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Overview

Introduction to Andrews, Texas

Andrews, Texas, in Andrews county, is 34 miles N of Odessa, Texas (center to center) and 234 miles E of El Paso, Texas.

Andrews History

Both the city and the county were named Andrews in honor of Richard Andrews, who was the first Texan soldier to die in the Texas Revolution. The city, which was incorporated in 1937, is the county seat of Andrews County, which was founded in 1876 from Bexar County. The Texas and Pacific Railway stimulated growth and development and in the early 1920s the era of oil production began.

Andrews and Nearby Attractions

  • American Airpower Heritage Museum
  • Lakeside Park
  • Museum of the Southwest
  • Monahans Sand Hills State Park

Things To Do In Andrews

Nearby museums include the American Airpower Heritage Museum, Ellen Noel Art Museum, and the Museum of the Southwest. People may visit Lakeside Park and Monahans Sand Hills State Park for outdoor recreation. The Andrews County Golf Course offers opportunities to play golf. The city also has numerous community parks, picnic and playgrounds, tennis and basketball courts, and athletic fields. Opportunities for swimming and fishing are available at City Lake. Fall Fiesta and Bluegrass Festival are two of the local festivals of Andrews.

Andrews Transportation

Midland International Airport is nearby.

Andrews Higher Education

Colleges in the city are Odessa College and University of Texas of the Permian Basin. Other colleges nearby are The College of the Southwest, Midland College, and New Mexico Junior College.

Demographics

People

Total Population13,087
Male Share of the Population51.9%
Female Share of the Population48.1%
Senior Citizens10.2%
Employed Population 16+5,847
Age of the Population30

Families

% of people married56.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.9%
Median Earnings25+$46,348
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$37,972
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,558

Wealth

Median Family Income$80,179
% Above Poverty Level87.7%
% Below Poverty Level12.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone20.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,001
Median House Value$127,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)63.9%
Irish11%
German9%
English3.7%
Italian1.5%
Scottish0.8%
Croatian0.4%
French Except Basque0.4%
Swedish0.4%
Norwegian0.3%
West Indian0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Polish0.2%
Swiss0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Czech0.1%
Serbian0.1%
African0.1%
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Andrews Almanac

CategoryValue
County Andrews County
Standard Zip Codes79714
Phone Area Codes432
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude32.32
Approximate Longitude-102.54

Andrews Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationANDREWS
Distance2.2 miles
Jan Temp30 to 58 F
Apr Temp49 to 81 F
Jul Temp68 to 95 F
Oct Temp51 to 79 F
Annual Precip15.1 inches
StationMIDLAND INTL AP
Distance33.2 miles
Jan Temp30 to 57 F
Apr Temp49 to 79 F
Jul Temp69 to 94 F
Oct Temp51 to 77 F
Annual Precip14.8 inches
StationMIDLAND 4 ENE
Distance36.5 miles
Jan Temp30 to 60 F
Apr Temp48 to 82 F
Jul Temp68 to 96 F
Oct Temp51 to 80 F
Annual Precip14.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Goldsmith240$52,031

Andrews Public Libraries

Andrews County Library
109 NW 1ST ST
Andrews, Texas
(432) 523-9819

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Andrews Hospitals

Permian Regional Medical Center
(Government - District/authority)
720 Northeast Hospital Drive

Andrews Public Schools

Andrews Education Center
405 N W 3rd St
ZIP: 79714
(432) 523-3640
High
Total Enrollment 39
Andrews H S
1400 Nw Ave K
ZIP: 79714
(432) 523-3640
High
Total Enrollment 995
Andrews Middle
600 Nw 3rd St
ZIP: 79714
(432) 523-3640
Middle
Total Enrollment 924
Clearfork El
300 Ne Ave K
ZIP: 79714
(432) 523-3640
Primary
Total Enrollment 776
Devonian El
1214 Nw 11th St
ZIP: 79714
(432) 523-3640
Primary
Total Enrollment 645
Underwood El
316 Sw 5th St
ZIP: 79714
(432) 523-3640
Middle
Total Enrollment 636
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