Electra, TX Population

Population: 3,168. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,938 (-7.3% change)
Males: 1,501 (47.4%), Females: 1,667 (52.6%)

Wichita County

Zip code: 76360

Median resident age: 37.5 years
Median household income: $24,022
Median house value: $28,400

Races in Electra:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.9%)
  • Hispanic (8.7%)
  • Black (4.6%)
  • Other race (4.3%)
  • American Indian (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)

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

Ancestries: United States (22.6%), German (9.5%), English (9.0%), Irish (8.0%), French (1.7%), Italian (1.2%).

Elevation: 1225 feet

Land area: 2.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Electra

  • High school or higher: 70.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Electra city

  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +50 (+1.6%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Electra:

  • ELECTRA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1207 S BAILEY ST BOX 1112)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Electra:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Electra:

  • SHEPPARD AFB/WICHITA FALLS MUNI (about 31 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Abbreviation: SPS)
  • ALTUS AFB (about 49 miles; ALTUS, OK; Abbreviation: LTS)
  • LAWTON-FORT SILL REGIONAL (about 52 miles; LAWTON, OK; Abbreviation: LAW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Electra:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Electra:

  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,619)
  • CAMERON UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; LAWTON, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 104 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,360)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 121 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 121 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 127 miles; GAINESVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,018)
  • UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA NORMAN CAMPUS (about 131 miles; NORMAN, OK; Full-time enrollment: 20,154)

Schools

Public high school in Electra:

  • ELECTRA H S (Students: 189; Location: 400 E ROOSEVELT AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Electra:

  • DINSMORE EL (Students: 248; Location: 700 S MAIN ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • ELECTRA J H (Students: 186; Location: 621 S BAILEY ST; Grades: 05 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Electra:

  • ELECTRA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $70,786; Location: 401 N WAGGONER ST; 20,090 books; 4,344 audio materials; 1,800 video materials; 70 serial subscriptions)

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