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Waco, TX Metro Area


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2022 population: 283,885   ( 31,113 from 2010)
Land area: 1802.1 square miles
Population density: 157.5 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:154,186 54.31% 4.4%
Black:40,54814.28% 5.7%
Indian:9480.33% 24.1%
Asian:4,9581.75% 51.7%
2+ races:5,2121.84% 59.7%
Hispanic:78,03327.49% 31.8%
Total non-White:129,69945.69% 23.4%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:7,735 13.9
Deaths:6,96612.5
Net Migration: 5,0059.0
Net Immigration: 4280.8
Change in White population:6,510 2.6
Change in Non-White pop.:24,603 9.7




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
252,772
147,67658.42%
38,35515.17%
7640.30%
3,2681.29%
3,2631.29%
59,18723.42%
105,09641.58%

2000
232,093
148,37263.93%
37,12916.00%
7060.30%
2,3371.01%
2,2110.95%
41,17417.74%
83,72136.07%

1990
206,835
146,03270.60%
34,02016.45%
4530.22%
1,4620.71%
n/a
24,86812.02%
60,80329.40%

1980
188,701
139,41673.88%
31,86416.89%
3620.19%
4920.26%
n/a
16,4178.70%
49,28526.12%

1970
164,853
124,52875.54%
26,98116.37%
1090.07%
1470.09%
n/a
12,5427.61%
40,325 24.46%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
33,201 14.3
20,5808.9
2,0440.9
4,9822.1
-696 -0.3
21,375 9.2
1990's
NumberRate
33,790 16.3
21,80110.5
1,8560.9
3,3391.6
2,340 1.1
22,918 11.1
1980's
NumberRate
32,552 17.3
19,976 10.6
6,855 3.6
n/a
6,616 3.5
11,518 6.1
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
13,752 8.3
n/a
14,888 9.0
8,960 5.4

Age, Family & Household Data for Waco, TX Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
34.0
66,492 23.4%
217,393 76.6%
41,785 14.7%
100,484
2.65
65,446 65.1%
46,199 70.6%
7,554 11.5%
35,038 34.9%

2010
NumberPercent
33.2
63,622 25.2%
189,150 74.8%
32,134 12.7%
93,194
2.59
61,877 66.4%
43,510 70.3%
7,754 12.5%
31,317 33.6%

2000
NumberPercent
32.6
61,891 26.7%
170,202 73.3%
30,900 13.3%
85,444
2.58
57,540 67.3%
43,471 75.5%
6,447 11.2%
27,904 32.7%

1990
NumberPercent
31.5
53,908 26.1%
152,927 73.9%
28,914 14.0%
76,667
2.58
52,943 69.1%
41,660 78.7%
5,329 10.1%
23,724 30.9%

1980
NumberPercent
30.5
50,584 26.8%
138,117 73.2%
26,613 14.1%
68,686
2.63
49,359 71.9%
40,817 82.7%
4,209 8.5%
19,327 28.1%

