Wichita County, Texas (TX)

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County population in 2012: 131,559 (89% urban, 11% rural); it was 131,664 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 17,752
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 12,467
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 30,192
Renter-occupied apartments: 18,797 (it was 18,249 in 2000)
% of renters here:

38%
State:

36%

Land area: 628 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 208 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Wichita County: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.2%), Educational, health and social services (13.3%), Retail trade (12.9%), Construction (12.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 28%
  • Government: 33%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Wichita County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (68.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (16.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (10.1%)
  • Asian alone (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  33.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 67,438  (51.0%)
Females: 64,062  (49.0%)
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Wichita County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Wichita County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,525 ($33,780 in 1999)

This county:

$43525
Texas:

$51704

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $589 (lower quartile is $440, upper quartile is $757)
This county:

$589
State:

$711


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $88,100 (it was $59,700 in 2000)
Wichita:

$88,100
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $53,600 - $145,100

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $121,234
Here:

$121,234
State:

$188,898

Townhouses or other attached units: $114,531
Here:

$114,531
State:

$180,420

In 2-unit structures: $75,066
Here:

$75,066
State:

$130,111

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $86,684
Here:

$86,684
State:

$130,946

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $233,099
Here:

$233,099
State:

$183,324

Mobile homes: $39,274
Here:

$39,274
State:

$60,009

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $36,622
Here:

$36,622
State:

$67,181
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,120
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $388

Institutionalized population: 5,452

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Health of residents in Wichita County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.3. This is significantly worse than average.
64.2% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
45.7% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
98.7% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
65.4% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 196 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 161 pounds. This is more than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 209 buildings, average cost: $175,900
  • 2008: 140 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2009: 161 buildings, average cost: $172,100

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,951 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,196 (1.8%)

Wichita County household income distribution in 2009 Wichita County home values distribution Wichita County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.1%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.8% for Black residents, 38.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.5% for American Indian residents, 21.2% for other race residents, 20.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.1%
Wichita County:

20.1%
Texas:

17.5%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.5% for Black residents, 38.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.2% for American Indian residents, 20.0% for other race residents, 20.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 34 years old
(Males: 31 years old, Females: 36 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38 years old, Black residents: 29 years old, American Indian residents: 34 years old, Asian residents: 40 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Area name: Wichita Falls, TX MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wichita County is $459 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $547 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $768 a month.

Cities in this county include: Wichita Falls, Burkburnett, Iowa Park, Electra, Pleasant Valley, Cashion Community.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Wichita County: Rathgeber Ranch (A), Seventy-seven Ranch (B), Vogtsberger Ranch (C), Burkburnett Water Supply (D), Electra Water Supply (E), Boerne Public Library (F), Kendall County Library System (G), Lake Kickapoo Volunteer Fire Department (H), Cameron Gardens Volunteer Fire Department (I), Kamay Volunteer Fire and Emergency Medical Services (J), Wichita East Volunteer Fire Department (K), Wichita West Volunteer Fire Department (L), Wichita Valley Community House (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wichita County include: Clara Church (A), Friberg Cooper Church (B), Hillside Baptist Church (C), Pecanway Baptist Church (D), Cornerstone Pentecostal Church of God (E), Camp Chaparral Baptist Assembly Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evart Cemetery (1), Beaver Creek Cemetery (2), East Lawn Cemetery (3), Highland Memorial Gardens (4), Mount Carmel Cemetery (5), Clara Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Crumpler Lake (A), Netherly Lake (B), Kay-Bub Lake (C), Twin Lakes (D), North Fork Buffalo Creek Reservoir (E), Reilly Lake (F), Barbour-Kitchell Lake (G), Dickinson Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Bluff Creek (A), Blackberry Creek (B), Antelope Creek (C), Beaver Creek (D), Wolf Creek (E), Stevens Creek (F), West Fork Pond Creek (G), Whisky Creek (H), Adams Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Wichita County include: Burnett Park (1), Freeman Park (2), Perkins Reservation (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Archer County , Baylor County , Cotton County, Oklahoma , Clay County , Tillman County, Oklahoma , Wilbarger County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.6%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 8,736
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 6,731 (43% naturalized citizens)

Wichita County:

5.1%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,608
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,147
  • 1985 to 1989: 810
  • 1980 to 1984: 1,005
  • 1975 to 1979: 825
  • 1970 to 1974: 387
  • 1970 to 1974: 276
  • 1965 to 1969: 673

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 96.0%

Wichita County marital status for males Wichita County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Wichita County with a mortgage: 15,228 (369 second mortgage, 855 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 11,383

