Sulphur Springs, TX Demographics


Population (year 2000): 14,551. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,228 (+4.7% change)
Males: 6,810 (46.8%), Females: 7,741 (53.2%)

Zip codes: 75482.

Median resident age: 36.4 years
Median household income: $30,403 (year 2000)
Median house value: $62,000 (year 2000)

Races in Sulphur Springs:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.8%)
  • Black (14.3%)
  • Hispanic (8.2%)
  • Other race (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)

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

Ancestries: United States (17.5%), Irish (9.3%), English (8.7%), German (5.0%), Dutch (2.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Land area: 17.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sulphur Springs

  • High school or higher: 72.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sulphur Springs city

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

3.9% Foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +369 (+2.6%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Sulphur Springs:

  • HOPKINS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (115 AIRPORT RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Sulphur Springs:

  • PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL OF COMMERCE (about 23 miles; COMMERCE, TX)
  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER QUITMAN (about 26 miles; QUITMAN, TX)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL OF WINNSBORO (about 27 miles; WINNSBORO, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sulphur Springs:

  • COX FLD (about 36 miles; PARIS, TX; ID: PRX)
  • TYLER POUNDS RGNL (about 56 miles; TYLER, TX; ID: TYR)
  • EAST TEXAS RGNL (about 81 miles; LONGVIEW, TX; ID: GGG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sulphur Springs:

  • SULPHUR SPRINGS MUNI (about 2 miles; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX; ID: SLR)
  • COMMERCE MUNI (about 22 miles; COMMERCE, TX; ID: 2F7)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY (about 26 miles; MOUNT VERNON, TX; ID: F53)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sulphur Springs:

  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-COMMERCE (about 23 miles; COMMERCE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,998)
  • TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 43 miles; TYLER, TX; FT enrollment: 5,872)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 60 miles; TYLER, TX; FT enrollment: 2,433)
  • TRINITY VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 68 miles; ATHENS, TX; FT enrollment: 2,858)
  • KILGORE COLLEGE (about 72 miles; KILGORE, TX; FT enrollment: 2,814)
  • COLLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CENTRAL PARK (about 75 miles; MCKINNEY, TX; FT enrollment: 7,514)
  • EASTFIELD COLLEGE (about 75 miles; MESQUITE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,457)

Schools

Public high schools in Sulphur Springs:

  • SULPHUR SPRINGS H S (Students: 1,213; Location: 631 CONNALLY ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • NORTH HOPKINS H S (Students: 191; Location: 1994 FM 71 W; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Sulphur Springs:

  • SULPHUR SPRINGS MIDDLE (Students: 876; Location: 631 CONNALLY ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • EARLY CHILDHOOD LRN CTR (Students: 581; Location: 631 CONNALLY ST; Grades: PK – 01)
  • TRAVIS EL (Students: 384; Location: 631 CONNALLY ST; Grades: 01 – 04)
  • BOWIE EL (Students: 357; Location: 631 CONNALLY ST; Grades: 01 – 04)
  • DOUGLAS INT (Students: 294; Location: 631 CONNALLY ST; Grades: 05 – 05)
  • LAMAR EL (Students: 273; Location: 631 CONNALLY ST; Grades: 01 – 04)
  • NORTH HOPKINS EL (Students: 215; Location: 1994 FM 71 W; Grades: PK – 06)
  • AUSTIN EL (Students: 181; Location: 631 CONNALLY ST; Grades: 01 – 04)

Libraries

Library in Sulphur Springs:

  • SULPHUR SPRINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $276,182; Location: 611 DAVIS ST N; 41,000 books; 3,102 audio materials; 754 video materials; 133 serial subscriptions)