Blanket, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Blanket, Texas - Basic Facts

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The Town of Blanket had a population of 365 as of July 1, 2016. Blanket ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Blanket is located at latitude 31.8248 and longitude -98.7895 in Brown County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Blanket (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Brown County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,621 feet.

The Town of Blanket (GNIS ID: 2411697) 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 Town of Blanket is located within Blanket Division of Brown County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Blanket 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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Blanket, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 365
Population in Households 365
Population in Familes 318
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 594
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 153
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 116
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 198 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 132 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (10.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $121,154
Average Home Value $164,122


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $65,040
Per Capita Income $25,732
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.05% -0.72%
Households -1.1% -0.66%
Families 0.14% -0.7%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
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.

Blanket, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blanket 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 # 1364 22nd
Population Density1 # 1079 38th
Diversity Index2 # 1312 25th
Median Household Income # 662 63rd
Per Capita Income # 589 66th

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