Sierra Blanca, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sierra Blanca, Texas - Basic Facts

The Sierra Blanca Census Designated Place had a population of 550 as of July 1, 2017. Sierra Blanca ranks in the lower 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 Sierra Blanca is located at latitude 31.1836 and longitude -105.3397 in Hudspeth County. The formal boundaries for the Sierra Blanca Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Hudspeth County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,528 feet.

The Sierra Blanca Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408735) 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 Sierra Blanca Census Designated Place is located within Sierra Blanca Division of Hudspeth County.

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


Total Population 550
Daytime Population: Workers 814
Daytime Population: Residents 362
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,176
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.14
Population in Households 477
Population in Familes 395
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density2 116
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $43,624
Average Household Income $57,155
Per Capita Income $24,331


Total Housing Units 224 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 99 (44.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (23.7%)
Median Home Value $54,167
Average Home Value $70,000


Total Households 171
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 110
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.08% -0.26%
Households -0.08% -0.24%
Families -0.37% -0.18%
Median Household Income   3.3%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Sierra Blanca, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sierra Blanca 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 # 1212 31st
Population Density # 1612 8th
Diversity Index # 517 70th
Median Household Income # 1006 43rd
Per Capita Income # 818 53rd

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