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Comfort, Texas - Basic Facts

The Comfort Census Designated Place had a population of 2,898 as of July 1, 2019. Comfort ranks in the upper 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 Comfort is located at latitude 29.9677 and longitude -98.905 in Kendall County. The formal boundaries for the Comfort Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Kendall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,427 feet.

The Comfort Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407650) 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 Comfort Census Designated Place is located within Comfort Division of Kendall County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Comfort, TX Housing Affordability Index is 111
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

Comfort, TX Wealth Index is 81
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 2,898 (100%)
Population in Households 2,841 (98.0%)
Population in Families 2,417 (83.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 57 ( 2.0%)
Population Density 898
Diversity Index2 76
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,980
Average Household Income $70,239
Per Capita Income $24,606
Wealth Index4 81

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,182 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 645 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 367 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 170 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $211,053
Housing Affordability Index3 111
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,012
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 721
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 2.23% 2.74%
Households 2.35% 2.84%
Families 2.1% 2.61%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   3.73%

Comfort, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Comfort 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 # 596 66th
Population Density # 802 54th
Diversity Index # 132 93rd
Median Household Income # 1007 42nd
Per Capita Income # 862 51st

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