESTERN PRKWY E)
  • MONTEREY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 3101 10TH ST)
  • PARK PLACE LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, 1501 7TH STREET)
  • PARKWAY CONV CENTER (Nursing Home, 5105 PROFESSIONAL DR)
  • PLEASANT HILLS NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, 4445 SISK ROAD)
  • RIDGEVIEW NURSING CONV CTR (Nursing Home, 4411 HENRY S GRACE FREEWAY SOUTH)
  • RIVER OAKS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 100 BAILEY ST)
  • ROLLING MEADOWS (Nursing Home, 3006 MCNIEL)
  • SENIOR CARE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER - WICHI (Nursing Home, 910 MIDWESTERN PKWY)
  • SOUTHWEST PARKWAY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 2400 SOUTHWEST PARKWAY)
  • SOUTHWEST PARKWAY NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, 2400 SW PKWY)
  • TEXHOMA CHRISTIAN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 300 LOOP II)
  • TEXHOMA CHRISTIAN CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, 300 LOOP 11)
  • UNITED REGIONAL HEALTHCA (Nursing Home, 1600 EIGHTH STREET)
  • UNIVERSITY PARK NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (Nursing Home, 4511 CORONADO AVE)
  • WICHITA FALLS REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, 3901 ARMORY ROAD)

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Local government website: www.cwftx.net

Colleges/Universities in Wichita Falls:

  • Midwestern State University (Full-time enrollment: 4,383; Location: 3410 Taft Blvd; Public; Website: www.mwsu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • American Commercial College (FT enrollment: 156; Location: 4317 Barnett Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.acc-careers.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Wichita Falls:

  • Cameron University (about 50 miles; Lawton, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,904)
  • North Central Texas College (about 81 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 3,709)
  • Weatherford College (about 91 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • Texas Woman's University (about 92 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 7,446)
  • University of North Texas (about 92 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 24,158)
  • ATI Career Training Center (about 105 miles; North Richland Hills, TX; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Tarrant County College District (about 106 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 15,861)

Public high schools in Wichita Falls:

Private high schools in Wichita Falls:

  • WICHITA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 274; Location: 4729 NETA LN; Grades: PK - 12)
  • NOTRE DAME CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 241; Location: 2821 LANSING BLVD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • AGAPE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 62; Location: 5600 BURKBURNETT RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Wichita Falls:

Private elementary/middle schools in Wichita Falls:

  • CHRIST ACADEMY (Students: 277; Location: 3801 LOUIS J RODRUIGEZ DR; Grades: PK - 7)
  • BIBLE BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 10; Location: 1606 30TH ST; Grades: KG - 10)
See full list of schools located in Wichita Falls, map of school districts: WICHITA FALLS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, CITY VIEW INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Wichita Falls:

  • WICHITA FALLS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,640,573; Location: 600 11TH ST; 147,640 books; 431 e-books; 5,373 audio materials; 4,434 video materials; 24 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 323 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Under churches in Wichita Falls, there should be listed "Jackson Memorial Church of God in Christ"
  • Wichita Christian School is a PK - 12 school and I would like to see the school included under the private High School listings. Thank you
  • Please add the Wichita Falls Church of Christ located at 4318 Fairway to your list of churches. Thank you so much for the service you provide to our city.

