Denver City, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 3,985. Estimated population in 2021: 3,994 (+0.2% change)
Males: 1,903 (47.8%), Females: 2,082 (52.2%)

Yoakum County

Zip code: 79323

Median resident age: 33.9 years
Median household income: $29,418
Median house value: $35,900

Races in Denver City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (50.7%)
  • Hispanic (47.2%)
  • Other race (27.6%)
  • Black (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

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

Ancestries: United States (9.9%), Irish (7.0%), German (5.4%), English (5.4%), Dutch (1.0%).

Land area: 2.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Denver City

  • High school or higher: 55.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Denver City town

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 60.9%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

14.6% Foreign born (14.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,267 (-24.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Denver City:

  • YOAKUM COUNTY HOSPITAL (412 MUSTANG AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Denver City:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Denver City:

  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 34 miles; HOBBS, NM; Abbreviation: HOB)
  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 84 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Abbreviation: MAF)
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 85 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Denver City:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Denver City:

  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 53 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 81 miles; ODESSA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 83 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 83 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 90 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 114 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 152 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)

Schools

Public high schools in Denver City:

  • DENVER CITY H S (Students: 377; Location: 601 MUSTANG AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • DENVER CITY DAEP (Students: 1; Location: 501 MUSTANG AVE; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Denver City:

  • KELLEY/DODSON EL (Students: 663; Location: 500 N SOLAND; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WILLIAM G GRAVITT JR HIGH (Students: 253; Location: 419 MUSTANG AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Denver City:

  • YOAKUM COUNTY/CECIL BICKLEY LIBRARY (Operating income: $136,707; Location: 205 W 4TH ST; 36,500 books; 4,200 audio materials; 750 video materials; 100 serial subscriptions)

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