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Rule, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Rule had a population of 635 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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


Total Population 635
Daytime Population: Workers 191
Daytime Population: Residents 404
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 595
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 635
Population in Familes 521
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 911
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $33,769
Average Household Income $52,078
Per Capita Income $22,675


Total Housing Units 411 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 223 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 (32.8%)
Median Home Value $45,325
Average Home Value $75,112


Total Households 276
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 178
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 -0.02% -0.22%
Households 0.05% -0.22%
Families 0.16% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

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, 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 # 1162 34th
Population Density # 793 55th
Diversity Index # 618 65th
Median Household Income # 1458 17th
Per Capita Income # 961 45th

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