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Notable locations in Wichita Falls: Cook Ranch (A), Milam School (B), Oildom (C), Oklahoma Yards (D), Sunshine Yard (E), Skyline Country Club (F), Morningside Historic District (G), Hodges-Hardy-Chambers House (H), Wichita Falls Fire Department Station 2 (I), Wichita Falls Fire Department Station 5 (J), Wichita Falls Fire Department Station 7 (K), Wichita Falls Fire Department Station 8 (L), Wichita Falls Fire Department Station 6 (M), Wichita Falls Fire Department Station 4 (N), Wichita Falls Fire Department Station 3 (O), Wichita Falls Museum and Art Center (P), Kell House Museum (Q), Wichita Falls Fire Department Station 1 (R), Trans Star Ambulance (S), Air - Evac Lifeteam 34 Wichita Falls (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Parker Square Shopping Center (1), Sikes Senter Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wichita Falls include: Faith Church (A), Morning Star Baptist Church (B), Messiah Baptist Church (C), Liberty Baptist Church (D), Jefferson Street Baptist Church (E), Iglesia Libertad Bautista Church (F), Iglesia Bautista Emanuel Church (G), Greater Saint Mark Baptist Church (H), Grace Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Crestview Memorial Park Cemetery (1), Crestview Cemetery (2), Sacred Heart Cemetery (3), Lakeview Cemetery (4), Rosemont Cemetery (5), Rest Cemetery (6), Riverside Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: City of Wichita Falls Lake (A), Sikes Lake (B), Denver Tank (C), Secondary Reservoir (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Pond Creek (A), Plum Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Wichita Falls include: Loch Lomond Park (1), Lakeview Park (2), Lamar Park (3), Kiwanis Park (4), Jaycee Park (5), Jefferson Park (6), Hursh Park (7), Southern Hills Park (8), Rotary Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: A Visit with Mark Twain (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 3515 Grant Street) (1), Castaway Cove Waterpark (Water Parks & Slides; 1000 Central Freeway East) (2), River Bend Nature Center (Nature Centers; 2200 3rd Street) (3), Cc's Gameroom (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1210 North Rosewood Avenue) (4), Field of Honor Paintball Games (2317 Hampton Road) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Circle Inn (3153 5th Street) (1), Best Western Wichita Falls Inn (1032 Central Freeway) (2), Catalina Motel & Coffee Shop (1108 East Scott Avenue) (3), Budget Inn Motel (914 East Scott Avenue) (4), Best Western Northtown Inn (1317 Kenley Avenue) (5), Best Western Towne Crest Inn (1601 8th St) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Wichita Appraisal District (600 Scott Avenue) (1), United States Government - Pretrial Services Agency- Judicial Branch-United States Co (Federal Building) (2), United States Government - Judicial Branch-United States Courts- Interior Depart (Federal Building) (3), United States Government - Federal Bureau Of Investigation (2301 Kell Boulevard) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Wichita County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wichita Falls and their reported violations in the past:

ARROWHEAD LAKE LOTS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1643, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-18-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-18-2005), St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-13-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-18-2005), St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-13-2006)
  • 11 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: SWTR
CHARLIE WSC (Population served: 122, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2000 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Nitrate
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2000 and JUN-2000, Contaminant: Nitrate
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2000 and MAR-2000, Contaminant: Nitrate
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Nitrate
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Nitrate
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Nitrate
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-1997 and DEC-1997, Contaminant: Nitrate

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wichita Falls that have no violations reported:

  • ARCHER COUNTY MUD 1 (Population served: 873, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.6%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Wichita Falls, TX

People in group quarters in Wichita Falls in 2010:

  • 5,487 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 3,627 people in state prisons
  • 1,072 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 802 people in college/university student housing
  • 553 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 125 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 97 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 32 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 25 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 25 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 18 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 14 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 11 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Wichita Falls in 2000:

  • 4,652 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 3,654 people in state prisons
  • 765 people in nursing homes
  • 653 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 493 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 249 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 105 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 75 people in other group homes
  • 69 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 69 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 55 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 44 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 42 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 37 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 31 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 12 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children

Wichita Falls compared to Texas state average:

Wichita Falls, Texas environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Arenas or stadiums:

  • Gerald Stockton Court. Midwestern State University.
  • Kay Yeager Coliseum. Capacity: 10,000.

