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Blue Ridge, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Blue Ridge had a population of 1,025 as of July 1, 2019. Blue Ridge 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 Blue Ridge is located at latitude 33.2979 and longitude -96.4016 in Collin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blue Ridge encompass a land area of 1.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Collin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 614 feet.

The City of Blue Ridge (GNIS ID: 2409870) 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 Blue Ridge is located within Blue Ridge Division of Collin County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blue Ridge: Blueridge.

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Blue Ridge, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Blue Ridge, TX Housing Affordability Index is 143
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Blue Ridge, TX Wealth Index is 76
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,025 (100%)
Population in Households 1,025 (100.0%)
Population in Families 912 (89.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 919
Diversity Index2 33
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,110
Average Household Income $75,713
Per Capita Income $26,741
Wealth Index4 76

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 413 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 253 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 106 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $219,231
Housing Affordability Index3 143
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 359
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 281
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 2.41% 2.45%
Households 2.57% 2.39%
Families 3.2% 2.31%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   3.25%

Blue Ridge, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blue Ridge to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 996 43rd
Population Density # 792 55th
Diversity Index # 1324 24th
Median Household Income # 584 67th
Per Capita Income # 700 60th

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