Stanton, TX Population

Population: 2,556. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,262 (-11.5% change)
Males: 1,192 (46.6%), Females: 1,364 (53.4%)

Martin County

Zip code: 79782

Median resident age: 30.3 years
Median household income: $27,961
Median house value: $42,800

Races in Stanton:

  • Hispanic (52.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (43.2%)
  • Other race (19.6%)
  • Black (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)

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

Ancestries: United States (7.7%), English (5.0%), German (3.8%), Irish (3.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Elevation: 2669 feet

Land area: 1.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Stanton

  • High school or higher: 59.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stanton city

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

5.8% Foreign born (5.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -31 (-1.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Stanton:

  • MARTIN COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (610 NORTH SAINT PETER STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Stanton:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Stanton:

  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 32 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Abbreviation: MAF)
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 105 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
  • SAN ANGELO REGIONAL/MATHIS FIELD (about 106 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Abbreviation: SJT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Stanton:

  • STANTON MUNI (about 4 miles; STANTON, TX; Abbreviation: 63F)
  • BIG SPRING MC MAHON-WRINKLE (about 20 miles; BIG SPRING, TX; Abbreviation: BPG)
  • MIDLAND AIRPARK (about 23 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Abbreviation: MDD)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stanton:

  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 22 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 50 miles; ODESSA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 92 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 102 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 111 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 142 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 145 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)

Schools

Public high school in Stanton:

  • STANTON H S (Students: 222; Location: 200 COLLEGE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Stanton:

  • STANTON EL (Students: 359; Location: 200 COLLEGE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • STANTON MIDDLE (Students: 167; Location: 200 COLLEGE; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Stanton:

  • MARTIN COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $45,176; Location: 110 W SCHOOL ST; 16,322 books; 100 audio materials; 117 video materials; 4 serial subscriptions)