Lynn Walker | Wichita Falls Times Record News

A new assessment of Wichita Falls’ prospects for the future contains some sobering findings.

“Wichita Falls still faces multiple threats to its near and long-term prospects for success,” according to Broad Ripple Strategies, a company hired by the Chamber of Commerce.

The company’s assessment was based on interviews of residents, focus groups and a non-scientific online survey.

Wichita Falls: 2022 Falls Future 2.0 Community Assessment

It also included data from the U.S. Census Bureau and other statistical sources. It was a follow-up to an assessment done in 2017.

The 3,261 people who participated in the online survey were asked to rate the likelihood they would recommend Wichita Falls to a friend or colleague. The score was negative 26.5.

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