dcsimg

Overview

Introduction to Snyder, Texas

Snyder, Texas is 71 miles W of Abilene, Texas (center to center) and 209 miles W of Fort Worth, Texas. It is in Scurry county.

Snyder History

The city has its roots in the trading post that buffalo hunter and trader, William Henry (Pete) Snyder, built in the locality in 1878. Other traders and hunters soon followed him and settled in the region. Snyder drew a plan for a town in 1882 and invited immigrants to settle in the area. The initial dwellings were mostly buffalo hide houses that earned the area the name Hide Town.

Snyder and nearby Attractions

  • Scurry County Museum
  • Primitive Baptist Church
  • South Fork Deep Creek
  • North East Park
  • Snyder Cemetery
  • Scurry County Library

Things To Do In Snyder

The Scurry County Museum has many objects of historical importance on display. It is a popular spot among tourists. The undisturbed serenity of Primitive Baptist Church and Snyder Cemetery attracts visitors from all around. North East Park has provisions for various recreational activities. Scurry County Library has a huge archive of educational and recreational books and periodicals.

Snyder Transportation

Dyess AFB Airport, located nearby, provides air transportation facilities.

Snyder Higher Education

Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene Christian University, and Texas Tech University provide higher education to the residents of Snyder.

People

Total Population 11,484
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 15.2%
Employed Population 16+ 4,962
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 52.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,543
% Above Poverty Level 88.3%
% Below Poverty Level 11.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.9%
Median Gross Rent $708
Median House Value $83,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 55.3%
US/American 0%
English 5%
Irish 7.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Snyder Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 71 miles W of Abilene, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 209 miles W of Fort Worth, Texas
County Scurry
Standard Zip Codes 79549
P.O. Box Zip Codes 79550
Phone Area Codes 325
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.717
Longitude -100.917

Snyder Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SNYDER
Distance 0.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 55 F
Apr Temp 47 to 77 F
Jul Temp 69 to 95 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 22.5 inches
Station COLORADO CITY
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 57 F
Apr Temp 48 to 80 F
Jul Temp 70 to 96 F
Oct Temp 50 to 79 F
Annual Precip 19.4 inches
Station ROSCOE
Distance 29 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 23.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Snyder, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Clairemont (79549)

Dermott (79549)

Union (79549)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Colorado City 4,122 $51,895

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Snyder Public Libraries

Library
Scurry County Library
1916 23RD ST
Snyder, Texas
(325) 573-5572
Library Web Site

library logo

More Information for Librarians

Snyder Hospitals

D M COGDELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
1700 COGDELL BLVD
(325) 574-7437
Emergency Service: Yes

Click the Visit School Site buttons to go directly to a school's website and learn more about the school and programs it has to offer. School website will open in a new tab.
Click the Request Info buttons to request more information from a representative at the school.

 
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • MBA@UNC
UNC Kenan-Flagler is one of the world's top-ranked business schools. At UNC Kenan-Flagler, you develop the skills that make you a highly effective leader and prepare you for long-term career success. The strength of the UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA degree comes from a school culture in which members live the business school's core values of excellence, leadership, teamwork, integrity and community.
Programs
  • Psychology (BA) (Online)
  • Business Administration - Accounting (BS) (Online)
  • Business Administration - Healthcare Management (BS) (Online)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
Programs
  • Doctor of Education: Community Care & Counseling: Marriage & Family
  • Doctor of Ministry: Evangelism & Church Planting
  • M.Div: Homiletics
  • Christian-based business program. 15+ specialization options. ACBSP accredited.
  • 60+ undergraduate & graduate degree options in Liberty School of Business.
  • 2014 Best for Vets Business School by Military Times.
  • MBA program ranked Best Buy Online MBA Regional Program by GetEducated.com.
Programs
  • Diesel Technology
  • Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • CNC Machining & Manufacturing
  • Encompasses the Lincoln Tech, Lincoln Culinary Institute, and Lincoln College of New England brands.
  • Lincoln schools made more than $15 million available nationally through scholarships to qualified students in 2015.
  • Designated a Military Friendly School for the 6th year in a row by Victory Media; offers exclusive scholarship for servicemen and women and their families.
  • First Lincoln Tech campus opened in 1946; now 30 campuses in 15 states across the United States.
  • Campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Accrediting Commission of Career Schools (ACCSC), Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), and New England Association of Schools and Colleges – Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC)
camnpus icon
Grand Prairie
Request Info
Programs
  • Bachelors in Business Management
  • MS - Teaching and Learning
  • Graduate Specialization - Accounting
  • The first and only 100% online, fully accredited public university in the United States
  • No set class times or locations
  • Affordable tuition, guaranteed not to increase as long as you are enrolled
  • Accelerated eight-week terms
  • Classes start every month

Snyder High Schools

SNYDER H S
2901 37TH ST
325-573-6301
Serves 744 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.7

Snyder Colleges

Click school name for a detailed profile.

Additional Details
Snyder Colleges
Snyder colleges and trade schools.
Study Online in Snyder
Additional Resources
Info for Snyder Government Officials


Are you an official in the Snyder government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top