Blackwell, TX Population

Population: 360. Estimated population in July 2020: 348 (-3.3% change)
Males: 172 (47.8%), Females: 188 (52.2%)

Nolan County

Zip code: 79506

Median resident age: 40.0 years
Median household income: $29,659
Median house value: $23,100

Races in Blackwell:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.3%)
  • Hispanic (11.1%)
  • Other race (7.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

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

Ancestries: United States (28.9%), German (10.0%), English (9.4%), Irish (8.9%), Scottish (3.3%), Dutch (2.8%).

Elevation: 2120 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Blackwell

  • High school or higher: 70.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blackwell city

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+6.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Blackwell:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Blackwell:

  • DYESS AFB (about 40 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: DYS)
  • ABILENE REGIONAL (about 51 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: ABI)
  • SAN ANGELO REGIONAL/MATHIS FIELD (about 52 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Abbreviation: SJT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Blackwell:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blackwell:

  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 123 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 147 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,068)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 148 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 149 miles; ODESSA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)
Public primary/middle school in Blackwell:

  • BLACKWELL SCHOOL (Students: 139; Location: 610 N ALAMO; Grades: PK – 12)

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