Friona, TX Population

Population: 3,854. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,735 (-3.1% change)
Males: 1,876 (48.7%), Females: 1,978 (51.3%)

Parmer County

Zip code: 79035

Median resident age: 31.1 years
Median household income: $31,964
Median house value: $51,300

Races in Friona:

  • Hispanic (57.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (40.0%)
  • Other race (33.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Black (1.3%)

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

Ancestries: German (7.3%), Irish (5.5%), United States (5.1%), English (2.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

Elevation: 4018 feet

Land area: 1.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Friona

  • High school or higher: 58.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Friona city

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 67.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 4.8%

22.4% Foreign born (21.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +139 (+3.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Friona:

  • PARMER COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (1307 CLEVELAND)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Friona:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Friona:

  • CANNON AFB (about 46 miles; CLOVIS, NM; Abbreviation: CVS)
  • AMARILLO INTL (about 82 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Abbreviation: AMA)
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 93 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Friona:

  • BENGER AIR PARK (about 3 miles; FRIONA, TX; Abbreviation: Q54)
  • CLOVIS MUNI (about 29 miles; CLOVIS, NM; Abbreviation: CVN)
  • DIMMITT MUNI (about 29 miles; DIMMITT, TX; Abbreviation: Q55)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Friona:

  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 54 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 70 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 74 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 95 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY (about 176 miles; LAS VEGAS, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,278)

Schools

Public high school in Friona:

  • FRIONA H S (Students: 352; Location: 7TH AND ETTA; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Friona:

  • FRIONA EL (Students: 360; Location: 909 E 11TH; Grades: 02 – 05)
  • FRIONA J H (Students: 288; Location: 1001 EUCLID; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FRIONA PRI (Students: 272; Location: 909 E 11TH ST; Grades: PK – 01)

Libraries

Library in Friona:

  • FRIONA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $102,655; Location: 109 W 7TH ST; 22,492 books; 1,546 audio materials; 1,027 video materials; 75 serial subscriptions)

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