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Blanco, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Blanco had a population of 1,946 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Blanco is located at latitude 30.0976 and longitude -98.4173 in Blanco County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blanco (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Blanco County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,329 feet.

The City of Blanco (GNIS ID: 2409862) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Blanco is located within Blanco Division of Blanco County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Blanco population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Blanco, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,946
Population in Households 1,903
Population in Familes 1,555
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density1 663
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 768
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 499
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 882 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 508 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 260 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 114 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $136,675
Average Home Value $192,092


Median Household Income $51,263
Average Household Income $70,590
Per Capita Income $28,525
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.56% 1.12%
Households 1.63% 1.17%
Families 1.67% 1.1%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.

Blanco, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blanco to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 723 59th
Population Density1 # 1016 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 802 54th
Median Household Income # 607 65th
Per Capita Income # 406 77th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.