Balmorhea, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 527. Estimated population in 2021: 472 (-10.4% change)
Males: 260 (49.3%), Females: 267 (50.7%)

Reeves County

Zip code: 79718

Median resident age: 28.9 years
Median household income: $16,071
Median house value: $19,300

Races in Balmorhea:

  • Hispanic (87.1%)
  • Other race (29.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (12.7%)
  • Two or more races (11.8%)

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

Ancestries: United States (10.8%), English (3.0%), German (1.9%).

Land area: 0.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Balmorhea

  • High school or higher: 41.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Balmorhea city

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

11.0% Foreign born (10.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -233 (-30.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Balmorhea:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Balmorhea:

  • CAVERN CITY AIR TRML (about 100 miles; CARLSBAD, NM; Abbreviation: CNM)
  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 123 miles; HOBBS, NM; Abbreviation: HOB)
  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 126 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Abbreviation: MAF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Balmorhea:

  • PECOS MUNI (about 32 miles; PECOS, TX; Abbreviation: PEQ)
  • ALPINE-CASPARIS MUNICIPAL (about 42 miles; ALPINE, TX; Abbreviation: E38)
  • MARFA MUNI (about 47 miles; MARFA, TX; Abbreviation: MRF)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Balmorhea:

  • SUL ROSS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; ALPINE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 108 miles; ODESSA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 136 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • EL PASO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 190 miles; EL PASO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 11,127)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (about 199 miles; EL PASO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,071)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 203 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 214 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)
Public primary/middle school in Balmorhea:

  • BALMORHEA SCHOOL (Students: 196; Location: 1ST & EL PASO ST; Grades: PK – 12)

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