Snyder, TX Population

Population: 10,783. Estimated population in July 2020: 10,580 (-1.9% change)
Males: 5,025 (46.6%), Females: 5,758 (53.4%)

Zip codes: 79549.

Median resident age: 36.0 years
Median household income: $31,016
Median house value: $39,700

Races in Snyder:

  • White Non-Hispanic (62.4%)
  • Hispanic (31.8%)
  • Other race (13.7%)
  • Black (4.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

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

Ancestries: United States (11.9%), Irish (8.3%), English (7.4%), German (6.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%), French (1.1%).

Land area: 8.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Snyder

  • High school or higher: 71.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Snyder city

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

3.4% Foreign born (2.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,885 (-14.9%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Snyder:

  • D M COGDELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1700 COGDELL BLVD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Snyder:

  • MITCHELL COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; COLORADO CITY, TX)
  • FISHER COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (about 33 miles; ROTAN, TX)
  • ROLLING PLAINS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 40 miles; SWEETWATER, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Snyder:

  • DYESS AFB (about 77 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: DYS)
  • ABILENE REGIONAL (about 89 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: ABI)
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 90 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Snyder:

  • WINSTON FIELD (about 4 miles; SNYDER, TX; Abbreviation: SNK)
  • COLORADO CITY (about 18 miles; COLORADO CITY, TX; Abbreviation: T88)
  • FISHER COUNTY (about 37 miles; ROTAN/ROBY, TX; Abbreviation: 56F)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Snyder:

  • WESTERN TEXAS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 668; Location: 6200 COLLEGE AVE; Public; Website: wtc.cc.tx.us)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Snyder:

  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 84 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 85 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 88 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 93 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 94 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 116 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 121 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)

Schools

Public high school in Snyder:

  • SNYDER H S (Students: 744; Location: 2901 37TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Snyder:

  • WEST EL (Students: 390; Location: 2901 37TH ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • SNYDER J H (Students: 366; Location: 2901 37TH ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • STANFIELD EL (Students: 296; Location: 2901 37TH ST; Grades: KG – 02)
  • NORTHEAST EL (Students: 284; Location: 2901 37TH ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CENTRAL EL (Students: 273; Location: 2901 37TH ST; Grades: KG – 03)
  • EAST EL (Students: 232; Location: 2901 37TH ST; Grades: KG – 04)

Libraries

Library in Snyder:

  • SCURRY COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $195,556; Location: 1916 23RD ST; 62,160 books; 1,876 audio materials; 946 video materials; 69 serial subscriptions)