The City of Balch Springs had a population of 26,486 as of July 1, 2017. Balch Springs ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Balch Springs is located at latitude 32.7139 and longitude -96.6181 in Dallas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Balch Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Dallas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 499 feet.
The City of Balch Springs (GNIS ID: 2409775) 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 Balch Springs is located within Northeast Dallas Division of Dallas County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Balch Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||6,321|
|Daytime Population: Residents||15,624|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||21,945|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.83|
|Population in Households||26,374|
|Population in Familes||23,154|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||112|
|Median Household Income||$40,077|
|Average Household Income||$50,141|
|Per Capita Income||$15,310|
|Total Housing Units||8,700 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,245 (48.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,734 (42.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||721 ( 8.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$93,290|
|Average Home Value||$120,500|
|Average Household Size||3.31|
|Average Family Size||4|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.04%|
|Per Capita Income||2.12%|
The table below compares Balch Springs 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.
|Total Population||# 118||93rd|
|Population Density||# 165||91st|
|Diversity Index||# 7||100th|
|Median Household Income||# 1197||32nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 1453||17th|
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