Premont, TX Population

Population: 2,772. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,836 (+2.3% change)
Males: 1,371 (49.5%), Females: 1,401 (50.5%)

Jim Wells County

Zip code: 78375

Median resident age: 35.0 years
Median household income: $22,022
Median house value: $27,900

Races in Premont:

  • Hispanic (84.1%)
  • Other race (20.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (14.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Black (0.5%)

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

Ancestries: United States (3.3%), German (2.8%), Irish (1.6%), English (1.1%).

Land area: 1.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Premont

  • High school or higher: 59.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Premont city

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

3.5% Foreign born (3.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -143 (-4.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Premont:

  • CHRISTUS SPOHN HOSPITAL KLEBERG (about 21 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX)
  • ALICE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; ALICE, TX)
  • CHRISTUS SPOHN HOSPITAL ALICE (about 27 miles; ALICE, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Premont:

  • CORPUS CHRISTI INTL (about 52 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Abbreviation: CRP)
  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 83 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; Abbreviation: MFE)
  • VALLEY INTL (about 86 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Abbreviation: HRL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Premont:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Premont:

  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 21 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,860)
  • DEL MAR COLLEGE (about 58 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,454)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 59 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,282)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (about 70 miles; EDINBURG, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,651)
  • COASTAL BEND COLLEGE (about 78 miles; BEEVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,150)
  • SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 80 miles; MCALLEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,142)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-HARLINGEN (about 85 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,167)

Schools

Public high school in Premont:

  • PREMONT H S (Students: 351; Location: 400 S ELAINE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Premont:

  • PREMONT CENTRAL EL (Students: 300; Location: 439 S W 4TH; Grades: PK – 04)
  • PREMONT J H (Students: 289; Location: 439 S W 4TH; Grades: 05 – 08)