Spur, TX Population

Population: 1,088. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,027 (-5.6% change)
Males: 496 (45.6%), Females: 592 (54.4%)

Dickens County

Zip code: 79370

Median resident age: 44.3 years
Median household income: $24,286
Median house value: $19,800

Races in Spur:

  • White Non-Hispanic (64.3%)
  • Hispanic (31.3%)
  • Other race (21.1%)
  • Black (3.4%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)

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

Ancestries: United States (16.2%), English (7.6%), Irish (6.3%), German (5.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), Scottish (2.2%).

Elevation: 2291 feet

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Spur

  • High school or higher: 66.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Spur city

  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

2.8% Foreign born (2.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -221 (-16.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Spur:

  • CROSBYTON CLINIC HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; CROSBYTON, TX)
  • STONEWALL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 48 miles; ASPERMONT, TX)
  • FISHER COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (about 50 miles; ROTAN, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Spur:

  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 68 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
  • DYESS AFB (about 101 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: DYS)
  • ABILENE REGIONAL (about 111 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: ABI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Spur:

  • KENT COUNTY (about 27 miles; JAYTON, TX; Abbreviation: 22F)
  • CROSBYTON MUNICIPAL (about 28 miles; CROSBYTON, TX; Abbreviation: 8F3)
  • POST-GARZA COUNTY MUNI (about 39 miles; POST, TX; Abbreviation: 5F1)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spur:

  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 78 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 104 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 106 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 109 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 125 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 131 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
Public primary/middle school in Spur:

  • SPUR SCHOOL (Students: 294; Location: 800 N WILLIAMS; Grades: PK – 12)

Libraries

Library in Spur:

  • DICKENS COUNTY SPUR PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $16,347; Location: 415 E HILL ST; 11,927 books; 76 audio materials; 74 video materials; 1 serial subscriptions)