Perryton, TX Population

Population: 7,774. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,096 (+4.1% change)
Males: 3,850 (49.5%), Females: 3,924 (50.5%)

Ochiltree County

Zip code: 79070

Median resident age: 32.7 years
Median household income: $37,362
Median house value: $47,700

Races in Perryton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (63.9%)
  • Hispanic (34.1%)
  • Other race (11.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)

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

Ancestries: United States (13.7%), German (10.6%), Irish (7.6%), English (7.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%), French (1.5%).

Land area: 4.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Perryton

  • High school or higher: 66.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Perryton city

  • Never married: 15.7%
  • Now married: 68.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

17.2% Foreign born (16.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +118 (+1.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Perryton:

  • OCHILTREE GENERAL HOSPITAL (3101 GARRETT DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Perryton:

  • HANSFORD HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; SPEARMAN, TX)
  • BEAVER COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 32 miles; BEAVER, OK)
  • SOUTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER (about 48 miles; LIBERAL, KS)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Perryton:

  • LIBERAL MUNI (about 46 miles; LIBERAL, KS; Abbreviation: LBL)
  • AMARILLO INTL (about 102 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Abbreviation: AMA)
  • GARDEN CITY REGIONAL (about 105 miles; GARDEN CITY, KS; Abbreviation: GCK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Perryton:

  • PERRYTON OCHILTREE COUNTY (about 6 miles; PERRYTON, TX; Abbreviation: PYX)
  • SPEARMAN MUNICIPAL (about 29 miles; SPEARMAN, TX; Abbreviation: E42)
  • BEAVER MUNI (about 34 miles; BEAVER, OK; Abbreviation: Q44)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Perryton:

  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 112 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 124 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 157 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,360)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 165 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • BARTON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 195 miles; GREAT BEND, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,268)
  • FORT HAYS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 200 miles; HAYS, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,572)
  • CAMERON UNIVERSITY (about 203 miles; LAWTON, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)

Schools

Public high schools in Perryton:

  • PERRYTON H S (Students: 494; Location: 821 S W 17TH AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • TOP OF TEXAS ACCELERATED EDUCATION (Students: 39; Location: 821 S W 17TH AVE; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Perryton:

  • PERRYTON J H (Students: 460; Location: 821 S W 17TH AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • JAMES L WRIGHT EL (Students: 433; Location: 821 S W 17TH AVE; Grades: 01 – 03)
  • EDWIN F WILLIAMS INTERMEDIATE SCHO (Students: 288; Location: 821 S W 17TH AVE; Grades: 04 – 05)
  • PERRYTON KINDER (Students: 270; Location: 821 S W 17TH AVE; Grades: PK – KG)
Private primary/middle schools in Perryton:

  • VICTORY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 56; Location: 2322 S MAIN; Grades: PK – 11)
  • THE CHILDREN’S HOUSE MONTES (Students: 13; Location: 201 SW 5TH AVE; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Perryton:

  • PERRY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $141,485; Location: 22 SE 5TH AVE; 53,200 books; 1,950 audio materials; 1,055 video materials; 52 serial subscriptions)