Hereford, TX Population

Population: 14,597. Estimated population in July 2020: 14,472 (-0.9% change)
Males: 7,022 (48.1%), Females: 7,575 (51.9%)

Deaf Smith County

Zip code: 79045

Median resident age: 29.7 years
Median household income: $29,599
Median house value: $46,000

Races in Hereford:

  • Hispanic (61.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (36.2%)
  • Other race (24.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Black (1.8%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)

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

Ancestries: United States (7.1%), German (6.3%), English (4.8%), Irish (4.8%).

Land area: 5.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hereford

  • High school or higher: 60.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hereford city

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

11.9% Foreign born (11.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -370 (-2.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Hereford:

  • HEREFORD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (801 EAST THIRD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Hereford:

  • PLAINS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; DIMMITT, TX)
  • PARMER COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; FRIONA, TX)
  • INTEGRATED HEALTH SERVICE HOSPITAL (about 43 miles; AMARILLO, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hereford:

  • AMARILLO INTL (about 56 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Abbreviation: AMA)
  • CANNON AFB (about 71 miles; CLOVIS, NM; Abbreviation: CVS)
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 91 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hereford:

  • HEREFORD MUNI (about 6 miles; HEREFORD, TX; Abbreviation: HRX)
  • DIMMITT MUNI (about 19 miles; DIMMITT, TX; Abbreviation: Q55)
  • BENGER AIR PARK (about 23 miles; FRIONA, TX; Abbreviation: Q54)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hereford:

  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 44 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 80 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 84 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 93 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY (about 193 miles; LAS VEGAS, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,278)

Schools

Public high school in Hereford:

  • HEREFORD H S (Students: 1,138; Location: 200 AVE F; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hereford:

  • HEREFORD J H (Students: 892; Location: 704 LA PLATA DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • AIKMAN EL (Students: 405; Location: 900 AVE K; Grades: KG – 03)
  • NORTHWEST EL (Students: 365; Location: 400 MOREMAN; Grades: KG – 07)
  • TIERRA BLANCA EL (Students: 334; Location: 615 COLUMBIA DR; Grades: PK – 03)
  • BLUEBONNET EL (Students: 305; Location: 221 16TH ST; Grades: 04 – 05)
  • SPECIAL PROGRAMS CTR (Students: 260; Location: 711 PARK AVE; Grades: PK – 08)
  • WEST CENTRAL EL (Students: 240; Location: 120 CAMPBELL ST; Grades: 04 – 05)
  • WALCOTT EL (Students: 164; Location: HWY 214; Grades: PK – 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Hereford:

  • NAZARENE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 158; Location: 1410 LA PLATA; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST ANTHONYS SCHOOL (Students: 121; Location: 120 W PARK AVE; Grades: PK – 6)
  • FIRST BAPTIST KINDERGARTEN (Students: 34; Location: 500 N MAIN; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Hereford:

  • DEAF SMITH COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $236,186; Location: 211 E 4TH ST; 70,263 books; 3,974 audio materials; 1,028 video materials; 148 serial subscriptions)

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