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Point Comfort, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Point Comfort had a population of 752 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Point Comfort, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 752
Daytime Population: Workers 3,599
Daytime Population: Residents 451
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,050
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 5.39
Population in Households 697
Population in Familes 580
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density2 572
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $54,809
Average Household Income $62,185
Per Capita Income $22,767


Total Housing Units 385 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 130 (33.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 131 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 (31.9%)
Median Home Value $72,887
Average Home Value $75,763


Total Households 262
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 185
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.28% 0.37%
Households 0.27% 0.38%
Families 0.23% 0.32%
Median Household Income   0.29%
Per Capita Income   1.32%

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, 2017 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 # 1104 37th
Population Density # 1105 37th
Diversity Index # 524 70th
Median Household Income # 540 69th
Per Capita Income # 951 46th

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