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 555 as of July 1, 2015. 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.

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, 2015.

Sierra Blanca Census Designated Place, TX Boundary Map

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Sierra Blanca, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 555
Population in Households 482
Population in Familes 399
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density1 117
Diversity Index2 62
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 174
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 111
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 229 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (44.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (24.0%)
Median Home Value $118,056
Average Home Value $164,563
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $25,921
Average Household Income $43,587
Per Capita Income $16,744
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% -0.29%
Households 0.22% -0.23%
Families -0.34% -0.18%
Median Household Income   4.46%
Per Capita Income   3.19%
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.

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Sierra Blanca, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sierra Blanca to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 1214 31st
Population Density1 # 1614 8th
Diversity Index2 # 531 70th
Median Household Income # 1646 6th
Per Capita Income # 1328 24th

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