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wichita County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant61,669154
Catholic11,6997
Mainline Protestant9,20527
Black Protestant2,95713
Other2,4728
Orthodox1442
None43,354-
Wichita County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Wichita County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
This 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.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 90
This county:

7.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wichita County:

10.2%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Wichita County:

26.4%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.8%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Wichita County:

Average size of farms: 498 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $26,121
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $97.80
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 48.61%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $30,097
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 27.58%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.11%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $31,002
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.40%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.95
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.10%
All wheat for grain: 53650 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 9254 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 222 acres

Tornado activity:

Wichita County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 1160953.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 9 fatalities and 148 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/3/1964, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado killed 7 people and injured 111 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wichita County-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 139.0 miles away from Wichita County center
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 59.2 miles away from the county center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 134.3 miles away from the county 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 82.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 376.1 miles away from Wichita County center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 282.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent 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).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (40%)
  • Vietnam (9%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • India (4%)
  • Other Caribbean (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wichita County (%):

  • United States or American (15%)
  • German (13%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

Wichita County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 47,643 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 6,856 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 226 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 7 (0%)
  • Taxi: 39 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 104 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 94 (0%)
  • Walked: 4,512 (7%)
  • Other means: 523 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,166 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Wichita County, Texas in 2000:

  • 4,652 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 3,654 people in state prisons
  • 916 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
  • 123 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

People in group quarters in Wichita County, Texas in 2010:

  • 5,487 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 3,627 people in state prisons
  • 1,190 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 802 people in college/university student housing
  • 553 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 135 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
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,356.

7.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,536 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.41%
Texas average:

7.14%


0.22% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,206 average AGI)
Wichita County:

0.22%
Texas average:

0.08%

3.47% relocated from other counties in Texas ($15,319 average AGI)
3.72% relocated from other states ($18,012 average AGI)
Wichita County:

3.72%
Texas average:

2.49%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Archer County, TX  0.44% ($33,952 average AGI)
from Clay County, TX  0.35% ($31,908)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.31% ($34,289)
from Dallas County, TX  0.27% ($26,061)
from Wilbarger County, TX  0.15% ($33,076)
from Denton County, TX  0.13% ($30,589)
from Bexar County, TX  0.13% ($34,815)


9.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,480 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.27%
Texas average:

6.69%


0.49% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,840 average AGI)
Wichita County:

0.49%
Texas average:

0.10%

4.30% relocated to other counties in Texas ($17,854 average AGI)
4.48% relocated to other states ($17,786 average AGI)
Wichita County:

4.48%
Texas average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tarrant County, TX  0.51% ($37,487 average AGI)
to Bexar County, TX  0.47% ($45,306)
to Dallas County, TX  0.36% ($31,363)
to Clay County, TX  0.29% ($35,031)
to Archer County, TX  0.27% ($41,892)
to Denton County, TX  0.20% ($39,944)
to Harris County, TX  0.18% ($32,228)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.7
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 14.0

Births per 1000 population in Wichita County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 9.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Wichita County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Wichita County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 19,463 (16,858 aged, 2,605 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.14
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 16719.16
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 361.290
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 76680.99

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1537.010
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1086.630
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9.53

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 42.67
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 89.76

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7.15

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 64.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 40.6
  • Other - 24.1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 131.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 73.5
  • Suffocation - 26.3
  • Poisoning - 25.2
  • Other - 6.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 119,483

Size of family households: 13,909 2-persons, 7,540 3-persons, 5,806 4-persons, 2,793 5-persons, 1,020 6-persons, 595 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 14,362 1-person, 2,423 2-persons, 367 3-persons, 150 4-persons, 31 5-persons, 16 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

21,676 married couples with children.
7,874 single-parent households (1,512 men, 6,362 women).

87.7% of residents of Wichita County speak English at home.
8.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,210,379,000 ($9507 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $546,548,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $394,270,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $155,190,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,968,000
Federal grants: $128,333,000
Federal procurement contracts: $173,331,000 ($146,143,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $354,288,000 ($330,911,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,054,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $88,573,000
Federal Government insurance: $161,049,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 9,798
Here:

