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.