Whitewright, TX Population

Population: 1,740. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,780 (+2.3% change)
Males: 790 (45.4%), Females: 950 (54.6%)

Grayson County

Zip code: 75491

Median resident age: 38.9 years
Median household income: $33,194
Median house value: $57,200

Races in Whitewright:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.9%)
  • Black (8.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.6%)
  • American Indian (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • Other Asian (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (16.8%), English (10.2%), German (9.7%), Irish (7.9%), Scottish (2.2%), Italian (1.8%).

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 2.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Whitewright

  • High school or higher: 74.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Whitewright town

  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +22 (+1.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Whitewright:

  • NORTHEAST MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; BONHAM, TX)
  • REGIONAL HOSPITAL OF TEXOMA (about 17 miles; SHERMAN, TX)
  • WILSON N JONES MEMORIAL HOSP-NORTH CAM (about 17 miles; SHERMAN, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Whitewright:

  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 57 miles; DALLAS, TX; Abbreviation: DAL)
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 62 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: DFW)
  • COX FLD (about 66 miles; PARIS, TX; Abbreviation: PRX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Whitewright:

  • SHERMAN MUNI (about 16 miles; SHERMAN, TX; Abbreviation: SWI)
  • JONES FIELD (about 17 miles; BONHAM, TX; Abbreviation: F00)
  • GRAYSON COUNTY (about 23 miles; SHERMAN/DENISON, TX; Abbreviation: GYI)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Whitewright:

  • GRAYSON COUNTY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; DENISON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,082)
  • COLLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CENTRAL PARK (about 29 miles; MCKINNEY, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,514)
  • SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; DURANT, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,165)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-COMMERCE (about 39 miles; COMMERCE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,998)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS (about 45 miles; RICHARDSON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,695)
  • RICHLAND COLLEGE (about 48 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,352)
  • EASTFIELD COLLEGE (about 51 miles; MESQUITE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,457)

Schools

Public high school in Whitewright:

  • WHITEWRIGHT H S (Students: 252; Location: 311 HIGHLAND DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Whitewright:

  • WHITEWRIGHT EL (Students: 347; Location: 311 HIGHLAND DR; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WHITEWRIGHT MIDDLE (Students: 184; Location: 311 HIGHLAND DR; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Whitewright:

  • WHITEWRIGHT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $60,449; Location: 200 W GRAND ST; 21,463 books; 665 audio materials; 1,064 video materials; 14 serial subscriptions)