Wichita Falls, Texas

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Population in 2019: 104,683 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.5%
 
Males: 54,761  (52.3%)
Females: 49,922  (47.7%)
Median resident age:

32.9 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

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

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,861 (it was $32,554 in 2000)
Wichita Falls:

$48,861
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,635 (it was $16,761 in 2000)

Wichita Falls city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $111,200 (it was $60,900 in 2000)
Wichita Falls:

$111,200
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $163,771; detached houses: $157,210; townhouses or other attached units: $192,607; in 2-unit structures: $79,978; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $131,851; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $155,840; mobile homes: $376,379

Median gross rent in 2019: $770.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wichita Falls: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.7%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.8% for Black residents, 21.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.3% for American Indian residents, 31.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 23.5% for other race residents, 26.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Wichita Falls, TX (2019)
    • 63,96861.1%White alone
    • 22,56221.6%Hispanic
    • 12,55312.0%Black alone
    • 2,3622.3%Two or more races
    • 2,2612.2%Asian alone
    • 6480.6%American Indian alone
    • 2030.2%Other race alone
    • 1200.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Wichita Falls detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 234 registered sex offenders living in Wichita Falls, Texas as of October 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wichita Falls is 448 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Wichita Falls by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
9
(8.8)
4
(4.1)
4
(3.9)
11
(10.9)
7
(7.0)
1
(0.9)
5
(4.7)
7
(6.7)
2
(1.9)
1
(1.0)
9
(8.6)
4
(3.8)
5
(4.8)
4
(3.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
27
(26.3)
31
(31.4)
46
(45.4)
46
(45.6)
44
(43.7)
30
(28.1)
36
(34.1)
29
(27.7)
87
(82.9)
85
(80.8)
124
(118.5)
78
(74.5)
78
(74.5)
103
(98.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
169
(164.6)
228
(231.0)
208
(205.4)
157
(155.6)
133
(132.1)
147
(137.7)
150
(142.2)
124
(118.6)
130
(123.9)
109
(103.6)
123
(117.5)
127
(121.3)
139
(132.7)
85
(81.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
286
(278.5)
313
(317.1)
299
(295.2)
306
(303.3)
279
(277.0)
281
(263.2)
284
(269.2)
241
(230.6)
207
(197.2)
211
(200.6)
189
(180.5)
165
(157.6)
165
(157.5)
172
(164.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,291
(1,257)
1,540
(1,560)
1,515
(1,496)
1,277
(1,266)
1,317
(1,308)
1,241
(1,162)
1,259
(1,194)
995
(952.0)
939
(894.7)
899
(854.7)
825
(788.1)
725
(692.4)
602
(574.8)
557
(532.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
4,574
(4,455)
4,797
(4,859)
4,936
(4,874)
4,011
(3,976)
3,710
(3,684)
3,398
(3,183)
3,532
(3,348)
3,277
(3,135)
3,082
(2,937)
2,751
(2,615)
2,646
(2,528)
2,294
(2,191)
2,381
(2,273)
2,394
(2,290)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
420
(409.1)
498
(504.5)
529
(522.3)
330
(327.1)
287
(285.0)
237
(222.0)
230
(218.0)
286
(273.6)
237
(225.8)
171
(162.6)
263
(251.2)
238
(227.3)
251
(239.6)
232
(221.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
64
(62.3)
39
(39.5)
42
(41.5)
16
(15.9)
29
(28.8)
25
(23.4)
6
(5.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.0)
2
(1.9)
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City-data.com crime index in Wichita Falls, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 282 (197 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Texas average:

1.79
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Ancestries: American (9.7%), German (7.4%), English (5.0%), Irish (4.5%), European (2.6%), Scottish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 954 feet

Land area: 70.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,481 people per square mile   (low).

Wichita Falls, Texas map

8,419 residents are foreign born (4.4% Latin America, 1.7% Asia).

This city:

8.0%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,472 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,052 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Tarrant, TX (104.3 miles , pop. 402,130).

