Van Alstyne, TX Demographics


Population (year 2000): 2,502. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,760 (+10.3% change)
Males: 1,227 (49.0%), Females: 1,275 (51.0%)

Grayson County

Zip code: 75495

Median resident age: 35.6 years
Median household income: $39,375 (year 2000)
Median house value: $75,500 (year 2000)

Races in Van Alstyne:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.5%)
  • Hispanic (7.8%)
  • Black (3.6%)
  • Other race (3.4%)
  • American Indian (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)

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

Ancestries: United States (13.3%), English (6.5%), Irish (6.4%), German (5.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%), Italian (1.5%).

Land area: 3.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Van Alstyne

  • High school or higher: 77.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Van Alstyne city

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

3.3% Foreign born (3.1% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +411 (+19.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Van Alstyne:

  • REGIONAL HOSPITAL OF TEXOMA (about 15 miles; SHERMAN, TX)
  • WILSON N JONES MEMORIAL HOSP-NORTH CAM (about 15 miles; SHERMAN, TX)
  • NORTH CENTRAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; MCKINNEY, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Van Alstyne:

  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 45 miles; DALLAS, TX; ID: DAL)
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 49 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; ID: DFW)
  • FORT WORTH ALLIANCE (about 60 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; ID: AFW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Van Alstyne:

  • SHERMAN MUNI (about 14 miles; SHERMAN, TX; ID: SWI)
  • MC KINNEY MUNI (about 18 miles; MC KINNEY, TX; ID: TKI)
  • AERO COUNTRY (about 19 miles; MC KINNEY, TX; ID: T31)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Van Alstyne:

  • COLLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CENTRAL PARK (about 17 miles; MCKINNEY, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,514)
  • GRAYSON COUNTY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; DENISON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS (about 34 miles; RICHARDSON, TX; FT enrollment: 7,695)
  • RICHLAND COLLEGE (about 37 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 7,352)
  • BROOKHAVEN COLLEGE (about 39 miles; FARMERS BRANCH, TX; FT enrollment: 4,711)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS (about 40 miles; DENTON, TX; FT enrollment: 21,673)
  • TEXAS WOMAN’S UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; DENTON, TX; FT enrollment: 5,746)

Schools

Public high school in Van Alstyne:

  • VAN ALSTYNE H S (Students: 423; Location: HWY 5 N; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Van Alstyne:

  • VAN ALSTYNE EL (Students: 489; Location: HWY 5 N; Grades: PK – 04)
  • VAN ALSTYNE INTERMEDIATE (Students: 229; Location: P O BOX 889; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • VAN ALSTYNE J H (Students: 194; Location: HWY 5 N; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Van Alstyne:

  • VAN ALSTYNE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $68,250; Location: 117 N WACO ST; 26,167 books; 755 audio materials; 1,193 video materials; 38 serial subscriptions)