Roby, TX Population

Population: 673. Estimated population in July 2020: 638 (-5.2% change)
Males: 300 (44.6%), Females: 373 (55.4%)

Fisher County

Zip code: 79543

Median resident age: 37.4 years
Median household income: $27,031
Median house value: $27,800

Races in Roby:

  • White Non-Hispanic (73.3%)
  • Hispanic (22.1%)
  • Other race (8.3%)
  • Black (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

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

Ancestries: Irish (12.2%), United States (11.3%), German (9.1%), English (6.4%), Scotch-Irish (4.3%), Scottish (2.1%).

Elevation: 1961 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Roby

  • High school or higher: 73.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Roby city

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 13.3%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +56 (+9.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Roby:

  • FISHER COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (about 11 miles; ROTAN, TX)
  • ROLLING PLAINS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; SWEETWATER, TX)
  • HAMLIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; HAMLIN, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Roby:

  • DYESS AFB (about 44 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: DYS)
  • ABILENE REGIONAL (about 55 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: ABI)
  • SAN ANGELO REGIONAL/MATHIS FIELD (about 97 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Abbreviation: SJT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Roby:

  • FISHER COUNTY (about 6 miles; ROTAN/ROBY, TX; Abbreviation: 56F)
  • HAMLIN MUNI (about 19 miles; HAMLIN, TX; Abbreviation: 14F)
  • AVENGER FIELD (about 20 miles; SWEETWATER, TX; Abbreviation: SWW)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roby:

  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 96 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 116 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 128 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 137 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 149 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,619)

Schools

Public high school in Roby:

  • ROBY H S (Students: 98; Location: 141-143 COLLEGE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Roby:

  • ROBY EL (Students: 233; Location: 141-143 COLLEGE ST; Grades: PK – 08)