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 )

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: +5,669 (+5.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 45,277 (89.0%)

Area code: 940

Distribution of median household income in Wichita Falls, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wichita Falls, TX in 2019
Wichita Falls satellite photo by USGS

Wichita Falls tourist attractions:

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
  • 2013: 93 buildings, average cost: $215,600
  • 2014: 74 buildings, average cost: $232,000
  • 2015: 58 buildings, average cost: $239,000
  • 2016: 71 buildings, average cost: $266,000
  • 2017: 83 buildings, average cost: $252,300
  • 2018: 75 buildings, average cost: $248,400
  • 2019: 92 buildings, average cost: $327,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Wichita Falls, TX residents
Average permit cost in Wichita Falls, TX
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.6%
Texas:

8.0%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Wichita Falls, TX
Historical housing units in Wichita Falls, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +7,589 (+7.9%).
Most common industries in Wichita Falls, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.3%)
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Wichita Falls, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2019
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.4%)
  • Registered nurses (3.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2019
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2019
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.3%)
  • Registered nurses (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)

Average climate in Wichita Falls, Texas

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Wichita Falls, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 57.5. This is better than average.

City:

57.5
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.24. This is about average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

7.24
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Wichita Falls-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 103% 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 592% 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 150.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 196.5 miles away from Wichita Falls center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 143.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 179.7 miles away from Wichita Falls center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 174.3 miles away from Wichita Falls 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 149.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wichita County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 8, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wichita Falls topographic map

Hospitals in Wichita Falls:

  • AMERICAN HOSPICE (4210 KELL BOULEVARD SUITE 211)
  • COUNTRYVIEW COMMUNITY HOME (4666 SIERRA MADRE DR)
  • DNS HOSPICE (2101 KEMP BLVD)
  • HAMLIN HOUSE (1509 P B LN)
  • HOSPICE OF WICHITA FALLS (4909 JOHNSON ROAD)
  • KELL WEST REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 5402 KELL WEST BOULEVARD)
  • NORRIS PLACE (1555 NORRIS ST)
  • OUACHITA ACRES (7752 STATE HWY 79 SOUTH)
  • RED RIVER HOSPITAL (1505 8TH ST)
  • UNITED REGIONAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1600 11TH STREET)

Airports located in Wichita Falls:

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Colleges/Universities in Wichita Falls:

  • Midwestern State University (Full-time enrollment: 4,901; Location: 3410 Taft Blvd; Public; Website: www.mwsu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • American Commercial College-Wichita Falls (Full-time enrollment: 146; Location: 4317 Barnett Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.americancommercialcollege.com)

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

  • Cameron University (about 50 miles; Lawton, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,695)
  • Vernon College (about 50 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 72 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • North Central Texas College (about 80 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)
  • Weatherford College (about 91 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 4,080)
  • University of North Texas (about 92 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 31,694)
  • Texas Woman's University (about 93 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 11,837)

Biggest public high schools in Wichita Falls:

Private high schools in Wichita Falls:

  • WICHITA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 329, Location: 4729 NETA LN, Grades: PK-12)
  • CHRIST ACADEMY (Students: 241, Location: 5501 STONE LAKE DR, Grades: PK-12)
  • NOTRE DAME CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 205, Location: 2821 LANSING BLVD, Grades: PK-12)
  • BIBLE BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 27, Location: 1606 30TH ST, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Wichita Falls:

See full list of schools located in Wichita Falls

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:

  • 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.
  • 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

Points of interest:

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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

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.

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:

CHARLIE WSC (Population served: 117, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-02-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-02-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-15-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-16-2011)

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

  • ARCHER COUNTY MUD 1 (Population served: 1,028, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • RRA DONLEY COUNTY REST AREAS (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
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

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 intellectually disabled
  • 15 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 12 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children

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

For population 15 years and over in Wichita Falls:

Marital status in Wichita Falls, TX
  • Never married: 36.4%
  • Now married: 43.9%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

For population 25 years and over in Wichita Falls:

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Texas average:

13.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Wichita Falls
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wichita Falls, TX (based on Wichita County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant61,669154
Catholic11,6997
Mainline Protestant9,20527
Black Protestant2,95713
Other2,4728
Orthodox1442
None43,354-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
This county:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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.
State:

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

3.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.04 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wichita County:

10.2%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.4%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.8%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wichita Falls:

47.8%
Texas:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.9%
Texas:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wichita Falls:

20.9%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.1%
Texas:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wichita Falls:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.2%
State:

33.1%

General health condition:
Wichita Falls:

55.2%
Texas:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Wichita Falls:

