George West, TX Population

Population: 2,524. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,342 (-7.2% change)
Males: 1,209 (47.9%), Females: 1,315 (52.1%)

Live Oak County

Zip code: 78022

Median resident age: 34.3 years
Median household income: $29,364
Median house value: $48,600

Races in George West:

  • Hispanic (58.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (41.0%)
  • Other race (14.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

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

Ancestries: English (10.1%), Irish (5.7%), German (4.2%), United States (3.3%), Polish (1.9%), Swedish (1.1%).

Land area: 1.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in George West

  • High school or higher: 55.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in George West city

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

3.4% Foreign born (3.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -84 (-3.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near George West:

  • CHRISTUS SPOHN HOSPITAL BEEVILLE (about 27 miles; BEEVILLE, TX)
  • OTTO KAISER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 36 miles; KENEDY, TX)
  • ALICE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 41 miles; ALICE, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to George West:

  • CORPUS CHRISTI INTL (about 58 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Abbreviation: CRP)
  • LACKLAND AFB (KELLY FLD ANNEX) (about 79 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Abbreviation: SKF)
  • SAN ANTONIO INTL (about 87 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Abbreviation: SAT)
Other public-use airports nearest to George West:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to George West:

  • COASTAL BEND COLLEGE (about 27 miles; BEEVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,150)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 60 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,860)
  • DEL MAR COLLEGE (about 63 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,454)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 68 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,282)
  • PALO ALTO COLLEGE (about 75 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,623)
  • ST PHILIPS COLLEGE (about 79 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,778)
  • OUR LADY OF THE LAKE UNIVERSITY-SAN ANTONIO (about 81 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,312)

Schools

Public high school in George West:

  • GEORGE WEST H S (Students: 358; Location: 1013 HOUSTON ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in George West:

  • GEORGE WEST PRI (Students: 349; Location: 405 TRAVIS ST; Grades: PK – 03)
  • GEORGE WEST EL (Students: 251; Location: 910 HOUSTON ST; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • GEORGE WEST J H (Students: 189; Location: 900 HOUSTON ST; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in George West:

  • LIVE OAK COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $94,741; Location: 402 HOUSTON ST; 57,000 books; 800 audio materials; 850 video materials; 20 serial subscriptions)

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