Welcome to Ward County

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“The Oasis of the Texas Desert”

  • Population: 11,644; (2020 Census)
  • County seat: Monahans
  • Ward County, founded in 1887, was named for Thomas W. Ward, a soldier in the Texas Revolution.

American Community Survey 5-Year Data Profile

Major Towns

School Districts

Ward County Resources

Ward County

Population

Total Population

11,833

Population
Growth Rate

0.00%

Median Age

39

Diversity Index

80.600

Housing & Income

Households

4,272

Total Housing Units

5,198


Owner Occupied

3,090

Renter Occupied

1,182

Vacant

926

Median Home Value

$120,106


Average Home Value

$167,193

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

2.23%

Income Projection

Median Household

$73,738 $79,054


Average Household

$91,523 $102,910


Per Capita

$33,063 $36,917

Workforce

Total Businesses

502

Total Employed

4,569

Workers 16+

5,087

2022 Construction Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

41

Employed

937

2022 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

69

Employed

609

2022 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

68

Employed

526

2022 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

15

Employed

390

2022 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

49

Employed

359

2022 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

18

Employed

321

Some
High School

783

Graduated
High School

2,626

Associates
Degree

488

Bachelor's
Degree

857

Graduate
Degree

298

Average Commute Time

21 min.



Resident Commuters

3,782

Non-Resident Commuters

1,262

Drive Alone

4,243

Carpooled

552

Public

1

Work At Home

73


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