79.4%
State:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wichita Falls, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 202$1,177,528$69,9520$0
Firefighters 149$1,789,829$144,1470$0
Streets and Highways 97$344,372$42,6030$0
Water Supply 85$302,602$42,7200$0
Other and Unallocable 84$275,273$39,3250$0
Police - Other 83$243,027$35,13626$11,459
Solid Waste Management 76$240,148$37,9180$0
Health 74$256,569$41,6065$3,472
Parks and Recreation 73$207,620$34,1298$3,496
Sewerage 51$177,059$41,6610$0
Financial Administration 40$166,696$50,0091$1,603
Transit 26$79,287$36,5949$7,688
Other Government Administration 23$134,077$69,9533$434
Judicial and Legal 18$90,520$60,34714$13,664
Local Libraries 17$56,544$39,9130$0
Welfare 7$20,606$35,3250$0
Airports 6$22,121$44,2427$7,117
Natural Resources 3$13,463$53,8520$0
Fire - Other 3$9,973$39,8920$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$12,006$48,0240$0
Totals for Government 1,120$5,619,321$60,20773$48,933

Wichita Falls government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $20,944,000 ($200.07)
    Sewerage: $2,441,000 ($23.32)
    Regular Highways: $2,071,000 ($19.78)
    Air Transportation: $1,925,000 ($18.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $97,000 ($0.93)
    General - Other: $65,000 ($0.62)
    Housing and Community Development: $13,000 ($0.12)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $23,902,000 ($228.33)
    General - Other: $18,148,000 ($173.36)
    Water Utilities: $16,877,000 ($161.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $15,859,000 ($151.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,675,000 ($92.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,217,000 ($68.94)
    Regular Highways: $6,842,000 ($65.36)
    Health - Other: $6,033,000 ($57.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,274,000 ($50.38)
    Sewerage: $4,767,000 ($45.54)
    Financial Administration: $2,993,000 ($28.59)
    Transit Utilities: $2,785,000 ($26.60)
    Central Staff Services: $2,662,000 ($25.43)
    General Public Buildings: $2,646,000 ($25.28)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,644,000 ($15.70)
    Air Transportation: $1,620,000 ($15.48)
    Libraries: $1,578,000 ($15.07)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,194,000 ($11.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,591,000 ($15.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $2,224,000 ($21.25)
    General - Other: $1,806,000 ($17.25)
    Water Utilities: $341,000 ($3.26)
    Regular Highways: $278,000 ($2.66)
    Financial Administration: $202,000 ($1.93)
    Sewerage: $131,000 ($1.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($0.15)
    Health - Other: $13,000 ($0.12)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($0.03)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $61,395,000 ($586.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,156,000 ($30.15)

Wichita Falls government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $13,394,000 ($127.95)
    Other: $4,101,000 ($39.18)
    Sewerage: $3,738,000 ($35.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,345,000 ($22.40)
    Air Transportation: $2,005,000 ($19.15)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $5,274,000 ($50.38)
    Air Transportation: $3,047,000 ($29.11)
    Transit Utilities: $1,367,000 ($13.06)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,783,000 ($36.14)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,843,000 ($27.16)
    Interest Earnings: $1,674,000 ($15.99)
    Donations From Private Sources: $575,000 ($5.49)
    Rents: $456,000 ($4.36)
    Sale of Property: $80,000 ($0.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $39,520,000 ($377.52)
    Transit Utilities: $432,000 ($4.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $2,189,000 ($20.91)
    Transit Utilities: $517,000 ($4.94)
    Other: $287,000 ($2.74)
    General Local Government Support: $282,000 ($2.69)
    Highways: $224,000 ($2.14)
  • Tax - Property: $35,121,000 ($335.50)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $22,413,000 ($214.10)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,907,000 ($56.43)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,878,000 ($17.94)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,015,000 ($9.70)
    Other License: $151,000 ($1.44)

Wichita Falls government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $186,929,000 ($1785.67)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $173,326,000 ($1655.72)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,603,000 ($129.94)

Wichita Falls government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,621,000 ($177.88)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $66,484,000 ($635.10)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,794,000 ($112.66)

6.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,886 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,028 average AGI)
Wichita County:

0.13%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Tarrant County, TX  0.35% ($36,709 average AGI)
from Clay County, TX  0.31% ($34,449)
from Archer County, TX  0.28% ($51,927)


7.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,783 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.77%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,046 average AGI)
Wichita County:

