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Wise County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 69,984 (28% urban, 72% rural); it was 48,793 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,281
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,360
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,974
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,374 (it was 3,204 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

36%

Land area: 905 sq. mi.

Water area: 18.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 77 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Wise County: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (18.8%), Retail trade (12.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 79%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Wise County, TX (2019)
    • 51,19276.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 13,29219.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,1441.7%Two or more races
    • 8731.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3600.5%Asian alone
    • 2580.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1190.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

38.8 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 35,510  (50.7%)
Females: 34,474  (49.3%)
Average household size:
Wise County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $71,421 ($41,933 in 1999)
This county:

$71,421
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $719 (lower quartile is $503, upper quartile is $884)
This county:

$719
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $243,500 (it was $82,300 in 2000)
Wise:

$243,500
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $124,200 - $356,700
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,731
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $552

Institutionalized population: 980

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 131
  • Burglaries: 267
  • Thefts: 408
  • Auto thefts: 18

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 146
  • Burglaries: 244
  • Thefts: 431
  • Auto thefts: 20
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 109 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 1998: 141 buildings, average cost: $56,900
  • 1999: 136 buildings, average cost: $103,900
  • 2000: 88 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 2001: 87 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2002: 103 buildings, average cost: $94,600
  • 2003: 122 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2004: 173 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2005: 172 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2006: 116 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2007: 109 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2008: 72 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2009: 32 buildings, average cost: $158,200
  • 2010: 26 buildings, average cost: $155,400
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $176,200
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 2013: 64 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2014: 46 buildings, average cost: $158,200
  • 2015: 80 buildings, average cost: $216,300
  • 2016: 70 buildings, average cost: $191,200
  • 2017: 83 buildings, average cost: $191,100
  • 2018: 76 buildings, average cost: $196,200
  • 2019: 94 buildings, average cost: $215,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Wise, TX residents
Average permit cost in Wise, TX
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,036 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,375 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Wise, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wise, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Wise, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.3%
Wise County:

5.3%
Texas:

13.6%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.8% for Black residents, 19.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.3% for American Indian residents, 13.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 2.1% for other race residents, 4.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 38.8 years old
(Males: 38.3 years old, Females: 39.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.8 years old, Black residents: 29.3 years old, American Indian residents: 45.1 years old, Asian residents: 34.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.2 years old, Other race residents: 35.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wise County is $443 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $533 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $651 a month.

Cities in this county include: Briar, Decatur, Bridgeport, Runaway Bay, Boyd, Alvord, Chico, Newark, New Fairview, Aurora.

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

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Neighboring counties: Berkeley County, South Carolina , Pinal County, Arizona , McCormick County, South Carolina , Marion County, Alabama .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.8%
Texas:

8.0%

Unemployment by year in Wise, TX
County total employment by year in Wise, TX
County average yearly wages by year in Wise, TX

Current college students: 1,230
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 6,381 (19.0% naturalized citizens)

Wise County:

9.1%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 7712010 or later
  • 1,4172000 to 2009
  • 1,2271990 to 1999
  • 5801980 to 1989
  • 5181970 to 1979
  • 263Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 50.8%

Wise County marital status for males Wise County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 19,061
  • One, attached: 65
  • Two: 236
  • 3 or 4: 434
  • 5 to 9: 300
  • 10 to 19: 22
  • 50 or more: 90
  • Mobile homes: 4,959

Housing units in Wise County with a mortgage: 9,640 (141 second mortgage, 246 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,323

Here:

52.9% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wise County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,959101
Mainline Protestant2,57211
Catholic2,2802
Other5681
None34,748-
Wise 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: 6
Wise County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Wise County:

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 33
This county:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wise County:

8.5%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Wise County:

29.1%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Wise County:

Average size of farms: 183 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $12,352
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $89.11
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.98%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 77.29%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $18,209
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.21%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.59%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $25,863
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.77%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.16
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.95%
Corn for grain: 709 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 8430 harvested acres
Vegetables: 844 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 3,326 acres

Earthquake activity:

