Stamford, TX Population

Population: 3,636. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,253 (-10.5% change)
Males: 1,710 (47.0%), Females: 1,926 (53.0%)

Jones County

Zip code: 79553

Median resident age: 39.6 years
Median household income: $24,079
Median house value: $30,800

Races in Stamford:

  • White Non-Hispanic (63.0%)
  • Hispanic (26.9%)
  • Other race (14.8%)
  • Black (7.9%)
  • American Indian (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)

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

Ancestries: United States (9.2%), German (7.7%), English (7.5%), Irish (7.0%), Swedish (1.8%), French (1.6%).

Elevation: 1614 feet

Land area: 6.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Stamford

  • High school or higher: 66.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stamford city

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 57.4%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

2.0% Foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -195 (-5.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Stamford:

  • STAMFORD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1601 COLUMBIA STREET PO BOX 911)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Stamford:

  • HASKELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; HASKELL, TX)
  • ANSON GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; ANSON, TX)
  • HAMLIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; HAMLIN, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Stamford:

  • DYESS AFB (about 37 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: DYS)
  • ABILENE REGIONAL (about 39 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: ABI)
  • SHEPPARD AFB/WICHITA FALLS MUNI (about 115 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Abbreviation: SPS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Stamford:

  • ARLEDGE FIELD (about 6 miles; STAMFORD, TX; Abbreviation: F56)
  • HASKELL MUNI (about 17 miles; HASKELL, TX; Abbreviation: 15F)
  • HAMLIN MUNI (about 25 miles; HAMLIN, TX; Abbreviation: 14F)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stamford:

  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 107 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,619)
  • TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 121 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,068)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 124 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)
  • CAMERON UNIVERSITY (about 147 miles; LAWTON, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 148 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)

Schools

Public high schools in Stamford:

  • STAMFORD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 195; Location: 507 S ORIENT ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WETHERBEE (Students: 12; Location: 507 S ORIENT ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Stamford:

  • OLIVER EL (Students: 330; Location: 507 S ORIENT ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • STAMFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 161; Location: 507 S ORIENT ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Stamford:

  • STAMFORD CARNEGIE LIBRARY (Operating income: $27,612; Location: 600 E MCHARG ST; 13,700 books; 250 audio materials; 40 video materials; 15 serial subscriptions)