Wink, TX Population

Population: 919. Estimated population in July 2020: 883 (-3.9% change)
Males: 422 (45.9%), Females: 497 (54.1%)

Winkler County

Zip code: 79789

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $38,068
Median house value: $31,200

Races in Wink:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.8%)
  • Hispanic (23.1%)
  • Other race (10.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Black (0.9%)

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

Ancestries: United States (11.8%), Irish (8.5%), English (7.5%), German (4.4%), West Indian (1.6%), Scottish (1.4%).

Elevation: 2794 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wink

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wink city

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

5.3% Foreign born (4.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -263 (-22.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Wink:

  • WINKLER COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; KERMIT, TX)
  • WARD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; MONAHANS, TX)
  • REEVES COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 36 miles; PECOS, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wink:

  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 64 miles; HOBBS, NM; Abbreviation: HOB)
  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 68 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Abbreviation: MAF)
  • CAVERN CITY AIR TRML (about 86 miles; CARLSBAD, NM; Abbreviation: CNM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wink:

  • WINKLER COUNTY (about 4 miles; WINK, TX; Abbreviation: INK)
  • ROY HURD MEMORIAL (about 22 miles; MONAHANS, TX; Abbreviation: E01)
  • LEA COUNTY/JAL/ (about 25 miles; JAL, NM; Abbreviation: E26)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wink:

  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 50 miles; ODESSA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 77 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • SUL ROSS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 102 miles; ALPINE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 138 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 158 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 167 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 173 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)

Schools

Public high school in Wink:

  • WINK H S (Students: 156; Location: 200 ROSEY DODD; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Wink:

  • WINK EL (Students: 153; Location: 200 ROSEY DODD; Grades: PK – 06)