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Waco
  • City in Texas

Waco Residents

Waco Residents Overview

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
135,858
Unemployment Rate
2.9%
Poverty Rate
26.1%
Non-Citizens
7.9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 77 responses
  • Humble
    25%
  • Sweet
    21%
  • mannered
    14%
  • Reclusive
    9%
  • Progressive
    6%
  • Family oriented
    5%
  • Disrespectful
    4%

Waco Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    national  12%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    43%
  • Hispanic
    32%
  • African American
    21%
  • Asian
    2%
  • Two or more races
    2%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Other race
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    52%
  • Male
    48%
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    20%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    12%

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Income

Median Household Income
$40,190
National
$62,843
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    33%
  • $25-$44k
    23%
  • $45-$74k
    19%
  • $75-$149k
    18%
  • $150k+
    7%
Median Individual Income
$21,736
National
$31,133
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    37%
  • $15-$34k
    33%
  • $35-$64k
    18%
  • $65k+
    12%

Community

Poll
58%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 81 responses
Poll
45%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted. 84 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 71 responses
  • Summers are HOT
    24%
  • be prepared for all the seasons at all times
    15%
  • Remember to keep your doors locked
    15%
  • all of the above
    10%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    6%
  • It's a small town, everyone knows everyone
    6%
  • Keep your doors locked and build a tall fence
    6%

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