|U.S. Post Office on Texas State Highway 359 in Bruni|
|• Total||1.3 sq mi (3.4 km2)|
|• Land||1.3 sq mi (3.4 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||860 ft (237 m)|
|• Density||314.8/sq mi (121.5/km2)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CST (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1331398|
|Nearest Airports: Laredo: Laredo International Airport KLRD LRD Nuevo Laredo: Quetzalcoatl International Airport MMNL NLD|
Bruni was named after Antonio Mateo Bruni , a local Italian immigrant who owned a ranch and a general store. In 1937, Canadian aviators seeking to be the first to fly from Hudson Bay to Tierra Del Fuego crash-landed safely in Bruni. The town's population peaked at 800 in 1939 with the discovery of the South Bruni oilfield.
Bruni is located at .(27.428328, -98.838098)
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 379 people, 131 households, and 104 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 314.8 people per square mile (121.4/km²). There were 176 housing units at an average density of 134.5/sq mi (51.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 80.10% White, 0.73% Native American, 16.50% from other races, and 2.67% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 89.08% of the population.
There were 131 households out of which 45.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.4% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.6% were non-families. 19.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.15 and the average family size was 3.63.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 35.4% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.8 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $25,500, and the median income for a family was $29,688. Males had a median income of $25,875 versus $14,464 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $11,355. About 15.3% of families and 18.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.5% of those under age 18 and 13.3% of those age 65 or over.
Bruni is served by the Webb Consolidated Independent School District.
Bruni residents attend:
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- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.