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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexWichita FallsTexasNational
Income per capita$24,762$27,828$29,829
Median household income$47,335$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,289$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,880$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$30,421$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$22,616$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level19.7%16.7%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Wichita Falls is 17% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Wichita Falls is 14% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Wichita Falls is 41% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Wichita Falls is 30% higher than the national average

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      $31,553 $47,335 $94,670
      $36,481 $54,727 $109,454
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Wichita Falls median earnings by income bracket

      Wichita Falls employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.5%10.5%
      Manufacturing sector11.5%11.5%
      Financial & insurance services3.0%3.0%
      Wholesale & retail services14.5%14.5%
      Public administration5.8%5.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.7%8.7%
      Education, health & social services12.9%12.9%

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      Lakeside City, TX1,056$86,32456.0%
      Jolly, TX223$76,25037.8%
      Pleasant Valley, TX301$75,00035.6%
      Iowa Park, TX6,370$54,6231.3%
      Cashion Community, TX245$53,5003.3%
      Wichita Falls, TX104,657$47,33514.4%

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      Wichita Falls, TX104,657$47,33514.4%
      Source: The Wichita Falls, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).