De Leon, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 2,433. Estimated population in 2021: 2,386 (-1.9% change)
Males: 1,136 (46.7%), Females: 1,297 (53.3%)

Comanche County

Zip code: 76444

Median resident age: 37.6 years
Median household income: $19,562
Median house value: $38,000

Races in De Leon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (71.3%)
  • Hispanic (27.5%)
  • Other race (10.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

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

Ancestries: United States (27.0%), Irish (7.3%), English (3.2%), German (2.6%), French (2.3%).

Land area: 2.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in De Leon

  • High school or higher: 59.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in De Leon city

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

6.5% Foreign born (6.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +97 (+4.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in De Leon:

  • DELEON HOSPITAL (407 S TEXAS ST BOX 319)
Other hospitals/medical centers near De Leon:

  • COMANCHE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; COMANCHE, TX)
  • HARRIS METHODIST ERATH COUNTY (about 25 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX)
  • EASTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; EASTLAND, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to De Leon:

  • ABILENE REGIONAL (about 81 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: ABI)
  • ROBERT GRAY AAF (about 88 miles; FORT HOOD/KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: GRK)
  • FORT WORTH NAS JRB/CARSWELL FIELD (about 89 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: NFW)
Other public-use airports nearest to De Leon:

  • DE LEON MUNI (about 3 miles; DE LEON, TX; Abbreviation: 04F)
  • COMANCHE COUNTY-CITY (about 14 miles; COMANCHE, TX; Abbreviation: 7F9)
  • DUBLIN MUNI (about 16 miles; DUBLIN, TX; Abbreviation: 9F0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to De Leon:

  • TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,068)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 85 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 87 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 88 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,777)
  • TARRANT COUNTY COLLEGE (about 95 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,454)
  • TEXAS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 98 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,403)
  • TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 98 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,032)

Schools

Public high school in De Leon:

  • DE LEON H S (Students: 191; Location: 601 S HOUSTON ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in De Leon:

  • DE LEON EL (Students: 300; Location: 601 S HOUSTON ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • PERKINS MIDDLE (Students: 163; Location: 601 S HOUSTON ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in De Leon:

  • DELEON CITY COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $37,152; Location: 103 E REYNOSA ST; 10,005 books; 80 audio materials; 11 serial subscriptions)

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