Pecos, TX Population

Population: 9,501. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,251 (-13.2% change)
Males: 4,585 (48.3%), Females: 4,916 (51.7%)

Reeves County

Zip code: 79772

Median resident age: 33.1 years
Median household income: $24,943
Median house value: $25,900

Races in Pecos:

  • Hispanic (79.6%)
  • Other race (18.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (17.3%)
  • Black (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

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

Ancestries: German (2.5%), United States (2.5%), English (2.5%), Irish (2.3%).

Elevation: 2586 feet

Land area: 7.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Pecos

  • High school or higher: 48.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pecos city

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

16.2% Foreign born (15.1% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -2,572 (-21.3%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Pecos:

  • REEVES COUNTY HOSPITAL (2323 TEXAS ST BOX 2058)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Pecos:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pecos:

  • CAVERN CITY AIR TRML (about 82 miles; CARLSBAD, NM; Abbreviation: CNM)
  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 90 miles; HOBBS, NM; Abbreviation: HOB)
  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 97 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Abbreviation: MAF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pecos:

  • PECOS MUNI (about 4 miles; PECOS, TX; Abbreviation: PEQ)
  • WINKLER COUNTY (about 32 miles; WINK, TX; Abbreviation: INK)
  • ROY HURD MEMORIAL (about 43 miles; MONAHANS, TX; Abbreviation: E01)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pecos:

  • SUL ROSS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; ALPINE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 79 miles; ODESSA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 107 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 169 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 190 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 191 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 195 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)

Schools

Public high school in Pecos:

  • PECOS H S (Students: 658; Location: 1302 S PARK ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Pecos:

  • HAYNES ELEMENTARY (Students: 538; Location: 1302 S PARK ST; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • AUSTIN ELEMENTARY (Students: 520; Location: 1302 S PARK ST; Grades: 01 – 03)
  • CROCKETT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 373; Location: 1302 S PARK ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • PECOS KIND (Students: 230; Location: 1302 S PARK ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • LAMAR CENTER (Students: 27; Location: 1302 S PARK ST; Grades: 03 – 12)

Libraries

Library in Pecos:

  • REEVES COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $88,493; Location: 505 S PARK ST; 50,000 books; 1,000 audio materials; 1,000 video materials; 70 serial subscriptions)