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Balmorhea, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Balmorhea had a population of 510 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Balmorhea is located at latitude 30.9842 and longitude -103.7439 in Reeves County. The formal boundaries for the City of Balmorhea (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Reeves County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,195 feet.

The City of Balmorhea (GNIS ID: 2409779) 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 Balmorhea is located within Balmorhea Division of Reeves County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Balmorhea: Balmorhia.

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


Total Population 510
Population in Households 510
Population in Familes 436
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,317
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $45,362
Average Household Income $65,340
Per Capita Income $25,433


Total Housing Units 220 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 130 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $48,881
Average Home Value $89,885


Total Households 179
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 125
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 0.76% 0.23%
Households 0.84% 0.22%
Families -0.19% 0.16%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   3.55%

Balmorhea, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Balmorhea 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 # 1247 29th
Population Density # 547 69th
Diversity Index # 676 61st
Median Household Income # 935 47th
Per Capita Income # 748 57th

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