Lyford, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 1,973. Estimated population in 2021: 1,986 (+0.7% change)
Males: 921 (46.7%), Females: 1,052 (53.3%)

Willacy County

Zip code: 78569

Median resident age: 29.8 years
Median household income: $25,521
Median house value: $29,700

Races in Lyford:

  • Hispanic (92.9%)
  • Other race (33.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (6.3%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

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

Ancestries: United States (3.0%).

Elevation: 36 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lyford

  • High school or higher: 46.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 14.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lyford city

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 4.8%

18.0% Foreign born (17.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +304 (+18.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Lyford:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lyford:

  • VALLEY INTL (about 17 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Abbreviation: HRL)
  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 35 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; Abbreviation: MFE)
  • BROWNSVILLE/SOUTH PADRE ISLAND INT’L (about 44 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: BRO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lyford:

Amtrak station near Lyford:

  • 17 miles: HARLINGEN (215 E. MONROE ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lyford:

  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-HARLINGEN (about 16 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,167)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (about 28 miles; EDINBURG, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,651)
  • SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; MCALLEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,142)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT BROWNSVILLE (about 39 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,044)
  • TEXAS SOUTHMOST COLLEGE (about 39 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,556)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 75 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,860)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 95 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,282)

Schools

Public high school in Lyford:

  • LYFORD H S (Students: 443; Location: SIMON GOMEZ BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lyford:

  • LYFORD EL (Students: 552; Location: SIMON GOMEZ BLVD; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • LYFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 335; Location: SIMON GOMEZ BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SEBASTIAN EL (Students: 175; Location: SIMON GOMEZ BLVD; Grades: PK – KG)

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