Quanah, TX Demographics


Population (year 2000): 3,022. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,715 (-10.2% change)
Males: 1,411 (46.7%), Females: 1,611 (53.3%)

Hardeman County

Zip code: 79252

Median resident age: 41.7 years
Median household income: $26,354 (year 2000)
Median house value: $29,700 (year 2000)

Races in Quanah:

  • White Non-Hispanic (76.8%)
  • Hispanic (16.5%)
  • Other race (8.2%)
  • Black (5.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)

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

Ancestries: United States (14.0%), Irish (10.7%), English (10.7%), German (5.9%), Dutch (2.5%), French (1.6%).

Land area: 3.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Quanah

  • High school or higher: 68.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Quanah city

  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 13.6%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

2.3% Foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -373 (-11.0%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Quanah:

  • HARDEMAN COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (402 MERCER ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Quanah:

  • CHILLICOTHE HOSPITAL DISTRICT (about 16 miles; CHILLICOTHE, TX)
  • HARMON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; HOLLIS, OK)
  • JACKSON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; ALTUS, OK)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Quanah:

  • ALTUS AFB (about 41 miles; ALTUS, OK; ID: LTS)
  • SHEPPARD AFB/WICHITA FALLS MUNI (about 90 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; ID: SPS)
  • LAWTON-FORT SILL REGIONAL (about 95 miles; LAWTON, OK; ID: LAW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Quanah:

  • QUANAH MUNI (about 3 miles; QUANAH, TX; ID: F01)
  • FOARD COUNTY (about 23 miles; CROWELL, TX; ID: 8F4)
  • OLUSTEE MUNI (about 27 miles; OLUSTEE, OK; ID: F09)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Quanah:

  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 89 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,619)
  • CAMERON UNIVERSITY (about 92 miles; LAWTON, OK; FT enrollment: 3,529)
  • SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 111 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; FT enrollment: 4,360)
  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 126 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 2,026)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 126 miles; ABILENE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,380)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 138 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; FT enrollment: 2,578)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 152 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; FT enrollment: 22,439)

Schools

Public high school in Quanah:

  • QUANAH H S (Students: 156; Location: 403 S MAIN; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Quanah:

  • REAGAN EL (Students: 326; Location: 403 S MAIN; Grades: PK – 06)
  • TRAVIS J H (Students: 95; Location: 403 S MAIN; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Quanah:

  • THOMPSON SAWYER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $58,807; Location: 403 W 3RD ST; 23,401 books; 393 audio materials; 796 video materials; 16 serial subscriptions)