Blessing, Matagorda County, Texas

Blessing is a city in Matagorda County, Texas. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 927. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.03 square miles. The population density was 456 people per square mile. The median age was 22.7 years (Texas state median age was 34.4 years). For every 100 females there were 119 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2010)
927 residents
Population Change
+7.7% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
22.7 years (State: 34.4)
Below the Poverty Line
39.7% (Year: 2015)
Population Males
504 residents
Population Females
423 residents
Foreign Born Residents
25.8% Latin America
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
7% (State: 4.4%)

Elections Results Data

 

    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers

     

      Blessing Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)

       

        Blessing Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2015)

         

          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Blessing Residents

           

            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

             
              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $177,029
              Median Home Value (Year: 2015)
              $89,948 (State: $152,000)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$41,248 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2015)
              $845
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $239 – $408
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $409
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              83 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2000)
              $520 (1.10%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $22,342 (State: $55,653)
              Changes in Household Income
              -$647 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2015)
              $10,197
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              -$783 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)

               

                Males 25 Years and Older

                 

                  Females 25 Years and Older

                   

                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • Wharton County Junior College
                      about 33 miles
                      Wharton, TX
                      Full-time enrollment: 5,009
                    • University of Houston-Victoria
                      about 47 miles
                      Victoria, TX
                      FT enrollment: 3,110
                    • Victoria College
                      about 47 miles
                      Victoria, TX
                      FT enrollment: 2,730
                    • Brazosport College
                      about 51 miles
                      Lake Jackson, TX
                      FT enrollment: 2,573
                    • Alvin Community College
                      about 70 miles
                      Alvin, TX
                      FT enrollment: 3,953
                    • Houston Baptist University
                      about 72 miles
                      Houston, TX
                      FT enrollment: 2,340
                    • The Art Institute of Houston
                      about 76 miles
                      Houston, TX
                      FT enrollment: 2,429

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • BLESSING EL
                      Students: 229
                      Location: 139 FM 616
                      Grades: PK-5
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate

                     

                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)

                       

                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)

                         

                          Male: Most Common Occupations

                           

                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                             
                              Blessing Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              5 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              1.36 (State: 1.47)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              8 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              2.17 (State: 1.11)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              26 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              7.05 (State: 3.95)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              27 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              7.33 (State: 6.13)
                              Number of Houses in the City
                              330

                              Hospitals in Blessing

                              • PALACIOS COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER
                                Hospital, about 11 miles away
                                PALACIOS, TX
                              • PALACIOUS COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER
                                Hospital, about 11 miles away
                                PALACIOS, TX
                              • LEISURE LODGE PALACIOS
                                Nursing Home, about 11 miles away
                                PALACIOS, TX

                              Nuclear Plants near the City

                              • South Texas Project 1 and 2 (Location: Palacios, TX., Distance: 12 miles)

                              Average Travel Time to Work

                               

                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                 
                                  Other Information

                                  Blessing by Race (According to 2010)

                                   

                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2015)

                                     

                                      Natural Disasters in Blessing

                                       
                                        Common Weather Information
                                        Tornadoes Average Activity
                                        1% (Smaller then US)
                                        Earthquakes Average Activity
                                        88% (Smaller then US)
                                        Number of Natural Disasters
                                        18 pc. (State: 13 pc.)
                                        Number of Major Disasters
                                        12 pc.
                                        Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                        6 pc.
                                        Google Map of Blessing
                                        ZIP Codes for Blessing: 77419
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