Kress, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 826. Estimated population in 2021: 779 (-5.7% change)
Males: 404 (48.9%), Females: 422 (51.1%)

Swisher County

Zip code: 79052

Median resident age: 32.5 years
Median household income: $30,278
Median house value: $32,100

Races in Kress:

  • Hispanic (61.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (35.0%)
  • Other race (34.9%)
  • Black (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

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

Ancestries: Irish (4.1%), German (3.9%), English (3.8%), United States (3.8%), French (1.5%).

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Kress

  • High school or higher: 64.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kress city

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 62.8%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

7.6% Foreign born (7.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +92 (+12.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Kress:

  • COVENANT HOSPITAL PLAINVIEW (about 13 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX)
  • SWISHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; TULIA, TX)
  • W J MANGOLD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; LOCKNEY, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kress:

  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 50 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
  • AMARILLO INTL (about 59 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Abbreviation: AMA)
  • CANNON AFB (about 109 miles; CLOVIS, NM; Abbreviation: CVS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kress:

  • JOE VAUGHN SPRAYING (about 2 miles; KRESS, TX; Abbreviation: 29F)
  • HALE COUNTY (about 14 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Abbreviation: PVW)
  • CITY OF TULIA/SWISHER COUNTY MUNI (about 14 miles; TULIA, TX; Abbreviation: Q06)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kress:

  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 57 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 70 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 112 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 163 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)

Schools

Public high school in Kress:

  • KRESS H S (Students: 122; Location: 5TH & RIPLEY; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Kress:

  • KRESS EL (Students: 123; Location: 5TH & RIPLEY; Grades: KG – 06)

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