Point Comfort, TX Population

Population: 781. Estimated population in July 2020: 736 (-5.8% change)
Males: 379 (48.5%), Females: 402 (51.5%)

Calhoun County

Zip code: 77978

Median resident age: 33.1 years
Median household income: $44,500
Median house value: $46,300

Races in Point Comfort:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.2%)
  • Hispanic (19.6%)
  • Other race (5.9%)
  • Chinese (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Black (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

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

Ancestries: German (15.5%), United States (14.1%), Irish (11.9%), Czech (8.2%), English (4.4%), French (2.8%).

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Point Comfort

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Point Comfort city

  • Never married: 13.9%
  • Now married: 68.8%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -174 (-18.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Point Comfort:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Point Comfort:

  • VICTORIA REGIONAL (about 28 miles; VICTORIA, TX; Abbreviation: VCT)
  • BRAZORIA COUNTY (about 83 miles; ANGLETON/LAKE JACKSON, TX; Abbreviation: LBX)
  • CORPUS CHRISTI INTL (about 91 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Abbreviation: CRP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Point Comfort:

  • CALHOUN COUNTY (about 8 miles; PORT LAVACA, TX; Abbreviation: T97)
  • PALACIOS MUNI (about 22 miles; PALACIOS, TX; Abbreviation: PSX)
  • JACKSON COUNTY (about 23 miles; EDNA, TX; Abbreviation: 26R)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Point Comfort:

  • VICTORIA COLLEGE (about 32 miles; VICTORIA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,511)
  • WHARTON COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 55 miles; WHARTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,124)
  • COASTAL BEND COLLEGE (about 85 miles; BEEVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,150)
  • DEL MAR COLLEGE (about 86 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,454)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 87 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,282)
  • HOUSTON BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 101 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,273)
  • ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 104 miles; ALVIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,094)