Nixon, TX Population

Population: 2,186. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,246 (+2.7% change)
Males: 1,064 (48.7%), Females: 1,122 (51.3%)

Gonzales County

Zip code: 78140

Median resident age: 31.0 years
Median household income: $22,104
Median house value: $27,900

Races in Nixon:

  • Hispanic (61.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (35.2%)
  • Other race (24.2%)
  • Black (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)

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

Ancestries: United States (6.1%), Irish (5.5%), German (4.8%), English (2.3%).

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Nixon

  • High school or higher: 51.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 36.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nixon city

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 47.3%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

16.6% Foreign born (16.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +197 (+9.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Nixon:

  • GUADALUPE VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; SEGUIN, TX)
  • GONZALES WARM SPRINGS REHAB HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; GONZALES, TX)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; GONZALES, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Nixon:

  • SAN ANTONIO INTL (about 52 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Abbreviation: SAT)
  • LACKLAND AFB (KELLY FLD ANNEX) (about 57 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Abbreviation: SKF)
  • AUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL (about 64 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Abbreviation: AUS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Nixon:

  • GLEN BEICKER RANCH (about 17 miles; SEGUIN, TX; Abbreviation: 83R)
  • GONZALES MUNI (about 28 miles; GONZALES, TX; Abbreviation: T20)
  • THE CARTER MEMORIAL (about 32 miles; LULING, TX; Abbreviation: T91)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nixon:

  • SOUTHWEST TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; SAN MARCOS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 18,822)
  • ST PHILIPS COLLEGE (about 50 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,778)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE INCARNATE WORD (about 51 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,734)
  • SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE (about 53 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 11,226)
  • TRINITY UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,474)
  • OUR LADY OF THE LAKE UNIVERSITY-SAN ANTONIO (about 54 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,312)
  • PALO ALTO COLLEGE (about 54 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,623)

Schools

Public high school in Nixon:

  • NIXON-SMILEY H S (Students: 281; Location: 800 RANCHO RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Nixon:

  • NIXON SMILEY EL (Students: 398; Location: 800 RANCHO RD; Grades: PK – 04)
  • NIXON-SMILEY MIDDLE (Students: 302; Location: 800 RANCHO RD; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • FLORESVILLE ALTER ED CTR (Students: 11; Location: 800 RANCHO RD; Grades: 01 – 12)
  • WILSON CO J J A E P (Students: 1; Location: 800 RANCHO RD; Grades: KG – 12)

Libraries

Library in Nixon:

  • THE APHNE PATTILLO NIXON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $10,300; Location: 401 N NIXON AVE; 8,200 books; 75 audio materials; 100 video materials; 8 serial subscriptions)