Kermit, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 5,714. Estimated population in 2021: 5,281 (-7.6% change)
Males: 2,783 (48.7%), Females: 2,931 (51.3%)

Winkler County

Zip code: 79745

Median resident age: 35.2 years
Median household income: $29,143
Median house value: $28,700

Races in Kermit:

  • White Non-Hispanic (49.2%)
  • Hispanic (47.8%)
  • Other race (22.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Black (2.0%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

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

Ancestries: United States (6.6%), Irish (6.2%), English (5.1%), German (5.0%), French (2.0%), Dutch (1.1%).

Land area: 2.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Kermit

  • High school or higher: 55.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kermit city

  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

15.6% Foreign born (15.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,190 (-17.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Kermit:

  • WINKLER COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (821 JEFFEE DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Kermit:

  • WARD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; MONAHANS, TX)
  • REEVES COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 44 miles; PECOS, TX)
  • PERMIAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 50 miles; ANDREWS, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kermit:

  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 58 miles; HOBBS, NM; Abbreviation: HOB)
  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 63 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Abbreviation: MAF)
  • CAVERN CITY AIR TRML (about 87 miles; CARLSBAD, NM; Abbreviation: CNM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kermit:

  • WINKLER COUNTY (about 10 miles; WINK, TX; Abbreviation: INK)
  • LEA COUNTY/JAL/ (about 19 miles; JAL, NM; Abbreviation: E26)
  • ROY HURD MEMORIAL (about 24 miles; MONAHANS, TX; Abbreviation: E01)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kermit:

  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 45 miles; ODESSA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 71 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • SUL ROSS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 110 miles; ALPINE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 130 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 150 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 160 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 170 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)

Schools

Public high school in Kermit:

  • KERMIT H S (Students: 357; Location: 601 S POPLAR ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Kermit:

  • EAST PRI (Students: 349; Location: 601 S POPLAR ST; Grades: PK – 02)
  • KERMIT J H (Students: 296; Location: 601 S POPLAR ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PURPLE SAGE EL (Students: 260; Location: 601 S POPLAR ST; Grades: PK – 05)

Libraries

Library in Kermit:

  • WINKLER COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $109,188; Location: 307 S POPLAR ST; 29,320 books; 475 audio materials; 1,491 video materials; 52 serial subscriptions)

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