Runaway Bay, Texas

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Runaway Bay, Texas

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High Points

Runaway Bay strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Runaway Bay Well-Paid Single Men
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 10% Runaway Bay Low Property Crime
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Runaway Bay Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Runaway Bay People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Runaway Bay Low Rate of Poverty
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Runaway Bay College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Runaway Bay Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Runaway Bay, Texas

Comparing Runaway Bay to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 10
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 9 9
Racial Diversity 5 1
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
College Educated Adults 9 9
People Above Poverty 9 9
Median Family Income 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 5 6
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
People Living Alone 4 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 2
Affordability of Rents 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 8 10
Low Violent Crime 3 3

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Runaway Bay Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles W of Denton, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 44 miles NW of Fort Worth, Texas
County Wise
Standard Zip Codes 76426
Phone Area Codes 940
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.167
Longitude -97.878

Runaway Bay Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 98 F
Oct Temp 51 to 80 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
Station BOWIE
Distance 26.5 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 52 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 95 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 33.7 inches
Distance 32.4 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 55 to 78 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
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Runaway Bay Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,104 100%
Male 553 50.1%
Female 551 49.9%
Under 18 209 18.9%
18+ 895 81.1%
65+ 234 21.2%
Median Age 46.7
Average Family Size 2.69
White 1,085 98.3%
African-American 5 0.5%
Asian 5 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 3 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 1.3%

Estimated Runaway Bay Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,329
Growth 225
Growth % 20.4%

Runaway Bay Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 27.4%
German 15.6%
English 13.9%
Irish 12%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.8%
Scottish 4.3%
Scotch-Irish 3.3%
French (except Basque) 2.6%
Dutch 2.1%
Italian 2%
Welsh 1.3%
Danish 0.9%
Swedish 0.7%
French Canadian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
European 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Romanian 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Runaway Bay 1,104 $57,656
Alvord 1,007 $42,434
Bridgeport 4,309 $36,742
Chico 947 $38,056
Jacksboro 4,533 $36,759
Lake Bridgeport 372 $39,167
Paradise 459 $46,750
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1. Tuftonboro, New Hampshire 89   23.1% 22.1% 29.3% 29 $51,875 4.7% 1.7% 2,148 6.4% 9.3 51.7% 2.8
2. Freedom, New Hampshire 88.1   27.6% 24% 31.2% 32 $49,167 4% 0.8% 1,303 6.8% 13.1 54.8% 2.3
3. Island Heights, New Jersey 82.5   26% 17.3% 33.4% 28 $72,596 4.8% 2.2% 1,751 4.1% 10.3 7.8% 2.3
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