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Ranger, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Ranger had a population of 2,509 as of July 1, 2017. Ranger ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ranger is located at latitude 32.4693 and longitude -98.6753 in Eastland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ranger (see map below) encompass a land area of 7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Eastland County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,437 feet.

The City of Ranger (GNIS ID: 2411519) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Ranger is located within Ranger Division of Eastland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ranger population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Ranger, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,509
Daytime Population: Workers 697
Daytime Population: Residents 1,742
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,439
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 2,268
Population in Familes 1,791
Population in Group Qrtrs 241
Population Density2 359
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $34,811
Average Household Income $45,380
Per Capita Income $18,668


Total Housing Units 1,294 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 604 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 319 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 371 (28.7%)
Median Home Value $60,417
Average Home Value $100,498


Total Households 923
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 573
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 race 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.23% -0.02%
Households 0.14% -0.11%
Families 0.32% -0.18%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

Ranger, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ranger to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 635 64th
Population Density # 1314 25th
Diversity Index # 808 54th
Median Household Income # 1422 19th
Per Capita Income # 1328 24th

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