Higgins, TX Population

Population: 425. Estimated population in July 2020: 437 (+2.8% change)
Males: 206 (48.5%), Females: 219 (51.5%)

Zip code: 79046

Median resident age: 48.3 years
Median household income: $25,714
Median house value: $26,800

Races in Higgins:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.9%)
  • Hispanic (4.9%)
  • Other race (3.3%)
  • American Indian (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Black (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (38.4%), United States (16.9%), Irish (13.9%), Scotch-Irish (7.3%), English (7.1%), Dutch (3.3%).

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Higgins

  • High school or higher: 73.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Higgins city

  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -38 (-8.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Higgins:

  • NEWMAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; SHATTUCK, OK)
  • HEMPHILL COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; CANADIAN, TX)
  • ROGER MILLS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 44 miles; CHEYENNE, OK)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Higgins:

  • LIBERAL MUNI (about 90 miles; LIBERAL, KS; Abbreviation: LBL)
  • DODGE CITY REGIONAL (about 113 miles; DODGE CITY, KS; Abbreviation: DDC)
  • ALTUS AFB (about 114 miles; ALTUS, OK; Abbreviation: LTS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Higgins:

  • HIGGINS-LIPSCOMB COUNTY (about 2 miles; HIGGINS, TX; Abbreviation: 1X1)
  • GAGE (about 22 miles; GAGE, OK; Abbreviation: GAG)
  • FOLLETT/LIPSCOMB COUNTY (about 23 miles; FOLLETT, TX; Abbreviation: T93)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Higgins:

  • SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 100 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,360)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 144 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • CAMERON UNIVERSITY (about 150 miles; LAWTON, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 152 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • SOUTHERN NAZARENE UNIVERSITY (about 171 miles; BETHANY, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,002)
  • OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY-OKLAHOMA CITY (about 176 miles; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,164)
  • BARTON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 177 miles; GREAT BEND, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,268)
Public primary/middle school in Higgins:

  • HIGGINS SCHOOL (Students: 118; Location: 406 N MAIN ST; Grades: PK – 12)

Libraries

Library in Higgins:

  • HIGGINS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $15,150; Location: 201 N MAIN; 12,250 books; 475 audio materials; 20 video materials; 15 serial subscriptions)

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