Point Comfort, Texas

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Point Comfort, Texas

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High Points

Point Comfort strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Point Comfort Low Property Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Point Comfort Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Point Comfort Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 9% Point Comfort Walking and Biking to Work
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Point Comfort Racial Diversity
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 18% Point Comfort Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Point Comfort, Texas

Comparing Point Comfort to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 9 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 6
Well-Paid Single Men 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 7 8
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Senior Citizens 4 5
Age of the Population 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 9 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
People Above Poverty 5 7
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 9 10
Public Transportation Use 6 6
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Housing Recently Built 4 1
People Living Alone 3 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 7 8

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Point Comfort Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles E of Victoria, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 79 miles NE of Corpus Christi, Texas
County Calhoun
P.O. Box Zip Codes 77978
Phone Area Codes 361
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 28.679
Longitude -96.56

Point Comfort Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.1 miles
Jan Temp 46 to 65 F
Apr Temp 62 to 79 F
Jul Temp 78 to 92 F
Oct Temp 64 to 83 F
Annual Precip 43.8 inches
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 44 to 63 F
Apr Temp 60 to 79 F
Jul Temp 75 to 93 F
Oct Temp 62 to 83 F
Annual Precip 40.1 inches
Station DANEVANG 1 W
Distance 32.4 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 62 F
Apr Temp 58 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 60 to 82 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
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Point Comfort Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 781 100%
Male 379 48.5%
Female 402 51.5%
Under 18 236 30.2%
18+ 545 69.8%
65+ 102 13.1%
Median Age 33.1
Average Family Size 3.14
White 695 89%
African-American 11 1.4%
Asian 14 1.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 46 5.9%
Mixed Race 13 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 153 19.6%

Estimated Point Comfort Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 736
Growth -45
Growth % -5.8%

Point Comfort Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 32.9%
US/American 18.7%
German 13.1%
Czech 10.1%
Irish 8.5%
English 4.4%
Polish 2.6%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Italian 1.4%
Norwegian 1.2%
Dutch 1%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Danish 0.9%
Swedish 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
European 0.5%
Scottish 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
African 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Point Comfort 781 $49,653
Edna 5,899 $35,659
La Ward 200 $45,833
Palacios 5,153 $35,518
Port Lavaca 12,035 $38,250
Seadrift 1,352 $31,010
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