Jayton, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 513. Estimated population in 2021: 472 (-8.0% change)
Males: 235 (45.8%), Females: 278 (54.2%)

Kent County

Zip code: 79528

Median resident age: 49.9 years
Median household income: $32,396
Median house value: $23,300

Races in Jayton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.9%)
  • Hispanic (10.9%)
  • Other race (2.5%)

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

Ancestries: English (14.4%), United States (11.9%), German (7.8%), Irish (3.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%), French (1.6%).

Elevation: 2009 feet

Land area: 1.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Jayton

  • High school or higher: 75.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 10.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jayton city

  • Never married: 13.8%
  • Now married: 70.3%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -94 (-15.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Jayton:

  • STONEWALL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; ASPERMONT, TX)
  • FISHER COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (about 28 miles; ROTAN, TX)
  • HAMLIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 40 miles; HAMLIN, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jayton:

  • DYESS AFB (about 77 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: DYS)
  • ABILENE REGIONAL (about 86 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: ABI)
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 91 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Jayton:

  • KENT COUNTY (about 3 miles; JAYTON, TX; Abbreviation: 22F)
  • STONEWALL COUNTY (about 28 miles; ASPERMONT, TX; Abbreviation: T60)
  • FISHER COUNTY (about 33 miles; ROTAN/ROBY, TX; Abbreviation: 56F)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jayton:

  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 79 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 81 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 90 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 103 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 128 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 130 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 135 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
Public primary/middle school in Jayton:

  • JAYTON SCHOOLS (Students: 135; Location: 700 MADISON; Grades: PK – 12)

Libraries

Library in Jayton:

  • KENT COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $57,665; Location: 156 W 4TH ST; 21,131 books; 410 audio materials; 54 video materials; 11 serial subscriptions)

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