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Runge, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Runge had a population of 1,044 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Runge is located at latitude 28.8833 and longitude -97.7131 in Karnes County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Runge 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.


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Runge, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,044 (100%)
Population in Households 1,044 (100.0%)
Population in Families 877 (84.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 888
Diversity Index2 65
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,834
Average Household Income $79,429
% of Income for Mortgage4 10%
Per Capita Income $31,041
Wealth Index5 93
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 515 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 286 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 106 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 (23.9%)
Median Home Value $134,615
Average Home Value $188,802
Housing Affordability Index3 243
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 392
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 268
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.18% 0.21%
Households 0.18% 0.2%
Families 0.15% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
Owner Occupied HU   0.28%

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Runge, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Runge to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 994 43rd
Population Density # 817 53rd
Median Household Income # 629 64th
Housing Affordability Index # 1052 60th
Per Capita Income # 486 72nd
Diversity Index # 496 72nd

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