Sweetwater Information

Sweetwater Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Sweetwater, TX

General Sweetwater Information

State: Texas

County: Nolan County

Close cities: Roby, TX, Loraine, TX, Roscoe, TX, Merkel, TX, Nolan, TX, Trent, TX, Sweetwater, TX

Sweetwater Population (census data)
Total 10,472 (-8.4% since 2000)
Male 4,991 (47.7%)
Female 5,481 (52.3%)

Population Density: 1,045 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 72.8 (US Avg is 100)

Land Area: 10.0 square miles

Median Household Income: $27,946

Zip Codes: 79556.

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Sweetwater Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (61.5%)
  • Hispanic (31.7%)
  • Other race (15.7%)
  • Black (5.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (15.4%)
  • Irish (7.0%)
  • German (6.4%)
  • English (5.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.8%)
  • French (1.7%)
Foriegn Born: 489 people (4.7%)
  • Latin America (87.8%)
  • Asia (12.2%)

Local Sweetwater Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Texas Rangers, Houston Astros
NFL Football: Houston Texans, Dallas Cowboys
NBA Basketball: San Antonio Spurs, Dallas Mavericks
NHL Hockey: Dallas Stars
NCAA Sports: Texas Tech University, Texas Christian University, Texas Christian University

Sweetwater School Information

High Schools
Sweetwater High School (1205 Ragland, Sweetwater, TX, 79556 - Sweetwater ISD District)
Middle Schools
Sweetwater Middle (305 Lamar, Sweetwater, TX, 79556 - Sweetwater ISD District)
Elementary Schools
Cowen Elementary (700 W 4th, Sweetwater, TX, 79556 - Sweetwater ISD District)
East Ridge Elementary (1700 E 12th Street, Sweetwater, TX, 79556 - Sweetwater ISD District)
Southeast Elementary (1201 Mustang Drive, Sweetwater, TX, 79556 - Sweetwater ISD District)
Other/Private Schools
Sweetwater Intermediate School (705 E 3rd, Sweetwater, TX, 79556 - Sweetwater ISD District)

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