Throckmorton, TX Demographics


Population (year 2000): 905. Estimated population in July 2005: 789 (-12.8% change)
Males: 453 (50.1%), Females: 452 (49.9%)

Throckmorton County

Zip code: 76483

Median resident age: 41.5 years
Median household income: $29,453 (year 2000)
Median house value: $33,500 (year 2000)

Races in Throckmorton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.2%)
  • Hispanic (12.0%)
  • Other race (7.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

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

Ancestries: United States (15.5%), Irish (8.3%), English (8.2%), German (5.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%), Dutch (1.1%).

Elevation: 1321 feet

Land area: 1.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Throckmorton

  • High school or higher: 76.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Throckmorton town

  • Never married: 14.3%
  • Now married: 64.6%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

2.7% Foreign born (2.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -120 (-11.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Throckmorton:

  • THROCKMORTON COUNTY MEM HOSPITAL (1100 N MINTER AVE BOX 729)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Throckmorton:

  • SEYMOUR HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; SEYMOUR, TX)
  • HAMILTON HOSPITAL (about 33 miles; OLNEY, TX)
  • HASKELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 37 miles; HASKELL, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Throckmorton:

  • ABILENE REGIONAL (about 64 miles; ABILENE, TX; ID: ABI)
  • DYESS AFB (about 71 miles; ABILENE, TX; ID: DYS)
  • SHEPPARD AFB/WICHITA FALLS MUNI (about 74 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; ID: SPS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Throckmorton:

  • THROCKMORTON MUNI (about 4 miles; THROCKMORTON, TX; ID: 72F)
  • OLNEY MUNI (about 28 miles; OLNEY, TX; ID: ONY)
  • SEYMOUR MUNICIPAL (about 32 miles; SEYMOUR, TX; ID: 60F)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Throckmorton:

  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 2,026)
  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; FT enrollment: 4,619)
  • TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 95 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 6,068)
  • CAMERON UNIVERSITY (about 111 miles; LAWTON, OK; FT enrollment: 3,529)
  • TARRANT COUNTY COLLEGE (about 132 miles; FT WORTH, TX; FT enrollment: 15,454)
  • TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 134 miles; FT WORTH, TX; FT enrollment: 7,032)

Schools

Public high school in Throckmorton:

  • THROCKMORTON H S (Students: 70; Location: 210 COLLEGE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Throckmorton:

  • THROCKMORTON EL (Students: 129; Location: 210 COLLEGE ST; Grades: PK – 08)

Libraries

Library in Throckmorton:

  • THE DEPOT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $35,000; Location: 120 E CHESTNUT ST; 6,439 books; 924 audio materials; 307 video materials; 3 serial subscriptions)