0.20%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Tarrant County, TX  0.55% ($40,228 average AGI)
to Dallas County, TX  0.38% ($38,424)
to Clay County, TX  0.33% ($45,182)
Businesses in Wichita Falls, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven10Lane Furniture3
AT&T2Little Caesars Pizza2
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Long John Silver's2
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Aeropostale1Marriott1
Albertsons1MasterBrand Cabinets6
American Eagle Outfitters1Maurices2
Applebee's1Mazda1
Arby's2McDonald's6
Ashley Furniture1Men's Wearhouse1
AutoZone2Motel 62
BMW1Motherhood Maternity1
Bath & Body Works1New Balance1
Baymont Inn1Nike3
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nissan1
Best Western1Office Depot1
Blockbuster1Old Navy1
Budget Car Rental1Olive Garden1
Burger King2On The Border1
CVS2Pac Sun1
Carl\s Jr.2Papa John's Pizza2
Catherines1Payless1
Chevrolet1Penske2
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
Dressbarn1SONIC Drive-In10
Econo Lodge1Sam's Club1
FedEx15Sears2
Finish Line1Shoe Carnival1
Foot Locker1Spencer Gifts1
Ford1Sprint Nextel1
GNC1Starbucks2
GameStop3Subway11
Goodwill8Super 81
H&R Block6T-Mobile4
Hilton1T.J.Maxx1
Hobby Lobby1Taco Bell4
Holiday Inn3Target1
Hollister Co.1Toyota1
Home Depot1Toys"R"Us1
Honda1Travelodge1
Hot Topic1True Value1
Howard Johnson1U-Haul6
IHOP1U.S. Cellular5
JCPenney1UPS21
JoS. A. Bank1Vans3
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless1
Journeys1Victoria's Secret1
Justice1Volkswagen1
KFC2Walgreens3
Kohl's1Walmart3
La Quinta1Wendy's2
La-Z-Boy2YMCA5
Lane Bryant1

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.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

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

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Wichita Falls fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 275Number of bridges
  • 5,574ft / 1,699mTotal length
  • $13,103,000Total costs
  • 2,748,182Total average daily traffic
  • 362,201Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,567,870Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wichita Falls, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 111920-1929
  • 101930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 161950-1959
  • 1071960-1969
  • 411970-1979
  • 131980-1989
  • 211990-1999
  • 452000-2009
  • 72010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wichita Falls, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wichita Falls)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 515 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Wichita Falls, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 98 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 265 (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: 621 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wichita Falls)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Wichita Falls)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 203 (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 in Wichita Falls, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wichita Falls, TX - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 528. The highest number of fires - 954 took place in 2008, and the least - 53 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Wichita Falls, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (54.9%), and Structure Fires (32.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wichita Falls, TX
    • 4,92054.9%Outside Fires
    • 2,88732.2%Structure Fires
    • 1,02411.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1381.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wichita Falls, TX

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

  • Hotel At Wichita Falls, 100 Central Fwy, Wichita Falls, Texas 76306 , Phone: (940) 761-6000, Fax: (940) 766-1730
  • Best Western Towne Crest Inn, 1601 8TH St, Wichita Falls, Texas 76301 , Phone: (940) 322-1182, Fax: (940) 322-3457
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 1812 Maurine St, Wichita Falls, Texas 76304 , Phone: (940) 322-8817, Fax: (940) 322-5944
  • Red Roof Inn, 1032 Central Fwy, Wichita Falls, Texas 76306 , Phone: (940) 766-6881, Fax: (940) 723-2957
  • Howard Johnson Plaza, 401 Broad St, Wichita Falls, Texas 76301 , Phone: (940) 766-6000, Fax: (940) 766-5942
  • Travelodge, 1015 Wolcott Ln, Wichita Falls, Texas 76305 , Phone: (940) 761-3400, Fax: (940) 761-1979
  • Comfort Inn, 1317 Kenley Ave, Wichita Falls, Texas 76306 , Phone: (940) 766-3300, Fax: (940) 723-8226
  • Mainstay Suites, 1917 Elmwood Ave N, Wichita Falls, Texas 76308 , Phone: (940) 692-7900, Fax: (940) 692-3530
  • 16 other hotels and motels
All 24 fire-safe hotels and motels in Wichita Falls, Texas
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wichita Falls, TX
  • 57.9%Utility gas
  • 40.7%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wichita Falls, TX
  • 65.3%Electricity
  • 32.3%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Other fuel


Wichita Falls compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Wichita Falls on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the hottest summers (population 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average wind speeds (population 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest daily high temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: legal occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 50,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military transient quarters for temporary residents (population 1,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: legal occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospices or homes for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #2 (76311) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 1,000+)"
  • #47 (76311) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #87 (76311) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average taxable interest for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #101 (76311) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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  • Tommy Slabaugh (8)
  • Ronald L. Chandler (8)
  • James N. Mccoy (6)
  • Thomas F. Long, Jr. (4)
  • Billy Francis Slabaugh, Jr. (4)
  • Louis J. Wilson (4)
  • Phillip Todd Janca (4)
  • Jeffrey R. Lewis (3)
  • Theron J. Kennedy (3)

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