Megargel, TX Population

Population: 248. Estimated population in July 2020: 254 (+2.4% change)
Males: 124 (50.0%), Females: 124 (50.0%)

Archer County

Zip code: 76370

Median resident age: 40.6 years
Median household income: $30,000
Median house value: $18,900

Races in Megargel:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.9%)
  • Hispanic (6.0%)
  • Two or more races (4.0%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Filipino (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

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

Ancestries: United States (16.9%), German (8.5%), Irish (8.5%), Czech (8.1%), English (6.5%), Scottish (1.2%).

Elevation: 1286 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Megargel

  • High school or higher: 76.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Megargel town

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 65.3%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +14 (+6.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Megargel:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Megargel:

  • SHEPPARD AFB/WICHITA FALLS MUNI (about 48 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Abbreviation: SPS)
  • LAWTON-FORT SILL REGIONAL (about 85 miles; LAWTON, OK; Abbreviation: LAW)
  • ALTUS AFB (about 86 miles; ALTUS, OK; Abbreviation: LTS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Megargel:

  • OLNEY MUNI (about 11 miles; OLNEY, TX; Abbreviation: ONY)
  • ARCHER CITY MUNI (about 23 miles; ARCHER CITY, TX; Abbreviation: T39)
  • THROCKMORTON MUNI (about 25 miles; THROCKMORTON, TX; Abbreviation: 72F)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Megargel:

  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,619)
  • CAMERON UNIVERSITY (about 86 miles; LAWTON, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 87 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 88 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 99 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,068)
  • TARRANT COUNTY COLLEGE (about 121 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,454)
  • TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 123 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,032)
Public primary/middle school in Megargel:

  • MEGARGEL SCHOOL (Students: 52; Location: 301 FIRST ST; Grades: PK – 12)