Nocona, TX Population

Population: 3,198. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,250 (+1.6% change)
Males: 1,456 (45.5%), Females: 1,742 (54.5%)

Montague County

Zip code: 76255

Median resident age: 37.9 years
Median household income: $28,893
Median house value: $45,200

Races in Nocona:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.6%)
  • Hispanic (12.5%)
  • Other race (3.3%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)

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

Ancestries: United States (22.2%), Irish (9.0%), English (6.6%), German (6.4%), Dutch (2.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%).

Elevation: 988 feet

Land area: 2.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Nocona

  • High school or higher: 69.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nocona city

  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 15.4%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

6.1% Foreign born (5.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +207 (+6.9%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Nocona:

  • NOCONA GENERAL HOSPITAL (100 PARK ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Nocona:

  • BOWIE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; BOWIE, TX)
  • MUENSTER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; MUENSTER, TX)
  • JEFFERSON COUNTRY HOSPITAL (about 32 miles; WAURIKA, OK)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Nocona:

  • SHEPPARD AFB/WICHITA FALLS MUNI (about 55 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Abbreviation: SPS)
  • FORT WORTH ALLIANCE (about 63 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: AFW)
  • LAWTON-FORT SILL REGIONAL (about 71 miles; LAWTON, OK; Abbreviation: LAW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Nocona:

  • NOCONA (about 2 miles; NOCONA, TX; Abbreviation: F48)
  • BOWIE MUNI (about 14 miles; BOWIE, TX; Abbreviation: 0F2)
  • FALCONHEAD (about 32 miles; BURNEYVILLE, OK; Abbreviation: 37K)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nocona:

  • NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 43 miles; GAINESVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,018)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS (about 56 miles; DENTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 21,673)
  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,619)
  • TEXAS WOMAN’S UNIVERSITY (about 59 miles; DENTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,746)
  • TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 77 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,032)
  • SOUTHWESTERN BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (about 77 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,253)
  • TARRANT COUNTY COLLEGE (about 77 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,454)

Schools

Public high school in Nocona:

  • NOCONA H S (Students: 262; Location: 220 CLAY; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Nocona:

  • NOCONA EL (Students: 396; Location: 220 CLAY ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • NOCONA MIDDLE (Students: 197; Location: 220 CLAY; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PRAIRIE VALLEY EL (Students: 76; Location: N HWY 103; Grades: PK – 05)
  • PRAIRIE VALLEY H S (Students: 59; Location: N HWY 103; Grades: 06 – 12)

Libraries

Library in Nocona:

  • NOCONA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $52,643; Location: 10 COOKE ST; 17,238 books; 474 audio materials; 518 video materials; 20 serial subscriptions)