Mertzon, TX Population

Population: 839. Estimated population in July 2020: 833 (-0.7% change)
Males: 410 (48.9%), Females: 429 (51.1%)

Irion County

Zip code: 76941

Median resident age: 37.4 years
Median household income: $33,333
Median house value: $57,700

Races in Mertzon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (65.1%)
  • Hispanic (34.2%)
  • Other race (11.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Black (0.6%)

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

Ancestries: United States (14.1%), German (12.2%), Irish (8.6%), English (7.0%), French (2.5%), Scottish (1.9%).

Land area: 1.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mertzon

  • High school or higher: 71.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mertzon city

  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

3.5% Foreign born (3.1% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +59 (+7.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mertzon:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mertzon:

  • SAN ANGELO REGIONAL/MATHIS FIELD (about 25 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Abbreviation: SJT)
  • DYESS AFB (about 105 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: DYS)
  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 107 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Abbreviation: MAF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mertzon:

  • ALVIE COLE RANCH (about 28 miles; STERLING CITY, TX; Abbreviation: 64F)
  • ELDORADO (about 33 miles; ELDORADO, TX; Abbreviation: 27R)
  • OZONA MUNI (about 45 miles; OZONA, TX; Abbreviation: OZA)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mertzon:

  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 103 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 113 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 113 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 121 miles; ODESSA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)
  • SOUTHWEST TEXAS JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 155 miles; UVALDE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,366)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 176 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)

Schools

Public high school in Mertzon:

  • IRION H S (Students: 182; Location: 405 N 3RD; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Mertzon:

  • IRION EL (Students: 182; Location: 405 N 3RD; Grades: PK – 06)
  • FAIRVIEW ACCELERATED (AEP) (Location: 405 N 3RD; Grades: N – N )

Libraries

Library in Mertzon:

  • IRION COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $12,707; Location: 111 W FAYETTE AVE; 9,317 books; 98 audio materials; 35 video materials)