Waco, TX
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Waco, Texas Info Snack

Population
137,779
Unemployment
4.6%
Poverty
25.3%
Median Home
$133,500
Median Income
$40,349
Median Rent
$879

Waco SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9

Waco, TX Crime Report

5,759
Total Crimes
4,088.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
74.26%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Waco
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 5,759 4,088.2 2,691.5 2,346.0
Violent Crime 905 642.4 446.5 387.8
Murder 14 9.9 6.6 6.5
Robbery 142 100.8 91.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 669 474.9 302.5 279.7
Property Crime 4,854 3,445.7 2,245.0 1,958.2
Burglary 870 617.6 370.7 314.2
Larceny 3,568 2,532.8 1,587.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 416 295.3 287.0 246.0

Waco, TX Cost Of Living

86
Waco's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Waco Texas National Average
Overall 86 94 100
Services 99 98 100
Groceries 81 89 100
Health 95 95 100
Housing 62 83 100
Transportation 90 89 100
Utilities 104 101 100

Waco, TX Photos

Burleson
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Downtown Waco From I Cropped
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Heart O Texas Coliseum Cropped
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Old Map Waco
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Rankings for Waco in Texas

Map Of Waco, TX

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Population over time in Waco

Year Population % Change
2020 137,779 2.8%
2019 133,964 1.5%
2018 131,996 1.0%
2017 130,659 1.1%
2016 129,193 1.1%
2015 127,796 1.1%
2014 126,406 1.3%
2013 124,843 1.0%
2012 123,584 1.1%
2011 122,212 -

Race / Ethnicity in Waco

White
43.7% (60,208)
African American
20.3% (27,917)
American Indian
0.2% (240)
Asian
2.2% (3,057)
Hawaiian
0.0% (31)
Other
0.1% (181)
Two Or More
1.7% (2,369)
Hispanic
31.8% (43,776)
Race Waco TX USA
White 43.7% 41.4% 60.1%
African American 20.3% 11.8% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 2.2% 4.9% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.7% 2.0% 2.8%
Hispanic 31.8% 39.4% 18.2%

Gender in Waco

Female
51.6% (71,052)
Male
48.4% (66,727)
Gender Waco TX USA
Female 51.6% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.4% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Waco for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (9,644)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (15,155)
High School / GED
27.0% (37,200)
Some College
22.0% (30,311)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (11,022)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (22,044)
Master's Degree
7.0% (9,644)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,377)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,377)
Education Waco TX USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 7.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Waco, Texas

Less than $10,000
12.5% (1,717,975)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.7% (920,029)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.6% (1,873,055)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.0% (1,646,759)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.4% (1,989,090)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.0% (1,922,548)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.9% (1,363,546)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.9% (1,363,546)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.7% (504,009)
$200,000 or more
3.5% (477,337)
Income Waco TX USA
Less than $10,000 12.5% 6.0% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.7% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.6% 8.4% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.0% 8.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.4% 12.3% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.0% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.9% 12.5% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.9% 15.6% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.7% 7.0% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 3.5% 7.8% 8.3%

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