Point, TX Demographics


Population (year 2000): 792. Estimated population in July 2005: 968 (+22.2% change)
Males: 391 (49.4%), Females: 401 (50.6%)

Rains County

Zip code: 75472

Median resident age: 33.2 years
Median household income: $25,417 (year 2000)
Median house value: $36,600 (year 2000)

Races in Point:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.7%)
  • Hispanic (4.5%)
  • American Indian (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Black (1.4%)
  • Other race (1.1%)

Ancestries: United States (31.2%), Irish (9.6%), German (6.2%), English (5.9%), Dutch (2.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%).

Land area: 2.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Point

  • High school or higher: 62.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 34.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Point city

  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +146 (+22.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Point:

  • COZBY GERMANY HOSPIAL (about 22 miles; GRAND SALINE, TX)
  • GLEN OAKS HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; GREENVILLE, TX)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL OF GREENVILLE (about 23 miles; GREENVILLE, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Point:

  • TYLER POUNDS RGNL (about 52 miles; TYLER, TX; ID: TYR)
  • COX FLD (about 57 miles; PARIS, TX; ID: PRX)
  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 69 miles; DALLAS, TX; ID: DAL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Point:

  • TAYLOR (about 15 miles; QUINLAN, TX; ID: T14)
  • MAJORS (about 16 miles; GREENVILLE, TX; ID: GVT)
  • WILLS POINT MUNI (about 20 miles; WILLS POINT, TX; ID: 76F)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Point:

  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-COMMERCE (about 22 miles; COMMERCE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,998)
  • TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 42 miles; TYLER, TX; FT enrollment: 5,872)
  • TRINITY VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; ATHENS, TX; FT enrollment: 2,858)
  • EASTFIELD COLLEGE (about 54 miles; MESQUITE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,457)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 58 miles; TYLER, TX; FT enrollment: 2,433)
  • COLLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CENTRAL PARK (about 59 miles; MCKINNEY, TX; FT enrollment: 7,514)
  • RICHLAND COLLEGE (about 60 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 7,352)