Rankin, Texas

Submit your own pictures of this city and show them to the world

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2019: 851 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.4%
 
Males: 439  (51.6%)
Females: 412  (48.4%)
Median resident age:

43.0 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 79778.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $72,659 (it was $36,528 in 2000)
Rankin:

$72,659
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,886 (it was $16,047 in 2000)

Rankin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $77,256 (it was $24,500 in 2000)
Rankin:

$77,256
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $76,648; detached houses: $81,490; mobile homes: $43,223

Median gross rent in 2019: $585.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rankin: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.6%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.3% for other race residents)
Settings
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Rankin, TX (2010)
    • 53969.3%White alone
    • 21527.6%Hispanic
    • 111.4%Black alone
    • 111.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.3%Two or more races

Races in Rankin detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Rankin, Texas as of February 28, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rankin is 116 to 1.


Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Rankin, TX forum
Recent posts about Rankin, Texas on our local forum with over 2,200,000 registered users. Rankin is mentioned 158 times on our forum:
Closing a home - need guidance  (73 replies)
Pros and Cons of living in Sun City Georgetown  (228 replies)
Houston's economic diversity Thread ..  (714 replies)
Seeing election yard signs in the neighborhood  (252 replies)
Home build styles from different eras... how they compare?  (24 replies)
Why is this house not selling?  (50 replies)

Latest news from Rankin, TX collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: Dutch (4.5%), Irish (1.8%), American (1.7%), English (1.3%), Italian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.06 square miles.

Population density: 800 people per square mile   (low).

Rankin, Texas map

49 residents are foreign born (3.3% Latin America).

This city:

5.2%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,254 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (50.8 miles , pop. 90,943).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Antonio, TX (238.6 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

McCamey, TX (4.2 miles ),
Iraan, TX (4.7 miles ),
Crane, TX (5.2 miles ),
Big Lake, TX (5.3 miles ),
West Crockett, TX (5.4 miles),
Imperial, TX (6.7 miles ),
Midland Rural, TX (6.9 miles ),
Odessa, TX (7.1 miles )

Latitude: 31.22 N, Longitude: 101.94 W

Area code: 432

Distribution of median household income in Rankin, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Rankin, TX in 2019
Rankin satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.6%
Texas:

8.0%
Most common industries in Rankin, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (18.0%)
  • Public administration (10.3%)
  • Utilities (8.6%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Utilities (15.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.5%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (10.4%)
  • Construction (10.4%)
  • Truck transportation (8.2%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (26.3%)
  • Public administration (14.7%)
  • Health care (14.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Rankin, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)

Average climate in Rankin, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Rankin, Texas average temperatures Rankin, Texas average precipitation Rankin, Texas humidity Rankin, Texas wind speed Rankin, Texas snowfall Rankin, Texas sunshine Rankin, Texas clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Rankin-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/1/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.9 miles away from the Rankin city center killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1960, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rankin-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 258% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 107.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 142.6 miles away from Rankin center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 102.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/26/2020 at 15:16:27, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 5.9 mi) earthquake occurred 128.5 miles away from Rankin center
On 9/11/2011 at 12:27:44, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 131.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 105.4 miles away from Rankin center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Upton County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rankin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Rankin:

  • RANKIN COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (1105 ELIZABETH)

Airports located in Rankin:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rankin:

  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 52 miles; Odessa, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,982)
  • Odessa College (about 52 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Midland College (about 57 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
  • Howard College (about 77 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • Angelo State University (about 89 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,019)
  • Sul Ross State University (about 118 miles; Alpine, TX; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 157 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 4,025)

Public high school in Rankin:

  • RANKIN SCHOOL (Students: 78, Location: 1300 UPTON, Grades: PK-12)
See full list of schools located in Rankin

Library in Rankin:

  • RANKIN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $76,667; Location: 310 E 10TH ST; 16,639 books; 329 audio materials; 198 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 20 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear city borders

Notable location: Rankin Volunteer Ambulance (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Bud McFadin - Football player.

