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Blessing is in Matagorda County, in the Bay City metro area.
So named because the founder considered the railroad a blessing
The latitude of Blessing is 28.871N. The longitude is -96.217W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 39 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 861.
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4% of Blessing residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Blessing ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Blessing was $10,980, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Blessing residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Blessing, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $321. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $550.
Libraries in Blessing include Blessing Library ... View libraries
Matagorda County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Blessing political report.
The average commute time for Blessing workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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