Banks with most branches in Wichita Falls (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Wichita Falls Fairway Branch, Jacksboro Highway Branch, Kell Branch, Wichita Falls Downtown Branch, Southwest Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Scott Street Drive-Up Branch, Elliot Street Drive-Up Branch, Wichita Falls Main Branch, Southwest Tower Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Citibank, National Association: 3710 Fairway Boulevard Branch, Elmwood Avenue Drive-Thru, Wichita Falls Branch. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • American National Bank: Downtown Wichita Falls Branch, Elmwood Branch, at 2732a Midwestern Parkway. Info updated 2007/09/14: Bank assets: $467.3 mil, Deposits: $400.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Ameribancshares, Inc.
  • First National Bank Texas: Greenbriar Banking Center - Rc 827, Wichita Falls Central Bkg Center - R, Wichita Falls Lawrence Bkg Center -. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Bank: Midwestern Branch, Wichita Falls Branch, Wichita Falls - Downtown Branch. Info updated 2009/08/03: Bank assets: $254.0 mil, Deposits: $209.1 mil, headquarters in Burkburnett, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First Burkburnett Bancshares, Inc.
  • Fidelity Bank: at 2525 Kell Boulevard, Suite 100, branch established on 2003/09/09; Wichita Falls Downtown Branch at 909 8th Street, Suite 101, branch established on 2006/09/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $248.1 mil, Deposits: $225.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Fb Bancshares, Inc.
  • State National Bank of Texas: Wichita Falls Branch at 2618 Iowa Park Road, branch established on 1994/07/05; Jacksboro Highway Branch at 4301 Jacksboro Highway, branch established on 1999/10/21. Info updated 2007/05/08: Bank assets: $207.1 mil, Deposits: $186.6 mil, headquarters in Iowa Park, TX, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: North Central Texas Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Wichita Falls Main Bnking Ctr Branch at 2733 Midwestern Parkway, branch established on 1995/07/31; Wichita Falls Motor Branch at 810 Lamar Street, branch established on 1992/06/30. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • 5 other banks with 6 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Wichita Falls, Texas:

  • La Quinta Inn #516 Wichita Falls, 1128 Central Fwy N, Wichita Falls, TX 76305 , Phone: (940) 322-6971, Fax: (940) 723-2573
  • Hotel At Wichita Falls, 100 Central Fwy, Wichita Falls, TX 76306 , Phone: (940) 761-6000, Fax: (940) 766-1730
  • Best Western Towne Crest Inn, 1601 8TH St, Wichita Falls, TX 76301 , Phone: (940) 322-1182, Fax: (940) 322-3457
  • Motel 6 #0130 Wichita Falls, 1812 Maurine St, Wichita Falls, TX 76304 , Phone: (940) 322-8817, Fax: (940) 322-5944
  • Ramada Limited, 3209 NW Fwy, Wichita Falls, TX 76305 , Phone: (800) 272-6232
  • Red Roof Inn, 1032 Central Fwy, Wichita Falls, TX 76306 , Phone: (940) 723-2957, Fax: (940) 723-2957
  • Howard Johnson Plaza, 401 Broad St, Wichita Falls, TX 76301 , Phone: (940) 766-6000, Fax: (940) 766-5942
  • Comfort Inn, 1750 Mauring St, Wichita Falls, TX 76304 , Phone: (940) 322-2477
  • 16 other hotels and motels
All 24 fire-safe hotels and motels in Wichita Falls, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Wichita Falls travel time to work - commute


Wichita Falls mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wichita Falls city (based on Wichita County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.28%
Here62.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents52.9%15.4%8.8%5.1%3.1%
Congregations26.9%4.4%9.4%10.6%8.8%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.8%2.3%1.9%1.4%6.5%
Congregations3.1%3.1%3.8%1.9%28.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Wichita County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Wichita County:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Wichita County:

3.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 90
Here:

7.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Wichita County:

26.4%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.8%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 22$98,609$53,7870$0
Other Government Administration 21$64,224$36,6990$0
Judicial and Legal 19$66,017$41,6950$0
Police Protection - Officers 174$899,484$62,0330$0
Police - Other 112$308,477$33,0510$0
Firefighters 148$567,054$45,9770$0
Fire - Other 5$21,011$50,4260$0
Streets and Highways 73$170,894$28,0920$0
Airports 6$12,908$25,8160$0
Water Transport and Terminals 1$2,776$33,3120$0
Health 29$116,556$48,2300$0
Solid Waste Management 74$181,176$29,3800$0
Sewerage 50$140,111$33,6270$0
Parks and Recreation 56$125,853$26,9690$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 18$59,269$39,5130$0
Water Supply 75$185,874$29,7400$0
Transit 19$46,620$29,4440$0
Local Libraries 20$55,199$33,1190$0
Other and Unallocable 209$554,111$31,8150$0
Totals for Government 1,131$3,676,223$39,0050$0

