Income/capita 23%
Household income 20%
Unemployment 38%
IndexWichita FallsTexasNational
Income per capita$22,879$27,828$29,829
Median household income$43,997$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,560$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,163$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$26,749$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$20,317$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level20.6%16.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Wichita Falls is 23% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Wichita Falls is 20% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Wichita Falls is 38% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Wichita Falls is 36% higher than the national average

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      Wichita Falls employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.2%0.6%
      Manufacturing sector11.1%0.7%
      Financial & insurance services1.9%3.6%
      Wholesale & retail services16.9%13.9%
      Public administration8.2%4.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.9%1.3%
      Education, health & social services14.4%39.6%

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      Lakeside City, TX1,023$78,05641%
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      Pleasant Valley, TX380$62,62513%
      Dean, TX545$57,0833%
      Jolly, TX161$52,5005%
      Wichita Falls, TX105,013$43,99720%

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      College Station, TX104,684$36,47134%
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      Wichita Falls, TX105,013$43,99720%
      Source: The Wichita Falls, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).