Littlefield, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 6,507. Estimated population in 2021: 6,329 (-2.7% change)
Males: 3,152 (48.4%), Females: 3,355 (51.6%)

Lamb County

Zip code: 79339

Median resident age: 35.8 years
Median household income: $26,271
Median house value: $34,900

Races in Littlefield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (47.9%)
  • Hispanic (45.8%)
  • Other race (14.6%)
  • Black (5.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)

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

Ancestries: United States (11.7%), German (6.4%), English (5.0%), Irish (4.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%), Scottish (1.1%).

Land area: 6.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Littlefield

  • High school or higher: 64.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Littlefield city

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

3.9% Foreign born (3.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +24 (+0.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Littlefield:

  • LAMB HEALTHCARE CENTER (1500 S SUNSET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Littlefield:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Littlefield:

  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 41 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
  • CANNON AFB (about 75 miles; CLOVIS, NM; Abbreviation: CVS)
  • AMARILLO INTL (about 100 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Abbreviation: AMA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Littlefield:

  • LITTLEFIELD MUNICIPAL (about 4 miles; LITTLEFIELD, TX; Abbreviation: Q00)
  • LEVELLAND MUNI (about 27 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Abbreviation: Q24)
  • MULESHOE MUNICIPAL (about 28 miles; MULESHOE, TX; Abbreviation: 2T1)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Littlefield:

  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 23 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 72 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 78 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 92 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 132 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)

Schools

Public high school in Littlefield:

  • LITTLEFIELD H S (Students: 443; Location: 1500 E DELANO AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Littlefield:

  • LITTLEFIELD PRI (Students: 385; Location: 1500 E DELANO AVE; Grades: PK – 02)
  • LITTLEFIELD J H (Students: 333; Location: 1500 E DELANO AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LITTLEFIELD EL (Students: 321; Location: 1500 E DELANO AVE; Grades: 03 – 05)

Libraries

Library in Littlefield:

  • LAMB COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $123,660; Location: 232 PHELPS AVE; 30,483 books; 483 audio materials; 580 video materials; 23 serial subscriptions)

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