Ballinger, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Ballinger, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Ballinger had a population of 3,561 as of July 1, 2016. Ballinger 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 Ballinger is located at latitude 31.7391 and longitude -99.9554 in Runnels County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ballinger (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Runnels County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,627 feet.

The City of Ballinger (GNIS ID: 2409778) 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 City of Ballinger is located within Ballinger Division of Runnels County.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 3,561
Population in Households 3,451
Population in Familes 2,871
Population in Group Qrtrs 110
Population Density1 1,018
Diversity Index2 67
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,359
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 918
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,771 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 966 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 393 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 412 (23.3%)
Median Home Value $67,500
Average Home Value $85,792
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,447
Average Household Income $54,720
Per Capita Income $21,636
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.92% -0.42%
Households -1.17% -0.57%
Families -1.14% -0.62%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   1.27%
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.

Ballinger, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ballinger 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 # 501 71st
Population Density1 # 707 60th
Diversity Index2 # 384 78th
Median Household Income # 1078 38th
Per Capita Income # 960 45th

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