Blossom, TX Population

Population: 1,439. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,486 (+3.3% change)
Males: 730 (50.7%), Females: 709 (49.3%)

Lamar County

Zip code: 75416

Median resident age: 35.1 years
Median household income: $28,235
Median house value: $39,600

Races in Blossom:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.4%)
  • Hispanic (6.7%)
  • Black (2.1%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

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

Ancestries: United States (20.6%), Irish (9.9%), German (8.3%), English (4.9%), Dutch (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

Elevation: 539 feet

Land area: 2.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Blossom

  • High school or higher: 69.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blossom city

  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

4.9% Foreign born (4.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -147 (-9.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Blossom:

  • CHRISTUS ST JOSEPHS HEALTH SYSTEM (about 13 miles; PARIS, TX)
  • EAST TEXAS MED CENTER – CLARKSVILLE (about 25 miles; CLARKSVILLE, TX)
  • CHOCTAW MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; HUGO, OK)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Blossom:

  • COX FLD (about 5 miles; PARIS, TX; Abbreviation: PRX)
  • TYLER POUNDS RGNL (about 91 miles; TYLER, TX; Abbreviation: TYR)
  • TEXARKANA REGIONAL-WEBB FIELD (about 98 miles; TEXARKANA, AR; Abbreviation: TXK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Blossom:

  • CLARKSVILLE/RED RIVER CTY-J D TRISSELL FLD (about 24 miles; CLARKSVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: LBR)
  • STAN STAMPER MUNI (about 28 miles; HUGO, OK; Abbreviation: HHW)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY (about 34 miles; MOUNT VERNON, TX; Abbreviation: F53)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blossom:

  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-COMMERCE (about 47 miles; COMMERCE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,998)
  • SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; DURANT, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,165)
  • TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 78 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,872)
  • GRAYSON COUNTY COLLEGE (about 83 miles; DENISON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,082)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 93 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,433)
  • KILGORE COLLEGE (about 95 miles; KILGORE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,814)
  • COLLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CENTRAL PARK (about 95 miles; MCKINNEY, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,514)

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