For population 25 years and over in Runge:
For population 15 years and over in Runge town:
25 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $676 (2.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Victoria, TX (43.8 miles , pop. 60,603).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Antonio, TX (62.2 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Nordheim, TX (2.6 miles ), Kenedy, TX (3.1 miles ), Karnes City, TX (3.4 miles ), Yorktown, TX (3.8 miles ), Gillett, TX (3.8 miles ), Tulsita, TX (4.2 miles) , Pettus, TX (4.4 miles ), Falls City, TX (4.4 miles ).
Latitude: 28.89 N, Longitude: 97.71 W
Area code: 830
Population change in the 1990s: -68 (-5.9%).
Work and jobs in Runge: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Runge, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Runge-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 40% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/25/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the Runge town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 10/15/1960, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.3 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Runge-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 25.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 19.7 miles away from Runge center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 20.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/1993 at 15:30:19, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 28.2 miles away from Runge center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Karnes County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Claude Davenport - Baseball player, John Yanta - Roman Catholic bishop, Mike Gisler - Football player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Runge:
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Public high schools in Runge:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 19.6%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 26.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.1% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Runge compared to Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Runge (based on Karnes County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.70%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
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Runge government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,723 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,662 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Runge fatal accident list:
Feb 29, 1992 02:18 AM, 72, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 20, 1992 02:54 PM, 72, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Runge)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1