Runnels County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2017:10,266More data
Estimate 2016:10,255 
Estimate 2015:10,356 
Estimate 2014:10,266 
Estimate 2013:10,185 
Estimate 2012:10,327 
Estimate 2011:10,494 
Census 2010:10,501More data
Census 2000:11,495More data
Population of the County Seat (Ballinger)
Census 2010:3,767 
Census 2000:4,243 
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Ballinger city:3,656More data
Miles city:856More data
Winters city:2,474More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,050.9More data
Water Area:6.2More data
Total Area:1,057.1More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:9.99More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:59.24More data
Percent Rural:40.76More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:34.3%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.6%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:61.6%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:2.0%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.3%More data
65 and Older:20.7%More data
85 and Older:2.9%More data
Median Age:41.7More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$39,215More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$402,578,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$41,830More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:17.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:26.1%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:78.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:18.1% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$34,881More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$33,642 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$34,988 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$35,321 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$32,235 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.693660More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,396,751,210More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$638,221,056More data
Total Actual Levy:$4,427,084More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$509,105More data
CY 2016:$507,331 
CY 2015:$473,781 
CY 2014:$471,022 
CY 2013:$522,271 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:75.060More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:54.555More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:201.673More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:11.463More data
On-System Subtotal:342.751More data
City Streets:90.695More data
Certified County Roads:791.231More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:881.926More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,224.677More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:199.115More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:109.609More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:403.346More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:22.926More data
On-System Subtotal:734.996More data
City Streets:181.390More data
Certified County Roads:1,582.462More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,763.852More data
County Total:2,498.848More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Runnels County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Runnels County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Runnels County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Runnels County»

Special Districts in Runnels County.
School Districts in Runnels County.
History of City Tax Rates in Runnels County.

Airports in Runnels County.
Hospitals in Runnels County.
Prisons in Runnels County.