Tahoka, TX Population

Population: 2,910. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,730 (-6.2% change)
Males: 1,395 (47.9%), Females: 1,515 (52.1%)

Lynn County

Zip code: 79373

Median resident age: 34.7 years
Median household income: $23,214
Median house value: $41,400

Races in Tahoka:

  • White Non-Hispanic (48.8%)
  • Hispanic (44.8%)
  • Other race (16.4%)
  • Black (5.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.8%)

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

Ancestries: United States (13.6%), Irish (6.0%), English (4.8%), German (4.8%), Dutch (1.5%).

Elevation: 3101 feet

Land area: 2.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Tahoka

  • High school or higher: 59.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tahoka city

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

3.3% Foreign born (3.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +56 (+2.0%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Tahoka:

  • LYNN COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (2600 LOCKWOOD BOX 1310)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Tahoka:

  • HIGHLAND MEDICAL CENTER (about 27 miles; LUBBOCK, TX)
  • COVENANT CHILDREN HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; LUBBOCK, TX)
  • COVENANT MEDICAL CENTER (about 29 miles; LUBBOCK, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tahoka:

  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 34 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 90 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Abbreviation: MAF)
  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 104 miles; HOBBS, NM; Abbreviation: HOB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Tahoka:

  • T-BAR (about 2 miles; TAHOKA, TX; Abbreviation: 2F4)
  • TOWN & COUNTRY AIRPARK (about 22 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: F82)
  • SLATON MUNI (about 25 miles; SLATON, TX; Abbreviation: F49)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tahoka:

  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 53 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 71 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 81 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 101 miles; ODESSA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 124 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 127 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)

Schools

Public high school in Tahoka:

  • TAHOKA H S (Students: 238; Location: 2129 MAIN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Tahoka:

  • TAHOKA EL (Students: 377; Location: 2129 MAIN ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • TAHOKA MIDDLE (Students: 104; Location: 2129 MAIN ST; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Tahoka:

  • CITY COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $13,706; Location: 1717 MAIN ST; 12,650 books; 200 audio materials; 142 video materials; 18 serial subscriptions)