Bellmead, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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Bellmead, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Bellmead had a population of 10,394 as of July 1, 2018. Bellmead 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 Bellmead is located at latitude 31.6015 and longitude -97.089 in McLennan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bellmead (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. McLennan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 443 feet.

The City of Bellmead (GNIS ID: 2409824) 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 Bellmead is located within Waco Division of McLennan County.

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


Total Population 10,394
Population in Households 10,347
Population in Familes 8,715
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density2 1,521
Diversity Index3 85


Median Household Income $38,958
Average Household Income $50,633
Per Capita Income $17,674


Total Housing Units 3,899 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,226 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,320 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 353 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $68,503
Average Home Value $92,894


Total Households 3,546
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 2,457
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.59% 0.58%
Households 0.42% 0.5%
Families 0.21% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

Bellmead, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bellmead 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 # 249 86th
Population Density # 446 75th
Diversity Index # 19 99th
Median Household Income # 1261 28th
Per Capita Income # 1390 21st

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