Penelope, TX Population

Population: 211. Estimated population in July 2020: 231 (+9.5% change)
Males: 104 (49.3%), Females: 107 (50.7%)

Hill County

Zip code: 76676

Median resident age: 38.5 years
Median household income: $31,667
Median house value: $24,100

Races in Penelope:

  • White Non-Hispanic (66.8%)
  • Hispanic (25.6%)
  • Other race (13.7%)
  • Black (6.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)

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

Ancestries: Czech (26.1%), Irish (18.0%), German (16.1%), French (5.2%), English (2.8%), United States (2.8%).

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Penelope

  • High school or higher: 69.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Penelope town

  • Never married: 34.9%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

9.0% Foreign born (9.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+5.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Penelope:

  • HILL REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; HILLSBORO, TX)
  • HILLCREST BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER (about 27 miles; WACO, TX)
  • DE PAUL CENTER (about 27 miles; WACO, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Penelope:

  • WACO REGIONAL (about 27 miles; WACO, TX; Abbreviation: ACT)
  • DRAUGHON-MILLER CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL (about 59 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Abbreviation: TPL)
  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 68 miles; DALLAS, TX; Abbreviation: DAL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Penelope:

  • WINGS FOR CHRIST INTL FLIGHT ACADEMY (about 18 miles; WACO, TX; Abbreviation: 73F)
  • TSTC WACO (about 19 miles; WACO, TX; Abbreviation: CNW)
  • HILLSBORO MUNI (about 19 miles; HILLSBORO, TX; Abbreviation: 5T5)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Penelope:

  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-WACO (about 21 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,218)
  • BAYLOR UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 13,183)
  • MCLENNAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,658)
  • NAVARRO COLLEGE (about 37 miles; CORSICANA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,842)
  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (about 61 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW COLLEGE (about 61 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,029)
  • DALLAS BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,496)
Public primary/middle school in Penelope:

  • PENELOPE SCHOOL (Students: 186; Location: 309 AVE D; Grades: PK – 12)