Wichita Falls, TX Population

Population: 104,197. Estimated population in July 2020: 99,846 (-4.2% change)
Males: 53,657 (51.5%), Females: 50,540 (48.5%)

Wichita County

Zip codes: 76301, 76302, 76305, 76306, 76308, 76309, 76310.

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

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%).

Elevation: 954 feet

Land area: 70.7 square miles

Population

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%).

Hospitals

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

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wichita Falls:

  • SHEPPARD AFB/WICHITA FALLS MUNI (about 7 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Abbreviation: SPS)
  • LAWTON-FORT SILL REGIONAL (about 47 miles; LAWTON, OK; Abbreviation: LAW)
  • HENRY POST AAF (about 52 miles; FORT SILL, OK; Abbreviation: FSI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wichita Falls:

Colleges and Universities

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 (Full-time 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; Full-time enrollment: 3,018)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS (about 106 miles; DENTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 21,673)
  • TEXAS WOMAN’S UNIVERSITY (about 108 miles; DENTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,746)
  • SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 113 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,360)
  • TARRANT COUNTY COLLEGE (about 114 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,454)
  • TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 115 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,032)

Schools

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)

Libraries

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)

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