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The City of Balmorhea had a population of 488 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Balmorhea population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Balmorhea: Balmorhia.

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Balmorhea, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 488
Daytime Population: Workers 243
Daytime Population: Residents 269
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 512
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 488
Population in Familes 416
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,260
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $45,175
Average Household Income $58,618
Per Capita Income $22,647


Total Housing Units 217 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 128 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $45,714
Average Home Value $73,633


Total Households 171
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 120
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.26% 0.0%
Households 0.33% 0.12%
Families -0.78% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

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, 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 # 1262 28th
Population Density # 573 67th
Diversity Index # 724 59th
Median Household Income # 929 47th
Per Capita Income # 963 45th

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