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Runge, Texas - Basic Facts

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The Town of Runge had a population of 1,024 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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


Total Population 1,024
Daytime Population: Workers 317
Daytime Population: Residents 629
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 946
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 1,024
Population in Familes 861
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 871
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $32,517
Average Household Income $49,373
Per Capita Income $19,170


Total Housing Units 501 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 248 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 135 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (23.6%)
Median Home Value $52,049
Average Home Value $94,939


Total Households 383
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 262
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 -0.01% 0.29%
Households -0.07% 0.26%
Families -0.1% 0.23%
Median Household Income   -0.65%
Per Capita Income   1.2%

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, 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 # 988 44th
Population Density # 813 54th
Diversity Index # 414 76th
Median Household Income # 1498 14th
Per Capita Income # 1292 26th

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