What you need to know about Waco, TX

Waco is located in McLennan County, Texas. The population is 53% White, 16% Black, 1% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 5% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 24% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $32,864 and the median home value is $92,500. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Waco, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Waco has a Walk Score ® of 33.
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Waco, TX Top Employers
Employment options in Waco cover a broad spectrum of industries, including, education, health care and agribusiness.
Head Outdoors for Fitness and Fun in Waco
Golf, hiking, fishing and more - you'll run out of daylight before you run out of things to do.

Population

127,796
Up by 3.96%
Texas
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Waco has experienced a revitalization, with more to do and see than ever before.

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Housing

Homes Owned 46.14%
46.14% Complete
Homes Rented 53.86%
53.86% Complete

Real Estate

In Waco, Texas


Ready to move to Waco? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Waco.

Median Home Price

$92,500
Lower than the state average
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Waco's Restaurants Range from Bakeries to Healthy Cuisine
The food in Waco is sure to leave customers craving more.
The Baylor University Science Building
Waco, TX Top Employers
Employment options in Waco cover a broad spectrum of industries, including, education, health care and agribusiness.

Schools

In Waco, Texas


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Waco rates.

Median Household Income

$32,864
Lower than the national average

Business

In Waco, Texas


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Waco.

Residents

Most residents are
10-24 Years old
Brazos River
Head Outdoors for Fitness and Fun in Waco
Golf, hiking, fishing and more - you'll run out of daylight before you run out of things to do.

Health

In Waco, Texas


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Waco.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 21%
21% Complete
Graduated High School 78%
78% Complete

More About Waco, TX

9 Things the Rest of the Country Should Thank Texas For
These larger-than-life people, products, and brands all got their start in the Lone Star State.
8 Things to Do in Waco, TX
Waco has experienced a revitalization, with more to do and see than ever before.
Waco's Restaurants Range from Bakeries to Healthy Cuisine
The food in Waco is sure to leave customers craving more.
Waco, TX Top Employers
Employment options in Waco cover a broad spectrum of industries, including, education, health care and agribusiness.
Head Outdoors for Fitness and Fun in Waco
Golf, hiking, fishing and more - you'll run out of daylight before you run out of things to do.