Upton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

73.4%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.8%
Whole state:

6.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

33 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Rankin (2011 data):

  • Texas Financial Bank: The First State Bank Of Rankin/Branc at 922 Main St, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2010/04/19: Bank assets: $80.7 mil, Deposits: $71.9 mil, headquarters in Eden, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Eden Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Rankin:

Marital status in Rankin, TX
  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in Rankin:

  • High school or higher: 77.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Texas average:

13.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Rankin
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rankin, TX (based on Upton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,4858
Catholic5003
Mainline Protestant3752
Other-1
None995-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
This county:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Upton County:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Upton County:

16.50 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Upton County:

9.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Upton County:

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.5%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Upton County:

24.8%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.1%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rankin:

43.3%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Rankin:

28.7
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Rankin:

26.1%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.4%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rankin:

34.9%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Rankin:

51.3%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Rankin:

76.7%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rankin, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,110$42,6600$0
Water Supply 2$8,056$48,3360$0
Other and Unallocable 1$4,659$55,9080$0
Totals for Government 5$19,825$47,5800$0

Rankin government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $79,000 ($92.83)
    Gas Utilities: $56,000 ($65.80)
    Water Utilities: $48,000 ($56.40)
    Central Staff Services: $35,000 ($41.13)

Rankin government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $143,000 ($168.04)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $75,000 ($88.13)
    Water Utilities: $36,000 ($42.30)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $262,000 ($307.87)
    Property: $66,000 ($77.56)
    Other: $14,000 ($16.45)

7.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($81,479 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.81%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Strongest AM radio stations in Rankin:

  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KXOI (810 AM; 1 kW; CRANE, TX; Owner: HISPANIC OUTREACH MINISTRIES, INC)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KWEL (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: FAUSTINO QUIROZ)
  • KLBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: SANDSHILLS COMMUNICATION, INC.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGKL (960 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: KGKL, INC.)
  • KMND (1510 AM; daytime; 2 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rankin:

  • KPBM (95.3 FM; MCCAMEY, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KODM (97.9 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKKK (101.3 FM; CRANE, TX; Owner: MR. DON L. COOK)

TV broadcast stations around Rankin:

  • K50ED (Channel 50; MCCAMEY-RANKIN, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CASTING INC.)

Rankin fatal accident list:

Aug 2, 2016 09:06 PM, Us-67, Lat: 31.221569, Lon: -101.941333, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 5, 2001 04:34 PM, Sp-576, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 22, 1979 87:99 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 11.8mTotal length
  • 6,600Total average daily traffic
  • 1,452Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,250Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rankin)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Rankin, TX)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: W5VEL, Grant Date: 03/14/1996, Expiration Date: 03/14/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/15/2008, Registrant: Robert W Bradley, 1001 Severn St, Rankin, TX 79778
  • Call Sign: K5CDL, Previous Call Sign: KD5JGC, Licensee ID: L00208593, Grant Date: 01/28/2020, Expiration Date: 04/14/2030, Certifier: Charles D Lynde, Registrant: Charles D Lynde, Rankin, TX 79778-0324

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-7-235C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 235RT , Serial Number: 25030C, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 01/28/1999, Certificate Issue Date: 03/05/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Cody Jr Bell, 1 Country Club Rd, Rankin, TX 79778
  • Aircraft: BELL CODY JR RAF 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUBARU ALL MDLS A/B (400 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7212D , Serial Number: 1997001, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 04/23/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 03/12/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Cody Bell, Po Box 22, Rankin, TX 79778
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9674P , Serial Number: 18-7509017, Year manufactured: 1974, Certificate Issue Date: 08/15/2011
    Registrant (Partnership): Dakota Partners Ltd Texas, Po Box 4, Rankin, TX 79778

Most common first names in Rankin, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1174.1 years
Mary578.8 years
John474.8 years
Helen483.8 years
Grace472.2 years
James469.2 years
Juanita469.7 years
Annie379.0 years
Edward372.0 years
Billy368.0 years
Most common last names in Rankin, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson771.8 years
Yocham677.7 years
Taylor677.2 years
Hill575.2 years
Wheeler585.4 years
Carter476.5 years
Miller480.5 years
Abalos366.3 years
Bearden357.0 years
Adams390.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rankin, TX
  • 61.2%Electricity
  • 35.5%Utility gas
  • 3.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rankin, TX
  • 50.0%Utility gas
  • 50.0%Electricity


Rankin compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Rankin on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Europe, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
There are no pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator