Tatum, TX Population

Population: 1,175. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,188 (+1.1% change)
Males: 558 (47.5%), Females: 617 (52.5%)

Rusk County

Zip code: 75691

Median resident age: 33.2 years
Median household income: $25,000
Median house value: $60,500

Races in Tatum:

  • White Non-Hispanic (64.3%)
  • Hispanic (17.6%)
  • Black (16.4%)
  • Other race (7.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

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

Ancestries: United States (15.4%), Irish (9.3%), German (6.0%), English (4.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.8%), Dutch (1.2%).

Land area: 3.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Tatum

  • High school or higher: 64.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tatum city

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

11.3% Foreign born (11.1% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -113 (-8.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Tatum:

  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER-CARTHAGE (about 19 miles; CARTHAGE, TX)
  • HENDERSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; HENDERSON, TX)
  • MARSHALL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 19 miles; MARSHALL, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tatum:

  • EAST TEXAS RGNL (about 14 miles; LONGVIEW, TX; Abbreviation: GGG)
  • SHREVEPORT REGIONAL (about 50 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; Abbreviation: SHV)
  • TYLER POUNDS RGNL (about 61 miles; TYLER, TX; Abbreviation: TYR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Tatum:

  • PANOLA COUNTY-SHARPE FIELD (about 20 miles; CARTHAGE, TX; Abbreviation: 4F2)
  • HARRISON COUNTY (about 21 miles; MARSHALL, TX; Abbreviation: ASL)
  • RUSK COUNTY (about 27 miles; HENDERSON, TX; Abbreviation: F12)
Amtrak stations near Tatum:

  • 19 miles: LONGVIEW (905 PACIFIC AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: MARSHALL (FOOT OF N. WASHINGTON AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tatum:

  • KILGORE COLLEGE (about 26 miles; KILGORE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,814)
  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,217)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 54 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,433)
  • BOSSIER PARISH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 59 miles; BOSSIER CITY, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,743)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-SHREVEPORT (about 62 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,059)
  • TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 65 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,872)
  • ANGELINA COLLEGE (about 70 miles; LUFKIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,773)

Schools

Public high school in Tatum:

  • TATUM H S (Students: 393; Location: 510 CRYSTAL FARM RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Tatum:

  • TATUM PRI (Students: 367; Location: 510 CRYSTAL FARM RD; Grades: PK – 03)
  • TATUM EL (Students: 263; Location: 510 CRYSTAL FARM RD; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • TATUM MIDDLE (Students: 198; Location: 510 CRYSTAL FARM RD; Grades: 07 – 08)