Gruver, TX Population

Population: 1,162. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,122 (-3.4% change)
Males: 582 (50.1%), Females: 580 (49.9%)

Hansford County

Zip code: 79040

Median resident age: 35.3 years
Median household income: $32,031
Median house value: $55,600

Races in Gruver:

  • White Non-Hispanic (70.2%)
  • Hispanic (28.3%)
  • Other race (17.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

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

Ancestries: United States (11.2%), German (9.9%), English (7.7%), Irish (6.8%), Dutch (2.8%), Norwegian (1.5%).

Elevation: 177 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Gruver

  • High school or higher: 67.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gruver city

  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 67.3%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

18.9% Foreign born (17.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -3 (-0.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Gruver:

  • HANSFORD HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; SPEARMAN, TX)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF TEXAS COUNTY (about 34 miles; GUYMON, OK)
  • OCHILTREE GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 41 miles; PERRYTON, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gruver:

  • LIBERAL MUNI (about 62 miles; LIBERAL, KS; Abbreviation: LBL)
  • AMARILLO INTL (about 75 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Abbreviation: AMA)
  • GARDEN CITY REGIONAL (about 124 miles; GARDEN CITY, KS; Abbreviation: GCK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gruver:

  • GRUVER MUNI (about 3 miles; GRUVER, TX; Abbreviation: E19)
  • SPEARMAN MUNICIPAL (about 16 miles; SPEARMAN, TX; Abbreviation: E42)
  • CLUCK RANCH (about 21 miles; GRUVER, TX; Abbreviation: 2E3)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gruver:

  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 82 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 96 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 145 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 185 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 193 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,360)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 196 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 197 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)

Schools

Public high school in Gruver:

  • GRUVER H S (Students: 136; Location: 601 GARRETT ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Gruver:

  • GRUVER EL (Students: 148; Location: 601 GARRETT ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • GRUVER J H (Students: 118; Location: 601 GARRETT ST; Grades: 05 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Gruver:

  • GRUVER CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $15,250; Location: 504 KING ST; 13,887 books; 3 serial subscriptions)

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