Sierra Blanca, TX Demographics


Population (year 2000): 533
Males: 261 (49.0%), Females: 272 (51.0%)

Hudspeth County

Zip code: 79851

Median resident age: 30.5 years
Median household income: $26,437 (year 2000)
Median house value: $41,400 (year 2000)

Races in Sierra Blanca:

  • Hispanic (72.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (25.1%)
  • Other race (5.1%)
  • American Indian (3.6%)
  • Two or more races (3.6%)

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

Ancestries: United States (9.0%), English (6.2%), Irish (6.2%), German (5.4%), French (1.7%), Scottish (1.3%).

Elevation: 4520 feet

Land area: 4.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sierra Blanca

  • High school or higher: 60.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 10.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sierra Blanca CDP

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

12.9% Foreign born (12.9% Latin America).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Sierra Blanca:

  • CULBERSON COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (about 46 miles; VAN HORN, TX)
  • HIGHLANDS REGIONAL REHABILITATION HOS (about 78 miles; EL PASO, TX)
  • DEL SOL MEDICAL CENTER (about 82 miles; EL PASO, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sierra Blanca:

  • EL PASO INTL (about 83 miles; EL PASO, TX; ID: ELP)
  • BIGGS AAF (about 84 miles; FORT BLISS/EL PASO/, TX; ID: BIF)
  • CAVERN CITY AIR TRML (about 110 miles; CARLSBAD, NM; ID: CNM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sierra Blanca:

  • CULBERSON COUNTY (about 40 miles; VAN HORN, TX; ID: VHN)
  • DELL CITY MUNI (about 54 miles; DELL CITY, TX; ID: 2E5)
  • FABENS (about 60 miles; FABENS, TX; ID: E35)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sierra Blanca:

  • EL PASO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 81 miles; EL PASO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 11,127)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (about 91 miles; EL PASO, TX; FT enrollment: 12,071)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 124 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; FT enrollment: 12,562)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-DONA ANA (about 124 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • SUL ROSS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 130 miles; ALPINE, TX; FT enrollment: 2,076)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 206 miles; ODESSA, TX; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 233 miles; MIDLAND, TX; FT enrollment: 2,800)
Public primary/middle school in Sierra Blanca:

  • SIERRA BLANCA SCHOOL (Students: 137; Location: RANCH RD 1111; Grades: PK – 12)