Shamrock, TX Population

Population: 2,029. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,841 (-9.3% change)
Males: 949 (46.8%), Females: 1,080 (53.2%)

Zip code: 79079

Median resident age: 42.0 years
Median household income: $25,776
Median house value: $34,700

Races in Shamrock:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.2%)
  • Hispanic (13.4%)
  • Other race (5.9%)
  • Black (4.8%)
  • American Indian (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)

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

Ancestries: Irish (19.0%), United States (11.4%), English (11.0%), German (8.9%), Dutch (2.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Land area: 2.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Shamrock

  • High school or higher: 68.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shamrock city

  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

2.3% Foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 0.3% Oceania).

Population change in the 1990s: -201 (-9.0%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Shamrock:

  • SHAMROCK GENERAL HOSPITAL (1000 S MAIN ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Shamrock:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Shamrock:

  • ALTUS AFB (about 79 miles; ALTUS, OK; Abbreviation: LTS)
  • AMARILLO INTL (about 101 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Abbreviation: AMA)
  • HENRY POST AAF (about 134 miles; FORT SILL, OK; Abbreviation: FSI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Shamrock:

  • SHAMROCK MUNI (about 5 miles; SHAMROCK, TX; Abbreviation: 2F1)
  • WHEELER MUNI (about 17 miles; WHEELER, TX; Abbreviation: T59)
  • MC LEAN/GRAY COUNTY (about 20 miles; MC LEAN, TX; Abbreviation: 2E7)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shamrock:

  • SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 109 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,360)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 113 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 116 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 125 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • CAMERON UNIVERSITY (about 131 miles; LAWTON, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 151 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,619)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 156 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)

Schools

Public high school in Shamrock:

  • SHAMROCK H S (Students: 135; Location: 100 S ILLINOIS; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Shamrock:

  • SHAMROCK EL (Students: 146; Location: 100 S ILLINOIS; Grades: PK – 05)
  • SHAMROCK MIDDLE (Students: 77; Location: 100 S ILLINOIS; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Shamrock:

  • SHAMROCK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $20,630; Location: 712 N MAIN ST; 32,029 books; 32 serial subscriptions)