Giddings, TX Population

Population: 5,105. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,442 (+6.6% change)
Males: 2,655 (52.0%), Females: 2,450 (48.0%)

Lee County

Zip code: 78942

Median resident age: 29.4 years
Median household income: $31,046
Median house value: $67,200

Races in Giddings:

  • White Non-Hispanic (50.4%)
  • Hispanic (34.7%)
  • Other race (16.5%)
  • Black (13.3%)
  • Two or more races (3.2%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

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

Ancestries: German (19.8%), Irish (4.7%), United States (3.4%), French (2.3%), English (1.3%), Swedish (1.1%).

Elevation: 513 feet

Land area: 5.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Giddings

  • High school or higher: 61.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Giddings city

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 63.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

12.5% Foreign born (12.1% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +998 (+24.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Giddings:

  • FAYETTE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; LA GRANGE, TX)
  • SMITHVILLE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; SMITHVILLE, TX)
  • BURLESON ST JOSEPH HEALTH CENTER (about 30 miles; CALDWELL, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Giddings:

  • EASTERWOOD FIELD (about 49 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Abbreviation: CLL)
  • AUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL (about 51 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Abbreviation: AUS)
  • DRAUGHON-MILLER CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL (about 74 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Abbreviation: TPL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Giddings:

  • GIDDINGS-LEE COUNTY (about 3 miles; GIDDINGS, TX; Abbreviation: 62H)
  • FAYETTE REGIONAL AIR CENTER (about 20 miles; LA GRANGE, TX; Abbreviation: 3T5)
  • SMITHVILLE CRAWFORD MUNI (about 20 miles; SMITHVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: 84R)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Giddings:

  • BLINN COLLEGE (about 37 miles; BRENHAM, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,448)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Full-time enrollment: 41,117)
  • AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,819)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (about 56 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 46,503)
  • SAINT EDWARD’S UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,870)
  • PRAIRIE VIEW A & M UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; PRAIRIE VIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,823)
  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (about 70 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)

Schools

Public high schools in Giddings:

  • GIDDINGS H S (Students: 577; Location: 2249 N MAIN; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • KNOX LEARNING CTR (Students: 21; Location: 2249 N MAIN; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Giddings:

  • GIDDINGS EL (Students: 622; Location: 2249 N MAIN; Grades: PK – 03)
  • GIDDINGS STATE SCHOOL (Students: 376; Location: HWY 290 E & JAMES TURMAN RD; Grades: 05 – 12)
  • GIDDINGS INT (Students: 369; Location: 2249 N MAIN; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • GIDDINGS MIDDLE (Students: 236; Location: 2249 N MAIN; Grades: 07 – 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Giddings:

  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 155; Location: 382 N GRIMES; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SERBIN SCHOOL (Students: 75; Location: ROUTE 2 BOX 154; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST JOHN LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 59; Location: ROUTE 1-BOX 279; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Giddings:

  • RUFUS YOUNG KING LIBRARY (Operating income: $138,176; Location: 177 S MADISON ST; 22,477 books; 813 audio materials; 226 video materials; 58 serial subscriptions)

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