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Blanket is a town located in Brown County in west-central Texas, United States. The population was 390 at the 2010 census.
The town takes its name from nearby Blanket Creek.
Blanket is located in eastern Brown County at 31°49′35″N 98°47′17″W (31.826469, -98.788172). U.S. Routes 67 and 377 pass along the southeast edge of the town, leading southwest 14 miles (23 km) to Brownwood, the county seat, and northeast 12 miles (19 km) to Comanche.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.62 square miles (1.6 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2000, 402 people, 170 households, and 113 families resided in the town. The population density was 699.5 people per square mile (272.3/km2). The 189 housing units averaged 328.9 per square mile (128.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 92.54% White, 1.00% African American, 1.00% Native American, 3.73% from other races, and 1.74% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 9.20% of the population.
Of the 170 households, 31.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.1% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.5% were not families. About 31.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.