Monahans, TX Population

Population: 6,821. Estimated population in July 2020: 6,325 (-7.3% change)
Males: 3,288 (48.2%), Females: 3,533 (51.8%)

Ward County

Zip code: 79756

Median resident age: 35.5 years
Median household income: $30,349
Median house value: $37,000

Races in Monahans:

  • White Non-Hispanic (50.1%)
  • Hispanic (43.7%)
  • Other race (12.5%)
  • Black (5.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

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

Ancestries: United States (10.4%), German (8.0%), Irish (7.4%), English (5.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%), Scottish (1.5%).

Elevation: 2624 feet

Land area: 24.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Monahans

  • High school or higher: 73.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monahans city

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

7.3% Foreign born (6.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,224 (-15.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Monahans:

  • WARD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (406 S GARY ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Monahans:

  • WINKLER COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; KERMIT, TX)
  • MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL (about 41 miles; ODESSA, TX)
  • CRANE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 41 miles; CRANE, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Monahans:

  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 55 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Abbreviation: MAF)
  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 79 miles; HOBBS, NM; Abbreviation: HOB)
  • CAVERN CITY AIR TRML (about 106 miles; CARLSBAD, NM; Abbreviation: CNM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Monahans:

  • ROY HURD MEMORIAL (about 2 miles; MONAHANS, TX; Abbreviation: E01)
  • WINKLER COUNTY (about 24 miles; WINK, TX; Abbreviation: INK)
  • LEA COUNTY/JAL/ (about 40 miles; JAL, NM; Abbreviation: E26)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monahans:

  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 37 miles; ODESSA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 65 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • SUL ROSS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 99 miles; ALPINE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 143 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 155 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 158 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 180 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)

Schools

Public high schools in Monahans:

  • MONAHANS H S (Students: 595; Location: 809 S BETTY ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MONAHANS ED CTR (Students: 32; Location: 813 S ALICE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Monahans:

  • SUDDERTH EL (Students: 300; Location: CAROL & E ST; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • EDWARDS EL (Students: 297; Location: 804 S DWIGHT AVE; Grades: 01 – 02)
  • WALKER J H (Students: 294; Location: 800 S FAYE AVE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • TATOM EL (Students: 246; Location: 1600 S CALVIN AVE; Grades: 03 – 04)
  • GEORGE CULLENDER KIND (Students: 200; Location: 1100 S LEON AVE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • SPECIAL ED SERVICES (Location: 402 W 6TH ST; Grades: PK – 12)

Libraries

Library in Monahans:

  • WARD COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $162,829; Location: 409 S DWIGHT ST; 46,566 books; 634 audio materials; 1,985 video materials; 32 serial subscriptions)