Roscoe, TX Population

Population: 1,378. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,273 (-7.6% change)
Males: 652 (47.3%), Females: 726 (52.7%)

Nolan County

Zip code: 79545

Median resident age: 38.3 years
Median household income: $23,816
Median house value: $31,900

Races in Roscoe:

  • White Non-Hispanic (60.9%)
  • Hispanic (36.9%)
  • Other race (20.2%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

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

Ancestries: Irish (12.3%), United States (8.4%), English (7.5%), German (5.3%), Scotch-Irish (3.4%), French (2.1%).

Elevation: 2386 feet

Land area: 1.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Roscoe

  • High school or higher: 64.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Roscoe city

  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

8.6% Foreign born (8.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -53 (-3.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Roscoe:

  • ROLLING PLAINS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; SWEETWATER, TX)
  • MITCHELL COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; COLORADO CITY, TX)
  • FISHER COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (about 30 miles; ROTAN, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Roscoe:

  • DYESS AFB (about 48 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: DYS)
  • ABILENE REGIONAL (about 61 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: ABI)
  • SAN ANGELO REGIONAL/MATHIS FIELD (about 76 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Abbreviation: SJT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Roscoe:

  • AVENGER FIELD (about 7 miles; SWEETWATER, TX; Abbreviation: SWW)
  • COLORADO CITY (about 27 miles; COLORADO CITY, TX; Abbreviation: T88)
  • FISHER COUNTY (about 28 miles; ROTAN/ROBY, TX; Abbreviation: 56F)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roscoe:

  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 73 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 111 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 120 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 139 miles; ODESSA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 146 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)

Schools

Public high schools in Roscoe:

  • ROSCOE H S (Students: 180; Location: 1101 W 7TH ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • HOBBS ALTER ED CO-OP (Students: 5; Location: 1101 W 7TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Roscoe:

  • HIGHLAND SCHOOL (Students: 211; Location: 6625 F M 608; Grades: PK – 12)
  • ROSCOE EL (Students: 178; Location: 1101 W 7TH ST; Grades: PK – 06)