Bell County TX Information

Bell County TX: Information Overview

The Bell County Section of the Texas gazetteer has 6 main navigation sections:

  1. The Data section (this page) contains current Demographic Information and a Peer Comparsion Table that shows how Bell County ranks in comparison to its peer group of Texas Counties.
  2. The Cities section lists the incorporated cities, towns, villiages, boroughs and Census Designated Places (CDPs) within Bell County in the first section and other populated places in the second section.
  3. The Maps section displays a Bell County Boundary Map.
  4. The ZIP Codes section lists Standard ZIP Codes, Unique - Single Entity ZIP Codes and PO Box ZIP Codes for Bell County and displays them on an interactive map. This page also lists the Default (Preferred) City Names associated with Bell County ZIP Codes by the U.S. Postal Service. The top-level page in the ZIP Code section of the Texas gazetteer has search tools to: 1. find the city associated with a particular ZIP Code, and 2. find all the ZIP Codes for a particular city. It also has a tool that tells you which Texas Counties use a particular Area Code.
  5. The Features section lists the Physical Features, Cultural Features and Historic Features in Bell County listed by the USGS in the Geographic Name Information System (GNIS). Physical Features are the natural features of the Earth's surface. Cultural Features are landscape features that were created or shaped by humans. Historical Features are features that no longer exist on the landscape.
  6. The Schools section has School Profiles for both public and private Bell County schools. The School Profiles have enrollment information and the profiles for the public schools include an attendance zone map (where applicable). In the top-level page of the school section of the Texas gazetteer, you can also search for profiles of all Texas Public and Private Schools by School Name, City, County or ZIP Code.
  7. The Land section lists farm land, acreage and property for sale in Bell County.
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Bell County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 332,932
Population in Households 324,670
Population in Familes 271,421
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,262
Population Density1 317
Diversity Index2 74
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 122,836
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 86,238
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 135,616 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 66,401 (49.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 56,435 (41.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,780 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $137,272
Average Home Value $160,505
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,794
Average Household Income $63,195
Per Capita Income $23,749
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.68% 1.7%
Households 1.76% 1.77%
Families 1.65% 1.7%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   2.86%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Bell County TX: Peer Comparison by Rank and Percentile (As of July 1, 2014)

The table below compares Bell County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile. The place with the highest value is ranked # 1. Percentile example: a location that ranks higher than 25% of its peers would be in the 25th percentile of the peer group.

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Rank Percentile
Total Population # 16 94th
Population Density1 # 20 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 16 93rd
Median Household Income # 64 75th
Per Capita Income # 87 66th
Information Updates

The Demographic Data for the 4,699 Texas cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this gazetteer is updated annually. Last Update: July 1, 2014.

The ZIP Code maps and the data regarding the number of residential and business addresses in each ZIP Code are updated four times per year. Last Update: August 1, 2014.

The information on the 111,347 Texas Physical, Cultural and Historic Features is updated six times per year. Last Update: August 2, 2014.

The School Attendance Zone Maps are updated four times per year. Last Update: January 6, 2014.