Sanderson, TX Population

Population: 861
Males: 424 (49.2%), Females: 437 (50.8%)

Terrell County

Zip code: 79848

Median resident age: 43.0 years
Median household income: $23,594
Median house value: $26,300

Races in Sanderson:

  • Hispanic (51.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (45.5%)
  • Other race (9.2%)
  • American Indian (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)

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

Ancestries: German (8.9%), Irish (7.8%), English (7.2%), United States (7.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.3%), French (2.7%).

Elevation: 2792 feet

Land area: 4.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sanderson

  • High school or higher: 70.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sanderson CDP

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

8.0% Foreign born (7.3% Latin America).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Sanderson:

  • PECOS COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 60 miles; IRAAN, TX)
  • PECOS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 60 miles; FORT STOCKTON, TX)
  • MC CAMEY HOSPITAL & CONVALESCENT CTR (about 72 miles; MC CAMEY, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sanderson:

  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 124 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Abbreviation: MAF)
  • SAN ANGELO REGIONAL/MATHIS FIELD (about 157 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Abbreviation: SJT)
  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 184 miles; HOBBS, NM; Abbreviation: HOB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sanderson:

  • TERRELL COUNTY (about 16 miles; DRYDEN, TX; Abbreviation: 6R6)
  • FORT STOCKTON-PECOS COUNTY (about 63 miles; FORT STOCKTON, TX; Abbreviation: FST)
  • IRAAN MUNI (about 64 miles; IRAAN, TX; Abbreviation: 2F0)
Amtrak station:
SANDERSON (201 DOWNEY ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sanderson:

  • SUL ROSS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 89 miles; ALPINE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 119 miles; ODESSA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 132 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 147 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)
  • SOUTHWEST TEXAS JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 189 miles; UVALDE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,366)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 239 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 242 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)

Schools

Public high school in Sanderson:

  • SANDERSON H S (Students: 57; Location: 315 N 1ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Sanderson:

  • SANDERSON EL (Students: 65; Location: 315 N 1ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • SANDERSON J H (Students: 42; Location: 315 N 1ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Sanderson:

  • TERRELL COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $35,711; Location: 108 HACKBERRY; 22,262 books; 1,878 audio materials; 2,156 video materials; 51 serial subscriptions)