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Point Comfort, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Point Comfort had a population of 765 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Point Comfort is located at latitude 28.6643 and longitude -96.5554 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the City of Point Comfort (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Calhoun County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 20 feet.

The City of Point Comfort (GNIS ID: 2411451) 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 Point Comfort is located within Point Comfort Division of Calhoun County.

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


Total Population 765
Population in Households 710
Population in Familes 591
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density1 582
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 264
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 187
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 388 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (33.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 132 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 124 (32.0%)
Median Home Value $67,339
Average Home Value $70,802


Median Household Income $55,145
Average Household Income $61,626
Per Capita Income $22,429
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.6% 0.75%
Households 0.43% 0.67%
Families 0.43% 0.63%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   1.25%
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.

Point Comfort, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Point Comfort 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 # 1101 37th
Population Density1 # 1093 38th
Diversity Index2 # 515 70th
Median Household Income # 477 73rd
Per Capita Income # 889 49th

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