Happy, TX Population

Population: 647. Estimated population in July 2020: 615 (-4.9% change)
Males: 316 (48.8%), Females: 331 (51.2%)

Swisher County

Zip code: 79042

Median resident age: 37.7 years
Median household income: $28,393
Median house value: $33,000

Races in Happy:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.8%)
  • Hispanic (17.3%)
  • Other race (6.8%)
  • American Indian (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Black (0.6%)

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

Ancestries: United States (15.8%), German (12.8%), English (10.4%), Irish (6.0%), Czech (2.5%), Dutch (2.2%).

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Happy

  • High school or higher: 79.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Happy town

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

2.2% Foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 0.3% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +63 (+10.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Happy:

  • SWISHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; TULIA, TX)
  • NORTHWEST TEXAS SURGERY CENTER (about 30 miles; AMARILLO, TX)
  • SCCI HOSPITAL OF AMARILLO (about 30 miles; AMARILLO, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Happy:

  • AMARILLO INTL (about 35 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Abbreviation: AMA)
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 76 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
  • CANNON AFB (about 105 miles; CLOVIS, NM; Abbreviation: CVS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Happy:

  • CITY OF TULIA/SWISHER COUNTY MUNI (about 14 miles; TULIA, TX; Abbreviation: Q06)
  • BUFFALO (about 22 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Abbreviation: 1E7)
  • MAPLES FIELD (about 22 miles; CANYON, TX; Abbreviation: 1E9)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Happy:

  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 30 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 78 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 87 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 111 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 188 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)

Schools

Public high school in Happy:

  • HAPPY H S (Students: 109; Location: 500 N W 3RD; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Happy:

  • HAPPY EL (Students: 106; Location: 500 N W 3RD; Grades: KG – 06)

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