Blessing, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Blessing, Texas - Basic Facts

The Blessing Census Designated Place had a population of 935 as of July 1, 2016. Blessing ranks in the upper 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 Blessing is located at latitude 28.8748 and longitude -96.2167 in Matagorda County. The formal boundaries for the Blessing Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Matagorda County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Blessing Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407862) 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 Blessing Census Designated Place is located within Tidehaven Division of Matagorda County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Blessing 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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Blessing Census Designated Place, TX Boundary Map



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Blessing, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 935
Population in Households 935
Population in Familes 812
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 460
Diversity Index2 70
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 319
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 230
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 376 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 239 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 80 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $50,847
Average Home Value $81,771
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $23,689
Average Household Income $44,602
Per Capita Income $14,894
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% 0.23%
Households -0.1% 0.25%
Families 0.14% 0.09%
Median Household Income   0.19%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
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.

Blessing, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blessing 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 # 1025 41st
Population Density1 # 1207 31st
Diversity Index2 # 292 83rd
Median Household Income # 1689 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1458 17th

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