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Blum, Texas - Basic Facts

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The Town of Blum had a population of 448 as of July 1, 2016. Blum 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 Blum is located at latitude 32.142 and longitude -97.3971 in Hill County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Blum (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Hill County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 591 feet.

The Town of Blum (GNIS ID: 2411702) 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 Town of Blum is located within Blum Division of Hill County.

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


Total Population 448
Population in Households 448
Population in Familes 390
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 453
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 148
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 112
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 170 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 115 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $181,140


Median Household Income $43,426
Average Household Income $55,319
Per Capita Income $20,866
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% 0.04%
Households 0.22% 0.0%
Families -0.97% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.

Blum, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blum 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 # 1290 26th
Population Density1 # 1221 30th
Diversity Index2 # 1433 18th
Median Household Income # 911 48th
Per Capita Income # 1041 41st

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