2022 Housing Data for Waco, TX Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units113,577 
Median Value$190,296 
Occupied100,48488.5%
Vacant13,09311.5%
Owned60,89860.6%
Rented39,58639.4%
Median Rent$1,025 
Single-Family Units79,68270.2%
    Detached77,00067.8%
    Attached2,6822.4%
Buldings with 5+ Units19,18016.9%
Mobile Homes6,6745.9%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Waco, TX Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0007,5707.5%
$10,000 to $14,9994,6424.6%
$15,000 to $19,9995,1505.1%
$20,000 to $24,9994,4934.5%
$25,000 to $29,9994,7924.8%
$30,000 to $34,9994,6884.7%
$35,000 to $39,9993,7333.7%
$40,000 to $44,9994,1414.1%
$45,000 to $49,9994,3794.4%
$50,000 to $59,9997,2197.2%
$60,000 to $74,9999,3099.3%
$75,000 to $99,99912,12612.1%
$100,000 to $124,9998,9348.9%
$125,000 to $149,9996,2906.3%
$150,000 to $199,9996,4706.4%
$200,000 or more6,5486.5%
Median Household Income58,981 
Per Capita Income30,934 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.75 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI5,6145.6%
Public Assistance2,6532.6%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps13,30213.2%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed86,56767.0%
Unemployed4,5043.5%
In Armed Forces1170.1%
Total Labor Force91,18870.6%
Not in Labor Force37,96129.4%
Real Unemployment Rate 32.9%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector46,56639,03154.4%
Non-Profit4,6356,70640.9%
Self-Employed7,0564,08063.4%
Local Government3,3494,55842.4%
State Government2,0524,42131.7%
Federal Government2,0891,30261.6%
Total Private + Self53,62243,11155.4%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.12,12516,98741.6%
Total65,74760,09852.2%
Pct. Govt.14.1%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts16,43613.0%
Sales and Office Occupations27,63621.9%
Professional, Technical27,08621.5%
Service Occupations20,81316.5%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing5110.4%
All others34,24827.1%
White Collar 56.4%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance16,96814.1%
Retail trade15,30412.8%
Educational services15,11012.6%
Manufacturing13,91611.6%
Accommodation and food services10,1648.5%
Construction9,6808.1%
Transportation and warehousing7,1225.9%
Public administration5,9094.9%
Other services5,6254.7%
Finance and insurance5,0484.2%
Professional, scientific, technical4,8844.1%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.4,8784.1%
Wholesale trade3,3942.8%
Real estate and rental and leasing2,0691.7%
Utilities1,5621.3%
Information1,4211.2%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1,4171.2%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1,1961.0%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction4000.3%
Management1520.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Waco, TX Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican67,02124.10%
Puerto Rican1,5820.57%
Cuban5890.21%
Dominican750.03%
Total Central American1,5570.56%
Costa Rican90.00%
Guatemalan3810.14%
Honduran6640.24%
Nicaraguan1500.05%
Panamanian790.03%
Salvadoran2740.10%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American7080.25%
Argentinean410.01%
Bolivian310.01%
Chilean930.03%
Colombian2450.09%
Ecuadorian620.02%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian870.03%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan1490.05%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic3,3941.22%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Cambodian1,2270.44%
Vietnamese8950.32%
Chinese8760.31%
Indian7780.28%
Filipino3960.14%
Korean3890.14%
Laotian3510.13%
Japanese1970.07%
Thai420.02%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English210,48580.9%
Spanish43,94616.9%
Other Indo-European1,0820.4%
German, other Germanic9370.4%
Vietnamese8590.3%
Other Asian6500.2%
Other5540.2%
Chinese5370.2%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic4270.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German37,90113.6%
Irish25,0149.0%
English23,4498.4%
American10,4623.8%
Czech6,5212.3%
Italian5,0691.8%
Scottish4,8931.8%
French4,5531.6%
Scotch-Irish3,4051.2%
European3,1291.1%
Polish2,3020.8%
Norwegian1,8750.7%
Dutch1,8310.7%
British1,8280.7%
African1,7210.6%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen261,06193.9%
Not a citizen17,0426.1%
Native254,85591.6%
Foreign-born23,2488.4%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Waco, TX Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
8,853 5.2%13,969 8.2%46,739 27.4%56,669 33.2%27,156 15.9%17,254 10.1%
  Average years of education: 13.2
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 8,853 5.2%
9-12 Years 13,969 8.2%
H.S. Grad or GED 46,739 27.4%
Some College 56,669 33.2%
Bach. Degree 27,156 15.9%
Grad Degree 17,254 10.1%
Average years of education: 13.2

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Waco, TX Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 199,388 185,996 13,392 6.7%
1991 201,396 187,350 14,046 7.0%
1992 203,516 190,094 13,422 6.6%
1993 205,086 193,350 11,736 5.7%
1994 209,784 199,630 10,154 4.8%
1995 213,764 203,762 10,002 4.7%
1996 214,310 204,700 9,610 4.5%
1997 216,292 206,258 10,034 4.6%
1998 215,292 205,700 9,592 4.5%
1999 219,212 211,748 7,464 3.4%
2000 222,544 213,026 9,518 4.3%
2001 222,488 211,814 10,674 4.8%
2002 227,048 214,142 12,906 5.7%
2003 232,268 218,016 14,252 6.1%
2004 235,110 222,362 12,748 5.4%
2005 239,580 227,222 12,358 5.2%
2006 237,536 225,822 11,714 4.9%
2007 234,338 224,172 10,166 4.3%
2008 235,210 224,396 10,814 4.6%
2009 241,544 225,066 16,478 6.8%
2010 240,632 222,654 17,978 7.5%
2011 241,010 222,374 18,636 7.7%
2012 237,996 222,194 15,802 6.6%
2013 237,472 222,554 14,918 6.3%
2014 238,582 226,300 12,282 5.1%
2015 238,146 228,352 9,794 4.1%
2016 245,526 235,738 9,788 4.0%
2017 249,392 239,606 9,786 3.9%
2018 249,372 240,338 9,034 3.6%
2019 251,350 243,004 8,346 3.3%
2020 253,756 238,156 15,600 6.1%
2021 262,996 250,216 12,780 4.9%
2022 267,680 258,038 9,642 3.6%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com