Bacliff, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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Bacliff, Texas - Basic Facts

The Bacliff Census Designated Place had a population of 10,396 as of July 1, 2018. Bacliff 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 Bacliff is located at latitude 29.5069 and longitude -94.9924 in Galveston County. The formal boundaries for the Bacliff Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Galveston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Bacliff Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407791) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Bacliff Census Designated Place is located within Texas City-League City Division of Galveston County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bacliff: Clifton-by-the-Sea.

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Bacliff, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 10,396
Population in Households 10,396
Population in Familes 8,491
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,873
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $53,056
Average Household Income $72,835
Per Capita Income $25,449


Total Housing Units 3,997 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,218 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,387 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 392 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $131,193
Average Home Value $200,721


Total Households 3,605
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 2,454
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.3% 2.04%
Households 2.24% 2.0%
Families 2.01% 1.91%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   3.23%

Bacliff, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bacliff to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 248 86th
Population Density # 100 94th
Diversity Index # 235 87th
Median Household Income # 622 64th
Per Capita Income # 747 57th

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