Welcome to Winkler County

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  • Population: 7,791; (2020 Census)
  • County seat: Kermit
  • Winkler County, founded in 1887, was named for Clinton M. Winkler, a colonel in the Confederate Army. 

American Community Survey 5-Year Data Profile

Major Towns

School Districts

Winkler County Resources

Winkler County

Population

Total Population

7,866

Population
Growth Rate

0.00%

Median Age

37

Diversity Index

81.200

Housing & Income

Households

2,700

Total Housing Units

3,240


Owner Occupied

2,175

Renter Occupied

525

Vacant

540

Median Home Value

$84,009


Average Home Value

$118,046

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

2.19%

Income Projection

Median Household

$66,045 $75,644


Average Household

$85,448 $96,039


Per Capita

$29,363 $32,716

Workforce

Total Businesses

325

Total Employed

2,475

Workers 16+

3,424

2022 Construction Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

32

Employed

374

2022 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

51

Employed

299

2022 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

8

Employed

286

2022 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

38

Employed

262

2022 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

31

Employed

215

2022 Transportation/Warehouse

cp-industries

Businesses

22

Employed

194

Some
High School

804

Graduated
High School

1,385

Associates
Degree

378

Bachelor's
Degree

350

Graduate
Degree

144

Average Commute Time

22 min.



Resident Commuters

2,568

Non-Resident Commuters

819

Drive Alone

2,833

Carpooled

420

Public

0

Work At Home

109


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