Lometa, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 782. Estimated population in 2021: 853 (+9.1% change)
Males: 395 (50.5%), Females: 387 (49.5%)

Lampasas County

Zip code: 76853

Median resident age: 34.4 years
Median household income: $21,923
Median house value: $36,400

Races in Lometa:

  • White Non-Hispanic (66.8%)
  • Hispanic (29.8%)
  • Other race (11.5%)
  • Black (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)

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

Ancestries: United States (11.5%), English (8.2%), Irish (6.1%), German (3.8%), French (1.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Elevation: 1487 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lometa

  • High school or higher: 57.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lometa city

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

9.0% Foreign born (8.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +157 (+25.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Lometa:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lometa:

  • ROBERT GRAY AAF (about 42 miles; FORT HOOD/KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: GRK)
  • KILLEEN MUNI (about 50 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: ILE)
  • DRAUGHON-MILLER CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL (about 69 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Abbreviation: TPL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lometa:

  • LAMPASAS (about 17 miles; LAMPASAS, TX; Abbreviation: T28)
  • SAN SABA COUNTY MUNI (about 23 miles; SAN SABA, TX; Abbreviation: 81R)
  • HAMILTON MUNI (about 35 miles; HAMILTON, TX; Abbreviation: MNZ)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lometa:

  • CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 43 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,777)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR (about 64 miles; BELTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,257)
  • TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,068)
  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (about 73 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)
  • AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 78 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,819)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (about 79 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 46,503)
  • SAINT EDWARD’S UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,870)
Public primary/middle schools in Lometa:

  • LOMETA SCHOOL (Students: 322; Location: 8TH & MAIN ST; Grades: PK – 12)
  • CEDAR RIDGE CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 70; Location: 404 E SENTERFITT; Grades: PK – 12)

Nearby Cities