Ore City, TX Population

Population: 1,106. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,166 (+5.4% change)
Males: 521 (47.1%), Females: 585 (52.9%)

Upshur County

Zip code: 75683

Median resident age: 31.8 years
Median household income: $33,542
Median house value: $46,700

Races in Ore City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.8%)
  • Hispanic (7.4%)
  • Black (6.6%)
  • Other race (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • American Indian (2.1%)
  • Asian Indian (0.9%)

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

Ancestries: United States (10.8%), German (9.5%), Irish (9.2%), English (6.4%), French (2.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%).

Land area: 2.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ore City

  • High school or higher: 74.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ore City city

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

4.2% Foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 1.0% Asia, 0.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +209 (+23.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Ore City:

  • LONGVIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 17 miles; LONGVIEW, TX)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD MEDICAL CENTER (about 21 miles; LONGVIEW, TX)
  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER PITTSBURG (about 22 miles; PITTSBURG, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ore City:

  • EAST TEXAS RGNL (about 29 miles; LONGVIEW, TX; Abbreviation: GGG)
  • TYLER POUNDS RGNL (about 57 miles; TYLER, TX; Abbreviation: TYR)
  • SHREVEPORT REGIONAL (about 68 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; Abbreviation: SHV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ore City:

  • FOX STEPHENS FIELD – GILMER MUNI (about 17 miles; GILMER, TX; Abbreviation: 4F4)
  • GREATER MORRIS COUNTY (about 22 miles; DAINGERFIELD, TX; Abbreviation: 8F5)
  • MOUNT PLEASANT RGNL (about 26 miles; MOUNT PLEASANT, TX; Abbreviation: OSA)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ore City:

  • KILGORE COLLEGE (about 31 miles; KILGORE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,814)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 52 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,433)
  • TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 52 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,872)
  • BOSSIER PARISH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 72 miles; BOSSIER CITY, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,743)
  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 77 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,217)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-SHREVEPORT (about 82 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,059)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-COMMERCE (about 88 miles; COMMERCE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,998)

Schools

Public high school in Ore City:

  • ORE CITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 198; Location: REBEL RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ore City:

  • ORE CITY ELEMENTARY (Students: 417; Location: REBEL RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ORE CITY MIDDLE (Students: 203; Location: REBEL RD; Grades: 06 – 08)