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Population (year 2000): 104,197. Estimated population in July 2005: 99,846 (-4.2% change)
Males: 53,657 (51.5%), Females: 50,540 (48.5%)

Wichita County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 31.9 years
Median household income: $32,554 (year 2000)
Median house value: $62,700 (year 2000)

Wichita Falls, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Wichita Falls:

  • White Non-Hispanic (68.9%)
  • Hispanic (14.0%)
  • Black (12.4%)
  • Other race (6.4%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Vietnamese (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (12.5%), United States (9.4%), Irish (9.4%), English (7.7%), French (2.4%), Italian (2.0%).Falls, Texas

Elevation: 954 feet

Land area: 70.7 square miles

Wichita

For population 25 years and over in Wichita Falls

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wichita Falls city

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

6.0% Foreign born (3.0% Latin America, 1.8% Asia, 1.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +7,589 (+7.9%).

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Worth, TX Fort (114.0 miles WichitaFalls.WeCompareHotels.com )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (140.9 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: City, TX (5.1 miles Lakeside Valley, TX (6.1 miles Pleasant TX (9.6 miles Dean, Park, TX (11.4 miles Iowa Jolly, TX (11.5 miles) , TX (13.4 miles Burkburnett, TX (13.6 miles Holliday, TX (18.2 miles Scotland,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 147 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 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

Latitude: 33.90 N, Longitude: 98.51 W

Area code: 940

Wichita Falls, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.6%), Retail trade (13.6%), Manufacturing (11.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,647 (+8.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 42,472 (88.9%)

Crime in Wichita Falls by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 3 5 4 11 8 9
    per 100,000 2.9 4.8 3.8 10.6 7.7 8.6
Rapes 56 37 21 31 49 71
    per 100,000 53.7 35.5 20.2 29.8 47.0 68.1
Robberies 122 162 256 246 199 216
    per 100,000 117.1 155.5 245.7 236.1 191.0 207.3
Assaults 431 382 590 710 826 885
    per 100,000 413.6 366.6 566.2 681.4 792.7 849.4
Burglaries 1,030 1,098 1,502 1,726 1,719 1,750
    per 100,000 988.5 1053.8 1441.5 1656.5 1649.8 1679.5
Thefts 3,866 4,135 5,314 5,327 5,208 5,378
    per 100,000 3710.3 3968.4 5100.0 5112.4 4998.2 5161.4
Auto thefts N/A 452 498 481 580 564
    per 100,000 N/A 433.8 477.9 461.6 556.6 541.3
N/A 406.2 542.0 586.9 602.3 635.3

Average climate in Wichita Falls, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wichita

Wichita Falls-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 150% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1964, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 1.0 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 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.7 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.

Birthplace of: Larry McMurtry - (1936-), novelist, Khari Long - 2005 NFL player (Kansas City Chiefs, born: May 23, 1982), Nathan Vasher - 2005 NFL player (Chicago Bears, born: Nov 17, 1981), Richard Mullane - astronaut.


Hospitals/medical centers in Wichita Falls:
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSPITAL OF WICHITA (3901 ARMORY ROAD)
  • IHS HOSPITAL AT WICHITA FALLS (1103 GRACE STREET)
  • KELL WEST REGIONAL HOSPITAL LLC (5402 KELL WEST BLVD)
  • NORTH TEXAS STATE HOSPITAL (PO BOX 300 6515 LAKE RD)
  • RED RIVER HOSPITAL (1505 8TH ST)
  • UNITED REGIONAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM (1600 8TH AVENUE)
  • WICHITA VALLEY REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (300 LOOP 11)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wichita Falls:
  • SHEPPARD AFB/WICHITA FALLS MUNI (about 7 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; ID: SPS)
  • LAWTON-FORT SILL REGIONAL (about 47 miles; LAWTON, OK; ID: LAW)
  • HENRY POST AAF (about 52 miles; FORT SILL, OK; ID: FSI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wichita Falls:
  • KICKAPOO DOWNTOWN AIRPARK (about 4 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; ID: T47)
  • WICHITA VALLEY (about 8 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; ID: F14)
  • ARCHER CITY MUNI (about 24 miles; ARCHER CITY, TX; ID: T39)

