Anson, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 2,556. Estimated population in 2021: 2,332 (-8.8% change)
Males: 1,182 (46.2%), Females: 1,374 (53.8%)

Jones County

Zip code: 79501

Median resident age: 37.0 years
Median household income: $23,954
Median house value: $29,900

Races in Anson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (63.5%)
  • Hispanic (32.6%)
  • Other race (18.6%)
  • Black (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)

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

Ancestries: United States (14.4%), Irish (11.9%), German (9.4%), English (9.1%), Italian (1.9%), Dutch (1.6%).

Elevation: 1731 feet

Land area: 2.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Anson

  • High school or higher: 60.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Anson city

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

4.1% Foreign born (3.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -194 (-7.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Anson:

  • ANSON GENERAL HOSPITAL (101 AVENUE J)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Anson:

  • STAMFORD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; STAMFORD, TX)
  • HAMLIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; HAMLIN, TX)
  • HENDRICK CENTER FOR EXTENDED CARE (about 23 miles; ABILENE, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Anson:

  • DYESS AFB (about 24 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: DYS)
  • ABILENE REGIONAL (about 30 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: ABI)
  • SAN ANGELO REGIONAL/MATHIS FIELD (about 105 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Abbreviation: SJT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Anson:

  • ARLEDGE FIELD (about 16 miles; STAMFORD, TX; Abbreviation: F56)
  • HAMLIN MUNI (about 18 miles; HAMLIN, TX; Abbreviation: 14F)
  • ELMDALE AIRPARK (about 28 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: 6F4)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Anson:

  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 109 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)
  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 121 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,619)
  • TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 123 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,068)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 146 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 160 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)

Schools

Public high school in Anson:

  • ANSON H S (Students: 231; Location: 1509 S COMMERCIAL; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Anson:

  • ANSON EL (Students: 366; Location: 922 AVE M; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ANSON MIDDLE (Students: 184; Location: 1120 AVE M; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Anson:

  • ANSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $19,352; Location: 1137 12TH ST; 19,500 books; 125 audio materials; 338 video materials; 3 serial subscriptions)

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