Wickett, TX Population

Population: 455. Estimated population in July 2020: 422 (-7.3% change)
Males: 217 (47.7%), Females: 238 (52.3%)

Ward County

Zip code: 79788

Median resident age: 38.3 years
Median household income: $27,407
Median house value: $23,600

Races in Wickett:

  • White Non-Hispanic (69.2%)
  • Hispanic (25.5%)
  • Other race (7.9%)
  • Black (4.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

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

Ancestries: United States (8.6%), Irish (7.9%), German (5.9%), English (2.4%), French (1.3%).

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wickett

  • High school or higher: 68.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 4.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wickett town

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

5.1% Foreign born (5.1% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -93 (-17.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Wickett:

  • WARD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; MONAHANS, TX)
  • WINKLER COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; KERMIT, TX)
  • REEVES COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 38 miles; PECOS, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wickett:

  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 62 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Abbreviation: MAF)
  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 78 miles; HOBBS, NM; Abbreviation: HOB)
  • CAVERN CITY AIR TRML (about 101 miles; CARLSBAD, NM; Abbreviation: CNM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wickett:

  • ROY HURD MEMORIAL (about 8 miles; MONAHANS, TX; Abbreviation: E01)
  • WINKLER COUNTY (about 20 miles; WINK, TX; Abbreviation: INK)
  • PECOS MUNI (about 37 miles; PECOS, TX; Abbreviation: PEQ)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wickett:

  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 44 miles; ODESSA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 72 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • SUL ROSS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 95 miles; ALPINE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 147 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 161 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 163 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 180 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)