Bellmead, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bellmead, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Bellmead had a population of 10,257 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

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


Total Population 10,257
Daytime Population: Workers 3,610
Daytime Population: Residents 5,860
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,470
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 10,210
Population in Familes 8,539
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density2 1,501
Diversity Index3 85


Median Household Income $36,002
Average Household Income $48,350
Per Capita Income $16,911


Total Housing Units 3,831 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,108 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,395 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 329 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $65,928
Average Home Value $86,130


Total Households 3,502
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 2,423
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 0.49% 0.54%
Households 0.31% 0.47%
Families 0.05% 0.42%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

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, 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 # 246 86th
Population Density # 440 75th
Diversity Index # 19 99th
Median Household Income # 1371 22nd
Per Capita Income # 1409 19th

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