Jewett, TX Population

Population: 861. Estimated population in July 2020: 922 (+7.1% change)
Males: 419 (48.7%), Females: 442 (51.3%)

Leon County

Zip code: 75846

Median resident age: 31.3 years
Median household income: $26,250
Median house value: $59,600

Races in Jewett:

  • White Non-Hispanic (68.5%)
  • Hispanic (23.6%)
  • Other race (14.9%)
  • Black (7.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)

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

Ancestries: United States (14.4%), Irish (11.4%), German (10.3%), English (6.2%), Italian (2.1%), Polish (1.4%).

Elevation: 496 feet

Land area: 2.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Jewett

  • High school or higher: 63.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jewett city

  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

13.0% Foreign born (12.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +167 (+24.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Jewett:

  • LIMESTONE MEDICAL CENTER (about 28 miles; GROESBECK, TX)
  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER – FAIRFIELD (about 28 miles; FAIRFIELD, TX)
  • PARKVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 32 miles; MEXIA, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jewett:

  • EASTERWOOD FIELD (about 56 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Abbreviation: CLL)
  • WACO REGIONAL (about 76 miles; WACO, TX; Abbreviation: ACT)
  • TYLER POUNDS RGNL (about 86 miles; TYLER, TX; Abbreviation: TYR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Jewett:

  • TEAGUE MUNI (about 23 miles; TEAGUE, TX; Abbreviation: 68F)
  • MEXIA-LIMESTONE CO (about 31 miles; MEXIA, TX; Abbreviation: LXY)
  • MADISONVILLE MUNI (about 35 miles; MADISONVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: 51R)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jewett:

  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Full-time enrollment: 41,117)
  • NAVARRO COLLEGE (about 54 miles; CORSICANA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,842)
  • TRINITY VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 61 miles; ATHENS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,858)
  • SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,429)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-WACO (about 68 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,218)
  • BAYLOR UNIVERSITY (about 69 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 13,183)
  • MCLENNAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 74 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,658)

Schools

Public high school in Jewett:

  • LEON H S (Students: 212; Location: HWY 79 S; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Jewett:

  • LEON EL (Students: 290; Location: HWY 79 S; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LEON J H (Students: 152; Location: HWY 79 S; Grades: 06 – 08)

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