Bliss Corner, MA Profile: Facts & Data

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Bliss Corner, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Bliss Corner Census Designated Place had a population of 5,463 as of July 1, 2020. 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 41.6118 and longitude -70.9384 in Bristol County. The formal boundaries for the Bliss Corner Census Designated Place 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.


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Bliss Corner, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,463 (100%)
Population in Households 5,353 (98.0%)
Population in Families 4,229 (77.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 110 ( 2.0%)
Population Density 2,731
Diversity Index2 20
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,846
Average Household Income $84,754
% of Income for Mortgage4 23%
Per Capita Income $36,423
Wealth Index5 102
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 2,469 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,503 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 798 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 168 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $324,541
Average Home Value $382,335
Housing Affordability Index3 105
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,301
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 1,426
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.31% 0.27%
Households 0.33% 0.27%
Families 0.12% 0.21%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
Owner Occupied HU   0.47%

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Bliss Corner, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bliss Corner to the other 245 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 115 53rd
Population Density # 53 79th
Median Household Income # 201 18th
Housing Affordability Index # 111 45th
Per Capita Income # 167 32nd
Diversity Index # 159 35th

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