Presidio, TX Population

Population: 4,167. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,775 (+14.6% change)
Males: 1,973 (47.3%), Females: 2,194 (52.7%)

Presidio County

Zip code: 79845

Median resident age: 28.5 years
Median household income: $18,031
Median house value: $29,900

Races in Presidio:

  • Hispanic (94.1%)
  • Other race (15.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (5.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

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

Ancestries: United States (1.7%), German (1.2%).

Elevation: 2581 feet

Land area: 2.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Presidio

  • High school or higher: 31.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 19.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Presidio city

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 64.4%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 4.1%

49.5% Foreign born (49.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,219 (+41.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Presidio:

  • BIG BEND REGIONAL MED CTR HOME HEALTH (about 64 miles; ALPINE, TX)
  • CULBERSON COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (about 109 miles; VAN HORN, TX)
  • REEVES COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 139 miles; PECOS, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Presidio:

  • CAVERN CITY AIR TRML (about 191 miles; CARLSBAD, NM; Abbreviation: CNM)
  • EL PASO INTL (about 207 miles; EL PASO, TX; Abbreviation: ELP)
  • BIGGS AAF (about 209 miles; FORT BLISS/EL PASO/, TX; Abbreviation: BIF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Presidio:

  • PRESIDIO LELY INTL (about 6 miles; PRESIDIO, TX; Abbreviation: T77)
  • MARFA MUNI (about 61 miles; MARFA, TX; Abbreviation: MRF)
  • TERLINGUA RANCH (about 69 miles; ALPINE, TX; Abbreviation: 1E2)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Presidio:

  • SUL ROSS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; ALPINE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • EL PASO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 205 miles; EL PASO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 11,127)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 207 miles; ODESSA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (about 212 miles; EL PASO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,071)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 232 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 250 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 12,562)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-DONA ANA (about 250 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,380)

Schools

Public high school in Presidio:

  • PRESIDIO H S (Students: 455; Location: 100 MARKET ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Presidio:

  • PRESIDIO EL (Students: 729; Location: 100 MARKET ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • FRANCO MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 341; Location: 100 MARKET ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Presidio:

  • CITY OF PRESIDIO LIBRARY (Operating income: $31,763; Location: O’RIELLY STREET; 8,000 books; 47 audio materials; 165 video materials; 23 serial subscriptions)