Seminole, TX Population

Population: 5,910. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,954 (+0.7% change)
Males: 2,840 (48.1%), Females: 3,070 (51.9%)

Gaines County

Zip code: 79360

Median resident age: 32.3 years
Median household income: $32,063
Median house value: $48,500

Races in Seminole:

  • White Non-Hispanic (57.1%)
  • Hispanic (39.6%)
  • Other race (13.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Black (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)

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

Ancestries: United States (16.3%), German (8.5%), English (4.2%), Irish (3.6%), French (1.2%).

Elevation: 3297 feet

Land area: 3.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Seminole

  • High school or higher: 61.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Seminole city

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 63.3%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

10.7% Foreign born (10.1% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -594 (-9.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Seminole:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (209 N W 8TH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Seminole:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Seminole:

  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 40 miles; HOBBS, NM; Abbreviation: HOB)
  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 63 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Abbreviation: MAF)
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 87 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Seminole:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seminole:

  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 61 miles; ODESSA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 62 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 64 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 84 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 111 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 120 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 163 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)

Schools

Public high school in Seminole:

  • SEMINOLE H S (Students: 604; Location: 2100 N W D; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Seminole:

  • SEMINOLE J H (Students: 477; Location: 601 S W AVE B; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • YOUNG EL (Students: 450; Location: 2100 S W AVE B; Grades: PK – 01)
  • SEMINOLE EL (Students: 329; Location: 401 S W AVE B; Grades: 04 – 05)
  • SEMINOLE PRI (Students: 302; Location: 508 S W AVE D; Grades: 02 – 03)
  • SEMINOLE SUCCESS CTR (Students: 30; Location: 206 SW 3RD; Grades: 05 – 12)

Libraries

Library in Seminole:

  • GAINES COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $207,066; Location: 704 HOBBS HWY; 41,466 books; 640 audio materials; 1,012 video materials; 78 serial subscriptions)