Local government website:
Colleges/Universities in Wichita Falls:
  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 4,619; Location: 3410 TAFT BLVD; Public; Website: www.mwsu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • AMERICAN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (FT enrollment: 69; Location: 4317 BARNETT RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.accedu.com)
  • ALADDIN BEAUTY COLLEGE 1 (Location: 1 EUREKA CIR; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Wichita Falls:
  • CAMERON UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; LAWTON, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 98 miles; GAINESVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 3,018)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS (about 106 miles; DENTON, TX; FT enrollment: 21,673)
  • TEXAS WOMAN'S UNIVERSITY (about 108 miles; DENTON, TX; FT enrollment: 5,746)
  • SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 113 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; FT enrollment: 4,360)
  • TARRANT COUNTY COLLEGE (about 114 miles; FT WORTH, TX; FT enrollment: 15,454)
  • TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 115 miles; FT WORTH, TX; FT enrollment: 7,032)
Public high schools in Wichita Falls:
  • RIDER H S (Students: 1,616; Location: 4611 CYPRESS AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WICHITA FALLS H S (Students: 1,524; Location: 2149 AVE H; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HIRSCHI HS (Students: 901; Location: 3106 BORTON ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CITY VIEW JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH (Students: 417; Location: 1600 CITY VIEW DR; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • HARRELL ACCELERATED LEARNING CENTE (Students: 99; Location: 3115 FIFTH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CARRIGAN CTR (Location: 1609 BLONDE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Wichita Falls:
  • NOTRE DAME CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 476; Location: 2821 LANSING BLVD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • BIBLE BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 19; Location: 1606 30TH STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Wichita Falls:
  • MCNIEL J H (Students: 678; Location: 4712 BARNETT RD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • CITY VIEW ELEMENTARY (Students: 665; Location: 1023 CITY VIEW DR; Grades: PK - 06)
  • JOHN G TOWER EL (Students: 631; Location: 5200 HOOPER DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BARWISE J H (Students: 612; Location: 3807 KEMP BLVD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • KIRBY MATH-SCIENCE CTR (Students: 590; Location: 1715 N LOOP 11; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • CROCKETT EL (Students: 570; Location: 3015 AVE I; Grades: PK - 06)
  • FAIN EL (Students: 547; Location: 1562 NORMAN ST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • FOWLER EL (Students: 538; Location: 5100 RIDGECREST DR; Grades: PK - 06)
  • ZUNDELOWITZ J H (Students: 500; Location: 1706 POLK ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BURGESS EL (Students: 497; Location: 3106 MAURINE ST; Grades: PK - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Wichita Falls:
  • THE EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 294; Location: 3801 WEST CAMPUS DRIVE; Grades: PK - 10)
  • WICHITA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 99; Location: 4729 NETA; Grades: PK - 7)
Library in Wichita Falls:
  • WICHITA FALLS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,515,978; Location: 600 11TH ST; 131,688 books; 8,772 audio materials; 2,776 video materials; 480 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Wichita Falls: Milam School (A), Morningside Historic District (B), Oildom (C), Oklahoma Yards (D), Cook Ranch (E), Skyline Country Club (F), Sunshine Yard (G), William Benjamin Hamilton House (H), Kell House Museum (I), Wichita Falls Route Building (J), Wichita Falls Museum and Art Center (K), Weeks House (L), Hodges-Hardy-Chambers House (M).

Shopping Centers: Parker Square Shopping Center (1), Sikes Senter Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Wichita Falls include: El Buen Pastor United Methodist Church (A), Pentecostal Church of God in Christ (B), Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church (C), Pillar Ground Truth Church of God (D), Central Baptist Church (E), Primera Iglesia Asamblea de Dios Church (F), Progressive Baptist Church (G), Emmanual Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Rosemont Cemetery (1), Crestview Cemetery (2), Crestview Memorial Park Cemetery (3), Rest Cemetery (4), Riverside Cemetery (5), Sacred Heart Cemetery (6), Lakeview Cemetery (7).

Reservoirs: City of Wichita Falls Lake (A), Lake Wichita (B), Sikes Lake (C), Secondary Reservoir (D), Denver Tank (E).

Creeks: Pond Creek (A), Plum Creek (B).

Parks in Wichita Falls include: Lucy Park (1), McNiel Junior High School Field (2), City View Park (3), Wichita Falls Memorial Stadium (4), Wichita Falls High SchoolTrack (5), Lakeview Park (6), Scotland Ball Field (7), Scotland Park (8), Southern Hills Park (9).


Wichita Falls compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
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.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • 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.)
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.)

 

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