78 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,736
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,298
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -9,973
Here -79 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Wichita County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.35 millions of gallons per day (48% from ground, 52% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 416
  • 2000 to 2004: 5,146
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,647
  • 1980 to 1989: 5,666
  • 1970 to 1979: 10,113
  • 1960 to 1969: 9,431
  • 1950 to 1959: 8,030
  • 1940 to 1949: 3,986
  • 1939 or earlier: 7,328
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wichita County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 39
  • 2 rooms: 229
  • 3 rooms: 886
  • 4 rooms: 2,842
  • 5 rooms: 9,367
  • 6 rooms: 8,586
  • 7 rooms: 4,487
  • 8 rooms: 2,122
  • 9+ rooms: 1,634
  • 1 room: 578
  • 2 rooms: 1,441
  • 3 rooms: 3,551
  • 4 rooms: 4,471
  • 5 rooms: 4,561
  • 6 rooms: 2,356
  • 7 rooms: 882
  • 8 rooms: 230
  • 9+ rooms: 179
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wichita County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 110
  • 1 bedroom: 942
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,890
  • 3 bedrooms: 17,718
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,145
  • 5+ bedrooms: 387
  • no bedroom: 666
  • 1 bedroom: 5,062
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,865
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,862
  • 4 bedrooms: 745
  • 5+ bedrooms: 49
Cars and other vehicles available in Wichita County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 990
  • 1 vehicle: 8,240
  • 2 vehicles: 14,410
  • 3 vehicles: 4,957
  • 4 vehicles: 1,195
  • 5+ vehicles: 400
  • no vehicle: 2,272
  • 1 vehicle: 9,407
  • 2 vehicles: 5,367
  • 3 vehicles: 992
  • 4 vehicles: 149
  • 5+ vehicles: 62

47% of Wichita County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 46% lived in Texas.

Wichita County:

47.1%
State average:

51.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $42,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wichita County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (60.5%)
  • Electricity (36.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.0%)
  • Utility gas (52.2%)
  • Electricity (45.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 838
Here:

5.7%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 405
Here:

5.2%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 776
Here:

10.2%
Texas:

15.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Wichita County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $8,287,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,354,000
    Police Protection: $5,776,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,122,000
    Financial Administration: $2,680,000
    General - Other: $2,238,000
    Regular Highways: $2,194,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,356,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,242,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,109,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $399,000
    General Public Buildings: $190,000
    Local Fire Protection: $149,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $103,000
    Libraries: $95,000
    Health - Other: $30,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $324,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $205,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $17,886,000

Wichita County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $3,793,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $727,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,399,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,162,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $508,000
    Sale of Property: $186,000
    Rents: $83,000
    Royalties: $64,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,026,000
    General Local Government Support: $22,000
  • Tax - Property: $22,539,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,384,000
    Other Selective Sales: $748,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $27,000
    Other License: $15,000

Wichita County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,840,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,325,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $956,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $870,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $515,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $86,000

Wichita County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,673,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,845,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,495,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Wichita County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Wichita County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 35 full 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 ORIGINATED845$113,185682$98,7901,196$116,206147$37,6603$217,000372$60,94419$53,947
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED29$119,10345$103,48982$113,25618$21,8330$011$89,00012$67,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED55$103,89188$80,648333$99,072164$21,7071$9,353,00028$54,75019$46,158
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN53$124,30229$81,034201$105,56717$28,1180$016$78,6254$37,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$103,7276$101,50038$91,52610$27,5000$02$74,0006$65,833
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 26 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED79$138,73458$164,3972$29,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$152,7005$106,6001$61,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$157,1433$168,6670$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$158,4003$86,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Wichita County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary81978.4 years
James80772.6 years
John73575.1 years
William66575.4 years
Robert52770.7 years
Charles36672.8 years
George31875.2 years
Dorothy25676.6 years
Ruth25679.2 years
Willie25576.0 years
Most common last names in Wichita County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith46475.2 years
Williams33974.5 years
Jones29675.6 years
Brown29475.2 years
Johnson27475.0 years
Davis27474.5 years
Wilson19175.7 years
Taylor18874.3 years
Moore17375.8 years
Thompson15377.1 years
Businesses in Wichita County, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven7MasterBrand Cabinets3
Advance Auto Parts1Maurices1
Arby's1Mazda1
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's5
AutoZone1Motel 62
BMW1New Balance1
Baymont Inn1Nike1
Budget Car Rental1Nissan1
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza1
CVS2Penske2
Carl\s Jr.2Pizza Hut5
Chevrolet2Popeyes1
Cinnabon 1Quality1
ColorTyme1Ramada1
Days Inn1Red Roof Inn1
Dennys1Rue211
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In9
Econo Lodge1Subway12
FedEx8Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell2
Goodwill4Toyota1
H&R Block7Travelodge1
Hilton1True Value2
Holiday Inn2U-Haul3
Honda1U.S. Cellular1
Howard Johnson1UPS12
IHOP1Vans1
KFC2Volkswagen1
La Quinta1Walgreens2
Lane Furniture2Walmart2
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1YMCA5

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