Waskom, TX Population

Population: 2,068. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,129 (+2.9% change)
Males: 1,029 (49.8%), Females: 1,039 (50.2%)

Harrison County

Zip code: 75692

Median resident age: 35.0 years
Median household income: $29,737
Median house value: $52,600

Races in Waskom:

  • White Non-Hispanic (73.1%)
  • Black (15.8%)
  • Hispanic (9.9%)
  • Other race (7.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

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

Ancestries: United States (14.7%), Irish (11.5%), English (7.4%), German (4.6%), French (4.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%).

Land area: 2.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Waskom

  • High school or higher: 71.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waskom city

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

5.4% Foreign born (4.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +115 (+5.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Waskom:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Waskom:

Other public-use airports nearest to Waskom:

  • HARRISON COUNTY (about 17 miles; MARSHALL, TX; Abbreviation: ASL)
  • BLUEBIRD HILL (about 22 miles; KEITHVILLE, LA; Abbreviation: 5F5)
  • THACKERS (about 23 miles; OIL CITY, LA; Abbreviation: 5F8)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waskom:

  • BOSSIER PARISH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; BOSSIER CITY, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,743)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-SHREVEPORT (about 32 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,059)
  • KILGORE COLLEGE (about 57 miles; KILGORE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,814)
  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,217)
  • SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS (about 80 miles; MAGNOLIA, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,646)
  • NORTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 85 miles; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Full-time enrollment: 7,710)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 86 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,433)

Schools

Public high school in Waskom:

  • WASKOM H S (Students: 203; Location: 365 SCHOOL AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Waskom:

  • WASKOM EL (Students: 350; Location: 365 SCHOOL AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WASKOM MIDDLE (Students: 198; Location: 365 SCHOOL AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • EXCELL PROGRAM (Location: 365 SCHOOL AVE; Grades: 06 – 12)