Runnels County

Runnels County, Texas

PO Box 189
Ballinger, TX 76821
Phone: (325) 365-2720
Fax: (325) 365-3408
www.co.runnels.tx.us

In central TX, northeast of San Angelo; organized Feb 1, 1858 from Coleman County. Name Origin: For Hardin Richard Runnels (1820-73), TX legislator (1847-53) and governor (1857-59)

Area (sq mi):: 1057.13 (land 1050.73; water 6.40) Population per square mile: 10.40
Population 2005: 10,974 State rank: 161 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.50%; 1990-2000 1.80% Population 2000: 11,495 (White 67.80%; Black or African American 1.40%; Hispanic or Latino 29.30%; Asian 0.30%; Other 16.80%). Foreign born: 4.50%. Median age: 39.40
Income 2000: per capita $13,577; median household $27,806; Population below poverty level: 19.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,751-$20,362
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 18.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Two specimens from Runnels County on the Rolling Plains are also records.
Two Runnels County records are from a ranch in the southeastern portion of the county, and could be in either the Rolling Plains or Edwards Plateau regions.
They found it in Ballinger, a west Texas town in Runnels county.
The Runnels County extension horticulturist recommended French-American hybrids.
There are no specimens recorded from Coke or Tom Green counties, but there is one reorted from Runnels County to the south and Fisher, Jones and Stonewall counties to the north (Boyd et al.