Wise County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 519% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 169.1 miles away from Wise County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 226.6 miles away from the county center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 179.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 198.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/8/2011 at 02:46:57, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 168.6 miles away from Wise County center
On 11/5/2011 at 07:12:45, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 170.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: August 30, 2011 to December 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4029: September 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 4029, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to September 26, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3294: September 10, 2008, FEMA Id: 3294, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 16, 2007 to August 03, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1709: June 29, 2007, FEMA Id: 1709, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas Extreme Wildfire Threat, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to May 14, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1624: January 11, 2006, FEMA Id: 1624, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Wise County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 7, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Wise

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 18,128 (80.5%)
  • Carpooled: 2,322 (10.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 110 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 14 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 358 (1.6%)
  • Worked at home: 1,579 (7.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (78%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (2%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • Cuba (1%)
  • Argentina (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wise County


  • American (16%)
  • German (7%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 518 people in state prisons
  • 276 people in nursing homes
  • 200 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 82 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 39 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 24 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 746 people in state prisons
  • 206 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 28 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $68,042.

9.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($58,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.55%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.95% relocated from other counties in Texas ($50,509 average AGI)
1.60% relocated from other states ($8,168 average AGI)
Wise County:

1.60%
Texas average:

2.52%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Tarrant County, TX  3.31% ($65,900 average AGI)
from Denton County, TX  1.39% ($68,429)
from Parker County, TX  0.66% ($49,993)
from Dallas County, TX  0.38% ($57,376)
from Montague County, TX  0.24% ($43,093)
from Collin County, TX  0.13% ($90,517)
from Jack County, TX  0.10% ($57,545)


7.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,965 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.64%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.08% relocated to other counties in Texas ($38,517 average AGI)
1.56% relocated to other states ($10,448 average AGI)
Wise County:

1.56%
Texas average:

2.32%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tarrant County, TX  2.05% ($51,565 average AGI)
to Denton County, TX  0.85% ($51,353)
to Parker County, TX  0.69% ($36,493)
to Montague County, TX  0.31% ($54,343)
to Dallas County, TX  0.27% ($52,793)
to Collin County, TX  0.11% ($65,000)
to Wichita County, TX  0.10% ($53,636)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0

Births per 1000 population in Wise County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 8.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Wise County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Wise County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 20.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wise County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Wise County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wise County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wise County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wise County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Wise County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,088 (6,017 aged, 1,071 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,932 (20%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Wise County, Texas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (745)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (683)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (576)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (539)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (301)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (301)
  • Congestive heart failure (297)
  • Unspecified dementia (278)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (123)
  • Senile degeneration of brain, not elsewhere classified (74)

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: 1.8
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,389
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 153
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 35,087

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,213
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 806
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 20
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 56

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 117.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 85.7
  • Other - 32.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 69,984
  • Male householders: 11,442 (2,371 living alone), Female householders: 11,440 (2,477 living alone)
  • 14,894 spouses (14,803 opposite-sex spouses), 531 unmarried partners, (531 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 22,855 children (21,161 natural, 1,031 adopted, 663 stepchildren), 1,954 grandchildren, 721 brothers or sisters, 1,637 parents, 180 foster children, 1,521 other relatives, 2,014 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 795

Size of family households: 7,021 2-persons, 2,973 3-persons, 3,639 4-persons, 2,570 5-persons, 603 6-persons, 660 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,848 1-person, 377 2-persons, 191 3-persons.

13,086 married couples with children.
2,355 single-parent households (1,073 men, 1,282 women).

84.0% of residents of Wise speak English at home.
15.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (71% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 1% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (22% speak English very well, 78% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $176,576,000 ($3,179 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,077,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $96,967,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $35,904,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $504,000
Federal grants: $33,197,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,091,000 ($1,500,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,913,000 ($223,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $641,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $28,174,000
Federal Government insurance: $27,574,000

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

Births: 3,499
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,249
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +558
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +6,174
Here:

+109 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Wise County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.37 millions of gallons per day (17% from ground, 83% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.1

