Dimmitt, TX Population

Population: 4,375. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,981 (-9.0% change)
Males: 2,118 (48.4%), Females: 2,257 (51.6%)

Castro County

Zip code: 79027

Median resident age: 32.2 years
Median household income: $27,454
Median house value: $48,900

Races in Dimmitt:

  • Hispanic (56.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (39.5%)
  • Other race (18.1%)
  • Black (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • American Indian (2.1%)

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

Ancestries: United States (9.6%), German (4.6%), Irish (3.8%), English (2.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%).

Elevation: 3877 feet

Land area: 2.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Dimmitt

  • High school or higher: 62.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dimmitt city

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

9.5% Foreign born (9.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -173 (-3.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Dimmitt:

  • PLAINS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (310 W HALSELL ST BOX 278)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Dimmitt:

  • HEREFORD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 23 miles; HEREFORD, TX)
  • PARMER COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; FRIONA, TX)
  • MULESHOE AREA MED CTR (about 41 miles; MULESHOE, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dimmitt:

  • AMARILLO INTL (about 63 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Abbreviation: AMA)
  • CANNON AFB (about 71 miles; CLOVIS, NM; Abbreviation: CVS)
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 71 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dimmitt:

  • DIMMITT MUNI (about 2 miles; DIMMITT, TX; Abbreviation: Q55)
  • HEREFORD MUNI (about 21 miles; HEREFORD, TX; Abbreviation: HRX)
  • BENGER AIR PARK (about 27 miles; FRIONA, TX; Abbreviation: Q54)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dimmitt:

  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 53 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 65 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 76 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 174 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)

Schools

Public high school in Dimmitt:

  • DIMMITT H S (Students: 326; Location: 1505 WESTERN CIR DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Dimmitt:

  • DIMMITT MIDDLE (Students: 428; Location: 805 W JONES ST; Grades: 04 – 08)
  • RICHARDSON EL (Students: 401; Location: 708 W STINSON ST; Grades: PK – 03)

Libraries

Library in Dimmitt:

  • RHOADS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $80,438; Location: 103 SW 2ND ST; 20,604 books; 881 audio materials; 80 video materials; 36 serial subscriptions)

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