Turkey, TX Population

Population: 494. Estimated population in July 2020: 492 (-0.4% change)
Males: 245 (49.6%), Females: 249 (50.4%)

Hall County

Zip code: 79261

Median resident age: 40.4 years
Median household income: $19,833
Median house value: $14,100

Races in Turkey:

  • White Non-Hispanic (64.8%)
  • Hispanic (31.2%)
  • Other race (21.3%)
  • Black (5.7%)

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

Ancestries: United States (16.6%), Irish (7.5%), German (7.3%), English (3.2%), French (1.6%).

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Turkey

  • High school or higher: 56.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Turkey city

  • Never married: 13.8%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 15.8%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

24.5% Foreign born (23.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -3 (-0.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Turkey:

  • W J MANGOLD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 37 miles; LOCKNEY, TX)
  • CHILDRESS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 43 miles; CHILDRESS, TX)
  • CROSBYTON CLINIC HOSPITAL (about 56 miles; CROSBYTON, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Turkey:

  • AMARILLO INTL (about 80 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Abbreviation: AMA)
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 82 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
  • ALTUS AFB (about 114 miles; ALTUS, OK; Abbreviation: LTS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Turkey:

  • CLARENDON MUNI (about 35 miles; CLARENDON, TX; Abbreviation: E34)
  • MEMPHIS MUNI (about 36 miles; MEMPHIS, TX; Abbreviation: F21)
  • FLOYDADA MUNICIPAL (about 40 miles; FLOYDADA, TX; Abbreviation: Q41)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Turkey:

  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 84 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 87 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 119 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 155 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 156 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
Public primary/middle school in Turkey:

  • VALLEY SCHOOL (Students: 269; Location: HWY 86; Grades: PK – 12)