Earth, TX Population

Population: 1,109. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,077 (-2.9% change)
Males: 525 (47.3%), Females: 584 (52.7%)

Lamb County

Zip code: 79031

Median resident age: 34.0 years
Median household income: $25,595
Median house value: $25,200

Races in Earth:

  • Hispanic (52.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (43.4%)
  • Other race (22.1%)
  • Black (2.9%)
  • 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 (6.9%), Irish (5.5%), English (3.7%), German (2.0%), Scottish (1.5%), French (1.4%).

Elevation: 3697 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Earth

  • High school or higher: 54.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Earth city

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 3.3%

6.7% Foreign born (6.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -114 (-9.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Earth:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Earth:

  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 58 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
  • CANNON AFB (about 64 miles; CLOVIS, NM; Abbreviation: CVS)
  • AMARILLO INTL (about 84 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Abbreviation: AMA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Earth:

  • MULESHOE MUNICIPAL (about 17 miles; MULESHOE, TX; Abbreviation: 2T1)
  • LITTLEFIELD MUNICIPAL (about 22 miles; LITTLEFIELD, TX; Abbreviation: Q00)
  • DIMMITT MUNI (about 24 miles; DIMMITT, TX; Abbreviation: Q55)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Earth:

  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 43 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 59 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 65 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 75 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 154 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)

Schools

Public high school in Earth:

  • SPRINGLAKE-EARTH HS (Students: 92; Location: F M 2901 & F M 302; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Earth:

  • SPRINGLAKE-EARTH ELEM/MIDDLE SCHOO (Students: 311; Location: F M 2901 & F M 302; Grades: PK – 08)

Libraries

Library in Earth:

  • SPRINGLAKE-EARTH COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $72,579; Location: FARM ROAD 2901; 13,056 books; 27 audio materials; 425 video materials; 35 serial subscriptions)

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