Bliss Corner, MA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bliss Corner, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Bliss Corner Census Designated Place had a population of 5,256 as of July 1, 2016. Bliss Corner ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Massachusetts. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bliss Corner is located at latitude 41.6051 and longitude -70.9424 in Bristol County. The formal boundaries for the Bliss Corner Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bristol County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 69 feet.

The Bliss Corner Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377989) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Bliss Corner Census Designated Place is located within Town of Dartmouth, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bristol County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bliss Corner population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Bliss Corner, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,256
Population in Households 5,141
Population in Familes 4,075
Population in Group Qrtrs 115
Population Density1 2,627
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 2,206
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 1,372
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,433 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,453 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 753 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 227 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $281,960
Average Home Value $351,032


Median Household Income $50,536
Average Household Income $68,669
Per Capita Income $29,724
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.12% 0.05%
Households -0.13% 0.05%
Families -0.41% 0.01%
Median Household Income   -0.09%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 117 53rd
Population Density1 # 55 78th
Diversity Index2 # 162 35th
Median Household Income # 201 19th
Per Capita Income # 188 24th

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