Freer, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 3,241. Estimated population in 2021: 3,081 (-4.9% change)
Males: 1,587 (49.0%), Females: 1,654 (51.0%)

Duval County

Zip code: 78357

Median resident age: 30.5 years
Median household income: $25,078
Median house value: $31,300

Races in Freer:

  • Hispanic (77.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (21.2%)
  • Other race (14.9%)
  • Two or more races (3.1%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)

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

Ancestries: German (4.3%), United States (3.6%), English (2.2%), Irish (1.0%).

Elevation: 528 feet

Land area: 4.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Freer

  • High school or higher: 60.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Freer city

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

5.9% Foreign born (5.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -26 (-0.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Freer:

  • ALICE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 38 miles; ALICE, TX)
  • CHRISTUS SPOHN HOSPITAL ALICE (about 38 miles; ALICE, TX)
  • CHRISTUS SPOHN HOSPITAL KLEBERG (about 59 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Freer:

  • LAREDO INTL (about 63 miles; LAREDO, TX; Abbreviation: LRD)
  • CORPUS CHRISTI INTL (about 78 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Abbreviation: CRP)
  • LACKLAND AFB (KELLY FLD ANNEX) (about 104 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Abbreviation: SKF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Freer:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Freer:

  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 59 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,860)
  • TEXAS A & M INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; LAREDO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,107)
  • LAREDO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 67 miles; LAREDO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,449)
  • COASTAL BEND COLLEGE (about 71 miles; BEEVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,150)
  • DEL MAR COLLEGE (about 85 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,454)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 89 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,282)
  • PALO ALTO COLLEGE (about 101 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,623)

Schools

Public high school in Freer:

  • FREER H S (Students: 260; Location: 905 S NORTON; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Freer:

  • NORMAN M THOMAS EL (Students: 454; Location: 905 S NORTON; Grades: PK – 05)
  • FREER J H (Students: 196; Location: 905 S NORTON; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FREER ALTER (Students: 8; Location: PO BOX 240; Grades: 06 – 12)

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