Ranger, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Ranger, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Ranger had a population of 2,385 as of July 1, 2015. 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.

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, 2015.

City of Ranger, TX Boundary Map

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Ranger, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,385
Population in Households 2,148
Population in Familes 1,693
Population in Group Qrtrs 237
Population Density1 341
Diversity Index2 52
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 878
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 545
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,265 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 579 (45.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 300 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 387 (30.6%)
Median Home Value $49,320
Average Home Value $86,810
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,158
Average Household Income $41,281
Per Capita Income $16,307
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.65% -0.3%
Households -0.76% -0.37%
Families -0.52% -0.44%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Ranger, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ranger to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 647 63rd
Population Density1 # 1339 24th
Diversity Index2 # 793 55th
Median Household Income # 1521 13th
Per Capita Income # 1348 23rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.