Tenaha, TX Population

Population: 1,046. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,100 (+5.2% change)
Males: 482 (46.1%), Females: 564 (53.9%)

Shelby County

Zip code: 75974

Median resident age: 31.9 years
Median household income: $18,807
Median house value: $41,100

Races in Tenaha:

  • White Non-Hispanic (42.6%)
  • Black (42.4%)
  • Hispanic (13.9%)
  • Other race (9.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)

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

Ancestries: United States (11.3%), Irish (7.6%), French (3.0%), German (2.7%), English (1.1%).

Elevation: 358 feet

Land area: 3.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Tenaha

  • High school or higher: 61.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tenaha town

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

8.2% Foreign born (8.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-2.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Tenaha:

  • SHELBY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; CENTER, TX)
  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER-CARTHAGE (about 15 miles; CARTHAGE, TX)
  • MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER SAN AUGUSTINE (about 31 miles; SAN AUGUSTINE, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tenaha:

Other public-use airports nearest to Tenaha:

  • CENTER MUNI (about 11 miles; CENTER, TX; Abbreviation: F17)
  • PANOLA COUNTY-SHARPE FIELD (about 16 miles; CARTHAGE, TX; Abbreviation: 4F2)
  • SAN AUGUSTINE COUNTY (about 29 miles; SAN AUGUSTINE, TX; Abbreviation: 78R)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tenaha:

  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,217)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-SHREVEPORT (about 52 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,059)
  • KILGORE COLLEGE (about 54 miles; KILGORE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,814)
  • ANGELINA COLLEGE (about 55 miles; LUFKIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,773)
  • BOSSIER PARISH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; BOSSIER CITY, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,743)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 78 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,433)
  • NORTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 82 miles; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Full-time enrollment: 7,710)

Schools

Public high school in Tenaha:

  • TENAHA H S (Students: 95; Location: 203 COLLEGE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Tenaha:

  • TENAHA EL (Students: 183; Location: 203 COLLEGE ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • TENAHA MIDDLE (Students: 101; Location: 203 COLLEGE ST; Grades: 06 – 08)