Runnels County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2019:10,264More data
Estimate 2018:10,178 
Estimate 2017:10,282 
Estimate 2016:10,276 
Estimate 2015:10,387 
Estimate 2014:10,294 
Estimate 2013:10,196 
Estimate 2012:10,335 
Estimate 2011:10,500 
Census 2010:10,501More data
Census 2000:11,495More data
Population of the County Seat (Ballinger)
Census 2010:3,767 
Census 2000:4,243 
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:3,642More data
Miles city:872More data
Winters city:2,448More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,050.9More data
Water Area:6.2More data
Total Area:1,057.1More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:9.99More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:59.24More data
Percent Rural:40.76More data
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:34.2%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:92.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.4%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.6%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.3%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:61.1%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.9%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.8%More data
65 and Older:20.8%More data
85 and Older:2.8%More data
Median Age:41.9More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$39,816More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$407,479,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$42,205More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:16.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:23.9%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:78.5% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:18.3% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$35,849More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$34,882 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$33,642 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$34,988 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$35,321 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.7 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.615188More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,523,774,840More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$738,064,024More data
Total Actual Levy:$4,540,481More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$571,579More data
CY 2018:$524,707 
CY 2017:$509,105 
CY 2016:$507,331 
CY 2015:$473,781 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:74.707More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:54.771More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:201.749More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:11.390More data
On-System Subtotal:342.617More data
City Streets:90.698More data
Certified County Roads:791.165More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:881.863More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,224.480More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:197.755More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:110.068More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:403.498More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:22.780More data
On-System Subtotal:734.101More data
City Streets:181.396More data
Certified County Roads:1,582.330More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,763.726More data
County Total:2,497.827More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2017»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Runnels County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.