Sunray, TX Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,950. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,942 (-0.4% change)
Males: 972 (49.8%), Females: 978 (50.2%)

Moore County

Zip code: 79086

Median resident age: 32.0 years
Median household income: $32,026 (year 2000)
Median house value: $45,300 (year 2000)

Races in Sunray:

  • White Non-Hispanic (62.4%)
  • Hispanic (35.6%)
  • Other race (23.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
  • Black (0.7%)

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

Ancestries: United States (14.5%), Irish (7.5%), German (7.4%), English (5.5%), Dutch (1.1%).

Land area: 1.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sunray

  • High school or higher: 66.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sunray city

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 62.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

14.8% Foreign born (13.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +226 (+13.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Sunray:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; DUMAS, TX)
  • GOLDEN PLAINS COMM HOSP (about 38 miles; BORGER, TX)
  • HANSFORD HOSPITAL (about 46 miles; SPEARMAN, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sunray:

  • AMARILLO INTL (about 56 miles; AMARILLO, TX; ID: AMA)
  • LIBERAL MUNI (about 93 miles; LIBERAL, KS; ID: LBL)
  • GARDEN CITY REGIONAL (about 152 miles; GARDEN CITY, KS; ID: GCK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sunray:

  • SUNRAY (about 1 miles; SUNRAY, TX; ID: Q43)
  • CLUCK RANCH (about 15 miles; GRUVER, TX; ID: 2E3)
  • MOORE COUNTY (about 17 miles; DUMAS, TX; ID: DUX)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sunray:

  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 59 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 73 miles; CANYON, TX; FT enrollment: 5,476)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 126 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; FT enrollment: 2,578)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 166 miles; PORTALES, NM; FT enrollment: 2,955)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 166 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; FT enrollment: 22,439)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 171 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; FT enrollment: 3,851)
  • SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 218 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; FT enrollment: 4,360)

Schools

Public high school in Sunray:

  • SUNRAY H S (Students: 136; Location: 400 E 7TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Sunray:

  • SUNRAY EL (Students: 203; Location: 400 E 7TH ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • SUNRAY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 166; Location: 400 E 7TH ST; Grades: 05 – 08)