Gladewater, TX Population

Population: 6,078. Estimated population in July 2020: 6,295 (+3.6% change)
Males: 2,802 (46.1%), Females: 3,276 (53.9%)

Zip code: 75647

Median resident age: 37.1 years
Median household income: $28,118
Median house value: $57,500

Races in Gladewater:

  • White Non-Hispanic (78.2%)
  • Black (16.1%)
  • Hispanic (3.5%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)

Ancestries: United States (14.8%), English (9.8%), Irish (9.7%), German (6.0%), French (3.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%).

Land area: 11.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Gladewater

  • High school or higher: 76.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gladewater city

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +26 (+0.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Gladewater:

  • ROY H LAIRD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; KILGORE, TX)
  • LONGVIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 15 miles; LONGVIEW, TX)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; LONGVIEW, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gladewater:

  • EAST TEXAS RGNL (about 21 miles; LONGVIEW, TX; Abbreviation: GGG)
  • TYLER POUNDS RGNL (about 35 miles; TYLER, TX; Abbreviation: TYR)
  • SHREVEPORT REGIONAL (about 79 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; Abbreviation: SHV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gladewater:

  • GLADEWATER MUNI (about 3 miles; GLADEWATER, TX; Abbreviation: 07F)
  • FOX STEPHENS FIELD – GILMER MUNI (about 10 miles; GILMER, TX; Abbreviation: 4F4)
  • RUSK COUNTY (about 29 miles; HENDERSON, TX; Abbreviation: F12)
Amtrak station near Gladewater:

  • 16 miles: LONGVIEW (905 PACIFIC AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gladewater:

  • KILGORE COLLEGE (about 12 miles; KILGORE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,814)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 29 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,433)
  • TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 33 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,872)
  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,217)
  • TRINITY VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 67 miles; ATHENS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,858)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-COMMERCE (about 82 miles; COMMERCE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,998)
  • ANGELINA COLLEGE (about 84 miles; LUFKIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,773)

Schools

Public high schools in Gladewater:

  • GLADEWATER H S (Students: 662; Location: 2201 W GAY AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SABINE H S (Students: 406; Location: 5424 FM 1252 W; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • UNION GROVE H S (Students: 207; Location: OLD HWY 71; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Gladewater:

  • SABINE EL (Students: 542; Location: 5219 OLD HWY 135 N; Grades: PK – 05)
  • GLADEWATER MIDDLE (Students: 514; Location: 700 W MELBA AVE STE B; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GAY AVENUE PRI (Students: 477; Location: 100 GAY AVE; Grades: PK – 01)
  • UNION GROVE EL (Students: 379; Location: OLD HWY 71; Grades: PK – 06)
  • SABINE MIDDLE (Students: 325; Location: 5424 FM 1252 W; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WELDON INT (Students: 311; Location: 314 E SAUNDERS; Grades: 04 – 05)
  • BROADWAY EL (Students: 301; Location: 200 E BROADWAY; Grades: 02 – 03)
  • UNION GROVE J H (Students: 126; Location: OLD HWY 71; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • MARVIN A SMITH REGIONAL JUVENILE F (Students: 20; Location: 5424 FM 1252 W; Grades: KG – 12)
  • TRUMAN CHILDREN’S CTR (Location: 220 W HWY 80; Grades: PK – 12)

Libraries

Library in Gladewater:

  • LEE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $53,359; Location: 312 W PACIFIC AVE; 30,125 books; 239 audio materials; 572 video materials; 73 serial subscriptions)

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