Dickens, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 332. Estimated population in 2021: 317 (-4.5% change)
Males: 166 (50.0%), Females: 166 (50.0%)

Dickens County

Zip code: 79229

Median resident age: 39.0 years
Median household income: $19,875
Median house value: $26,700

Races in Dickens:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.1%)
  • Hispanic (9.0%)
  • Other race (4.5%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

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

Ancestries: United States (47.9%), English (4.8%), German (4.2%), Irish (3.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Elevation: 2550 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Dickens

  • High school or higher: 66.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dickens city

  • Never married: 15.1%
  • Now married: 65.6%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+3.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Dickens:

  • CROSBYTON CLINIC HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; CROSBYTON, TX)
  • STONEWALL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 52 miles; ASPERMONT, TX)
  • W J MANGOLD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 55 miles; LOCKNEY, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dickens:

  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 68 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
  • DYESS AFB (about 108 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: DYS)
  • ABILENE REGIONAL (about 117 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: ABI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dickens:

  • CROSBYTON MUNICIPAL (about 28 miles; CROSBYTON, TX; Abbreviation: 8F3)
  • KENT COUNTY (about 34 miles; JAYTON, TX; Abbreviation: 22F)
  • FLOYDADA MUNICIPAL (about 43 miles; FLOYDADA, TX; Abbreviation: Q41)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dickens:

  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 69 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 73 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 110 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 110 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 112 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 118 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 129 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)

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