Ballinger, Texas Population 2021

3,690
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Ballinger is a city located in Runnels County Texas. It is also the county seat of Runnels County. With a 2020 population of 3,690, it is the 440th largest city in Texas and the 5629th largest city in the United States . Ballinger is currently growing at a rate of 0.65% annually but its population has decreased by -2.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,767 in 2010. Ballinger reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Ballinger has a population density of 1,055 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ballinger is $53,172 with a poverty rate of 15.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $765 per month, and the median house value is $76,700. The median age in Ballinger is 46.6 years, 38.5 years for males, and 49.5 years for females.

Ballinger Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ballingerwas:

  • White: 86.20%
  • Black or African American: 5.96%
  • Other race: 4.86%
  • Two or more races: 2.90%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ballinger, Texas is 3,690 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,642.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,767.

Ballinger, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,15486.20%
Black or African American2185.96%
Some Other Race1784.86%
Two or More Races1062.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.08%
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Ballinger Population by Race

Ballinger Population Pyramid $2021

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Ballinger Median Age

46.6


Total

38.5


Male

49.5


Female

Ballinger Adults

There are 2,963 adults, (825 of whom are seniors) in Ballinger.

Ballinger Age Dependency

71.1

Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Ballinger Sex Ratio

Female

1,772

48.43%

Male

1,887

51.57%

Ballinger Population by Age

Ballinger Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ballinger Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male52.2%47.8%
Non Family55.7%44.3%
Female58.4%41.6%
All68.3%31.7%
Married80.7%19.3%

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ballinger Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3892.5168.3
Married6933.2680.7
Non Family4491.1455.7
Female1782.3258.4
Male694.3352.2

3.08

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Ballinger Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade29210.81%
9th to 12th Grade30311.21%
High School Graduate99036.64%
Some College58721.72%
Associates Degree1324.89%
Bachelors Degree31111.51%
Graduate Degree873.22%
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Ballinger Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ballinger Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,6281,464340
Hispanic87652845
Black12154
Other Race86518
2+ Races776113
Native American3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.93%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.88%.

Ballinger Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,088$30,852$26,400
Less Than 9th Grade$$26,541$
High School Graduate$14,667$21,122$12,115
Some College$32,991$39,219$
Bachelors Degree$43,167$50,313$35,729
Graduate Degree$32,007$$

$30,088

Average Earnings

$30,852

Average Male

$26,400

Average Female

Ballinger Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ballinger Language by Age

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Ballinger Language

83.81% of Ballinger residents speak only English, while 16.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.19% of the population.

Ballinger Language

Ballinger Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,11331314.81%
Hispanic1,08615314.09%
Black1863518.82%
Other1613219.88%
Multiple1062119.81%
Native33100.00%

15.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.78%

Male Poverty Rate

20.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ballinger

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ballinger is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ballinger is Hispanic, with 14.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.19%.

Ballinger Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater25.13%
Less Than 9th Grade22.08%
Some College13.01%
High School12.93%

Ballinger Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.29%
Female Employed1.55%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Ballinger Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ballinger Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,813$53,172
Families$47,857$63,241
Married Families$66,488-
Non Families$18,438$28,874
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Income by Household Type

Ballinger Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ballinger Married by Age and Sex

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Ballinger Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ballinger Marital Status by Race

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Ballinger Marital Status

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221

Number of Veterans

212

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam59
Korea46
Second Gulf War44
World War II11
First Gulf War10

Ballinger Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+64
35 to 5454
65 to 7440
55 to 6435
18 to 3428

Ballinger Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1676.33%
Black5442.52%
Hispanic262.78%

Ballinger Veterans by Race

Ballinger Veterans by Education

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11.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ballinger Veterans by Education

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48%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Ballinger Employment by Age

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Ballinger Employment by Race

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Ballinger Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.70%

Born in Ballinger

94.83%

Native Born

5.17%

Foreign Born

2.71%

Non Citizen

2.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.83% of Ballinger residents were born in the United States, with 77.70% having been born in Texas. 2.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ballinger Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,690240.65%
20203,666240.66%
20193,642240.66%
20183,618-34-0.93%
20173,652-8-0.22%
20163,660-44-1.19%
20153,704330.90%
20143,671230.63%
20133,648-51-1.38%
20123,699-62-1.65%
20113,761-6-0.16%
20103,767-476-1.18%
20004,2432680.65%
19903,975-232-0.57%
19804,20740.01%
19704,203-840-1.81%
19605,043-259-0.50%
19505,3028301.72%
19404,4722850.66%
19304,1871,4204.23%
19202,767-769-2.42%
19103,5360.00%

Ballinger Population by Year