New Home, TX Demographics


Population (year 2000): 320. Estimated population in July 2005: 316 (-1.3% change)
Males: 164 (51.2%), Females: 156 (48.8%)

Lynn County

Zip code: 79383

Median resident age: 30.5 years
Median household income: $39,063 (year 2000)
Median house value: $50,000 (year 2000)

Races in New Home:

  • Hispanic (52.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (47.2%)
  • Other race (25.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (12.8%), Irish (7.2%), German (4.1%), English (3.4%), French Canadian (1.9%), Norwegian (1.9%).

Elevation: 3236 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in New Home

  • High school or higher: 74.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Home city

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 67.4%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

3.8% Foreign born (3.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +170 (+113.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near New Home:

  • LYNN COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (about 11 miles; TAHOKA, TX)
  • HIGHLAND MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; LUBBOCK, TX)
  • SUNRISE CANYON HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; LUBBOCK, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to New Home:

  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 24 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; ID: LBB)
  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 98 miles; MIDLAND, TX; ID: MAF)
  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 101 miles; HOBBS, NM; ID: HOB)
Other public-use airports nearest to New Home:

  • T-BAR (about 13 miles; TAHOKA, TX; ID: 2F4)
  • TOWN & COUNTRY AIRPARK (about 14 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; ID: F82)
  • SLATON MUNI (about 22 miles; SLATON, TX; ID: F49)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Home:

  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 40 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; FT enrollment: 3,851)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; FT enrollment: 2,578)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 91 miles; MIDLAND, TX; FT enrollment: 2,800)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 108 miles; ODESSA, TX; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 113 miles; CANYON, TX; FT enrollment: 5,476)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 115 miles; PORTALES, NM; FT enrollment: 2,955)
Public primary/middle school in New Home:

  • NEW HOME SCHOOL (Students: 199; Location: 225 N MAIN ST; Grades: KG – 12)