Bluetown, TX Community Profile: Data

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Bluetown: Basic Info

Bluetown is the everyday name that most people use for the community and surrounding area. However, the Bluetown Census Designated Place is the formal official name. It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Cameron County at latitude 26.0742 and longitude -97.8231. The elevation is 66 feet.

The Bluetown Census Designated Place has formally defined boundaries. The boundaries are displayed in the map section. The defined boundaries encompass a land area of 2.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles.

Cameron County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). Observes DST? Yes. Current Local Time.

Also See: San Benito, TX ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

Bluetown: Community Profile Overview & Basic Data


The Bluetown Community Profile has 7 main navigation sections plus some ancillary topics in the blue navigation bar:

  1. The Data section (this page) contains Basic Parameters for Bluetown (Formal Name, Census Class Code, Coordinates and Time Zone) , current Demographic Information and a Peer Comparsion Table that shows how Bluetown ranks in comparison to its peer group.
  2. The Maps section has a Boundary Map for the Bluetown Census Designated Place with a 1-click link to Driving Directions, Texas Congressional District Maps and a Map of Cameron County.
  3. The Photos section of the Community Profile has Bluetown Local Area Photos. The locations where the photos were taken are plotted on a map. The photos are available in two sizes.
  4. The Directory is a Bluetown Directory of Business, Government and Social Services. The Directory can be searched by business name or category. There are also 40 point and click links to the most popular search categories.
  5. The Schools section has School Profiles for local area schools. You can also search for profiles of all Texas Public and Private Schools by School Name, City, County or ZIP Code.
  6. The Jobs section of the Bluetown Community Profile has a searchable database of employment opportunities in or near Bluetown. The jobs database can be searched by job category or keywords.
  7. The Places section lists popular "Places of Interest" in the local Bluetown area. The Places are listed by category. When you select a category, you're presented with a list of locations within a 15 mile search radius. Maps and driving direction are both 1-click links.

Bluetown, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 502
Population in Households 502
Population in Familes 470
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 212
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 149
Average Household Size 3.37
Family Households 128
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 173 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 125 (72.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $61,486
Average Home Value $74,400


Median Household Income $22,921
Average Household Income $27,497
Per Capita Income $7,228
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 8.42% 3.35%
Households 7.87% 3.39%
Families 9.22% 3.36%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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.


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

The table below compares Bluetown to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 1248 29th
Population Density1 # 1485 15th
Diversity Index2 # 106 94th
Median Household Income # 1675 4th
Per Capita Income # 1712 2nd
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.

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