Muleshoe, TX Population

Population: 4,530. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,579 (+1.1% change)
Males: 2,181 (48.1%), Females: 2,349 (51.9%)

Bailey County

Zip code: 79347

Median resident age: 33.0 years
Median household income: $25,519
Median house value: $33,500

Races in Muleshoe:

  • Hispanic (53.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (44.1%)
  • Other race (31.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • Black (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)

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

Ancestries: United States (8.9%), English (6.8%), German (6.6%), Irish (6.6%), Dutch (1.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Elevation: 3792 feet

Land area: 3.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Muleshoe

  • High school or higher: 60.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Muleshoe city

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

12.5% Foreign born (12.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+0.0%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Muleshoe:

  • MULESHOE AREA MED CTR (708 S 1ST ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Muleshoe:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Muleshoe:

  • CANNON AFB (about 42 miles; CLOVIS, NM; Abbreviation: CVS)
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 75 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
  • AMARILLO INTL (about 99 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Abbreviation: AMA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Muleshoe:

  • MULESHOE MUNICIPAL (about 8 miles; MULESHOE, TX; Abbreviation: 2T1)
  • CLOVIS MUNI (about 27 miles; CLOVIS, NM; Abbreviation: CVN)
  • BENGER AIR PARK (about 30 miles; FRIONA, TX; Abbreviation: Q54)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Muleshoe:

  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 43 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 48 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 77 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 88 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 158 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)

Schools

Public high schools in Muleshoe:

  • MULESHOE H S (Students: 408; Location: 514 W AVE G; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • P E P (Students: 6; Location: 514 W AVE G; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Muleshoe:

  • DILLMAN EL (Students: 425; Location: 514 W AVE G; Grades: PK – 02)
  • MARY DESHAZO EL (Students: 339; Location: 514 W AVE G; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • WATSON J H (Students: 307; Location: 514 W AVE G; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Muleshoe:

  • MULESHOE AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $108,210; Location: 322 W 2ND ST; 21,448 books; 559 audio materials; 398 video materials; 48 serial subscriptions)