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Ranger is a city in Eastland County.

The community was named after Texas Rangers who camped here

The latitude of Ranger is 32.469N. The longitude is -98.678W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,437 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,544.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$22,500
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ranger demographic reports
Boomed when an oil gusher blew in 1917; the local population went from 1,000 to 30,000 in a single year
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 16. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 6.2 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Praise Celebration - Oct. 13, 2007
Dates often change. Check Ranger web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Leon Reservoir
Historic sites and museums: Roaring Ranger Museum
Colleges and universities: Ranger Junior College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Ranger demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Eastland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 76470 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

10% of Ranger residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ranger ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ranger was $11,698, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Ranger residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Ranger, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $196.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $497.


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Libraries in Ranger include Ranger City Library ... View libraries

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Eastland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ranger political report.

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The average commute time for Ranger workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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