Wichita Falls is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 104,710 people and 31 constituent neighborhoods, Wichita Falls is the 30th largest community in Texas.
The armed forces are a huge part of the life in Wichita Falls, employing 7.75% of the workforce. While it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy, where the Healthcare and Retail industries employ 18.12% and 12.76% of the civilian workforce, respectively.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.38 minutes getting to work every day.
The citizens of Wichita Falls are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.02% of adults in Wichita Falls having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Wichita Falls in 2010 was $22,594, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,376 for a family of four. However, Wichita Falls contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Wichita Falls is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Wichita Falls home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wichita Falls residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Wichita Falls also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.77% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wichita Falls include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Wichita Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.