Blessing, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Blessing, Texas - Basic Facts

The Blessing Census Designated Place had a population of 930 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Blessing, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 930
Daytime Population: Workers 153
Daytime Population: Residents 608
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 761
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 930
Population in Familes 807
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 458
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $23,607
Average Household Income $46,759
Per Capita Income $15,698


Total Housing Units 376 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 241 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $58,607
Average Home Value $88,797


Total Households 320
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 231
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.04% 0.13%
Households -0.04% 0.19%
Families 0.18% 0.09%
Median Household Income   0.52%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

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, 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 # 1025 41st
Population Density # 1211 31st
Diversity Index # 299 83rd
Median Household Income # 1700 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1445 17th

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