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Waco Population

Waco is the city in Texas State of United States, situated along the Brazos River between Dallas and Austin. Waco population in 2021 is estimated to be 140,197, covers city area of 101.15 sq mi (261.98 sq km), ranks twenty-fourth largest city in Texas State, two-hundredth city in the United States. Waco population as per 2020 census is 138,486 compared to 2010 population is 124,805, with increase number of 13,681 people growth of 11 percent. Waco is in McLennan County, is the Metropolitan Statistical Area in Texas State, population of Waco MSA in 2020 is 277,547 versus 252,772 in 2010, with a change of 24,775 persons and 9.8 percent.

Below is the Waco population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010125,409
2011126,4800.85
2012127,5430.84
2013129,0651.19
2014129,9250.67
2015131,8821.51
2016133,5171.24
2017136,4332.18
2018138,1831.28
2019139,2360.76
2020138,486-0.54
2021 *140,1971.23
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated


Waco Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Waco population is 139,245, out of these 68,401 are male, 70,844 are female, The sex ratio of Waco is 97. The median age of the Waco population is 28.9, Waco population by age are, under 18 years is 32,670, 16 years and over is 109,806, 18 years and over is 106,575, 21 years and over is 89,741, 65 years and over is 20,567. 49.1% are male, 50.9% are female, Population of Waco by age percent-wise is, 23.5% are under 18 years old, 78.9% are 16 years and over, 76.5% are 18 years and over, 64.4% are 21 years and over, 11.9% are 65 years and over. There are total 56,686 housing units, The voting population of Waco are 98,636, out of these 47,021 are male voters, 51,615 are female voters, 47.7% are male, 52.3% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -510,0897.2%
5 - 97,2845.2%
10 - 148,9536.4%
15 - 1915,93411.4%
20 - 2419,92714.3%
25 - 3417,41712.5%
35 - 4416,87412.1%
45 - 5413,7539.9%
55 - 596,6524.8%
60 - 645,7714.1%
65 - 748,8946.4%
75 - 844,8463.5%
85 and over2,8512.0%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Waco Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Waco by race are:

White Population

White population in Waco, Texas are 101,201, percentage wise 72.7 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Waco, Texas are 28,254, percentage wise 20.3 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Waco, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Waco are 2,617, percentage wise 1.9 percent are asians, out of these are Asian Indians, are Chinese, are Filipinos, are Japanese, are Korean, are Vietnamese and are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Waco, Texas are 41,828. Percentage wise 30.0 percent are hispanics, out of these 37,256 are Mexican people, 1,550 are Puerto Ricans, 607 are Cubans, and 2,415 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race139,245Percent
White101,20172.7%
Black or African American28,25420.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native4490.3%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population2,6171.9%
Asian Indian%
Chinese%
Filipino%
Japanese%
Korean%
Vietnamese%
Other Asian Population
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander280.0%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino41,82830.0%
Mexican37,25626.8%
Puerto Rican1,5501.1%
Cuban6070.4%
Other Hispanic or Latino2,415
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Waco native population is 126,955, out of these 101,419 born in the Texas state and 24,442 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 12,290, out of these 3,924 are Naturalized US citizen, 359 are in Europe, 686 in Asia, 511 in Africa, 2,315 in Latin America and 53 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Waco are 8,366, out of these 251 are from Europe, 1,234 are from Asia, 285 from Africa, 6,470 are from Latin America and 126 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native126,955
Born in state of residence101,419
Born in other state in the United States24,442
Northeast2,778
Midwest0
South9,029
West6,438
Born outside the United States1,094
Puerto Rico82
U.S. Island Areas0
Born abroad of American parent(s)1,012
Foreign born
Born outside of United States12,290
Naturalized U.S. citizen3,924
Europe359
Asia686
Africa511
Oceania0
Latin America2,315
Northern America53
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen8,366
Europe251
Asia1,234
Africa285
Oceania0
Latin America6,470
Northern America126
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Waco Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Waco, Texas are 56,686, Occupied housing units are 50,523, Rental vacancy rate is 4. Percentage of occupancy is 89, 41.81% of houses are owner occupied and 47.32% of houses are renter occupied in Waco. There are 60.38 percent of one-unit detached, 3.64 percent of one-units attached, 4.11 percent of two-unit houses, 5.53 percent of three or four unit homes. 1.19 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 36.46 percent are available with one vehicle, 31.23 percent are available with two vehicles, 16.19 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 5.25 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units56,686
Occupied housing units50,523
Occupied housing units percent89
Rental vacancy rate4
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached34,228
1-unit attached2,062
2 units2,332
3 or 4 units3,135
Mobile home677
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied23,699
Renter-occupied26,824
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Waco Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Waco, Texas is $145,500, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 5.02 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 10.87 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 5.71 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 6.08 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 8.40 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 4.00 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 1.44 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.28 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0002,844
$50,000 to $99,9996,164
$100,000 to $149,9993,235
$150,000 to $199,9993,449
$200,000 to $299,9994,763
$300,000 to $499,9992,267
$500,000 to $999,999818
$1,000,000 or more159
Median (dollars)145,500
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Waco Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,328, 0.57 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 5.49 percent pay between $500 to $999, 5.88 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 4.42 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 1.42 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 0.84 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 1.34 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $473, 2.50 percent of homes pay less than $250, 5.11 percent pays between $250 to $399, 7.43 percent pay between $400 to $599, 3.64 percent pays between $600 to $799, 1.50 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 1.86 percent pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500321
$500 to $9993,113
$1,000 to $1,4993,333
$1,500 to $1,9992,504
$2,000 to $2,499806
$2,500 to $2,999478
$3,000 or more758
Median (dollars)1,328
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $2501,418
$250 to $3992,897
$400 to $5994,212
$600 to $7992,063
$800 to $999850
$1,000 or more1,053
Median (dollars)473
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Waco Rental

Total number of Waco rental homes or apartments are 26,824, occupied by Renter, The median value of Waco average rental rate is $879. 8.12 percent of homes are under $500, 56.64 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 29.25 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 1.13 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 0.35 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5002,177
$500 to $99915,192
$1,000 to $1,4996,299
$1,500 to $1,9991,547
$2,000 to $2,499302
$2,500 to $2,9990
$3,000 or more95
Median (dollars)879
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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