Smyer, TX Population

Population: 480. Estimated population in July 2020: 490 (+2.1% change)
Males: 233 (48.5%), Females: 247 (51.5%)

Hockley County

Zip code: 79367

Median resident age: 36.7 years
Median household income: $30,667
Median house value: $46,700

Races in Smyer:

  • White Non-Hispanic (67.3%)
  • Hispanic (29.2%)
  • Other race (13.1%)
  • Black (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)

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

Ancestries: United States (9.6%), English (6.5%), Irish (5.6%), Swiss (1.7%), Danish (1.5%), Dutch (1.5%).

Elevation: 3388 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Smyer

  • High school or higher: 72.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Smyer town

  • Never married: 17.2%
  • Now married: 64.2%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +42 (+9.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Smyer:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Smyer:

  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 25 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 96 miles; HOBBS, NM; Abbreviation: HOB)
  • CANNON AFB (about 97 miles; CLOVIS, NM; Abbreviation: CVS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Smyer:

  • LEVELLAND MUNI (about 15 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Abbreviation: Q24)
  • TOWN & COUNTRY AIRPARK (about 27 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: F82)
  • LITTLEFIELD MUNICIPAL (about 28 miles; LITTLEFIELD, TX; Abbreviation: Q00)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smyer:

  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 18 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 91 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 97 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 108 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 111 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)

Schools

Public high schools in Smyer:

  • SMYER H S (Students: 189; Location: 4TH & LINCOLN; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • CHOICES ALTERNATIVE (Students: 1; Location: 4TH & LINCOLN; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Smyer:

  • SMYER EL (Students: 234; Location: 4TH & LINCOLN; Grades: PK – 06)