Wilson, TX Population

Population: 532. Estimated population in July 2020: 501 (-5.8% change)
Males: 271 (50.9%), Females: 261 (49.1%)

Zip code: 79381

Median resident age: 32.3 years
Median household income: $28,333
Median house value: $30,900

Races in Wilson:

  • Hispanic (55.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (43.0%)
  • Other race (22.2%)
  • Two or more races (4.3%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

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

Ancestries: German (14.7%), Irish (7.0%), English (5.3%), United States (2.8%), Italian (1.5%), Dutch (1.3%).

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wilson

  • High school or higher: 61.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wilson city

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 2.8%

8.5% Foreign born (8.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -33 (-5.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Wilson:

  • LYNN COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (about 11 miles; TAHOKA, TX)
  • HIGHLAND MEDICAL CENTER (about 19 miles; LUBBOCK, TX)
  • IHS HOSPITAL AT LUBBOCK (about 20 miles; LUBBOCK, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wilson:

  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 24 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 101 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Abbreviation: MAF)
  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 112 miles; HOBBS, NM; Abbreviation: HOB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wilson:

  • T-BAR (about 13 miles; TAHOKA, TX; Abbreviation: 2F4)
  • TOWN & COUNTRY AIRPARK (about 13 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: F82)
  • SLATON MUNI (about 13 miles; SLATON, TX; Abbreviation: F49)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wilson:

  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 52 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 93 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 112 miles; ODESSA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 114 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 126 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
Public primary/middle schools in Wilson:

  • WILSON SCHOOL (Students: 182; Location: 1411 GREEN AVE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • CHOICES ALTER (Location: 1411 GREEN AVE; Grades: N – N )