Shallowater, TX Population

Population: 2,086. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,170 (+4.0% change)
Males: 1,001 (48.0%), Females: 1,085 (52.0%)

Lubbock County

Zip code: 79363

Median resident age: 36.1 years
Median household income: $38,750
Median house value: $71,700

Races in Shallowater:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.7%)
  • Hispanic (16.2%)
  • Other race (6.4%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Black (0.7%)

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

Ancestries: German (11.8%), United States (10.6%), Irish (9.4%), English (9.1%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%), Scottish (2.9%).

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Shallowater

  • High school or higher: 79.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shallowater city

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 61.9%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

2.1% Foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 0.3% Africa, 0.2% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +445 (+27.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Shallowater:

  • SUNRISE CANYON HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; LUBBOCK, TX)
  • COVENANT CHILDREN HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; LUBBOCK, TX)
  • COVENANT MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; LUBBOCK, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Shallowater:

  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 13 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
  • CANNON AFB (about 103 miles; CLOVIS, NM; Abbreviation: CVS)
  • AMARILLO INTL (about 107 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Abbreviation: AMA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Shallowater:

  • TOWN & COUNTRY AIRPARK (about 20 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: F82)
  • ABERNATHY MUNI (about 20 miles; ABERNATHY, TX; Abbreviation: F83)
  • SLATON MUNI (about 28 miles; SLATON, TX; Abbreviation: F49)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shallowater:

  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 30 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 88 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 99 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 103 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 115 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)

Schools

Public high school in Shallowater:

  • SHALLOWATER H S (Students: 353; Location: 1100 AVE K; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Shallowater:

  • SHALLOWATER MIDDLE (Students: 323; Location: 1100 AVE K; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SHALLOWATER INT (Students: 310; Location: 1100 AVE K; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • SHALLOWATER EL (Students: 309; Location: 1100 AVE K; Grades: PK – 02)
  • DAEP (Location: 1100 AVE K; Grades: N – N )