Ranger, TX Population

Population: 2,584. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,535 (-1.9% change)
Males: 1,273 (49.3%), Females: 1,311 (50.7%)

Eastland County

Zip code: 76470

Median resident age: 36.3 years
Median household income: $22,500
Median house value: $21,100

Races in Ranger:

  • White Non-Hispanic (77.9%)
  • Hispanic (13.5%)
  • Black (6.7%)
  • Other race (5.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (17.1%), German (7.0%), Irish (6.9%), English (5.0%), Scotch-Irish (3.5%), Dutch (2.9%).

Elevation: 1441 feet

Land area: 7.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ranger

  • High school or higher: 65.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 19.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ranger city

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

3.7% Foreign born (3.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -252 (-8.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Ranger:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ranger:

  • ABILENE REGIONAL (about 69 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: ABI)
  • DYESS AFB (about 82 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: DYS)
  • FORT WORTH NAS JRB/CARSWELL FIELD (about 89 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: NFW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ranger:

  • RANGER MUNI (about 2 miles; RANGER, TX; Abbreviation: F23)
  • EASTLAND MUNI (about 10 miles; EASTLAND, TX; Abbreviation: ETN)
  • STEPHENS COUNTY (about 23 miles; BRECKENRIDGE, TX; Abbreviation: BKD)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Ranger:

  • RANGER COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 644; Location: COLLEGE CIR; Public; Website: www.ranger.cc.tx.us)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ranger:

  • TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,068)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • TARRANT COUNTY COLLEGE (about 96 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,454)
  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 96 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,619)
  • TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 99 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,032)
  • SOUTHWESTERN BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (about 99 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,253)

Schools

Public high school in Ranger:

  • RANGER H S (Students: 125; Location: 1842 LOOP 254 E; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ranger:

  • RANGER EL (Students: 228; Location: 1842 LOOP 254 E; Grades: PK – 05)
  • RANGER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 110; Location: 1842 LOOP 254 E; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Ranger:

  • RANGER CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $21,055; Location: 718 PINE ST; 8,043 books; 238 audio materials; 76 video materials; 28 serial subscriptions)