Whitney, TX Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,833. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,049 (+11.8% change)
Males: 764 (41.7%), Females: 1,069 (58.3%)

Zip code: 76692

Median resident age: 39.5 years
Median household income: $25,174 (year 2000)
Median house value: $54,000 (year 2000)

Races in Whitney:

  • White Non-Hispanic (82.4%)
  • Hispanic (9.3%)
  • Black (7.1%)
  • Other race (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)

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

Ancestries: United States (23.5%), Irish (7.6%), English (6.3%), German (5.3%), French (1.4%), Italian (1.1%).

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Whitney

  • High school or higher: 63.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Whitney town

  • Never married: 17.3%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 12.9%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

4.0% Foreign born (3.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +190 (+11.6%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Whitney:

  • LAKE WHITNEY MEDICAL CENTER (200 N SAN JACINTO ST BOX 458)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Whitney:

  • HILL REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; HILLSBORO, TX)
  • GOODALL WITCHER HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION (about 18 miles; CLIFTON, TX)
  • HILLCREST BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER (about 27 miles; WACO, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Whitney:

  • WACO REGIONAL (about 26 miles; WACO, TX; ID: ACT)
  • DRAUGHON-MILLER CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL (about 56 miles; TEMPLE, TX; ID: TPL)
  • FORT WORTH NAS JRB/CARSWELL FIELD (about 57 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; ID: NFW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Whitney:

  • LAKE WHITNEY STATE PARK (about 4 miles; WHITNEY, TX; ID: F50)
  • HILLSBORO MUNI (about 19 miles; HILLSBORO, TX; ID: 5T5)
  • CLIFTON MUNICIPAL/ISENHOWER FIELD (about 20 miles; CLIFTON, TX; ID: 7F7)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Whitney:

  • MCLENNAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,658)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-WACO (about 29 miles; WACO, TX; FT enrollment: 3,218)
  • BAYLOR UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; WACO, TX; FT enrollment: 13,183)
  • TEXAS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; FT WORTH, TX; FT enrollment: 2,403)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON (about 55 miles; ARLINGTON, TX; FT enrollment: 15,467)
  • TARRANT COUNTY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; FT WORTH, TX; FT enrollment: 15,454)
  • TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; FT WORTH, TX; FT enrollment: 7,032)

Schools

Public high school in Whitney:

  • WHITNEY H S (Students: 447; Location: 305 S SAN JACINTO ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Whitney:

  • WHITNEY EL (Students: 399; Location: 305 S SAN JACINTO ST; Grades: PK – 02)
  • WHITNEY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 356; Location: 305 S SAN JACINTO ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WHITNEY INT (Students: 346; Location: 305 S SAN JACINTO ST; Grades: 03 – 05)

Libraries

Library in Whitney:

  • LAKE WHITNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $46,084; Location: 106 N COLORADO; 11,375 books; 373 audio materials; 594 video materials; 2 serial subscriptions)