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Bliss Corner, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

Bliss Corner is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Bliss Corner Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Bristol County at latitude 41.6118 and longitude -70.9384. Bristol County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 69 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Bliss Corner Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Bliss Corner, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 5,190
Population in Households 5,074
Population in Familes 4,016
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density1 2,599
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 2,194
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 1,364
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,411 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,495 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 698 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 217 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $239,493
Average Home Value $278,493


Median Household Income $50,719
Average Household Income $66,256
Per Capita Income $28,563
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.4% -0.21%
Households -0.27% -0.15%
Families -0.66% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   3.06%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Bliss Corner, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bliss Corner to the other 244 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 116 52nd
Population Density1 # 54 78th
Diversity Index2 # 158 36th
Median Household Income # 187 24th
Per Capita Income # 182 26th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.