Overton, TX Population

Population: 2,350. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,321 (-1.2% change)
Males: 1,097 (46.7%), Females: 1,253 (53.3%)

Rusk County

Zip code: 75684

Median resident age: 38.1 years
Median household income: $28,098
Median house value: $52,000

Races in Overton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (78.1%)
  • Black (17.9%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (14.9%), Irish (12.2%), English (9.9%), German (5.2%), French (3.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%).

Elevation: 489 feet

Land area: 6.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Overton

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Overton city

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +227 (+10.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Overton:

  • ROY H LAIRD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; KILGORE, TX)
  • HENDERSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; HENDERSON, TX)
  • UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH CENTER (about 20 miles; TYLER, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Overton:

  • EAST TEXAS RGNL (about 21 miles; LONGVIEW, TX; Abbreviation: GGG)
  • TYLER POUNDS RGNL (about 30 miles; TYLER, TX; Abbreviation: TYR)
  • SHREVEPORT REGIONAL (about 81 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; Abbreviation: SHV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Overton:

  • RUSK COUNTY (about 14 miles; HENDERSON, TX; Abbreviation: F12)
  • GLADEWATER MUNI (about 17 miles; GLADEWATER, TX; Abbreviation: 07F)
  • TARRANT FIELD (about 25 miles; MOUNT SELMAN, TX; Abbreviation: 6X0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Overton:

  • KILGORE COLLEGE (about 11 miles; KILGORE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,814)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 23 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,433)
  • TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 36 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,872)
  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,217)
  • TRINITY VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 61 miles; ATHENS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,858)
  • ANGELINA COLLEGE (about 66 miles; LUFKIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,773)
  • BOSSIER PARISH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 90 miles; BOSSIER CITY, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,743)

Schools

Public high schools in Overton:

  • OVERTON H S (Students: 212; Location: 501 E HENDERSON ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • LEVERETTS CHAPEL H S (Students: 64; Location: 8956 STATE HWY 42/135 N; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Overton:

  • OVERTON EL (Students: 318; Location: 501 E HENDERSON ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • LEVERETTS CHAPEL EL (Students: 150; Location: 8956 STATE HWY 42/135 N; Grades: PK – 06)
  • LEVERETTS CHAPEL JR HIGH (Students: 34; Location: 8956 STATE HWY 42/135 N; Grades: 07 – 08)