Barstow, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 406. Estimated population in 2021: 384 (-5.4% change)
Males: 217 (53.4%), Females: 189 (46.6%)

Ward County

Zip code: 79719

Median resident age: 40.3 years
Median household income: $15,000
Median house value: $12,400

Races in Barstow:

  • Hispanic (78.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (21.4%)
  • Other race (21.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)

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

Ancestries: United States (4.4%), German (2.7%), Irish (2.2%), English (1.7%).

Elevation: 2566 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Barstow

  • High school or higher: 38.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 1.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Barstow city

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 13.9%
  • Divorced: 4.3%

9.4% Foreign born (9.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -124 (-23.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Barstow:

  • REEVES COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; PECOS, TX)
  • WINKLER COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 35 miles; KERMIT, TX)
  • WARD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 36 miles; MONAHANS, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Barstow:

  • CAVERN CITY AIR TRML (about 85 miles; CARLSBAD, NM; Abbreviation: CNM)
  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 85 miles; HOBBS, NM; Abbreviation: HOB)
  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 89 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Abbreviation: MAF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Barstow:

  • PECOS MUNI (about 10 miles; PECOS, TX; Abbreviation: PEQ)
  • WINKLER COUNTY (about 25 miles; WINK, TX; Abbreviation: INK)
  • ROY HURD MEMORIAL (about 36 miles; MONAHANS, TX; Abbreviation: E01)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Barstow:

  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 71 miles; ODESSA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)
  • SUL ROSS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 78 miles; ALPINE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 99 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 163 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 184 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 186 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 188 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)

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