Year house built in Wise County, Texas
  • Year house built in Wise County, Texas
  • 2,1142014 or later
  • 9962010 to 2013
  • 6,3102000 to 2009
  • 4,2901990 to 1999
  • 3,7441980 to 1989
  • 2,5931970 to 1979
  • 1,4451960 to 1969
  • 2,3101950 to 1959
  • 5491940 to 1949
  • 8161939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wise County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wise County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wise County, Texas
  • 231 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1143 rooms
  • 3,4204 rooms
  • 4,0585 rooms
  • 4,1486 rooms
  • 2,8737 rooms
  • 2,0118 rooms
  • 2,2349+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wise County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wise County, Texas
  • 501 room
  • 3112 rooms
  • 6263 rooms
  • 8904 rooms
  • 1,0975 rooms
  • 5416 rooms
  • 2557 rooms
  • 1808 rooms
  • 519+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wise County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wise County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wise County, Texas
  • 23no bedroom
  • 2741 bedroom
  • 3,4422 bedrooms
  • 9,6883 bedrooms
  • 4,7624 bedrooms
  • 6925+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wise County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wise County, Texas
  • 50no bedroom
  • 7651 bedroom
  • 1,2802 bedrooms
  • 1,7123 bedrooms
  • 1944 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Wise County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wise County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wise County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 166no vehicle
  • 2,8851 vehicle
  • 7,7792 vehicles
  • 5,7783 vehicles
  • 1,7364 vehicles
  • 5375+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wise County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wise County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 192no vehicle
  • 1,3461 vehicle
  • 1,7082 vehicles
  • 6943 vehicles
  • 614 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

88.1% of Wise County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 88% lived in Texas.

Wise County:

88.1%
State average:

84.4%

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

  • This state: 47,442
  • Other state: 15,754
  • Northeast: 1,598
  • Midwest: 5,012
  • South: 5,618
  • West: 3,526
Year householders moved into unit in Wise County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wise County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 73.5%Electricity
  • 12.5%Utility gas
  • 12.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 74.2%Electricity
  • 15.8%Utility gas
  • 8.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 903
Here:

10.9%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 259
Here:

6.6%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 600
Here:

33.4%
Texas:

14.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Wise County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,500,000
  • Charges - Other: $5,519,000
    Solid Waste Management: $623,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,701,000
    Police Protection: $408,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $169,000
    Health - Other: $101,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,178,000
    General - Other: $6,071,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,741,000
    Police Protection: $5,018,000
    Health - Other: $4,060,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,952,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,563,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,386,000
    Financial Administration: $2,194,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,099,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,030,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $533,000
    Solid Waste Management: $521,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $359,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $293,000
    Libraries: $182,000
    Parks and Recreation: $96,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,521,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,395,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,255,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,140,000
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $2,689,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,431,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,048,000
    Sale of Property: $203,000
    Interest Earnings: $97,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $304,000
    Financial Administration: $213,000
    General - Other: $168,000
    Regular Highways: $164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $31,000
    Central Staff Services: $17,000
    Police Protection: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,051,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,871,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,763,000
    General Local Government Support: $638,000
    Other: $543,000
    Health and Hospitals: $52,000
  • Tax - Property: $32,090,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,646,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,315,000

Wise County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,500,000
  • Charges - Other: $5,519,000
    Solid Waste Management: $623,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,701,000
    Police Protection: $408,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $169,000
    Health - Other: $101,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,178,000
    General - Other: $6,071,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,741,000
    Police Protection: $5,018,000
    Health - Other: $4,060,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,952,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,563,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,386,000
    Financial Administration: $2,194,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,099,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,030,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $533,000
    Solid Waste Management: $521,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $359,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $293,000
    Libraries: $182,000
    Parks and Recreation: $96,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,521,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,395,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,255,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,140,000
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $2,689,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,431,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,048,000
    Sale of Property: $203,000
    Interest Earnings: $97,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $304,000
    Financial Administration: $213,000
    General - Other: $168,000
    Regular Highways: $164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $31,000
    Central Staff Services: $17,000
    Police Protection: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,051,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,871,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,763,000
    General Local Government Support: $638,000
    Other: $543,000
    Health and Hospitals: $52,000
  • Tax - Property: $32,090,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,646,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,315,000

