Groom, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 587. Estimated population in July 2020: 587 (0.0% change)
Males: 286 (48.7%), Females: 301 (51.3%)

Carson County

Zip code: 79039

Median resident age: 40.1 years
Median household income: $31,705
Median house value: $50,900

Races in Groom:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.4%)
  • Hispanic (4.8%)
  • Other race (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)

Ancestries: German (26.7%), United States (18.7%), English (7.8%), Irish (7.2%), Polish (2.2%), Scottish (1.2%).

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Groom

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Groom town

  • Never married: 12.5%
  • Now married: 70.8%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -11 (-1.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Groom:

  • PAMPA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 25 miles; PAMPA, TX)
  • GOLDEN PLAINS COMM HOSP (about 38 miles; BORGER, TX)
  • NORTHWEST TEXAS SURGERY CENTER (about 54 miles; AMARILLO, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Groom:

  • AMARILLO INTL (about 42 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Abbreviation: AMA)
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 118 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
  • LIBERAL MUNI (about 127 miles; LIBERAL, KS; Abbreviation: LBL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Groom:

  • PANHANDLE-CARSON COUNTY (about 20 miles; PANHANDLE, TX; Abbreviation: T45)
  • CLARENDON MUNI (about 27 miles; CLARENDON, TX; Abbreviation: E34)
  • PERRY LEFORS FIELD (about 29 miles; PAMPA, TX; Abbreviation: PPA)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Groom:

  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 54 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 82 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 121 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 143 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 168 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,360)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 171 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
Public primary/middle schools in Groom:

  • GROOM SCHOOL (Students: 109; Location: 304 W 3RD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • GRANDVIEW-HOPKINS EL (Students: 42; Location: HWY 293; Grades: KG – 06)