Abernathy, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 2,839. Estimated population in 2021: 2,762 (-2.7% change)
Males: 1,390 (49.0%), Females: 1,449 (51.0%)

Lubbock County

Zip code: 79311

Median resident age: 35.4 years
Median household income: $31,377
Median house value: $46,900

Races in Abernathy:

  • White Non-Hispanic (53.3%)
  • Hispanic (43.1%)
  • Other race (18.6%)
  • Black (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

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

Ancestries: United States (11.1%), English (7.2%), German (4.6%), Irish (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%), French (1.3%).

Elevation: 3356 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Abernathy

  • High school or higher: 67.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Abernathy city

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 64.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

3.4% Foreign born (3.1% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +114 (+4.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Abernathy:

  • IHS HOSPITAL AT LUBBOCK (about 18 miles; LUBBOCK, TX)
  • COVENANT CHILDREN HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; LUBBOCK, TX)
  • COVENANT MEDICAL CENTER (about 19 miles; LUBBOCK, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Abernathy:

  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 13 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
  • AMARILLO INTL (about 96 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Abbreviation: AMA)
  • CANNON AFB (about 109 miles; CLOVIS, NM; Abbreviation: CVS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Abernathy:

  • ABERNATHY MUNI (about 7 miles; ABERNATHY, TX; Abbreviation: F83)
  • TOWN & COUNTRY AIRPARK (about 25 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: F82)
  • HALE COUNTY (about 25 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Abbreviation: PVW)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Abernathy:

  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 43 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 78 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 93 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 107 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 125 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)

Schools

Public high school in Abernathy:

  • ABERNATHY H S (Students: 212; Location: 505 7TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Abernathy:

  • ABERNATHY EL (Students: 400; Location: 505 7TH ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ABERNATHY J H (Students: 166; Location: 505 7TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ABERNATHY DAEP (Students: 1; Location: 505 7TH ST; Grades: 06 – 12)

Libraries

Library in Abernathy:

  • ABERNATHY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $11,172; Location: 811 AVENUE D; 12,313 books; 61 audio materials; 199 video materials; 8 serial subscriptions)

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