Blanket, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Town of Blanket had a population of 358 as of July 1, 2017. Blanket ranks in the lower 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 Blanket is located at latitude 31.8248 and longitude -98.7895 in Brown County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Blanket (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Brown County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,621 feet.

The Town of Blanket (GNIS ID: 2411697) 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 Town of Blanket is located within Blanket Division of Brown County.

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


Total Population 358
Daytime Population: Workers 96
Daytime Population: Residents 219
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 315
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 358
Population in Familes 313
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 583
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $66,663
Per Capita Income $26,540


Total Housing Units 198 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 129 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (10.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (24.2%)
Median Home Value $126,923
Average Home Value $166,731


Total Households 150
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 114
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 -1.17% -0.68%
Households -1.22% -0.81%
Families -0.12% -0.71%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

Blanket, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blanket 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 # 1376 21st
Population Density # 1092 38th
Diversity Index # 1312 25th
Median Household Income # 752 58th
Per Capita Income # 624 64th

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