Fort Hancock, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 1,713
Males: 880 (51.4%), Females: 833 (48.6%)

Hudspeth County

Zip code: 79839

Median resident age: 25.9 years
Median household income: $17,525
Median house value: $27,900

Races in Fort Hancock:

  • Hispanic (90.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (8.7%)
  • Other race (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

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

Ancestries: United States (3.3%), Irish (1.1%), English (1.1%).

Elevation: 3596 feet

Land area: 37.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fort Hancock

  • High school or higher: 29.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Hancock CDP

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

49.0% Foreign born (49.0% Latin America).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Fort Hancock:

  • HIGHLANDS REGIONAL REHABILITATION HOS (about 45 miles; EL PASO, TX)
  • DEL SOL MEDICAL CENTER (about 49 miles; EL PASO, TX)
  • EL PASO PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (about 52 miles; EL PASO, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fort Hancock:

  • EL PASO INTL (about 50 miles; EL PASO, TX; Abbreviation: ELP)
  • BIGGS AAF (about 52 miles; FORT BLISS/EL PASO/, TX; Abbreviation: BIF)
  • LAS CRUCES INTERNATIONAL (about 100 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; Abbreviation: LRU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fort Hancock:

  • FABENS (about 24 miles; FABENS, TX; Abbreviation: E35)
  • WEST TEXAS (about 39 miles; EL PASO, TX; Abbreviation: T27)
  • DELL CITY MUNI (about 66 miles; DELL CITY, TX; Abbreviation: 2E5)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Hancock:

  • EL PASO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; EL PASO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 11,127)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (about 56 miles; EL PASO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,071)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 92 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 12,562)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-DONA ANA (about 92 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,380)
  • SUL ROSS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 166 miles; ALPINE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 239 miles; ODESSA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)
  • COCHISE COLLEGE (about 256 miles; DOUGLAS, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,585)

Libraries

Library in Fort Hancock:

  • FORT HANCOCK ISD/PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $80,756; Location: 101 SCHOOL DR; 13,500 books; 270 video materials; 28 serial subscriptions)

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