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Population in 2012: 1,061 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.8%
 

Males: 523  (49.3%)
Females: 538  (50.7%)

Median resident age:  37.1 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78151.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,099 (it was $20,417 in 2000)
Runge:

$28,099
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,272

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $41,485 (it was $21,400 in 2000)
Runge:

$41,485
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $49,866; Detached houses: $51,947; Mobile homes: $31,214

Median gross rent in 2012: $610.

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  • Hispanic - 706 (68.5%)
  • White alone - 295 (28.6%)
  • Black alone - 19 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.10%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Runge: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (10.4%), Irish (3.1%), English (2.9%), Czech (1.5%), French (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 315 feet

Land area: 1.18 square miles.

Population density: 903 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Runge:

  • High school or higher: 63.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Runge town:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 57.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

12 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.2%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Runge, Texas as of September 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Runge to the number of sex offenders is 354 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $884 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $388 (1.1%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -68 (-5.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (38%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Construction laborers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

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).
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Birthplace of: Claude Davenport - Baseball player, John Yanta - Roman Catholic bishop, Mike Gisler - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Runge:

  • JOHN PAUL II NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KENEDY, TX)
  • GREENS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KENEDY, TX)
  • KARNES CITY HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; KARNES CITY, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Runge, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Runge:

  • St Philips College (about 58 miles; San Antonio, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,465)
  • Palo Alto College (about 59 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,782)
  • University of the Incarnate Word (about 61 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 4,013)
  • San Antonio College (about 62 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 8,290)
  • Trinity University (about 62 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • St Marys University (about 65 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 3,271)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (about 68 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,738)

Public high schools in Runge:

Public elementary/middle school in Runge:

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Library in Runge:

  • RUNGE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $45,523; Location: 311 N HELENA ST; 12,989 books; 157 audio materials; 783 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 44 print serial subscriptions)

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Karnes County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.7%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 26.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.6% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.1%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Runge, TX

Runge compared to Texas state average:

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Runge travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Runge town (based on Karnes County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.70%
Here62.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents63.4%21.6%7.4%3.8%3.8%
Congregations21.9%28.1%12.5%12.5%25.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Karnes County:

2.66 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

8.6%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Karnes County:

29.0%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.4%
Texas:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,507$30,0840$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$31
Firefighters 0$0 1$806
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,178
Sewerage 1$1,408$16,8960$0
Water Supply 0$0 2$2,940
Totals for Government 2$3,915$23,4907$4,955

Runge government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $165,000 ($155.51)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $118,000 ($111.22)
    Financial Administration: $115,000 ($108.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $71,000 ($66.92)
    Sewerage: $47,000 ($44.30)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($6.60)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($3.77)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($3.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $2,000 ($1.89)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($1.89)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $114,000 ($107.45)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($3.77)

Runge government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $90,000 ($84.83)
    All Other: $79,000 ($74.46)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $120,000 ($113.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.94)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $26,000 ($24.51)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($13.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $111,000 ($104.62)
  • Tax - Property: $75,000 ($70.69)
    Public Utilities: $38,000 ($35.82)
    Total General Sales: $28,000 ($26.39)
    NEC: $10,000 ($9.43)

Runge government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $75,000 ($70.69)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $60,000 ($56.55)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($14.14)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $7,000 ($6.60)
    End of Fiscal Year: $5,000 ($4.71)

Runge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $479,000 ($451.46)

6.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,723 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
Texas average:

8.37%

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:
from Bexar County, TX  0.96% ($28,842 average AGI)
from Wilson County, TX  0.58% ($30,261)
from Nueces County, TX  0.53% ($20,762)


7.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,662 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.14%
Texas average:

7.44%

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:
to Bexar County, TX  1.06% ($27,857 average AGI)
to Wilson County, TX  0.65% ($22,000)
to Bee County, TX  0.60% ($16,042)

Strongest AM radio stations in Runge:

  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KSLR (630 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • KTSA (550 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KAML (990 AM; 0 kW; KENEDY-KARNES CITY, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KTMR (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EDNA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Runge:

  • KTNR (92.1 FM; KENEDY, TX; Owner: GOOD NEWS BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KXTN-FM (107.5 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KROM (92.9 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KSMG (105.3 FM; SEGUIN, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KEMA (94.5 FM; THREE RIVERS, TX; Owner: ROY E. HENDERSON)
  • KISS-FM (99.5 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTXN-FM (98.7 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: COSMOPOLITAN ENTERPRISES OF VICTORIA)
  • KHMC (95.9 FM; GOLIAD, TX; Owner: CINCO DE MAYO BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Runge:

  • KENS-TV (Channel 5; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • K45DX (Channel 45; FLORESVILLE, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA PARTNERSHIP OF FLORESVILLE)
  • WOAI-TV (Channel 4; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVDA (Channel 60; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KABB (Channel 29; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KABB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KSAT-TV (Channel 12; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, SAN ANTONIO, LP)
  • KWEX-TV (Channel 41; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KWEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KAVU-TV (Channel 25; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KSAA-LP (Channel 28; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHCE (Channel 23; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: SAN ANTONIO COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KXTM-LP (Channel 21; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: HUMBERTO LOPEZ)

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
  • On Cr 5.7 Mi Se (Lat: 28.839972 Lon: -97.636944), Structure height: 82 m, Call Sign: KKJ964
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.9400 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 01/30/2021
    Registrant: Spectra Energy, 5400 Westheimer Court, Houston, TX 77056-5310, Phone: (713) 627-5229, Fax: (713) 386-4185, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Runge, On Cr 5.7 Mi Se (Lat: 28.839972 Lon: -97.636944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WNTP839
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.531 MHz, 952.531 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/11/2012, Expiration Date: 09/15/2022
    Registrant: Spectra Energy, 5400 Westheimer Court Rm# Wo3g40, Houston, TX 77056-5310, Phone: (713) 627-5229, Fax: (713) 386-4185, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WB7WBO, Licensee ID: L00819189
    Grant Date: 02/24/2004, Expiration Date: 03/22/2014, Certifier: Larry D Dement
    Registrant: Larry D Dement, 11000 East Highway 72, Runge, TX 78151



Most common first names in Runge, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1376.8 years
Mary1084.3 years
Juan1071.1 years
Joe877.2 years
Maria778.6 years
William774.6 years
Frank679.3 years
Willie678.2 years
Annie581.2 years
James577.4 years
Most common last names in Runge, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garza1375.8 years
Ryan1077.6 years
Garcia1067.2 years
Villanueva867.7 years
Zowarka878.5 years
Yanta877.9 years
Ramirez770.9 years
Martinez781.0 years
Schrade778.9 years
Gonzales771.0 years
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