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East Bernard, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of East Bernard had a population of 2,456 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for East Bernard is located at latitude 29.5244 and longitude -96.063 in Wharton County. The formal boundaries for the City of East Bernard (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wharton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 125 feet.

The City of East Bernard (GNIS ID: 2410385) 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 City of East Bernard is located within East Bernard Division of Wharton County.

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


Total Population 2,456
Population in Households 2,456
Population in Familes 2,136
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 649
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 895
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 664
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 971 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 647 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 248 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $135,274
Average Home Value $172,952


Median Household Income $62,206
Average Household Income $80,879
Per Capita Income $29,853
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.25% 0.97%
Households 1.06% 0.86%
Families 0.44% 0.77%
Median Household Income   3.3%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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.

East Bernard, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Bernard 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 # 640 63rd
Population Density1 # 1026 41st
Diversity Index2 # 655 63rd
Median Household Income # 322 82nd
Per Capita Income # 342 81st

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