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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Wichita Falls is a city in Texas with a population of 104,279. Wichita Falls is in Wichita County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Wichita Falls offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Wichita Falls there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Wichita Falls and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Wichita Falls are above average.

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About Wichita Falls...
Population
104,279

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$102,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$794
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    164.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    98.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    81.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    532.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,289.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    221.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    national  12%

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