Falfurrias, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 5,297. Estimated population in 2021: 5,050 (-4.7% change)
Males: 2,517 (47.5%), Females: 2,780 (52.5%)

Brooks County

Zip code: 78355

Median resident age: 33.7 years
Median household income: $15,000
Median house value: $31,500

Races in Falfurrias:

  • Hispanic (92.5%)
  • Other race (21.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (6.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

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

Ancestries: United States (2.1%), German (1.2%).

Land area: 2.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Falfurrias

  • High school or higher: 45.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Falfurrias city

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

5.2% Foreign born (4.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -655 (-11.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Falfurrias:

  • CHRISTUS SPOHN HOSPITAL KLEBERG (about 27 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX)
  • ALICE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 36 miles; ALICE, TX)
  • CHRISTUS SPOHN HOSPITAL ALICE (about 36 miles; ALICE, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Falfurrias:

  • CORPUS CHRISTI INTL (about 59 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Abbreviation: CRP)
  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 74 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; Abbreviation: MFE)
  • VALLEY INTL (about 78 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Abbreviation: HRL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Falfurrias:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Falfurrias:

  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 27 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,860)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (about 61 miles; EDINBURG, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,651)
  • DEL MAR COLLEGE (about 64 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,454)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 65 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,282)
  • SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 70 miles; MCALLEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,142)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-HARLINGEN (about 77 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,167)
  • COASTAL BEND COLLEGE (about 87 miles; BEEVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,150)

Schools

Public high school in Falfurrias:

  • FALFURRIAS H S (Students: 479; Location: 221 S HENRY ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Falfurrias:

  • FALFURRIAS ELEM (Students: 452; Location: 221 S HENRY ST; Grades: 02 – 05)
  • FALFURRIAS J H (Students: 434; Location: 221 S HENRY ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LASATER EL (Students: 283; Location: 221 S HENRY ST; Grades: PK – 01)

Libraries

Library in Falfurrias:

  • ED RACHAL MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $124,817; Location: 203 S CALIXTO MORA AVE; 55,768 books; 1,694 audio materials; 4,651 video materials; 159 serial subscriptions)

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