Van, TX Demographics


Population (year 2000): 2,362. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,574 (+9.0% change)
Males: 1,122 (47.5%), Females: 1,240 (52.5%)

Van Zandt County

Zip code: 75790

Median resident age: 35.9 years
Median household income: $32,177 (year 2000)
Median house value: $68,100 (year 2000)

Races in Van:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.1%)
  • Hispanic (7.1%)
  • Other race (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

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

Ancestries: United States (14.3%), Irish (10.4%), German (10.1%), English (7.9%), Scottish (2.2%), Dutch (1.8%).

Elevation: 515 feet

Land area: 3.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Van

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Van city

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

7.2% Foreign born (6.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +492 (+26.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Van:

  • COZBY GERMANY HOSPIAL (about 11 miles; GRAND SALINE, TX)
  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER QUITMAN (about 24 miles; QUITMAN, TX)
  • EAST TEXAS MED CTR REHAB HOSP (about 28 miles; TYLER, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Van:

  • TYLER POUNDS RGNL (about 21 miles; TYLER, TX; ID: TYR)
  • EAST TEXAS RGNL (about 66 miles; LONGVIEW, TX; ID: GGG)
  • COX FLD (about 78 miles; PARIS, TX; ID: PRX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Van:

  • MINEOLA WISENER FIELD (about 14 miles; MINEOLA, TX; ID: 3F9)
  • CANTON-HACKNEY (about 16 miles; CANTON, TX; ID: 7F5)
  • WOOD COUNTY (about 18 miles; MINEOLA/QUITMAN, TX; ID: 3T1)
Amtrak station near Van:

  • 14 miles: MINEOLA (115 E. FRONT ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Van:

  • TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 16 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,872)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 28 miles; TYLER, TX; FT enrollment: 2,433)
  • TRINITY VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; ATHENS, TX; FT enrollment: 2,858)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-COMMERCE (about 53 miles; COMMERCE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,998)
  • KILGORE COLLEGE (about 54 miles; KILGORE, TX; FT enrollment: 2,814)
  • NAVARRO COLLEGE (about 64 miles; CORSICANA, TX; FT enrollment: 2,842)
  • EASTFIELD COLLEGE (about 72 miles; MESQUITE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,457)

Schools

Public high school in Van:

  • VAN H S (Students: 670; Location: 549 E TEXAS ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Van:

  • RHODES EL (Students: 530; Location: 549 E TEXAS ST; Grades: PK – 02)
  • VAN J H (Students: 506; Location: 549 E TEXAS ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • VAN INT (Students: 462; Location: 549 E TEXAS ST; Grades: 03 – 05)