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Runge, Texas - Basic Facts

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The Town of Runge had a population of 1,123 as of July 1, 2016. Runge ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Runge is located at latitude 28.8863 and longitude -97.7131 in Karnes County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Runge (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Karnes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 308 feet.

The Town of Runge (GNIS ID: 2412583) 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 Runge is located within Runge Division of Karnes County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Runge 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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Runge, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,123
Population in Households 1,123
Population in Familes 944
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 955
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 407
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 279
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 520 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 262 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 145 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $51,154
Average Home Value $93,103


Median Household Income $32,105
Average Household Income $47,539
Per Capita Income $17,932
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.47% 1.4%
Households 0.89% 1.25%
Families 0.89% 1.12%
Median Household Income   0.53%
Per Capita Income   0.59%
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.

Runge, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Runge 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 # 954 46th
Population Density1 # 758 57th
Diversity Index2 # 404 77th
Median Household Income # 1467 16th
Per Capita Income # 1320 25th

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