Rankin, TX Population

Population: 800. Estimated population in July 2020: 725 (-9.4% change)
Males: 388 (48.5%), Females: 412 (51.5%)

Zip code: 79778

Median resident age: 41.0 years
Median household income: $36,528
Median house value: $24,800

Races in Rankin:

  • White Non-Hispanic (69.3%)
  • Hispanic (26.9%)
  • Other race (12.0%)
  • Black (2.5%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)

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

Ancestries: English (14.4%), United States (12.8%), German (9.5%), Irish (8.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%), French (2.0%).

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rankin

  • High school or higher: 75.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rankin city

  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 63.5%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

5.8% Foreign born (5.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -195 (-19.6%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Rankin:

  • RANKIN COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (1105 ELIZABETH)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Rankin:

  • MC CAMEY HOSPITAL & CONVALESCENT CTR (about 19 miles; MC CAMEY, TX)
  • PECOS COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; IRAAN, TX)
  • REAGAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 31 miles; BIG LAKE, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rankin:

  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 52 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Abbreviation: MAF)
  • SAN ANGELO REGIONAL/MATHIS FIELD (about 102 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Abbreviation: SJT)
  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 134 miles; HOBBS, NM; Abbreviation: HOB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rankin:

  • RANKIN (about 1 miles; RANKIN, TX; Abbreviation: 49F)
  • UPTON COUNTY (about 21 miles; MC CAMEY, TX; Abbreviation: E48)
  • IRAAN MUNI (about 23 miles; IRAAN, TX; Abbreviation: 2F0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rankin:

  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 57 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 57 miles; ODESSA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 88 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)
  • SUL ROSS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 133 miles; ALPINE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 165 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 168 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 176 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)

Schools

Public high school in Rankin:

  • RANKIN H S (Students: 128; Location: 511 W 12TH; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Rankin:

  • JAMES D GOSSETT EL (Students: 117; Location: 511 W 12TH; Grades: PK – 06)

Libraries

Library in Rankin:

  • RANKIN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $55,273; Location: 310 E 10TH ST; 15,358 books; 425 audio materials; 215 video materials; 20 serial subscriptions)