Bellaire, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bellaire, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Bellaire had a population of 19,558 as of July 1, 2017. Bellaire ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bellaire is located at latitude 29.704 and longitude -95.4633 in Harris County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bellaire (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harris County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 52 feet.

The City of Bellaire (GNIS ID: 2409818) 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 Bellaire is located within Houston Division of Harris County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bellaire 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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Bellaire, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 19,558
Population in Households 19,512
Population in Familes 17,397
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density1 5,444
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 6,942
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 5,332
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,301 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,861 (80.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,080 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 359 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $717,883
Average Home Value $723,473


Median Household Income $177,664
Average Household Income $239,616
Per Capita Income $85,158
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.07% 1.61%
Households 1.91% 1.52%
Families 1.79% 1.45%
Median Household Income   -0.01%
Per Capita Income   1.0%
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.

Bellaire, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bellaire 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 # 150 91st
Population Density1 # 58 97th
Diversity Index2 # 835 52nd
Median Household Income # 13 99th
Per Capita Income # 17 99th

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