Wichita Falls government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $29,566,000 ($282.79)
    Police Protection: $5,741,000 ($54.91)
    Air Transportation: $3,007,000 ($28.76)
    Housing and Community Development: $559,000 ($5.35)
    General - Other: $41,000 ($0.39)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $21,172,000 ($202.50)
    Police Protection: $16,495,000 ($157.77)
    Water Utilities: $12,398,000 ($118.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,178,000 ($97.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,555,000 ($72.26)
    Regular Highways: $6,211,000 ($59.41)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,864,000 ($56.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,614,000 ($44.13)
    Health - Other: $4,339,000 ($41.50)
    Sewerage: $3,296,000 ($31.52)
    Central Staff Services: $2,286,000 ($21.86)
    Financial Administration: $1,754,000 ($16.78)
    Libraries: $1,470,000 ($14.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,431,000 ($13.69)
    General Public Buildings: $1,425,000 ($13.63)
    Transit Utilities: $1,408,000 ($13.47)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $830,000 ($7.94)
    Air Transportation: $519,000 ($4.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $799,000 ($7.64)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $2,323,000 ($22.22)
    General - Other: $2,143,000 ($20.50)
    Regular Highways: $1,095,000 ($10.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,042,000 ($9.97)
    Sewerage: $778,000 ($7.44)
    Central Staff Services: $543,000 ($5.19)
    Police Protection: $81,000 ($0.77)
    Financial Administration: $72,000 ($0.69)
    Health - Other: $65,000 ($0.62)
    Housing and Community Development: $36,000 ($0.34)
    Libraries: $31,000 ($0.30)
    Air Transportation: $16,000 ($0.15)
    Transit Utilities: $15,000 ($0.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $42,994,000 ($411.22)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,081,000 ($77.29)

Wichita Falls government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $9,134,000 ($87.36)
    All Other: $5,453,000 ($52.16)
    Sewerage: $5,135,000 ($49.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $849,000 ($8.12)
    Air Transportation: $717,000 ($6.86)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $6,826,000 ($65.29)
    Air Transportation: $2,861,000 ($27.36)
    Transit Utilities: $658,000 ($6.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $711,000 ($6.80)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,726,000 ($45.20)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,162,000 ($20.68)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,038,000 ($19.49)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,343,000 ($12.85)
    Rents: $316,000 ($3.02)
    Sale of Property: $42,000 ($0.40)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($0.02)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $25,073,000 ($239.81)
    Transit Utilities: $162,000 ($1.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $2,610,000 ($24.96)
    Transit Utilities: $263,000 ($2.52)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $23,794,000 ($227.58)
    Property: $22,844,000 ($218.49)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,192,000 ($49.66)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,427,000 ($13.65)
    Public Utility License: $1,217,000 ($11.64)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $909,000 ($8.69)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $205,000 ($1.96)
    Other License: $91,000 ($0.87)

Wichita Falls government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $185,534,000 ($1774.56)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $178,267,000 ($1705.06)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,338,000 ($213.65)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,071,000 ($144.15)

Wichita Falls government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $148,803,000 ($1423.24)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,829,000 ($160.96)

9.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,114 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.03%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.48% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,834 average AGI)
Wichita County:

0.48%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Clay County, TX  0.42% ($46,438 average AGI)
from Archer County, TX  0.40% ($29,724)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.30% ($30,558)


10.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,359 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.02%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.65% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,853 average AGI)
Wichita County:

0.65%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Tarrant County, TX  0.49% ($36,019 average AGI)
to Archer County, TX  0.33% ($39,368)
to Clay County, TX  0.32% ($36,571)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wichita Falls:

  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wichita Falls:

  • KWFS-FM (102.3 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLUR (99.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQXC-FM (103.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMOC (89.5 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN SERVICE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KTEO (90.5 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)
  • KBZS (106.3 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K202DR (88.3 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KMCU (88.7 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CAMERON UNIVERSITY)
  • K211ED (90.1 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNIN-FM (92.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYYI (104.7 FM; BURKBURNETT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KWRD-FM (100.7 FM; HIGHLAND VILLAGE, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KOLI (94.9 FM; ELECTRA, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Wichita Falls:

  • KAUZ-TV (Channel 6; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF WICHITA FALLS, LLC)
  • KFDX-TV (Channel 3; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF WICHITA FALLS, L.L.C.)
  • K24AD (Channel 24; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K20DN (Channel 20; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAMILY NETWORK TV, INC.)
  • K26DL (Channel 26; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KJBO-LP (Channel 35; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K22FE (Channel 22; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • K30DJ (Channel 30; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • KSWO-TV (Channel 7; LAWTON, OK; Owner: KSWO TELEVISION COMPANY, INC.)
  • KJTL (Channel 18; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K47DK (Channel 47; GRANDFIELD, OK; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Wichita Falls fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wichita Falls)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 351 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Wichita Falls, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 90 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 213 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 515 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wichita Falls)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Wichita Falls)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 207 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 17 full and 12 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED435$111,565401$102,401641$122,61579$42,4502$213,020215$63,3263$61,220
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$125,89524$107,77744$117,44912$19,7050$06$91,6524$59,033
APPLICATIONS DENIED26$103,41550$82,353154$101,60387$18,9741$6,320,76018$59,7003$48,610
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN29$126,55715$84,931103$105,51011$18,6150$09$69,3662$36,085
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$103,4592$67,34517$94,7985$31,8560$02$74,0003$41,147

Detailed mortgage data for all 30 tracts in Wichita Falls, TX

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED52$130,04136$160,2152$29,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$159,3083$113,3330$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$132,2332$142,6800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$150,1952$82,8350$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 918
  • Hazardous Condition: 322
  • Service Call: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 11

Incident types - Wichita Falls


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wichita Falls, TX

Most common first names in Wichita Falls, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary66678.4 years
James61672.2 years
John57575.0 years
William52075.3 years
Robert42971.0 years
Charles29672.8 years
George25375.3 years
Ruth22279.1 years
Dorothy21576.9 years
Willie20575.8 years
Most common last names in Wichita Falls, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith35074.7 years
Williams27174.4 years
Brown23875.4 years
Jones23675.0 years
Davis23274.8 years
Johnson21275.4 years
Wilson15576.1 years
Taylor15173.7 years
Moore13875.2 years
White12576.1 years
Businesses in Wichita Falls, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven10Long John Silver's2
AT&T2Lowe's1
Aeropostale1Marriott1
Albertsons1MasterBrand Cabinets6
American Eagle Outfitters1Maurices2
Applebee's1McDonald's6
Arby's2Men's Wearhouse1
Ashley Furniture1Motel 62
AutoZone2Motherhood Maternity1
BMW1New Balance1
Bath & Body Works1Nike3
Baymont Inn1Office Depot1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Best Western1Olive Garden1
Blockbuster1On The Border1
Budget Car Rental1Pac Sun1
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza2
CVS2Payless1
Catherines1Penske2
Chuck E. Cheese's1PetSmart1
Church's Chicken2Pier 1 Imports1
Cinnabon 1Pizza Hut4
ColorTyme1Popeyes2
Cracker Barrel1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Curves1Quality1
Dairy Queen1Quiznos3
Days Inn1RadioShack2
Deb1Ramada1
Dennys2Red Lobster1
Discount Tire1Red Roof Inn1
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In10
FedEx15Sam's Club1
Finish Line1Sears2
Foot Locker1Shoe Carnival1
GNC1Spencer Gifts1
GameStop3Sprint Nextel1
Goodwill8Starbucks2
H&R Block6Subway11
Hobby Lobby1Super 81
Holiday Inn3T-Mobile4
Hollister Co.1T.J.Maxx1
Home Depot1Taco Bell4
Hot Topic1Target1
Howard Johnson1Toys"R"Us1
IHOP1Travelodge1
JCPenney1True Value1
JoS. A. Bank1U-Haul6
Jones New York1U.S. Cellular5
Journeys1UPS21
KFC2Vans3
Kohl's1Verizon Wireless1
La Quinta1Victoria's Secret1
La-Z-Boy2Walgreens3
Lane Bryant1Walmart3
Lane Furniture3Wendy's2
Little Caesars Pizza2YMCA5
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Wichita Falls on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #10 (76311) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #40 (76311) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German Russian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Richard Matthew Ramirez (11)
  • Ronald L. Chandler (8)
  • Tommy Slabaugh (8)
  • Phillip Todd Janca (4)
  • Thomas F. Long, Jr. (4)
  • Billy Francis Slabaugh, Jr. (4)
  • Theron J. Kennedy (3)
  • Billy Slabaugh (3)
  • Randall A. Funston, Sr. (2)
  • Jeffrey R. Lewis (2)

Total of 78 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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