Bardwell, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bardwell, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Bardwell had a population of 543 as of July 1, 2017. Bardwell ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Bardwell is located at latitude 32.2671 and longitude -96.6955 in Ellis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bardwell (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ellis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 482 feet.

The City of Bardwell (GNIS ID: 2409786) 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 Bardwell is located within Waxahachie Division of Ellis County.

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


Total Population 543
Daytime Population: Workers 81
Daytime Population: Residents 281
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 362
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 543
Population in Familes 491
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,782
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $44,084
Average Household Income $66,302
Per Capita Income $21,357


Total Housing Units 206 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 120 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $102,419
Average Home Value $138,636


Total Households 159
Average Household Size 3.42
Family Households 129
Average Family Size 4
  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 -2.43% -1.13%
Households -2.5% -1.16%
Families -2.5% -1.27%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   3.53%

Bardwell, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bardwell 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 # 1219 30th
Population Density # 358 80th
Diversity Index # 78 96th
Median Household Income # 984 44th
Per Capita Income # 1102 37th

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