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Rule, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Rule had a population of 670 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Rule is located at latitude 33.1819 and longitude -99.8933 in Haskell County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rule (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Haskell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,680 feet.

The Town of Rule (GNIS ID: 2412582) 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 Town of Rule is located within Rule Division of Haskell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rule population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Rule, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 670
Population in Households 670
Population in Familes 549
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 962
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 297
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 192
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 436 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 239 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 139 (31.9%)
Median Home Value $45,076
Average Home Value $74,580


Median Household Income $31,530
Average Household Income $50,152
Per Capita Income $22,432
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.84% 0.24%
Households 1.24% 0.27%
Families 1.4% 0.1%
Median Household Income   0.04%
Per Capita Income   1.2%
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.

Rule, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rule to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 1145 34th
Population Density1 # 752 57th
Diversity Index2 # 619 65th
Median Household Income # 1495 15th
Per Capita Income # 888 49th

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