Wise County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,500,000
  • Charges - Other: $5,519,000
    Solid Waste Management: $623,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,701,000
    Police Protection: $408,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $169,000
    Health - Other: $101,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,178,000
    General - Other: $6,071,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,741,000
    Police Protection: $5,018,000
    Health - Other: $4,060,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,952,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,563,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,386,000
    Financial Administration: $2,194,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,099,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,030,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $533,000
    Solid Waste Management: $521,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $359,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $293,000
    Libraries: $182,000
    Parks and Recreation: $96,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,521,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,395,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,255,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,140,000
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $2,689,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,431,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,048,000
    Sale of Property: $203,000
    Interest Earnings: $97,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $304,000
    Financial Administration: $213,000
    General - Other: $168,000
    Regular Highways: $164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $31,000
    Central Staff Services: $17,000
    Police Protection: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,051,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,871,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,763,000
    General Local Government Support: $638,000
    Other: $543,000
    Health and Hospitals: $52,000
  • Tax - Property: $32,090,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,646,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,315,000

Wise County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,500,000
  • Charges - Other: $5,519,000
    Solid Waste Management: $623,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,701,000
    Police Protection: $408,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $169,000
    Health - Other: $101,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,178,000
    General - Other: $6,071,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,741,000
    Police Protection: $5,018,000
    Health - Other: $4,060,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,952,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,563,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,386,000
    Financial Administration: $2,194,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,099,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,030,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $533,000
    Solid Waste Management: $521,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $359,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $293,000
    Libraries: $182,000
    Parks and Recreation: $96,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,521,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,395,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,255,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,140,000
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $2,689,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,431,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,048,000
    Sale of Property: $203,000
    Interest Earnings: $97,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $304,000
    Financial Administration: $213,000
    General - Other: $168,000
    Regular Highways: $164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $31,000
    Central Staff Services: $17,000
    Police Protection: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,051,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,871,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,763,000
    General Local Government Support: $638,000
    Other: $543,000
    Health and Hospitals: $52,000
  • Tax - Property: $32,090,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,646,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,315,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 656
  • Number of aged recipients: 108
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 548
  • Number of recipients under 18: 95
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 405
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 156
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 244
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 264
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 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 ORIGINATED220$140,591229$137,908606$171,70868$42,4411$5,265,000103$129,74885$70,753
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$139,00018$88,55664$141,90614$50,2860$05$107,20021$70,762
APPLICATIONS DENIED48$143,45845$115,689289$180,60294$34,3510$017$93,88249$54,408
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$151,73338$170,026176$153,09735$77,4290$08$117,75023$59,478
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$146,57112$165,75070$133,51426$54,6150$06$103,66719$74,526
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$200,79224$218,5831$178,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$201,00010$248,3002$159,5002$109,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$179,50010$213,0002$166,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$217,3330$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$235,0002$185,5000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wise, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wise, TX - Value
Most common first names in Wise County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James33171.8 years
Mary30178.7 years
William28375.2 years
John26775.2 years
Robert21072.2 years
Charles14571.7 years
George13474.4 years
Thomas10274.0 years
Joe9572.3 years
Ruby9379.9 years
Most common last names in Wise County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith17775.2 years
Brown12279.0 years
Jones8872.9 years
Williams8574.6 years
Taylor8273.7 years
Davis8073.2 years
Walker5675.2 years
Wilson5670.0 years
Thompson5574.5 years
Martin5474.3 years
Businesses in Wise County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Knights Inn1
Ace Hardware1La Quinta2
Arby's1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone2Lowe's1
Baymont Inn2McDonald's3
Best Western1Pizza Hut2
Blockbuster1Quiznos1
Burger King1RadioShack2
Chevrolet1Ramada1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In2
Dairy Queen1Sears1
FedEx8Sprint Nextel1
Ford1Starbucks1
H&R Block3Subway6
Hilton1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn2U-Haul5
IHOP1UPS5
Jack In The Box1Walmart1
Jones New York1Wendy's1