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Bacliff, Texas - Basic Facts

The Bacliff Census Designated Place had a population of 9,689 as of July 1, 2016. Bacliff 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 Bacliff is located at latitude 29.5072 and longitude -94.9872 in Galveston County. The formal boundaries for the Bacliff Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Galveston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Bacliff Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407791) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Bacliff Census Designated Place is located within Texas City-League City Division of Galveston County.

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


Total Population 9,689
Population in Households 9,689
Population in Familes 7,878
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,610
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 3,368
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 2,298
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,781 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,075 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,293 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 413 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $105,538
Average Home Value $152,229


Median Household Income $51,259
Average Household Income $68,148
Per Capita Income $23,808
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.89% 2.0%
Households 1.85% 1.95%
Families 1.59% 1.82%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
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.

Bacliff, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bacliff 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 # 254 86th
Population Density1 # 115 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 217 88th
Median Household Income # 608 65th
Per Capita Income # 760 57th

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