Stratford, TX Population

Population: 1,991. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,923 (-3.4% change)
Males: 987 (49.6%), Females: 1,004 (50.4%)

Sherman County

Zip code: 79084

Median resident age: 35.5 years
Median household income: $32,656
Median house value: $46,600

Races in Stratford:

  • White Non-Hispanic (68.4%)
  • Hispanic (30.4%)
  • Other race (14.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

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

Ancestries: United States (13.0%), German (10.5%), English (7.9%), Irish (5.6%), Dutch (2.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%).

Elevation: 3693 feet

Land area: 2.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Stratford

  • High school or higher: 70.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stratford city

  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 67.9%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

14.2% Foreign born (14.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +217 (+12.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Stratford:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Stratford:

  • AMARILLO INTL (about 82 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Abbreviation: AMA)
  • LIBERAL MUNI (about 92 miles; LIBERAL, KS; Abbreviation: LBL)
  • LAMAR MUNI (about 127 miles; LAMAR, CO; Abbreviation: LAA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Stratford:

  • STRATFORD FIELD (about 3 miles; STRATFORD, TX; Abbreviation: Q70)
  • PRONGER BROS RANCH (about 9 miles; STRATFORD, TX; Abbreviation: 3E7)
  • MUNICIPAL (about 22 miles; TEXHOMA, OK; Abbreviation: K49)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stratford:

  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 82 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 95 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 150 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 174 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 189 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 189 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY (about 215 miles; LAS VEGAS, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,278)

Schools

Public high school in Stratford:

  • STRATFORD H S (Students: 185; Location: 503 N 8TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Stratford:

  • MARY ALLEN EL (Students: 274; Location: 503 N 8TH ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • STRATFORD J H (Students: 187; Location: 503 N 8TH ST; Grades: 05 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Stratford:

  • SHERMAN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $83,216; Location: 719 N MAIN; 17,554 books; 377 audio materials; 140 video materials; 40 serial subscriptions)