Blue Ridge, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Blue Ridge, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Blue Ridge had a population of 915 as of July 1, 2016. Blue Ridge 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 Blue Ridge is located at latitude 33.2982 and longitude -96.3977 in Collin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blue Ridge (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Collin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 614 feet.

The City of Blue Ridge (GNIS ID: 2409870) 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 Blue Ridge is located within Blue Ridge Division of Collin County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blue Ridge: Blueridge.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 915
Population in Households 915
Population in Familes 813
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 821
Diversity Index2 32
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 315
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 246
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 355 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 241 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $156,667
Average Home Value $233,161
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,319
Average Household Income $63,975
Per Capita Income $22,497
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.73% 2.24%
Households 1.67% 2.19%
Families 2.56% 2.03%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.

Blue Ridge, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blue Ridge 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 # 1034 41st
Population Density1 # 852 51st
Diversity Index2 # 1339 24th
Median Household Income # 533 70th
Per Capita Income # 881 50th

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