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Blue Ridge, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Blue Ridge had a population of 932 as of July 1, 2017. 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 33.2982 and longitude -96.3977 in Collin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blue Ridge (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Blue Ridge population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blue Ridge: Blueridge.

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


Total Population 932
Daytime Population: Workers 394
Daytime Population: Residents 525
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 919
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 932
Population in Familes 827
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 836
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $54,224
Average Household Income $66,965
Per Capita Income $23,560


Total Housing Units 362 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 247 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $167,500
Average Home Value $240,688


Total Households 321
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 251
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 1.75% 2.26%
Households 1.7% 2.21%
Families 2.49% 2.06%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Blue Ridge, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blue Ridge 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 # 1023 42nd
Population Density # 834 52nd
Diversity Index # 1334 24th
Median Household Income # 562 68th
Per Capita Income # 880 50th

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