Runnels County TX Information


Runnels County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,384
Population in Households 10,190
Population in Familes 8,576
Population in Group Qrtrs 194
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 4,069
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 2,828
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,378 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,977 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,092 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,309 (24.3%)
Median Home Value $72,998
Average Home Value $118,668


Median Household Income $41,373
Average Household Income $55,573
Per Capita Income $22,096
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.18% -0.02%
Households -0.37% -0.14%
Families -0.48% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
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.


Runnels County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Runnels County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents 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 # 168 34th
Population Density1 # 174 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 92 64th
Median Household Income # 178 30th
Per Capita Income # 172 33rd

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