Mexia, TX Population

Population: 6,563. Estimated population in July 2020: 6,742 (+2.7% change)
Males: 3,005 (45.8%), Females: 3,558 (54.2%)

Limestone County

Zip code: 76667

Median resident age: 32.6 years
Median household income: $22,785
Median house value: $36,000

Races in Mexia:

  • White Non-Hispanic (49.7%)
  • Black (31.7%)
  • Hispanic (17.9%)
  • Other race (10.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

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

Ancestries: United States (10.5%), Irish (7.1%), English (4.4%), German (4.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%), French (1.1%).

Land area: 5.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mexia

  • High school or higher: 62.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mexia city

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

8.9% Foreign born (8.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -529 (-7.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Mexia:

  • PARKVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL (600 SOUTH BONHAM STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Mexia:

  • LIMESTONE MEDICAL CENTER (about 12 miles; GROESBECK, TX)
  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER – FAIRFIELD (about 27 miles; FAIRFIELD, TX)
  • NAVARRO REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; CORSICANA, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mexia:

  • WACO REGIONAL (about 52 miles; WACO, TX; Abbreviation: ACT)
  • DRAUGHON-MILLER CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL (about 74 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Abbreviation: TPL)
  • EASTERWOOD FIELD (about 77 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Abbreviation: CLL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mexia:

  • MEXIA-LIMESTONE CO (about 4 miles; MEXIA, TX; Abbreviation: LXY)
  • TEAGUE MUNI (about 13 miles; TEAGUE, TX; Abbreviation: 68F)
  • C DAVID CAMPBELL FIELD-CORSICANA MUNI (about 24 miles; CORSICANA, TX; Abbreviation: CRS)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mexia:

  • NAVARRO COLLEGE (about 28 miles; CORSICANA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,842)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-WACO (about 43 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,218)
  • BAYLOR UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 13,183)
  • MCLENNAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,658)
  • TRINITY VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; ATHENS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,858)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Full-time enrollment: 41,117)
  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (about 73 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)

Schools

Public high schools in Mexia:

  • MEXIA H S (Students: 591; Location: 405 E MILAM; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MEXIA SCHOOL OF CHOICE (Students: 14; Location: 405 E MILAM; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Mexia:

  • A B MCBAY EL (Students: 666; Location: 405 E MILAM; Grades: PK – 03)
  • MEXIA J H (Students: 545; Location: 405 E MILAM; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • R Q SIMS INT (Students: 470; Location: 405 E MILAM; Grades: 01 – 06)
  • DEVELOPMENTAL CTR (Students: 50; Location: 405 E MILAM; Grades: 04 – 12)

Libraries

Library in Mexia:

  • GIBBS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $181,349; Location: 305 E RUSK ST; 34,792 books; 4,164 audio materials; 987 video materials; 23 serial subscriptions)