Runnels County, Texas Population 2021

Runnels County, Texas's estimated population is 10,436 with a growth rate of 0.83% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Runnels County, Texas is the 166th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 10,508 and has seen a growth of -0.69% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202110,436860.83%
202010,350860.84%
201910,264860.84%
201810,178-104-1.01%
201710,28260.06%
201610,276-111-1.07%
201510,387930.90%
201410,294980.96%
201310,196-139-1.34%
201210,335-165-1.57%
201110,500-8-0.08%
201010,508-786-6.96%
199011,294-578-4.87%
198011,872-236-1.95%
197012,108-2,908-19.37%
196015,016-1,755-10.46%
195016,771-2,132-11.28%
194018,903-2,918-13.37%
193021,8214,74727.80%
192017,074-3,784-18.14%
191020,85815,479287.77%
19005,3792,18668.46%
18903,1932,213225.82%
18809800.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.83%
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State
Founded
1880
County Seat
2010 Population
10,508
Growth Since 2010
-0.69%
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Runnels County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,51092.54%
Black or African American3093.01%
Some Other Race3042.96%
Two or More Races1271.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.16%
Asian110.11%
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Runnels County, Texas Population by Race

Runnels County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Runnels County, Texas Median Age

40.8


Total

38.5


Male

44.9


Female

Runnels County, Texas Adults

There are 7,881 adults, (2,121 of whom are seniors) in Runnels County, Texas.

Runnels County, Texas Age Dependency

78.4

Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Runnels County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

5,117

49.79%

Male

5,160

50.21%

Runnels County, Texas Population by Age

Runnels County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Runnels County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
All71.1%28.9%
Male60.6%39.4%
Non Family60.2%39.8%
Female57.5%42.5%

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Runnels County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8962.5871.1
Married1,9853.1282.2
Non Family1,2051.2860.2
Female4573.2657.5
Male2493.3760.6

3.08

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Runnels County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade76510.83%
9th to 12th Grade7059.98%
High School Graduate2,48835.23%
Some College1,44420.45%
Associates Degree3795.37%
Bachelors Degree99614.10%
Graduate Degree2854.04%
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Runnels County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Runnels County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,6934,2331,150
Hispanic2,0491,166113
Black212109
Other Race167889
2+ Races897313
Asian11115
Native American3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.45%.

Runnels County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,283$40,267$26,155
Less Than 9th Grade$27,476$38,750$20,000
High School Graduate$25,248$30,518$19,718
Some College$33,210$43,125$26,616
Bachelors Degree$50,779$54,489$43,603
Graduate Degree$45,430$69,286$37,188

$32,283

Average Earnings

$40,267

Average Male

$26,155

Average Female

Runnels County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Runnels County, Texas Language by Age

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Runnels County, Texas Language

87.22% of Runnels County, Texas residents speak only English, while 12.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.52% of the population.

Runnels County, Texas Language

Runnels County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,37677923.07%
White6,15064110.42%
Black2706423.70%
Other2873612.54%
Multiple1272116.54%
Native1616100.00%

15.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.34%

Male Poverty Rate

20.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Runnels County, Texas

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Runnels County, Texas is White, with 10.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.21%.

Runnels County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.87%
High School12.47%
Bachelors or Greater10.13%
Some College9.06%

Runnels County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed7.72%
Male Employed6.80%
Male Unemployed3.19%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Runnels County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Runnels County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,940$61,133
Families$55,034$71,393
Married Families$65,841-
Non Families$25,349$34,605
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Income by Household Type

Runnels County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Runnels County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Runnels County, Texas 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.

Runnels County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Runnels County, Texas Marital Status

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638

Number of Veterans

589

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam200
First Gulf War115
Second Gulf War87
Korea85
World War II40

Runnels County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+191
65 to 74152
35 to 54151
55 to 64102
18 to 3442

Runnels County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5707.76%
Hispanic943.84%
Black6228.44%
2+ Races66.19%

Runnels County, Texas Veterans by Race

Runnels County, Texas Veterans by Education

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8.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Runnels County, Texas Veterans by Education

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55.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Runnels County, Texas Employment by Age

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Runnels County, Texas Employment by Race

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Runnels County, Texas 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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82.17%

Born in Runnels County, Texas

95.93%

Native Born

4.07%

Foreign Born

2.02%

Non Citizen

2.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.93% of Runnels County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 82.17% having been born in Texas. 2.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Runnels County, Texas Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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