Living in Waco, TX

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Waco, Texas Info Snack

Population
135,858
Unemployment
4.8%
Poverty
26.2%
Median Home
$125,300
Median Income
$40,190
Median Rent
$862

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

5,398
Total Crimes
3,859.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
55.82%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Waco
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 5,398 3,859.3 2,809.6 2,476.7
Violent Crime 799 571.2 418.9 366.7
Murder 10 7.1 4.9 5.0
Robbery 133 95.1 100.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 568 406.1 263.0 250.2
Property Crime 4,599 3,288.1 2,390.7 2,109.9
Burglary 784 560.5 392.8 340.5
Larceny 3,492 2,496.6 1,730.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 323 230.9 267.2 219.9

Waco, TX Cost Of Living

85
Waco's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Waco Texas National Average
Overall 85 91 100
Services 100 95 100
Groceries 81 90 100
Health 97 97 100
Housing 62 83 100
Transportation 93 94 100
Utilities 100 102 100

Waco, TX Photos

Burleson
Source: Public Domain
Downtown Waco From I Cropped
Source: Public Domain
Heart O Texas Coliseum Cropped
Source: Public Domain
Old Map Waco
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Waco in Texas

Map Of Waco, TX

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Population over time in Waco

Year Population % Change
2019 135,858 1.4%
2018 133,964 1.5%
2017 131,996 1.0%
2016 130,659 1.1%
2015 129,193 1.1%
2014 127,796 1.1%
2013 126,406 1.3%
2012 124,843 1.0%
2011 123,584 1.1%
2010 122,212 -

Race / Ethnicity in Waco

White
43.3% (58,864)
African American
20.8% (28,225)
American Indian
0.1% (159)
Asian
2.0% (2,755)
Hawaiian
0.0% (24)
Other
0.1% (145)
Two Or More
1.6% (2,175)
Hispanic
32.0% (43,511)
Race Waco TX USA
White 43.3% 42.0% 60.7%
African American 20.8% 11.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 2.0% 4.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.6% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 32.0% 39.3% 18.0%

Gender in Waco

Female
51.6% (70,084)
Male
48.4% (65,774)
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% (9,510)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (14,944)
High School / GED
26.0% (35,323)
Some College
22.0% (29,888)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (12,227)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (21,737)
Master's Degree
6.0% (8,151)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,358)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (2,717)
Education Waco TX USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 8.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Waco, Texas

Less than $10,000
12.9% (1,748,543)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.5% (877,049)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.2% (1,797,160)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.5% (1,704,927)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.6% (1,984,683)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.4% (2,086,361)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.1% (1,239,315)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.3% (1,259,318)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.3% (453,943)
$200,000 or more
3.2% (434,496)
Income Waco TX USA
Less than $10,000 12.9% 6.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.5% 4.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.2% 8.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.5% 9.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.6% 12.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.4% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.1% 12.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.3% 15.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.3% 6.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.2% 7.4% 7.7%

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