Runaway Bay, Texas Population 2024

2,075

Runaway Bay is a city located in Jack County and Wise County Texas. Runaway Bay has a 2024 population of 2,075. Runaway Bay is currently growing at a rate of 6.68% annually and its population has increased by 33.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,555 in 2020.

The average household income in Runaway Bay is $105,590 with a poverty rate of 5.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Runaway Bay is 51.6 years, 48.7 years for males, and 55.7 years for females.

Runaway Bay Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Runaway Bay was:

  • White: 89.14%
  • Two or more races: 5.89%
  • Asian: 3.52%
  • Other race: 0.73%
  • Black or African American: 0.61%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
823.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
33.44% (520)
The current population of Runaway Bay, Texas is 2,075 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,555.

Runaway Bay, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,46989.14%
Two or more races975.89%
Asian583.52%
Other race120.73%
Black or African American100.61%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander20.12%
Native American00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Runaway Bay Population by Race

Runaway Bay Population Pyramid 2024

Runaway Bay Median Age

51.6

Total

48.7

Male

55.7

Female

Runaway Bay Adults

There are 1,382 adults, (509 of whom are seniors) in Runaway Bay.

Runaway Bay Age Dependency

88.8

Age Dependency Ratio

58.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Runaway Bay Sex Ratio

Female73844.78%
Male91055.22%

Runaway Bay Population by Age

Runaway Bay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7152.38119
Married4542.7783.916.1
Non Family2091.1773.726.3
Female303.373.326.7
Male222.141000

2.72

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

81.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Runaway Bay Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade302.37%
9th to 12th Grade685.37%
High School Graduate29122.99%
Some College31124.57%
Associates Degree13010.27%
Bachelors Degree27621.8%
Graduate Degree16012.64%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Runaway Bay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Runaway Bay Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,1531,067404
Hispanic56525
Asian322418
2+ Races24244
Black10105
Other Race10100
Islander220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.25%.

Runaway Bay Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$61,369$73,367$47,386
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$53,438$61,136$0
Some College$49,952$72,724$47,981
Bachelors Degree$82,917$87,500$78,750
Graduate Degree$77,900$78,475$0

$61,369

Average Earnings

$73,367

Average Male

$47,386

Average Female

Runaway Bay Earnings by Educational Attainment

Runaway Bay Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Runaway Bay Language

93.84% of Runaway Bay residents speak only English, while 6.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.27% of the population.

Runaway Bay Language

Runaway Bay Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,424855.97%

5.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.43%

Male Poverty Rate

7.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Runaway Bay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Runaway Bay is White, with 5.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Runaway Bay is White, with 5.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.74%.

Runaway Bay Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.49%
High School5.15%
Some College2.49%
Bachelors or Greater2.29%

Runaway Bay Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed9.78%
Male Employed3.69%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Runaway Bay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Runaway Bay Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$91,719$105,590
Families$117,941$122,629
Married Families$122,308$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,592$61,486

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Runaway Bay Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

70.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Runaway Bay Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Runaway Bay 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.

Runaway Bay Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Runaway Bay Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

121

Number of Veterans

111

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam80
First Gulf War31
Second Gulf War9
Korea0
World War II0

Runaway Bay Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7446
75+46
35 to 5422
55 to 647
18 to 340

Runaway Bay Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1169.17%
2+ Races510%
Hispanic23.33%

Runaway Bay Veterans by Race

Runaway Bay Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Runaway Bay Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Runaway Bay Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Runaway Bay Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Runaway Bay Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

63.9%

Born in Runaway Bay

96.97%

Native Born

3.03%

Foreign Born

1.46%

Non Citizen

1.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.97% of Runaway Bay residents were born in the United States, with 63.9% having been born in Texas. 1.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Runaway Bay Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,7251305.01%
20282,5951305.27%
20272,4651305.57%
20262,3351305.9%
20252,2051306.27%
20242,0751306.68%
20231,9451307.16%
20221,8151619.73%
20211,654996.37%
20201,555-22-1.4%
20191,577432.8%
20181,534493.3%
20171,485443.05%
20161,441553.97%
20151,386201.46%
20141,366201.49%
20131,346171.28%
20121,329181.37%
20111,311221.71%
20101,28900%

Runaway Bay Population by Year