El Campo, TX Population

Population: 10,945. Estimated population in July 2020: 10,884 (-0.6% change)
Males: 5,245 (47.9%), Females: 5,700 (52.1%)

Wharton County

Zip code: 77437

Median resident age: 34.1 years
Median household income: $30,694
Median house value: $57,400

Races in El Campo:

  • White Non-Hispanic (48.9%)
  • Hispanic (38.7%)
  • Other race (16.7%)
  • Black (11.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

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

Ancestries: Czech (11.9%), German (11.6%), Irish (7.1%), United States (4.6%), English (4.5%), Danish (2.0%).

Land area: 7.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in El Campo

  • High school or higher: 67.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in El Campo city

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

7.5% Foreign born (7.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -56 (-0.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in El Campo:

  • EL CAMPO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (303 SANDY CORNER RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near El Campo:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to El Campo:

  • VICTORIA REGIONAL (about 51 miles; VICTORIA, TX; Abbreviation: VCT)
  • BRAZORIA COUNTY (about 58 miles; ANGLETON/LAKE JACKSON, TX; Abbreviation: LBX)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 76 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: HOU)
Other public-use airports nearest to El Campo:

  • WHARTON RGNL (about 10 miles; WHARTON, TX; Abbreviation: 5R5)
  • FLYING V RANCH (about 11 miles; LOUISE, TX; Abbreviation: T26)
  • LACKEY AVIATION (about 20 miles; WHARTON, TX; Abbreviation: 94R)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to El Campo:

  • WHARTON COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 15 miles; WHARTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,124)
  • VICTORIA COLLEGE (about 57 miles; VICTORIA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,511)
  • HOUSTON BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,273)
  • PRAIRIE VIEW A & M UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; PRAIRIE VIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,823)
  • BLINN COLLEGE (about 69 miles; BRENHAM, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,448)
  • RICE UNIVERSITY (about 69 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,158)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST THOMAS (about 72 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,541)

Schools

Public high school in El Campo:

  • EL CAMPO H S (Students: 1,080; Location: 600 W NORRIS ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in El Campo:

  • EL CAMPO MIDDLE (Students: 813; Location: 1401 MLK BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MYATT EL (Students: 579; Location: 501 W WEBB; Grades: PK – 01)
  • NORTHSIDE EL (Students: 532; Location: 2610 MEADOW LN; Grades: 04 – 05)
  • HUTCHINS EL (Students: 492; Location: 1006 ROBERTS; Grades: 02 – 03)
Private primary/middle schools in El Campo:

  • ST PHILIP CATHOLIC ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 225; Location: 302 WEST CHURCH STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • PRESBYTERIAN PRE-SCHOOL (Students: 52; Location: 312 DEPOT; Grades: PK – KG)

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