Runnels County Profile

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The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2021:9,943More data
Census 2020:9,900More data
Census 2010:10,501More data
Census 2000:11,495More data
Population of the County Seat (Ballinger)
Census 2020:3,619 
Census 2010:3,767 
Census 2000:4,243 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN RUNNELS COUNTY - 2021 Estimates (Census Bureau)
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Ballinger city:3,580More data
Miles city:907More data
Winters city:2,365More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:1,051.1More data
Water Area:6.0More data
Total Area:1,057.1More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:9.42More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:59.24More data
Percent Rural:40.76More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:35.9%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:92.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:2.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:59.4%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:2.2%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.9%More data
65 and Older:20.5%More data
85 and Older:2.2%More data
Median Age:40.8More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$44,352More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$461,308,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$50,972More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:14.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:21.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:81.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:16.6% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$41,573More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$39,781 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$37,745 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$35,849 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$34,882 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:4.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.7 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.633144More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,730,873,608More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$895,761,712More data
Total Actual Levy:$5,671,462More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$746,487More data
CY 2020:$629,278 
CY 2019:$571,579 
CY 2018:$524,707 
CY 2017:$509,105 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN RUNNELS COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:74.650More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:54.743More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:201.696More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:11.390More data
On-System Subtotal:342.479More data
City Streets:90.698More data
Certified County Roads:791.113More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:881.811More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,224.290More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:197.643More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:110.012More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:403.392More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:22.780More data
On-System Subtotal:733.827More data
City Streets:181.396More data
Certified County Roads:1,582.226More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,763.622More data
County Total:2,497.449More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2020»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2020»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Runnels County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Runnels County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Runnels County»

Special Districts in Runnels County.
School Districts in Runnels County.
History of City Tax Rates in Runnels County.

Airports in Runnels County.
Hospitals in Runnels County.
Prisons in Runnels County.