Lorena, TX Population

Population: 1,433. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,595 (+11.3% change)
Males: 682 (47.6%), Females: 751 (52.4%)

McLennan County

Zip code: 76655

Median resident age: 37.0 years
Median household income: $47,891
Median house value: $80,500

Races in Lorena:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.6%)
  • Hispanic (5.9%)
  • Other race (3.1%)
  • Black (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

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

Ancestries: German (20.0%), United States (12.4%), English (10.6%), Irish (10.3%), Scotch-Irish (4.9%), French (2.3%).

Land area: 3.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lorena

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lorena city

  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 64.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

2.9% Foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.8% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +173 (+13.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Lorena:

  • PROVIDENCE HEALTH CENTER (about 10 miles; WACO, TX)
  • DE PAUL CENTER (about 13 miles; WACO, TX)
  • HILLCREST BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER (about 14 miles; WACO, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lorena:

  • WACO REGIONAL (about 15 miles; WACO, TX; Abbreviation: ACT)
  • DRAUGHON-MILLER CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL (about 21 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Abbreviation: TPL)
  • KILLEEN MUNI (about 39 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: ILE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lorena:

  • MC GREGOR EXECUTIVE (about 10 miles; WACO, TX; Abbreviation: PWG)
  • TSTC WACO (about 20 miles; WACO, TX; Abbreviation: CNW)
  • WINGS FOR CHRIST INTL FLIGHT ACADEMY (about 22 miles; WACO, TX; Abbreviation: 73F)
Amtrak station near Lorena:

  • 14 miles: MCGREGOR (1 AMTRAK BLVD.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lorena:

  • BAYLOR UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 13,183)
  • MCLENNAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,658)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-WACO (about 18 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,218)
  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (about 22 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR (about 29 miles; BELTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,257)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 45 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,777)
  • NAVARRO COLLEGE (about 72 miles; CORSICANA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,842)

Schools

Public high schools in Lorena:

  • LORENA H S (Students: 483; Location: LORENA ISD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • OPPORTUNITY LEARNING CTR (Students: 13; Location: LORENA ISD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lorena:

  • LORENA EL (Students: 582; Location: LORENA ISD; Grades: PK – 04)
  • LORENA MIDDLE (Students: 474; Location: LORENA ISD; Grades: 05 – 08)

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