Blessing, TX

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640 Vital Statistics. 26 Condition Alerts found.

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Blessing Profile


Overview

Blessing is a tiny town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 934 people and just one neighborhood, Blessing is the 836th largest community in Texas.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Blessing is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 68.06% of the Blessing workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Blessing is a town of construction workers and builders, farmers, fishers, or foresters, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Blessing who work in farm management occupations (24.35%), office and administrative support (10.73%), and management occupations (10.73%).

Another important characteristic of Blessing is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.


Setting & Lifestyle

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Blessing has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Blessing a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

As is often the case in a small town, Blessing doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Blessing Demographics

In terms of college education, Blessing ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 0.00% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Blessing in 2010 was $10,272, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $41,088 for a family of four. Blessing also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 41.67% of its population below the federal poverty line.

The people who call Blessing home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Blessing residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Blessing also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 84.01% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Blessing include Irish, German, Yugoslavian, and Other West Indian.

Blessing also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 24.74%.

The most common language spoken in Blessing is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Slavic languages.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

136 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Blessing 0.101011101001110
Texas 4.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Blessing 0.101011101001110
Texas 28.31
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Blessing 0.101011101001110
Texas 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

PALACIOS ISD


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


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District Quality Compared to Texas

(10 is best)

Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to TX Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Central El
1001 5 Th St
Palacios, TX, 77465
PK-03
East Side Intermediate
901 2 Nd St
Palacios, TX, 77465
04-06
Palacios H S
100 Shark Dr
Palacios, TX, 77465
09-12
Palacios J H
200 Shark Dr
Palacios, TX, 77465
07-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 65.5% 59.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 56.9% 53.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.7% 6.9%

Educational Expenditures

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TIDEHAVEN ISD


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Texas

(10 is best)

Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to TX Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Blessing El
139 Fm 616
Blessing, TX, 77419
PK-05
Markham El
200 E 6 Th St
Markham, TX, 77465
PK-05
Tidehaven H S
144 Fm 1095
El Maton, TX, 77440
09-12
Tidehaven Int
2469 Fm 459
El Maton, TX, 77440
06-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 66.3% 59.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 55.9% 53.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.4% 6.9%

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