Rule, TX Population

Population: 698. Estimated population in July 2020: 639 (-8.5% change)
Males: 337 (48.3%), Females: 361 (51.7%)

Haskell County

Zip codes: 79547, 79548.

Median resident age: 44.7 years
Median household income: $24,342
Median house value: $19,800

Races in Rule:

  • White Non-Hispanic (77.5%)
  • Hispanic (19.3%)
  • Other race (7.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Black (2.1%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

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

Ancestries: United States (17.5%), English (9.2%), Irish (7.7%), German (5.6%), Dutch (1.3%), Czech (1.0%).

Elevation: 1681 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rule

  • High school or higher: 75.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rule town

  • Never married: 14.6%
  • Now married: 66.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

3.0% Foreign born (3.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -78 (-10.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Rule:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rule:

  • DYESS AFB (about 53 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: DYS)
  • ABILENE REGIONAL (about 57 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: ABI)
  • ALTUS AFB (about 110 miles; ALTUS, OK; Abbreviation: LTS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rule:

  • HASKELL MUNI (about 13 miles; HASKELL, TX; Abbreviation: 15F)
  • HARRISON FIELD OF KNOX CITY (about 19 miles; KNOX CITY, TX; Abbreviation: F75)
  • STONEWALL COUNTY (about 21 miles; ASPERMONT, TX; Abbreviation: T60)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rule:

  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 105 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,619)
  • TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 135 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,068)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 135 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 137 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • CAMERON UNIVERSITY (about 140 miles; LAWTON, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
Public primary/middle school in Rule:

  • RULE SCHOOL (Students: 177; Location: 1100 UNION AVE; Grades: PK – 12)