Blessing, TX Population

Population: 861
Males: 453 (52.6%), Females: 408 (47.4%)

Matagorda County

Zip code: 77419

Median resident age: 32.1 years
Median household income: $22,989
Median house value: $54,400

Races in Blessing:

  • White Non-Hispanic (47.0%)
  • Hispanic (46.1%)
  • Other race (20.0%)
  • Black (5.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Czech (8.6%), Irish (4.5%), German (3.9%), Norwegian (2.4%), English (2.1%), Dutch (1.6%).

Land area: 2.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Blessing

  • High school or higher: 71.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blessing CDP

  • Never married: 13.5%
  • Now married: 68.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

6.6% Foreign born (5.9% Latin America, 0.7% Africa).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Blessing:

  • PALACIOS COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (about 10 miles; PALACIOS, TX)
  • MATAGORDA GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; BAY CITY, TX)
  • EL CAMPO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; EL CAMPO, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Blessing:

  • VICTORIA REGIONAL (about 49 miles; VICTORIA, TX; Abbreviation: VCT)
  • BRAZORIA COUNTY (about 56 miles; ANGLETON/LAKE JACKSON, TX; Abbreviation: LBX)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 85 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: HOU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Blessing:

  • PALACIOS MUNI (about 11 miles; PALACIOS, TX; Abbreviation: PSX)
  • FEHMEL DUSTING SERVICE (about 19 miles; BAY CITY, TX; Abbreviation: T84)
  • FLYING V RANCH (about 20 miles; LOUISE, TX; Abbreviation: T26)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blessing:

  • WHARTON COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 32 miles; WHARTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,124)
  • VICTORIA COLLEGE (about 54 miles; VICTORIA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,511)
  • HOUSTON BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,273)
  • ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 78 miles; ALVIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,094)
  • RICE UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,158)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST THOMAS (about 83 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,541)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 84 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 25,479)

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