Matador, TX Population

Population: 740. Estimated population in July 2020: 673 (-9.1% change)
Males: 365 (49.3%), Females: 375 (50.7%)

Motley County

Zip code: 79244

Median resident age: 42.7 years
Median household income: $27,778
Median house value: $30,600

Races in Matador:

  • White Non-Hispanic (78.6%)
  • Hispanic (13.2%)
  • Other race (6.8%)
  • Black (5.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)

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

Ancestries: United States (30.3%), Irish (8.4%), English (7.0%), German (5.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%), Scottish (1.9%).

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Matador

  • High school or higher: 73.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Matador town

  • Never married: 17.2%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -40 (-5.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Matador:

  • CROSBYTON CLINIC HOSPITAL (about 38 miles; CROSBYTON, TX)
  • W J MANGOLD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 42 miles; LOCKNEY, TX)
  • CHILDRESS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 46 miles; CHILDRESS, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Matador:

  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 74 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
  • AMARILLO INTL (about 103 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Abbreviation: AMA)
  • ALTUS AFB (about 117 miles; ALTUS, OK; Abbreviation: LTS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Matador:

  • FLOYDADA MUNICIPAL (about 35 miles; FLOYDADA, TX; Abbreviation: Q41)
  • DAN E RICHARDS MUNI (about 39 miles; PADUCAH, TX; Abbreviation: 3F6)
  • CROSBYTON MUNICIPAL (about 40 miles; CROSBYTON, TX; Abbreviation: 8F3)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Matador:

  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 99 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 108 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 114 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 130 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 132 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
Public primary/middle school in Matador:

  • MOTLEY COUNTY SCHOOL (Students: 184; Location: 1600 BUNDY; Grades: PK – 12)

Libraries

Library in Matador:

  • MOTLEY COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $15,383; Location: 1105 MAIN ST; 11,125 books; 45 audio materials; 62 video materials; 5 serial subscriptions)